With rapid proliferation of smart electronic gadgets and devices in various industries including consumer electronics, healthcare, and automotive, the manufacturers and developers are constantly under pressure to add smart and innovative features to sustain competition. High dependability on smartphones, tablets, laptops, and medical devices, minimizing down time has turned to be a critical aspect of technology development.
Rapid/quick/fast/supercharging of electronic devices is gaining momentum among various stakeholders in the electronics ecosystem. Rapid charging can enable charging of devices in few seconds or minutes. Consumer electronics industry is highly competitive and adding features such as rapid charging will create competitive advantage for stakeholders. Smart phones, laptops, wearables, hearing aids/ear phones, cameras, trimmers, EVs will benefit from rapid charging in the medium-long term.
The rapid charging technology is poised to impact portable electronics in 2019. By 2021, rapid charging will evolve from being an emerging technology to next generation charging platform for various electronic applications. Strategic alliances (collaboration/partnership/joint venture), technology licensing can drive technology development and adoption in existing and niche market segments.
The technology and innovation report discusses the impact of rapid charging on portable electronic devices.
Some of the key questions addressed in the report are highlighted below:
- What is the significance of rapid charging technology?
- What are the key applications impacted by the technology?
- What are key factors influencing adoption?
- Who are the major innovators and innovations?
- What is the future prospect of the technology?
- How does patent and funding drive technology development?
- What sort of strategies OEMs need to embrace to gain entry and sustain competition?
1.0 Executive Summary
1.1 Research Scope
1.2 Research Methodology
1.3 Research Methodology Explained
1.4 Summary of Key Findings
2.0 Technology Landscape Assessment
2.1 What is the Value of Rapid Charging Technology in Electronic Devices?
2.2 Key Battery Chemistries - Lithium-ion Batteries Lead the Race
2.3 Why Do We Need Rapid Charging?
2.4 Global Growth Drivers and Industry Challenges - 10 Year Outlook
2.5 Demand-Driven Consumer Electronics Industry
2.6 Support from Government Agencies Attract Developers
2.7 Advanced Materials is a Key Enabler for Market Penetration
2.8 Safety Concerns, Cost, Technical Issues are Key Challenges Hindering Adoption
2.9 The Ecosystem of Key Stakeholders Driving Developments and Adoption
2.10 Impact of Key Megatrends
3.0 Assessment of Patent and Funding Trends Driving Adoption
3.1 Global Patent Publishing Trends
3.2 Inference from Patents: APAC offers Opportunities for Faster Adoption
3.3 Key Interesting Funding Initiatives
3.4 Inference from Funding Assessment: Advanced Materials will Propel Technology Adoption
4.0 Assessment of Key Existing Portable Appliances Leveraging Rapid Charging Technology
4.1 Snapshot of Key Existing Applications
4.2 Smartphones is an Attractive Market for Rapid Charging
4.3 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
4.4 Fast Charging is an Emerging Application for Laptops
4.5 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
4.6 Rapid Charging Enables 10 Quick Shaves with 1 Hour of Charge Time
4.7 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
4.8 Rapid Charging Saves 50% of Charge-Time in Cameras
4.9 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
4.10 Rapid Charging Technology is a Key Feature for Music Addicts
4.11 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
4.12 Wearables is an Emerging Application of Rapid Charging Technology
4.13 Key Innovators and Innovation Profiles
5.0 Technology and Applications Roadmap
5.1 The Road Ahead for Rapid Charging Technology - Five Year Forecast
5.2 Existing Applications Roadmap - Forecast till 2021
5.3 Emerging Applications Roadmap - Forecast till 2024
5.4 EVs Offer Opportunities for Rapid Charging
5.5 Fast Charging in POC Applications can Minimize Downtime
6.0 Growth Opportunities and Strategic Directions
6.1 New Charging Devices can Enhance Growth Opportunities for Stakeholders
6.2 Technology Licensing and Strategic Partnerships are Key Growth Paths for Early Stage Companies Venturing into the Fast Charging Market
6.3 Strategic Perspectives: What is the Value and Impact of Rapid Charging Technology?
6.4 Strategic Directions: What should OEMs do to Remain Competitive?
6.5 From the Analyst’s Desk: Which Region and Market offer Opportunities for Rapid Charging Technology?
6.6 From the Analyst’s Desk: What is the High Impact Market Sector for Rapid Charging and Future Prospects of Li-ion Batteries?
6.7 From the Analyst’s Desk: Key Technologies and Companies to Watch Out for in the Medium Term
7.0 Industry Contacts
7.1 Key Industry Contacts
7.2 Legal Disclaimer