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News Article | December 7, 2016
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The Global Serious Game market is valued at $2.46 billion in 2014 with CAGR of 14.71% it is expected to reach $10.96 billion by 2022. Mobile-based educational games are expected to drive serious game market over next decade. The factors favoring the market growth include high return on investment, growing usage of mobile based educational games, consumer brands, improved learning outcomes and increased need for user engagement across enterprises. The improper game design, lack of awareness about serious game, and shortage of assessment tools are the factors limiting the market growth. The explosion of the digital world and emergence of social networks are considered to be an opportunity for the serious game market. The emergence of social networks and increasing scale of digitization are some of the key challenges for the serious game market. The education and corporate segments account for the major share of the market and are also expected to grow at the highest CAGR during the forecast period. North America has the largest market for serious games; however, Asia Pacific is expected to grow at the higher CAGR during the forecast period. Global Serious Game market is segmented by vertical, by end-user, by platform, by application and by geography. Based on vertical, market is segmented into healthcare, retail, education, corporate, media and advertising, government, automotive, energy, aerospace and defence and others. Based on end user, serious game market is categorized into enterprise and consumer. Based on platform, market is classified into pc-based, mobile-based, web-based and hand-held. Based on application, market is segregated into human resources, training, sales and marketing, emergency services, product development and support. Power Sector Serious Game market by geography is segmented into North America, Europe, Asia Pacific, and Rest of the World. The Key players in the market include Microsoft Corp, Designing Digitally Inc., Serious Game International, Nintendo Co. Ltd., IBM Corp., Breakaway Games, Applied Research Associate Inc., Cisco Systems Inc. and Ccs Digital Education. What our report offers: - Market share assessments for the regional and country level segments - Market share analysis of the top industry players - Strategic recommendations for the new entrants - Market forecasts for a minimum of 8 years of all the mentioned segments, sub segments and the regional markets - Market Trends (Drivers, Constraints, Opportunities, Threats, Challenges, Investment Opportunities, and recommendations) - Strategic recommendations in key business segments based on the market estimations - Competitive landscaping mapping the key common trends - Company profiling with detailed strategies, financials, and recent developments - Supply chain trends mapping the latest technological advancements 4 Porters Five Force Analysis 4.1 Bargaining power of suppliers 4.2 Bargaining power of buyers 4.3 Threat of substitutes 4.4 Threat of new entrants 4.5 Competitive rivalry 5 Global Serious Game Market, By Vertical 5.1 Introduction 5.2 Healthcare 5.3 Retail 5.4 Education 5.5 Corporate 5.6 Media and Advertising 5.7 Government 5.8 Automotive 5.9 Energy 5.10 Aerospace and Defence 5.11 Others 9 Global Serious Game Market, By Geography 9.1 North America 9.1.1 US 9.1.2 Canada 9.2 Europe 9.2.1 Germany 9.2.2 France 9.2.3 Italy 9.2.4 UK 9.2.5 Spain 9.3 Asia Pacific 9.3.1 Japan 9.3.2 China 9.3.3 India 9.3.4 Australia 9.3.5 New Zealand 9.3.6 Rest of Asia 9.4 Rest of the World 9.4.1 Latin America 9.4.2 Middle East 9.4.3 Africa 9.4.4 Others 10 Key Developments 10.1 Agreements, Partnerships, Collaborations and Joint Ventures 10.2 Acquisitions & Mergers 10.3 New Product Launch 10.4 Expansions 10.5 Other Key Strategies For more information, please visit https://www.wiseguyreports.com/sample-request/222067-serious-game-global-market-outlook-trends-forecast-and-opportunity-assessment-2014-2022


VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - February 24, 2017) - Traditional methods for reforestation use seeds from local tree populations. With the climate quickly changing, these local trees will be poorly adapted to new environments that not only have warmer temperatures, but also more disease pressures. And climate change isn't just bad for trees. It's also bad for the economic and environmental benefits they provide to Canada -- benefits like wood, jobs, habitat protection and carbon sequestration. Foresters have three options for dealing with this problem: reforest with the same species, but with trees that are better adapted to warmer climates; move species further north or to higher elevations; or select and breed trees that can better withstand climatic stresses or disease. All of these strategies can be successful, but only if we