eBook Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries, 7th Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1410379779
  • ISBN-13: 9781410379771
  • DDC: 658.1103
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 738 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2017 | Published/Released May 2017
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2017
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Overview

Now in its seventh edition, the Encyclopedia of Emerging Industries contains 142 essays covering specific businesses that have shown evidence of significant growth in the recent past or potential for exemplary growth in the future. Students, entrepreneurs, investors, and job seekers alike will find information on technical subjects as arcane as optical sensing or encryption systems, and on topics as commonplace as gambling casinos.

Features and Benefits

  • Each article is presented following a standard set of topical themes
  • Includes tables, graphs, and charts to highlight key statistics
  • Contains two indexes to allow users to easily find what they’re looking for

What's New

  • The seventh edition includes approximately 30 new essays and full updates to existing profiles.
  • New industries covered include: autonomous vehicles, crowdsourcing, drones, real escape rooms, smart homes, and yoga.

Alternate Formats

  • Casebound Edition

    ISBN-10: 1410363236 | ISBN-13: 9781410363237

Table of Contents

Introduction IX.
A.
Adult and Retirement Communities.
Agile Software.
AIDS Testing, Treatment, and Services.
Airless Tires.
Alternative Adult Education.
Alternative Energy.
Alternative Medicine.
Alternative Vehicle Fuels.
Anti-Aging Products and Services.
Artificial Intelligence.
Athleisure.
Autonomous Vehicles.
B.
Biometrics.
Bioremediation.
Boutique Wineries.
Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Planning.
C.
Call Centers.
Charter Schools.
Children’s Educational Franchises.
Competitive Intelligence.
Computer Network Support Services.
Computer Security.
Concierge Services: Corporate and Personal.
Credit Card Issuing.
Crowdsourcing.
Cyber Forensics.
D.
Data Mining.
Digital Audio Entertainment.
Digital Imaging.
Digital Mapping.
Distance Learning.
Drones.
E.
E-Commerce: Business to Business.
E-Commerce: Consumer Products.
E-Commerce: Online Auctions.
E-Commerce: Online Brokerages.
E-Commerce: Online Grocery Shopping.
E-Commerce: Online Music and Film Distribution.
Electric Vehicles.
Electronic Publishing.
Encryption Systems and Digital Certificates.
Entrepreneurial Training and Advisory Services.
Environmental Remediation.
Extreme Sports.
F.
Fantasy Sports.
Fertility Medicine: Products and Services.
Fiber Optics.
Financial Planning Services.
Food Trailers.
Fuel Cells.
G.
Gambling Resorts and Casinos.
Game Design and Development.
Genealogy Products and Services.
Genetic Engineering.
Geographic Information Systems.
Government Innovation Units.
Green Construction.
Green Retailing.
H.
Handheld Computing Devices.
Health Spas.
High-Frequency Trading.
High-Speed Internet Services.
Holography.
Home Health Care Services.
Home Medical Equipment.
Home Networking Equipment.
Hydraulic Fracturing.
I.
Information Management Systems.
Intelligent Personal Assistants.
IT Consulting.
K.
Knowledge Management Software and Services.
L.
Lasers and Laser Applications.
Life Coaching.
Logistics Outsourcing Services.
Luxury Theaters.
M.
Medical Self-Testing Products.
Medical Tourism.
Micro Markets.
Micromachines and Nanotechnology.
Microwave Applications.
Minimally Invasive Technologies.
Mobile Apps.
Molecular Design.
Mutual Funds.
N.
Natural and Organic Groceries.
Noise Control and Technology.
Nutritional Supplements.
O.
Ocean Energy.
On-Demand Companies.
Optical Sensing and Infrared Sensory Devices.
Organs on a Chip.
Outsourcing.
Oxygen Therapy.
P.
Parallel Processing Computers.
Patient Advocacy.
Peer-To-Peer Lending.
Pet Products and Services.
Pharmacogenomics.
Photonics.
Photovoltaic Systems.
Physical Fitness Products.
Premium Bottled Beverages.
Private Maritime Security.
Professional Employer Organizations.
Professional Executive Recruiting.
Prosthetics and Orthotics.
Push Technology.
Q.
Quick Care Clinics.
R.
Radio Frequency Identification.
Real Escape Rooms.
Robo-Advisors.
Robotics and Industrial Automation.
S.
Satellites.
Seawater Greenhouses.
Semiconductors.
Sleep Clinics.
Smart Cards.
Smart Homes.
Smoking Cessation Products and Services.
Social Media.
Software as a Service.
Specialty Coffee.
Specialty Tourism.
Stem Cell Research.
T.
Tablet Computers.
Telemedicine.
Telephone Services and Accessories.
Tissue Engineering.
U.
Upcycling.
V.
Vape Shops.
Venture Capital Firms.
Virtual Currency.
Virtual Reality.
Voice Biometrics.
Voice Recognition Systems and Software.
W.
Waste Management.
Water and Air Filtration and Purification Systems.
Wearable Computing.
Weight Loss Products and Services.
Wireless Communications.
Wound Care.
Y.
Yoga/Wellness.
Industry Index.
General Index.