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’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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Detecting bacteria with fluorescent nanosensors: Luminous carbon nanotubes detect pathogens – and are quick and easy to use –

Researchers from Bochum, Göttingen, Duisburg and Cologne have developed a new method for detecting bacteria and infections. They use fluorescent nanosensors to track down pathogens faster and more easily than with established methods. A team headed by Professor Sebastian Kruß, formerly at Universität Göttingen, now at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB), describes the results in the journal Nature Communications, published online on 25 November 2020.

Traditional methods of detecting bacteria require tissue samples to be taken and analysed. Sebastian Kruß and his team hope to eliminate the need to take samples by using tiny optical sensors to visualise pathogens directly at the site of infection.

Fluorescence changes in the presence of bacterial molecules

The sensors are based on modified carbon nanotubes with a diameter of less than one nanometre. If they are irradiated with visible light, they emit light in the near-infrared range (wavelength of 1,000 nanometres and more), which is

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A Quick Look At Technology’s Expected EPS Growth Rates In 2021

In the weekly “This Week in Earnings” Refinitiv publishes expected, full-year, growth rates for next year on a weekly basis.

As of the end of November, IBES data by Refinitiv is expecting the Tech sector to grow EPS 15% next year, and as the above graph shows, a slow but expected decline has been occurring in the Tech sector’s expected EPS growth over the last 6 months. (That decline is not unusual.)

Here is another way of looking at similar sector by quarter:

Looking at the left-hand columns from Refinitiv, the expected tech sector EPS growth in January ’20 (not shown) was roughly 10%, so the sector has recovered nearly 60% of what was expected at the start of the year. For 2021, the initial estimates were looking for 17% expected growth so – as of today – the expected 14% growth for next year has almost closed the Covid-19

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Quick! Get an Alienware desktop with Nvidia RTX 3080 in this huge Cyber Monday PC gaming deal

Scoring an Nvidia Geforce RTX 3080 has been nigh-on impossible since it arrived in retailers back in September. Your best option, therefore, might be to grab a gaming PC with one built in, if it weren’t for the added cost. Fortunately, we’ve found one for a very competitive price, making it one of the best Cyber Monday deals we’ve seen.  

Right now you can get the Alienware Aurora R11 w/ RTX 3080 on sale for $1,808 at Dell by entering the coupon code “WEEKEND10” at checkout. Notably, this same config was on sale during Prime Day but is now $53 cheaper. In fact, it’s only the fourth time we’ve seen an RTX 3080-based gaming rig on sale, making it one of the best Cyber Monday PC gaming deals around. 

Aurora R11 w/ RTX 3080: was $2,010 now $1,809 @ Alienware
The ultimate gaming machine is on sale. Currently, Alienware has

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Your smartphone data may help report road status for quick repair. This is how

Motorists with smartphones could help highway chiefs maintain road quality by sending “crowdsourced” data from their mobiles that would allow engineers to assess when carriageway repairs are needed, according to a new UK study.

Road roughness is an important measure of condition and ride quality, but many agencies around the world with large road networks lack the resources to regularly check the state of their highways and make informed maintenance decisions.

Using high resolution three-axis accelerometers and GPS tracking already built into smartphones – together with a low-cost app – to record how a vehicle moves vertically in relation to the carriageway can provide a useful measure of road roughness for civil engineers.

Researchers at the University of Birmingham have studied the feasibility of using smartphones in this way, publishing their findings in ‘Journal of Infrastructure Systems’ recently.

“The most accurate automated methods of assessing road roughness use vehicles fitted

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Smartphone Test for Quick Stroke Diagnosis

Researchers at Penn State and Houston Methodist Hospital have developed a tool to aid doctors in rapidly diagnosing strokes. The technology uses a smartphone to record a patient’s speech and facial movements, and a machine-learning algorithm then processes these data to identify whether a stroke probably occured. The researchers have shown that their system is as accurate as an ER clinician in diagnosing stroke, and that it can provide accurate answers within minutes.

“When a patient experiences symptoms of a stroke, every minute counts,” said James Wang, a researcher involved in the study. “But when it comes to diagnosing a stroke, emergency room physicians have limited options: send the patient for often expensive and time-consuming radioactivity-based scans or call a neurologist – a specialist who may not be immediately available – to perform clinical diagnostic tests.”

Rapidly diagnosing and beginning treatment for a stroke is vitally important to limit long-term

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Video Shows NASA Probe’s Quick Landing on Asteroid Bennu

When NASA’s OSIRIS-REX spacecraft touched the surface of an asteroid on Tuesday to gather a sample of rocks and dirt, the operation proceeded smoothly, to the glee of the mission’s operators 200 million miles away on Earth.

But the biggest question remained unanswered: How much of the asteroid did OSIRIS-REX pick up? Did it manage to gather any samples at all?

On Wednesday, the mission managers released a video of the sampling mechanism hitting the surface of the asteroid, within three feet or so of where the spacecraft had been aimed.

“I must have watched about a hundred times last night,” Dante Lauretta, the principal investigator of the mission, said during a news conference on Wednesday.

The sampling mechanism set down partly on a rock about 8 inches wide. That could have caused a problem if it had prevented the mechanism from pressing up against the surface.

“But literally, we

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NASA’s OSIRIS-REX Mission Completes Quick Touch of Bennu Asteroid

Its Hayabusa spacecraft landed on Itokawa, a near-Earth asteroid, in 2005. Although it faced a number of technical troubles over the course of its mission, it managed to return a canister to Earth in 2010 that contained less than a milligram of particles from the asteroid. Scientists have used the samples for a variety of scientific research, arguing in a study last year, for instance, that asteroids that formed closer to the sun may have been a source of Earth’s water.

But that mission was less elaborate than Japan’s follow-up spacecraft, Hayabusa2.

It met up with another asteroid, Ryugu, in 2018 and conducted months of more successful scientific observations on and around the asteroid. It dropped small robotic explorers on the asteroid, attempted a sample collection and even used an explosive device to blast a crater on its surface. It tried to collect more debris from that crater, hoping to

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India To Roll Out Quick And Cheap Coronavirus Paper Test

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the pandemic in one of the world’s worst-hit nations.

A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the pandemic A fast and cheap paper-based coronavirus test will soon be available across India, with scientists hopeful it will help turn the tide on the pandemic Photo: AFP / Money SHARMA

India has recorded more than 7.5 million infections, second only to the United States, and the outbreak has spread from densely packed megacities like Mumbai to rural communities with limited medical services.

The locally developed Feluda, named for a detective in a famous Indian novel series, resembles a home pregnancy paper-strip test and delivers results within an hour.

Researchers are optimistic that the test's low cost and ease of use can help stem the pathogen's spread in poor and remote areas Researchers are optimistic that the test’s low cost and ease of use can help stem the pathogen’s spread in poor and remote areas Photo: AFP / Money SHARMA

Researchers are

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