have scientific knowledge about which trees can better withstand a changing climate and the stresses that accompany it. Dr. Sally Aitken of the University of British Columbia (UBC) is leading a team, including Sam Yeaman of the University of Calgary and Richard Hamelin of UBC and Université Laval, that will use genomics to test the ability of trees from different populations to resist heat, cold, drought and disease, and identify the genes and genetic variation involved in climate adaptation. The ultimate goal of the project, valued at $5.8 million, is to develop better reforestation strategies for economically important tree species such as Douglas-fir and lodgepole pine, as well as western larch and jack pine. "Better matching trees with new climates will improve the health and productivity of planted forests. To understand the adaptation of trees to both climate and diseases, we will use genomic tools along with climate modeling and seedling experiments," says Dr. Aitken, a Professor in the Faculty of Forestry. "Our previous research has shown these approaches will give us these answers in a few years rather than in a few decades. The success of this research is dependent on our close collaboration with provincial tree breeders and forest managers." "Our ministry is pleased to be a major partner in the CoAdapTree research project, in collaboration with Dr. Aitken's team at UBC," said Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Minister Steve Thomson. "Together, we are developing important tools to implement climate-based seed transfer. The B.C. government is committed to using the results of this research to improve forest management practices that will benefit all British Columbians." The project, CoAdapTree: Healthy trees for future climates, will provide recommendations for climate-based seed transfer policy to guide foresters in planting trees that will be healthy in new climates in western Canada. Climate-based seed transfer can result in up to 30% greater timber yields, with a proportional impact on the economy and employment, and will also sustain ecological and environmental benefits of forests. "The forestry industry contributed more than $20 billion to Canada's GDP in 2014, and directly and indirectly employed 288,000 people," says Dr. Catalina Lopez-Correa, Chief Scientific Officer and Vice President, Sector Development at Genome BC. "We have been investing in forest research since 2001 and have funded an earlier phase of Dr. Aitken's genomics and climate-change research because this industry is critical to BC's economy and this work will make a major difference to future forest outcomes." The project was awarded through Genome Canada's 2015 Large-Scale Applied Research Project Competition Natural Resources and the Environment: Sector Challenges -- Genomic Solutions. Funders of this work include Genome Canada, Genome BC, Genome Alberta, Genome Quebec, BC Ministry of Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations, the Forest Genetics Council of BC, and Natural Resources Canada. It is also funded by forest companies including West Fraser, CanFor, and the Sinclair Group, partners in the Vernon Seed Orchard Company, as well as Western Forest Products Inc., and TimberWest Forest Corp. About Genome British Columbia: Genome British Columbia leads genomics innovation on Canada's West Coast and facilitates the integration of genomics into society. A recognized catalyst for government and industry, Genome BC invests in research, entrepreneurship and commercialization in life sciences to address challenges in key sectors such as health, forestry, fisheries, aquaculture, agri-food, energy, mining and environment. Genome BC partners with many national and international public and private funding organizations to drive BC's bioeconomy. In addition to research, entrepreneurship and commercialization programs, Genome BC is committed to fostering an understanding and appreciation of the life sciences among teachers, students and the general public. www.genomebc.ca


News Article | February 16, 2017
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NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MSCI Inc. (NYSE:MSCI) announced today that Will Robson has joined the firm as Global Head of Real Estate Applied Research. Mr. Robson will be responsible for providing insight into the challenges of institutional investors worldwide whose portfolios include private and publicly traded real estate, and for translating those insights into products and services that aim to deepen investors’ understanding of portfolios and markets. He joins MSCI from Abu Dhabi Investment Authority (ADIA), where he served most recently as a senior research analyst in ADIA’s global real estate research group. Before joining ADIA, Mr. Robson worked as a research economist for M&G Real Estate and, previously, as an economist at Royal Mail Group Plc. “Will’s experience working with owners and managers of real estate in both developed and emerging markets gives him a global perspective on the challenges that investors in this growing asset class confront daily,” said Sebastien Lieblich, MSCI’s Global Head of Real Estate Research. “His insights will help us as we seek to address challenges that range from global asset allocation to lease-level income trends in specific locations. We are pleased to welcome him to MSCI.” Mr. Robson, who is based on London, joins a global team of researchers and specialists that has decades of experience in real estate and real estate-related securities, including regional and global indexes, as well as performance modeling, data metrics and risk analytics. 