Smart agriculture is a cost-efficient approach for sustainable agriculture which aims to effectively growth of productivity in the changing climate with the use of advanced technology. It offers the stakeholders globally to identify agricultural plans suitable for the respective regions. The farmers will be benefited from smart agriculture as the effectiveness of inputs such as seeds, labor and fertilizers will rise, resulting into more prospects for income. Due to the global warming, the weather is becoming unpredictable. Floods, droughts and cyclones have obstructed the agriculture industry. Natural disasters can be dealt with the usage of weather forecasting facility which can be of a great help to the farmers. Organizations are already collecting a vast amount of data such as weather information, soil mapping, crop yield, and animal health. Smart industry decisions can be made by acquiring the massive solution providers, information, farmers and agricultural equipment manufacturers are adopting IoT to increase the smart agriculture industry.

Smart agriculture tools are mostly used in precision farming as they play an important role in improving farm efficiency and help the farmers in increasing the crop yields. Yield monitoring is a key application of precision farming used to recognize the field variability information, which includes soil properties, weather conditions, and fertilizers. Soil monitoring is a foremost application of yield monitoring, which helps to recognize different soil parameters to uphold the nutrient level of the soil.

The smart agriculture market for connectivity services is anticipated to grow at a high rate in the forecast period. The smart agriculture market, based on services, has been segmented into system integration & consulting services, connectivity services, assisted professional services, managed services, and maintenance and support services. The adoption rate of connectivity services is anticipated to be high when compared to others as in case of these services, information about animal health, crops, as well as about tractor guidance, among others, is gathered at a device level and is conveyed through a network channel. The network channel is generally provided by the connectivity service providers that deliver appropriate connectivity amongst the device domain and the end users.

By geography, the market is bifurcated into, North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East and Africa and Latin America. The adoption rate of smart agriculture solutions across APAC is projected to rise at a substantial rate due to the rising advancement in the technology and industries. These factors would lead to the market awareness about the business value and return on investment, which can be understood on long run.

The rising awareness among customers about the benefits of the smart agriculture is anticipated to drive the APAC market for smart Agriculture in the future years. The major companies that provide smart Agriculture include GEA Group AG, Trimble, Inc., Deere & Company, Raven Industries, Agjunction, Inc., AG Leader Technology, Boumatic LLC, Delaval Corporation, Precision Planting, Inc., and The Climate Corporation.

The manufacturing industry has always has been open to adopting latest technologies. Industrial robots and drones have been a part of the manufacturing industry subsequently since 1960s. The next automation revolution is just around the turn and the US Manufacturing Sector is awaiting this technological advancements eagerly. The adoption of AI by the companies can keep inventories lean and decrease the cost, there is a high possibility that the American manufacturing Industry will experience an drastic growth. It is said that, the manufacturing sector has to grow fast for networked factories where design team, supply chain, production line, and quality control are highly integrated into an intelligent engine that provides actionable insights.

Global artificial intelligence in manufacturing market has be categorized into offering, technology, application, industry and regions. Based on the offering the market has been segmented into software, and hardware. On the basis of technology the artificial intelligence in manufacturing market has been divided into natural language processing, deep learning, computer vision, and context awareness. Application segment has been bifurcated into quality control, predictive maintenance and machinery inspection, material movement, production planning, field services and reclamation. Industry segment has been categorized into pharmaceuticals, automobile, power & energy, heavy metals & machine manufacturing, food & Beverages, semiconductors & electronics among others.

The major factors driving the artificial intelligence in manufacturing market are the increasing usage of robotics in manufacturing, usage of big data technology in the manufacturing sector, computer vision technology being used in manufacturing, and industrial IoT in manufacturing sector. Reluctance among the manufacturers to adopt AI-Based technologies are the major factors that may hinder the progress of the artificial intelligence in Manufacturing market in the near future. Additionally the growth opportunities of AI-Based technology in emerging and developed countries and more over improving operational efficiency of manufacturing plants are some of the major growth opportunities for the artificial intelligence in Manufacturing market players.

