Global Digital Twin Water Markets, 2020-2026: Future Growth Potential Enhanced by Value-based Outcomes and Best Practices on Quick ROI

DUBLIN, Dec. 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — The “Global Digital Twin Water Industry 2020-2026 – Digital Water Initiatives to Drive Digital Twin Adoption” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering.

The global water industry’s digital twin market was estimated at $415.7 million in 2019 and will grow at a CAGR of 32% until 2026.

This research aims to explore a company’s ‘Growth Zone’ in the water industry through digital twin opportunities. It analyses digital twin architecture, competitive landscape, evaluates potential OPEX savings, and pinpoints the key drivers and restraints influencing the market growth.

The study presents a digital water index for 21 countries, highlights the top three strategic imperatives for participants in the water industry, and discusses competitors’ various solutions and projects.

It also lists ten key growth opportunities for market participants to capitalize on in this high-growth market.

A digital twin is an emerging technology-based application in the water

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Advocating for digital independence of the visually impaired student

By Opinion Time of article publishedDec 1, 2020

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By Dr Ashley Subbiah

South Africa has adopted significantly progressive legislation in line with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities, in particular articles 24 (education) and 27 (work and employment), to draft its national disability rights policy. This is evidenced in the white papers 6 (policy on inclusive education) and 3 (policy on transformation of South African higher education).

Essentially, the country’s policies speak towards the enabling of more inclusive and wider access to tertiary education, the addressing of systemic exclusionary barriers prohibiting the pursuit of and successful completion of tertiary qualifications and the improvement and quality of holistic support services in the development of highly productive graduates.

As highlighted in the 2020 Disability Online Research and Practice Indaba, which was themed “No Student Will Be Left Behind: Reimagining higher education

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SuperData: Black Friday and Cyber Monday digital game sales fell 10% to $3.9 billion

Digital games earned $3.9 billion worldwide between Black Friday and Cyber Monday, said market researcher SuperData. That represented a 10% decline from a year ago and it suggests even games aren’t immune from changing consumer habits during the pandemic.

Changes in consumer buying patterns led to a drop in Black Friday and Cyber Monday digital game revenue in 2020. Game spending is still on track for a record-breaking 2020 but consumer anticipation for next-generation consoles and the growing popularity of subscription services diminished the importance of the holiday weekend as a main revenue driver, said SuperData, a division of Nielsen.

Spending on PC games during the weekend was up 6% year-over-year, but this was more than offset by a 13% decline in console earnings. Unmet demand for the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S likely depressed spending on digital console games, said Carter Rogers, an analyst at SuperData, in an

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New Report Finds Only 37% of Organizations Have the Skills and Technology to Keep Pace With Digital Projects

“Every industry faces immediate change, and every organization needs to respond to the needs of its customers faster than ever before in a digital-first world,” said Brent Hayward, CEO, MuleSoft. “This research shows data is one of the most critical assets that businesses need to move fast and thrive into the future. Organizations need to empower every employee to unlock and integrate data — no matter where it resides — to deliver critical, time-sensitive projects and innovation at scale, while making products and services more connected than ever.”

The State of Business and IT Innovation report highlights the challenges and opportunities that businesses need to address to digitally transform:

Data silos increasingly slow down digital initiatives
According to McKinsey, businesses that once mapped digital strategy in one- to three-year phases must now scale their initiatives

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Yongnuo has patented a modular camera system aiming to best smartphone cameras: Digital Photography Review

Chinese manufacturer Yongnuo appears to be working on a modular mirrorless camera. Per Lighting Rumours, Yongnuo has filed a patent for a device combining a ‘mobile terminal’ and an external lens assembly.

The mobile terminal appears to be similar to a smartphone in its shape and form factor. The device has a large display and a central, exposed image sensor. There aren’t specifics about the sensor, but it’s worth considering that Yongnuo joined the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) System Standard in February of this year. Further, the company’s Android-powered mirrorless camera, the YN450, includes a 16MP 4/3 image sensor.