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News Article | February 15, 2017
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Given the growing demands placed on the electrical, optical and thermal functionality of LEDs, engineers are paying more and more attention to the advancement of new material properties. To this end, the FLINGO project (Functional Inorganic Layers for Next Generation Optical Devices) was established to develop new materials (layers, in particular) and processes to improve the efficiency and durability of LEDs. As the project coordinator, Osram Opto Semiconductors is working with renowned universities, research institutes and companies to maintain and improve market leadership in innovative LED products. The German Federal Ministry for Education and Research is sponsoring the FLINGO project – set to run through January 2020 – as part of the M-ERA.NET EU initiative, an EU-financed network set up to support the coordination of European research projects. In the FLINGO project, researchers will investigate and combine different deposition methods for thin films such as atomic layer deposition, spray pyrolysis and the sol gel process for manufacturing high-quality LED light sources. Under the leadership of Dr. David O’Brien from Osram Opto Semiconductors, the project partners will be working on the entire bandwidth of new component properties – including extended lifetime, smaller electrical layer resistance and improved light extraction. These require new materials and innovative or adapted deposition processes. “The project objectives can only be achieved with the assistance of a broad-based consortium because they call for improvements, new developments and especially expert know-how across the entire value added chain,” explained O’Brien. Interdisciplinary expertise from five project partners The members of the FLINGO project in addition to Osram Opto Semiconductors are: Uninova from the New University of Lisbon; the Finnish thin film technology company Picosun Oy; the Fraunhofer Institute for Silicate Research ISC in Würzburg; and Vilnius University. Fraunhofer ISC provides support with its proficiency in the development of new inorganic layer systems which are to be used as the matrix for sensitive converter materials. Uninova adds its expertise in the manufacture of highly transparent and highly conductive layers which are needed for the p-contact in the LEDs. Picosun Oy is developing atomic layer deposition (ALD) processes and new materials to ensure conformal coating of even heavily structured surfaces. The Institute for Applied Research at Vilnius University provides specialist knowledge in the development and characterization of non-destructive material properties and will analyze the new layers and layer systems developed in the FLINGO project. As an end user of the technologies developed in FLINGO, Osram Opto Semiconductors will ultimately transfer the new thin layers and layer systems to its LEDs to test them for their suitability for the mass market. “The results of the project should lead to highly efficient and durable white light LEDs with possible applications in general lighting for example,” added O’Brien. “Our intention here is to improve our competitiveness and that of European industry in this field.” ABOUT OSRAM OSRAM, based in Munich, is a globally leading lighting manufacturer with a history dating back about 100 years. The product portfolio includes high-tech applications based on semiconductor technology such as infrared or laser lighting. The products are used in highly diverse applications ranging from virtual reality, autonomous driving or mobile phones to smart and connected lighting solutions in buildings and cities. In automotive lighting, the company is the global market and technology leader. Based on continuing operations (excluding Ledvance), OSRAM had around 24,600 employees worldwide at the end of fiscal 2016 (September 30) and generated revenue of almost €3.8 billion in that fiscal year. The company is listed on the stock exchanges in Frankfurt and Munich (ISIN: DE000LED4000; WKN: LED400; trading symbol: OSR). Additional information can be found at http://www.osram.com.