Geographically, the artificial intelligence in Manufacturing market has been bifurcated into five regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. The Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing market size and forecast period for each region has been estimated from 2017 to 2023. Additionally the CAGR (%) for the forecasted period 2017 to 2023. The study also includes market estimates for major countries/regions such as the U.S, the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, China, India, GCC, North Africa, South Africa and Brazil. The detailed analysis by Offering, Technology, Application, industry and regions supports in evaluating the present scenario, growth prospects and the future scenario for the artificial intelligence in manufacturing market over the forecast period. Thus, the report delivers in-depth segment analysis of the market and classifies it into various industries, thereby providing valuable perceptions.

The growing necessity for the usage of robotics in manufacturing industry is anticipated to drive the Europe market for Artificial Intelligence in manufacturing in the future years. The major companies that are involved artificial intelligence in manufacturing are Intel Corporation, NVIDIA Corporation, Microsoft Corporation, IBM Corporation, Siemens AG, Alphabet Inc., General Electric Company, Datarpm, General Vision, Inc., Sight Machine, Aibrain, and Rokwell Automation Inc.

Cobots is a short form for collaborative robots which are planned to aid human beings for specific tasks, which are highly compound in nature and require high accuracy. These robots work in a close collaboration with humans. The robots can detect any unusual activity in their surroundings and can collaborate with humans without physical separation. Smarter, flexibility, smaller, and user-friendly are some qualities which make cobots more useful than industrial robots.Collaborative robots use advanced technologies, which include torques sensing, collision detection, and elastic actuators, for finishing tasks in an efficient manner.

The major factors driving the growth of this market are rise in the investment done in automation sector by the industries, and high ROI and low price of collaborative robots attracting small & medium enterprises. The major market restraint is the high initial investment in the solutions and hard training program for the employees to interact with these robots which need significant time and capital expenditure and leads to lesser adoption by the enterprises. Lack of awareness and lack, skilled labor and lack of capabilities related to faster cycle time and repeatability are the major factors that may hinder the market growth in the near future. Huge investments done by many industries for robot installations in many countries and rising demand for high payload capacity of cobots. Are the major growth opportunity factors in this market.

Cobots market can be bifurcated on the basis of application, as.converted cobots, new-build cobots and redeployed cobots. Based on End-user the market has been categorized into shallow water, deepwater, and ultra-deepwater. Geographically, the Cobots market has been bifurcated into five regions North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and Latin America. The Cobots market size and forecast period for each region has been estimated from 2017 to 2023. Additionally the CAGR (%) for the forecasted period 2017 to 2023. The study also includes market estimates for major countries/regions such as the U.S, the U.K., Germany, France, Japan, China, India, GCC, North Africa, South Africa and Brazil. The detailed analysis by application, end-user and regions supports in evaluating the present scenario, growth prospects and the future scenario for the Cobots market over the forecast period. Thus, the report delivers in-depth segment analysis of the market and classifies it into various industries, thereby providing valuable perceptions.

The oil and gas exploration companies are concentrating on exploration of oil and gas, from onshore to offshore to drive the Middle East and Africa market for Cobots in the future years. The major companies that are involved in Cobots are ABB, Bionic Robotics, KUKA, Omron Adept Technologies, Blue Ocean Robotics, FANUC America Corporation Copyright, Robotnik and Rethink Robotics.

The global collaborative robots (Cobots or Co-robots) market was valued at USD 145.3 Million in 2016 and is expected to witness enormous growth over the forecast period. The force-limited joint is the unique feature of cobots which has been designed to identify forces due to impact and respond quickly.

The market is expected to witness significant growth owing to the substantial traction because of reduced total cost of ownership and benefits associated with co-bots from small and medium size enterprises. The significant growth of cobots is spurred by three key markets which include electronic manufacturers’ service companies and electronics manufacturers, manufacturers seeking optimized agile production methodologies and SME’s.

The robots offers advanced industrial automation solutions to end-user industries and are considered as the one-stop solution for safe working environment. The low price of co-robots with high return on investment is projected to spur the industry growth over the forecast period. The Cobots are designed with advanced software and sensors which has further reduced the injuries of the employees.

