2020 Global Market Analysis on Soft Robotic Technology Industry

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2020 Global Market Analysis on Soft Robotic Technology Industry

This report also researches and evaluates the impact of Covid-19 outbreak on the Soft Robotic Technology industry, involving potential opportunity and challenges, drivers and risks. We present the impact assessment of Covid-19 effects on Soft Robotic Technology and market growth forecast based on different scenario (optimistic, pessimistic, very optimistic, most likely etc.).

Global Soft Robotic Technology Market Overview:

The latest report on the global Soft Robotic Technology market suggests a positive growth rate in the coming years. Analysts have studied the historical data and compared it with the current market scenario to determine the trajectory this market will take in the coming years. The investigative approach taken to understand the various aspects of the market is aimed at giving the readers a holistic view of the global Soft Robotic Technology market. The research report provides an exhaustive research report that includes an executive summary, definition, and scope of the market.

Global Soft Robotic Technology Market: Segmentation

The global Soft Robotic Technology market is segmented on the basis of technology, products, services, and applications. The segmentation is intended to give the readers a detailed understanding of the global market and the essential factors comprising it. This allows giving a better description of the drivers, restraints, threats, and opportunities. It also notes down socio-economic factors that are impacting the trajectory of the global Soft Robotic Technology market.

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Global Soft Robotic Technology Market: Regional Segmentation

The chapter on regional segmentation details the regional aspects of the global Soft Robotic Technology market. This chapter explains the regulatory framework that is likely to impact the overall market. It highlights the political scenario in the market and the anticipates its influence on the global Soft Robotic Technology market.

The Middle East and Africa (GCC Countries

Micron Technology: Good Quarter, Soft Outlook (NASDAQ:MU)

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My coverage on Micron Technology (MU) has been lacking so far in 2020 as the year was and continues to be dominated by Covid-19. In fact, the last update dates back late December as I concluded that a recovery was priced into the shares at $55 at the time.

Shares have fallen by another $10 to $45 due to the impact of Covid-19; yet unlike many semiconductor plays, Micron has not been enjoying the same momentum in its operating business. I like the valuation here, yet am not chasing shares here yet, although I am inclined to buy a further dip.

What Happened?

Over the past decade, Micron has been riding the wave of increased demand for its products for all the obvious reasons and megatrends, which have been underlining the increase in demand. While its business is typically somewhat of a commodity business (certainly in the past) on a net basis, the company has seen significant growth given these tailwinds.

About a decade ago Micron was more or less a struggling business with sales around $8 billion, at times reporting break-even results or even losses in a very competitive industry. Shares traded at single-digits in terms of the share price until the year 2013 as green shoots were emerging.

What followed was a steady increase in sales and with that a boom in 2014/2015, which pushed sales up to $16 billion and operating profits moving from small profits or even losses to $3 billion that year, for margins equal to 20%. After sales corrected to $12 billion in 2016, accompanied by flattish operating results, sales boomed again to $30 billion in 2018 with operating profits of $15 billion surpassing the revenues reported just two years before! With profits comfortably trending above $11 per share in the peak year and

Noise can put you off your food: Soft music can improve dining experience: Study — ScienceDaily

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Noise can make or break a dining experience, according to a laboratory study replicating common noise levels in restaurants.

The acoustic experts say the study proves that high noise levels can play a major part in a dining experience — along with the quality of the food and restaurant service.

“Our study not only shows that relaxing music at low noise levels increases food enjoyment but indicates that even ‘normal’ background noise levels in restaurants can be unpleasant to diners,” says lead author, Flinders University PhD candidate Mahmoud Alamir.

“We do not always recognise the cumulative effect of noise to our stress or annoyance levels, but we see how every one of us has sensitivity to noise in different ways.”

The study considered factors such as age, gender and noise sensitivity to background noise.

Accordingly, noise-sensitive people, as well as older people and females, reported lower enjoyment of food when there is elevated background noise.

Flinders University acoustic engineer and study co-author Dr Kristy Hansen says the results highlight the importance of noise management strategies in restaurants to provide better dining experiences.

“This could include more practical acoustic design of dining areas to suit different groups of people,” she says.

“Quiet dining areas should be considered for older and noise-sensitive people.”

The international research group plans to release more information and guidelines on ‘healthy’ noise levels.

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Already Weak, Air Travel Demand Is Fading. And Business Travel Demand Will Be Soft Whenever It Returns.

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The global decline in air travel will be worse than previously forecast and a new report on corporations’ plans for travel through 2021 shows that the recovery of business travel demand will continue be sluggish even after one or more Covid-19 vaccines become available, hopefully, in the first half of 2021.

The International Air Transport Association, the airline industry’s global trade group, said Tuesday that global passenger traffic this year will be down a whopping 66% from 2019. Previously IATA had forecast a decline of 63%.

While the revised view is only 3 percentage points worse than IATA’s previous forecast, the enormous numbers of passenger miles flown globally in a year means that measly 3-point difference amounts to a staggering 220.5 million fewer passenger miles being flown this year than previously expected by IATA. Globally in 2019 the world’s airlines flew about 5.2 trillion passenger miles. One passenger flying one mile equals a passenger mile flown. IATA now expects the world’s airlines to fly only about 1.65 trillion passenger miles, total, in 2020.

“The improvement that we saw in the summer months has more or less stopped,” said IATA Chief Economist Brian Pearce.

Globally, airline traffic in August – typically the peak month for air travel – was down 75.3% from the same month in 2019, when adjusted for both the number of passengers flown and the distances they flew. In July, he said the year-over-year drop was even worse: down 79.5%. He did not provide traffic decline figures for September, but his comments implied a much