News Article | February 20, 2017
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When a child suffers a mild head injury, doctors have well-established protocols for determining whether that child should have a computed tomography (CT) scan to assess the damage. Most children with mild traumatic brain injury have normal CT scans—a scenario referred to as a concussion. If a CT scan is abnormal, however, a child’s condition is at higher risk of deteriorating, requiring monitoring in a hospital. But there is little consensus about how closely such children should be monitored. Some children recover well, while others experience a neurological decline and need surgery to relieve brain swelling. Pediatric neurosurgeons have developed a risk scoring system intended to help determine whether a child with mild traumatic brain injury and an abnormal CT scan can be monitored safely in a general hospital ward or requires the increased surveillance of an intensive care unit. “We want to care for these children in the safest way possible and at the same time not place kids unnecessarily in ICUs if they don’t need that level of care,” says senior author David D. Limbrick, professor of neurological surgery and of pediatrics and director of the Division of Pediatric Neurosurgery at Washington University in St. Louis. “We have identified factors that indicate which of these patients are likely to experience neurological decline and require surgery and which are not. This information can help health-care providers decide where to place these children when they are admitted into the hospital.” For the study in JAMA Pediatrics, researchers plumbed data from more than 40,000 children evaluated from 2004 to 2006 at 25 North American hospital emergency departments. The information originally comes from a study conducted by the Pediatric Emergency Care Applied Research Network, which established the standard framework for deciding whether a child with a mild head injury should have a head CT scan. Researchers returned to this data set for guidance on how to handle the subset of children who receive CT scans and are shown to have abnormal findings on the scans. Of the 40,000 children enrolled in the study, 15,000 had CT scans following mild traumatic brain injury. Of these, 839 patients showed abnormalities on the CT scan, such as a brain bleed. These types of injuries are serious enough that some children will experience a neurological decline and need surgery to relieve swelling or pressure on the brain. In the United States, traumatic brain injury leads to almost 600,000 emergency room visits annually. Of new pediatric brain injury cases, more than 90 percent are determined to be mild. About one-third of the 50,000 to 60,000 children hospitalized each year due to head trauma have mild traumatic brain injury. Based on an analysis of the injuries these patients suffered and how they recovered, the investigators developed a risk score ranging from zero to 24 points, called the Children’s Intracranial Injury Decision Aid score. Higher scores indicate the patient is at higher risk of neurological decline and should receive increased monitoring. Lower scores mean a patient is at lower risk of neurological decline. A score of zero indicates the child is at very low risk. The chance that such a child would go on to experience a neurological decline that requires surgery is less than 1.5 percent, according to the analysis. As a general rule, children with scores of less than three points can safely be admitted to a general ward. Patients with higher scores should receive increased surveillance up to and including that provided in an ICU. “There is a lot of variability in how these patients are managed,” says first author Jacob K. Greenberg, a neurosurgery resident. “When we looked back at the data, we saw situations where children were perhaps put in the ICU but didn’t need to be there. And conversely, some patients were placed in a general ward when their risk factors suggested they needed closer monitoring. We are trying to develop this evidence-based tool to help guide and standardize this decision-making process.” The score is determined by four factors that the researchers found most predictive of patient outcomes. One factor is called the Glasgow Coma Scale (GCS), which is used to measure how alert and responsive a patient is after a blow to the head. Fifteen is the highest and best GCS score, meaning the patient can open his or her eyes spontaneously, follow commands to move different body parts and answer questions clearly and appropriately. While the GCS is based on a doctor’s interaction with a patient, the other three factors are determined based on an analysis of a CT scan. The biggest risk factors seen in a CT image are a depressed skull fracture and what is referred to as a midline shift, when the symmetrical structures of the brain are pushed off-center. The final risk factor is an epidural hematoma—a blood clot between the outer layer of the brain’s protective covering and the inside of the skull. Patients with mild traumatic brain injury who show these features on a CT scan and also have a lower GCS score are at high risk of experiencing a neurological decline and, according to the researchers, should be cared for in an ICU. “There are a variety of potential harms associated with sending a patient to an inappropriate location,” Greenberg says. “I think the most important is that if you send a child who needs the ICU into a general hospital ward, you risk missing a potential decline that could have been caught earlier. If the patient experiences new weakness or worsening mental status, for example, the goal is to intervene as quickly as possible to avoid permanent disability or even death. “On the other hand, if you send too many patients to the ICU, there are significant financial costs there, as well as emotional costs for the family,” he says. “Another concern is the limited space available in pediatric ICUs. Having children in the ICU who don’t need to be there is taking beds away from other patients who do need those resources.”