The collaborative robots market is segmented based on payload capacity, industry, application and region. The payload capacity segment include upto 5kg, upto 10kg, and above 10kg, whereas the application segment is segregated into assembly, pick & place, handling, packaging, quality testing, machine tending, gluing & welding and others. The industry using the technology includes automotive, food & beverage, furniture & equipment, plastic & polymers, metal & machinery, electronics, and pharmaceutical.

Cobots with payload capacity of above 10kg is anticipated to grow significantly during forecast period

The cobots above 10kg payload capacity are estimated to grow significantly owing to their capability of handling immense tasks with high precision and reliability. Assemble and pick & place application are expected to witness significant growth over the forecast period owing to their high flexibility for performing application-specific tasks with easy programming and changing end grippers. The assembly application growth is attributed to the growing demand in major industries which include electronics, automotive, and furniture & equipment.

The automotive industry is estimated to dominate the application segment in 2016 owing to the huge application in assisting employees in the production line and assembly line for enhancing the operational efficiency and productivity of the process. The growth is attributed by the increased efficiency in deployment of cobots for enhanced productivity.

Although, various industries are deploying the cobots at a significant rate, however rapidly changing robotics industry, lack of skilled force and compliance with stringent regulations are few factors are projected to hinder the growth over the forecast period.

Europe is accounted for major share in 2016

Europe cobots market is expected to hold the major share of over 40% followed by North America and Asia Pacific. The industry growth is driven by strong government funding for factory automation solutions and collectively or independently developed robot-human collaboration for increasing efficiency and reliability which is further driving the market over the forecast period.

Few key players include Cisco, Akros Silicon, Inc., Flexcomm Technology, Microsemi Corporation and Maxim Integrated. Other players include ON Semiconductor, Shenzhen Quanma Industry Co. Ltd., Silicon Laboratories, STMicroelectronics, VISIX.

Hyperloop is one of the mode of passenger and a freight transportation, initially named as an open source vactrain design that was released with the joint venture of Tesla and SpaceX. A hyperloop consists of a sealed tube or the systems of tube through which an electronic pod may travel that will be free from air resistance or friction that will convey objects or people at a very high speed and acceleration.  

The hyperloop market is bifurcated into transportation systems and carriage type. On the basis of transportation system, the market is segmented into capsule, propulsion system, route and tube. Carriage type market can be classified into passenger and cargo, out of which passenger type carriage is predicted to lead the market in the forecast period. The basic growth opportunities for this market are the growth of energy efficient transportation system with the help of hyperloop technology and decrease in the travel related expenses. 

The major types of Hyperloop present across the globe include orthodontic chairs, examination chairs, oral surgery chairs, and portable chairs. Among these Hyperloop, the oral surgery Hyperloop demand is comparatively higher, and presently, it is expected to remain high over the future years. However, the demand for other types of Hyperloop is also expected to rise at a steady rate across the world. On the basis of end-users, the dental chair market is divided into research & academic institutes, hospitals, and dental clinics.

The hyperloop technology market of Czech Republic and Slovakia and is projected to grow at the maximum rate in the forecast period. These countries have huge revenue generation with the help of foreign trades with various countries and European Union being their key source of income. This latest transportation technology will improve availability of transportation between the two countries for different reasons such as cargo transport, passenger, business travels, and others. Hyperloop is anticipated to prove as a robust opportunity to extend their relations with other European countries.

Based on regions, the global hyperloop market is divided into North America, Europe, Asia-Pacific (APAC), Middle East & Africa (MEA), and Latin America. Europe is analyzed to be the largest regional market for Hyperloop equipment. Owing to the rise of the transportation connectivity among the nations for various reasons such as goods transportation, passenger travelling and others.

Middle East and Africa commands the second largest share in the global hyperloop market owing to the high expenditures by the gulf countries such as Dubai. APAC market is anticipated to lead hyperloop market in the future years. The major companies that provide Hyperloop include Hyperloop Transportation Technologies, Hyperloop One, Transpode Inc., Dgwhyperloop, Sapcex and Aecom among others.