On the left you can see a mobile terminal and to the right is the external lens apparatus. The patent outlines how the terminal, which includes a large display and an image sensor, attaches to the external lens element.

The external lens assembly appears to incorporate a lens mount although

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The Young Founders Shaping The Digital World Through Covid And Beyond

During a volatile year, the 2021 Under 30 Consumer Tech listers are helping us lose weight, stay sane, heal the planet and make our homes more productive and profitable. One makes a heck of a good chicken-less chicken nugget too.


In a year that has changed nearly every aspect of work, business, and life, the members of the 2021 Consumer Tech Under 30 list are ensuring the change will ultimately be for the better. 

Don’t just take our word for it. For the tenth Consumer Tech Under 30 list, Forbes writers Monica Melton, Noah Kirsch, Will Yakowicz, and I combed through thousands of incredible nominees. Then our four all-star judges— Candid’s Lilla Cosgrove, Airtable’s Howie Liu, Casper’s Neil Parikh, and Khosla Ventures’ Adina Tecklu— choose the best of the best. The result: 30 brash young leaders shaking up nearly every consumer market—health, media, real estate, retail, transportation, communication, and

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Canada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants such as Facebook, Google

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the Finance Department said on Monday.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on a common approach to ensure digital behemoths, such as Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc, pay their share of taxes as the coronavirus hammers budgets.

Canada said it was concerned about a delay in reaching agreement. The threat of digital services taxes has prompted threats of trade retaliation from outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration.

The new tax would come into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, and remain in place until a common approach is agreed upon. The measure would raise federal revenues by C$3.4 billion ($2.6 billion) over five years, starting in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

“Canadians want a tax system

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Canada Plans Digital Tax in 2022 on Global Tech Giants Such as Facebook, Google | Technology News

OTTAWA (Reuters) – Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the Finance Department said on Monday.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on a common approach to ensure digital behemoths, such as Alphabet Inc’s Google and Facebook Inc, pay their share of taxes as the coronavirus hammers budgets.

Canada said it was concerned about a delay in reaching agreement. The threat of digital services taxes has prompted threats of trade retaliation from outgoing U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration.

The new tax would come into effect on Jan. 1, 2022, and remain in place until a common approach is agreed upon. The measure would raise federal revenues by C$3.4 billion ($2.6 billion) over five years, starting in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

“Canadians want a tax system

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Canada plans digital tax in 2022 on global tech giants

OTTAWA, Nov 30 (Reuters) – Canada plans to impose a tax on corporations providing digital services from 2022 that will stay in place until major nations come up with a coordinated approach on taxation, the finance department said on Monday.

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development is working on a common approach to ensure digital behemoths, such as Google and Facebook Inc, pay their fair share of taxes as the coronavirus hammers budgets. Canada said it was concerned about a delay in reaching agreement.

The new tax would come into effect on January 1 2022 and remain in place until a common approach is agreed. The measure would raise federal revenues by C$3.4 billion ($2.6 billion) over five years, starting in the 2021-22 fiscal year.

“Canadians want a tax system that is fair, where everyone pays their fair share,” Finance Minister Chrystia Freeland told legislators in the fall economic

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Vazen announces the 65mm T2 1.8x anamorphic lens for MFT camera systems, rounding out the 3 lens lineup: Digital Photography Review

Anamorphic lens specialist Vazen has announced its new 65mm T2 1.8x anamorphic lens for the Micro Four Thirds (MFT) system will cost $3,250 and is ready to ship immediately. The new lens completes the 1.8x MFT lens lineup, according to the company, alongside its 28mm T2.2 and 40mm T2 counterparts.

When used with the full 4:3 MFT sensor, the lens will produce a 2.39:1 ratio aspect image once the footage is desqueezed. Shooting in the 16:9 ratio, frames will end up 3.2:1 and will probably need cropping, so cameras that can record from the whole sensor work best. On a MFT camera, the horizontal angle of view will give users the width we’d expect using a 72mm lens on a full frame system, so this is the lens to use for portraits and moderately distant subjects.

In common with the other lenses in the series the 65mm T2 uses a

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