News Article | December 8, 2016
Site: www.eurekalert.org

KINGSTON - Queen's University researchers Stephen C. Lougheed, Peter Van Coeverden de Groot and Graham Whitelaw have been awarded $9.5 million in total partner cash and in-kind contributions - including $2.4 million from Genome Canada's Large-Scale Applied Research Project competition - to monitor impacts of environmental change on polar bears. The project, entitled BEARWATCH, will combine leading-edge genomics and Indigenous traditional ecological knowledge (TEK) to develop a non-invasive means of tracking polar bear response to climate change. "The polar bear is an iconic animal that has seen its habitat and ecology markedly impacted by climate change," says Dr. Lougheed, the principal investigator on the project. "Based on non-invasive work we have done over the last decade with our colleagues at the Hunter and Trapper Organization (HTO) in Gjoa Haven in Nunavut, we viewed this funding call as an exceptional opportunity to work with Inuit of the Arctic to achieve more informed insights, via the monitoring of polar bears, as to how climate change is impacting the region." The current primary method for monitoring polar bears is through aerial censusing of populations every 10 to 15 years. This project allows for broad scale, real-time monitoring of polar bears across the entire Canadian Arctic. The team will develop a toolkit that can be used to track individual bears through epithelial cells shed from their gut during defecation. By analyzing these cells and the bears' feces, researchers can gather information on their health, recent diet, what contaminants they've been exposed to, and reproduction. The researchers hope to develop a pan-Canadian picture of polar bear health and genetic diversity for use as a baseline against which future climate change impacts can be measured. "We might catch a single bear multiple times in different years or distinct locales. We will thus be able evaluate change in their health and diet," explains Dr. Lougheed. "For example, we can tell what it has been eating recently -whether it has been out in the sea ice eating seals, or eating terrestrial prey or fruit of some arctic plants. We will also be able to track bears over time and obtain information on bear movements." Dr. Lougheed emphasizes the importance of including the insights of local Indigenous peoples and ensuring they have an active role in this research. "Increasingly, northern peoples want hands-off, non-invasive means of tracking wildlife which is what we're trying to do here," he explains. "Working with the northern Canadians, through the marriage of high-end genomics with their TEK, as well as working with them in a truly collaborative fashion, is the most important piece to this project." For more information on Genome Canada or the Large-Scale Applied Research Project competition, please visit http://www. .


News Article | December 17, 2016
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— According to the new market research report "Immersive Simulator Market by Simulation Environment (Console Operator, Field Operator), Offering (Hardware, Software & Services), Application (Training, Product Development, Emergency Services), Industry, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022" , The immersive simulator market is estimated to reach USD 11.44 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 35.13% between 2016 and 2022. The growth of this market is majorly driven by the increasing applications in the medical industry, risk mitigation in oil and gas industries through training in immersive simulator, and ability to transfer knowledge quickly through training in immersive simulators. Browse 43 market data tables and 61 figures spread through 143 pages and in-depth TOC on “Immersive Simulator Market". Early buyers will receive 10% customization on this report. “Immersive simulator market in in medical and biotech industry to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2022” The immersive simulator market for the medical and biotech industry is expected to grow at the highest CAGR 2016 and 2022. Medical practices require a wide range of cognitive and inter-professional skills to work in stressful environments. The introduction of immersive simulators in intensive training would help the surgeons to master techniques and achieve surgical expertise. Along with the development of elementary skills, immersive virtual environments are being used for training medical personnel to respond to medical emergencies. “Software and services to hold the largest share of the immersive simulator market for offering” The large market share of the software and services of immersive simulators is attributed to the increasing capital expenditure on smart manufacturing. Software enables real-time communication in a faster and efficient way. The increasing requirements for data analysis and performance tracking for accuracy and efficient training in various verticals further drive the market growth. “Asia-Pacific expected to dominate the immersive simulator market between 2016 and 2022” The immersive simulator market in APAC held the largest market share in 2015 owing to the huge demand for immersive simulators in metal and mining, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, and medical and biotech industries. Australia has added the functional use of immersive simulator in metal and mining industry, while China, Japan, and India have contributed to the market growth in the aerospace and defense as well as medical and biotech industries. The major players in the immersive simulator market are Applied Research Associate Inc., (U.S.), Aveva Group Plc, (U.K.), ESI Group (France), Immerse Learning, (U.S.), Schneider Electric SE (France), and Siemens AG (Germany). MarketsandMarkets is the largest market research firm worldwide in terms of annually published premium market research reports. Serving 1700 global fortune enterprises with more than 1200 premium studies in a year, M&M is catering to a multitude of clients across 8 different industrial verticals. We specialize