Scientists and researchers were successful in developing new technologies for cancer treatment in the recent times. Industry analysts predict that these technologies play a major role in lowering death rates.
Product availability, service delivery terms, price comparisons and supplier performance are prime factors for adoption of e-procurement in construction industry. Analysts think that e-procurement will help construction firms to enhance value chain and improve business efficiency.
Global coffee consumption has changed from traditional varieties as technological advances in drinks sector continue to increase. Since most of the coffee lovers have shown their interest towards flavored varieties in the recent times, analysts think that flavored coffee consumption will continue to rise through 2012.
Faster data transfer, technology compatibility and interoperability are prime reasons for the surge in Near Field Communication (NFC) technology usage across major sectors like banking, healthcare, consumer and transport. Analysts predict that NFC will replace Bluetooth technology in the near future.
Liberalization of healthcare sector, improved R&D facilities and cost effectiveness have made the Asian domestic drug producers to compete with global pharma giants. With generics playing a major role, analysts think that Asian pharma markets will grow strongly by 2012.
With development of new airports, liberal government policies and growth in air traffic and air transport services, the Indian aviation sector has attracted huge investments in 2009. Analysts think that global investors will look for Indian aviation industry as one of the potential investment area in 2010.
Apart from digitizing information, cost reduction and improved quality of care are the major reasons for adoption of an electronic health record (EHR) system by hospitals and physicians. Healthcare analysts predict that by the end of 2014 more number of the US hospitals and physicians will show interest in EHR adoption.
The emergence of radio frequency identification (RFID) has helped retailers and suppliers in improving business efficiency. Analysts predict that in next two years adoption of RFID technology by intermediaries will significantly increase considering major benefits.
The emergence of new telecom technologies and fall in tariff from service providers has made customers to switch for mobile TV subscription. As mobile TV standards in most of the countries are in practice, analysts think that mobile TV subscribers will increase between 2010 and 2013.
Digital reading allows the convenience of portability and reduces the load of carrying printed material. With adoption of e-readers on rise, analysts think that digital reading industy will pick up and increase significantly in 2010.
With major construction projects scheduled to complete in 2010, and growth in new projects from private and public sector, industry analysts think that 2010 will be prospective year for the Middle East construction sector.
Apple has launched its iPad in the US on April 3, 2010. The company has already sold over 300,000 iPads in the US as of April 4, 2010. These sales included deliveries of pre-ordered iPads to customers, deliveries to channel partners and sales at Apple Retail Stores. Analysts think that consumers will always look from a long-term prospective and take some time for adopting new technology/product.
Advertisers have recognized that internet advertising is effective and has major influence on consumers. With most of the surveys indicating growth in internet usage, analysts think that more advertisers will prefer internet advertising in 2010, due to the emergence of social networking.
New policy measures, unlimited potential and fall in wind energy infrastructure cost are prime growth factors for offshore wind farms in Europe in 2010. Considering the growth in onshore wind energy, analysts think that the European offshore wind sector will grow significantly in 2010.
Increased use of solar energy has created demand for solar panels in the recent times. Analysts think that solar panels market will rise significantly in 2010.
Increase in income levels, better road facilities and availability of car loans are prime reasons for growth of small car market in India. Analysts think that India is likely to emerge as hot market for small car in 2010.
Adoption of information and communication technology (ICT) in construction industry has grown significantly in recent years. Industry analysts think that the adoption of ICT in construction sector will continue to increase in the near future.
Rising heathcare costs, uncertain medical emergencies, increase in income levels and improved health awareness are some of the prime reasons for increase in health insurance spending. Industry analysts think that health insurance spending will increase significantly in 2010.
Increasing mobile needs and attractive schemes from service providers has created demand for dual-SIM handsets. Analysts think that demand for dual-SIM handsets will continue to grow in the near future.