in consulting assignments and business research across high growth markets, cutting edge technologies and newer applications. Our 850 fulltime analyst and SMEs at MarketsandMarkets are tracking global high growth markets following the "Growth Engagement Model – GEM". The GEM aims at proactive collaboration with the clients to identify new opportunities, identify most important customers, write "Attack, avoid and defend" strategies, identify sources of incremental revenues for both the company and its competitors. M&M’s flagship competitive intelligence and market research platform, "RT" connects over 200,000 markets and entire value chains for deeper understanding of the unmet insights along with market sizing and forecasts of niche markets. The new included chapters on Methodology and Benchmarking presented with high quality analytical infographics in our reports gives complete visibility of how the numbers have been arrived and defend the accuracy of the numbers. We at MarketsandMarkets are inspired to help our clients grow by providing apt business insight with our huge market intelligence repository. For more information, please visit http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/immersive-simulator-market-172219629.html


News Article | November 21, 2016
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According to the new market research report "Immersive Simulator Market by Simulation Environment (Console Operator, Field Operator), Offering (Hardware, Software & Services), Application (Training, Product Development, Emergency Services), Industry, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022", published by MarketsandMarkets, the market is estimated to reach USD 11.44 Billion by 2022, at a CAGR of 35.13% between 2016 and 2022. Browse 43 market data Tables and 61 Figures spread through 143 Pages and in-depth TOC on "Immersive Simulator Market" Early buyers will receive 10% customization on this report. The growth of this market is majorly driven by the increasing applications in the medical industry, risk mitigation in oil and gas industries through training in immersive simulator, and ability to transfer knowledge quickly through training in immersive simulators. "Immersive simulator market in in medical and biotech industry to grow at the highest CAGR between 2016 and 2022" The immersive simulator market for the medical and biotech industry is expected to grow at the highest CAGR 2016 and 2022. Medical practices require a wide range of cognitive and inter-professional skills to work in stressful environments. The introduction of immersive simulators in intensive training would help the surgeons to master techniques and achieve surgical expertise. Along with the development of elementary skills, immersive virtual environments are being used for training medical personnel to respond to medical emergencies. "Software and services to hold the largest share of the immersive simulator market for offering" The large market share of the software and services of immersive simulators is attributed to the increasing capital expenditure on smart manufacturing. Software enables real-time communication in a faster and efficient way. The increasing requirements for data analysis and performance tracking for accuracy and efficient training in various verticals further drive the market growth. "Asia-Pacific expected to dominate the immersive simulator market between 2016 and 2022" The immersive simulator market in APAC held the largest market share in 2015 owing to the huge demand for immersive simulators in metal and mining, oil and gas, aerospace and defense, and medical and biotech industries. Australia has added the functional use of immersive simulator in metal and mining industry, while China, Japan, and India have contributed to the market growth in the aerospace and defense as well as medical and biotech industries. The major players in the immersive simulator market are Applied Research Associate Inc., (U.S.), Aveva Group Plc, (U.K.), ESI Group (France), Immerse Learning, (U.S.), Schneider Electric SE (France), and Siemens AG (Germany). Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market by Device Type (HMD, HUD, Handheld Device, Gesture Tracking, Projector and Display Wall), Component (Sensor, Display, Camera, and Software), Vertical, and Geography - Global Forecast to 2022 Motion Simulation Market by Type (Hydraulic and Actuator), Degree of Freedom (Two DOF, Three DOF, and Six DOF), Application (Automotive, Defense, Entertainment, Healthcare, Mining, R&D, Sports, and Textile), and Region - Forecast to 2020 http://www.marketsandmarkets.com/Market-Reports/motion-simulation-market-85355471.html MarketsandMarkets is the largest market research firm worldwide in terms of annually published premium market research reports. Serving 1700 global fortune enterprises with more than 1200 premium studies in a year, M&M is catering to a multitude of clients across 8 different industrial verticals. We specialize in consulting assignments and business research across high growth markets, cutting edge technologies and newer applications. Our 850 fulltime analyst and SMEs at MarketsandMarkets are tracking global high growth markets following the "Growth Engagement Model - GEM". The GEM aims at proactive collaboration with the clients to identify new opportunities, identify most important customers, write "Attack, avoid and defend" strategies, identify sources of incremental revenues for both the company and its competitors. M&M's flagship competitive intelligence and market research platform, "RT" connects over 200,000 markets and entire value chains for deeper understanding of the unmet insights along with market sizing and forecasts of niche markets. The new included chapters on Methodology and Benchmarking presented with high quality analytical info graphics in our reports gives complete visibility of how the numbers have been arrived and defend the accuracy of the numbers. We at MarketsandMarkets are inspired to help our clients grow by providing apt business insight with our huge market intelligence repository.


ANN ARBOR, Mich.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--LLamasoft, a global leader in supply chain optimization software and solutions, is proud to announce that three members of the team have been named to Supply and Demand Chain Executive’s list of ‘Pros to Know’ for 2017. Allison Fowler is director of solution design at LLamasoft and holds experience as both a provider and a practitioner, beginning her career at Pepsico. At LLamasoft, Fowler serves as a key link in the sales cycle and holds deep technical expertise of the LLamasoft products. Fowler is also an essential member of the LLamasoft Benefit Benchmark Survey (BBX) research team, which is now in its third year and collects data points from customers after they’ve completed projects to gain a holistic view of the value they derive from supply chain modeling technology. Carlos Valderrama is the vice president of global customer success at LLamasoft. Starting his career at LLamasoft as the managing director of the company’s Latin American operations, Valderrama opened up the market to where it stands today as a key revenue driver. In late 2015, Valderrama moved over to lead the LLamasoft customer success initiative, supporting customers in their efforts to build a three-year roadmap for developing their supply chain design capability and ensures customers are happy with the solutions and the value they drive for their respective organizations. Jim Wilson is the director of product management at LLamasoft and holds 20 years of experience in the supply chain and logistics industry. Wilson is leading a cross-functional team including Product Development, Customer Success and Applied Research to prepare for the company’s move into the supply chain planning space with launch of its new planning platform later this year. This customizable and flexible apps-based approach to supply chain planning will be the first solution of its kind of the market. “I’m proud to have three members of the LLamasoft team recognized in this year’s list of Pros to Know,” said CEO and President of LLamasoft, Don Hicks. “The depth of talent at LLamasoft is vast and this year’s recipients are demonstrative of many of the best qualities of the LLamasoft team, and certainly reflect the variety of areas in which our offerings are strong.” LLamasoft has had leaders named to the annual list every year since 2006, highlighting the benefits of supply chain modeling technology and best practices to large businesses worldwide. LLamasoft supply chain design software helps organizations worldwide design and improve their supply chain operations. LLamasoft solutions enable companies across a wide range of industries to model, optimize and simulate their supply chain network, leading to major improvements in cost, service, sustainability and risk mitigation. Headquartered in Ann Arbor, Michigan, LLamasoft is a leader in supply chain excellence and innovation, advancing technology focused on continuous improvement of enterprise supply chains for the world’s largest organizations.


Heiselberg H.,Applied Research
Physical Review A - Atomic, Molecular, and Optical Physics | Year: 2011

Itinerant ferromagnetism in cold Fermi gases with repulsive interactions is studied applying the Jastrow-Slater approximation generalized to finite polarization and temperature. For two components at zero temperature, a second-order transition is found at akF0.90 compatible with results of quantum-Monte-Carlo (QMC) calculations. Thermodynamic functions and observables, such as the compressibility and spin susceptibility and the resulting fluctuations in number and spin, are calculated. For trapped gases, the resulting cloud radii and kinetic energies are calculated and compared to recent experiments. Spin-polarized systems are recommended for effective separation of large ferromagnetic domains. Collective modes are predicted and tricritical points are calculated for multicomponent systems. © 2011 American Physical Society.

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