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Encyclopedia of emerging industries

Publisher: Detroit, Mich. : Gale, ©2011.
Series: Gale virtual reference library.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 6th edView all editions and formats
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Provides information about the inception, emergence and current status of new and established industries and business segments that are pioneering new technologies, introducing break-through marketing strategies or implementing innovative means of serving new markets. Consists of detailed profiles newer industries, such as biometrics, risk management services, satellites, specialty tourism, and others.
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Genre/Form: Electronic reference sources
Encyclopedias
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Encyclopedia of emerging industries.
Detroit, Mich. : Gale, c2011
(OCoLC)732317372
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
ISBN: 9781414486888 141448688X
OCLC Number: 722788361
Notes: Includes indexes.
Description: 1 online resource (x, 1219 p.) : ill.
Contents: Adult and retirement communities --
Agile software --
AIDS testing, treatment, and services --
Alternative adult education --
Alternative energy sources --
Alternative medicine --
Alternative vehicle fuelds --
Anti-aging products and services --
Anti-bacterial products --
Application service providers --
Artificial intelligence --
Arts and crafts stores --
Aviation and airport security --
Biometrics --
Bioremediation --
Bounty hunting --
Boutique wineries --
Business continuity and emergency preparedness planning --
Call centers --
Charter schools --
Children's educational franchises --
Competitive intelligence --
Computer animation entertainment --
Computer network support services --
Computer security --
Concierge services, corporate and personal --
Credit-card issuing --
Data mining --
Digital audio entertainment --
Digital imaging --
Digital mapping --
Direct broadcast satellite television --
Distance learning --
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 communications networks --
Electronic publishing --
Encryption systems and digital certificates. Entrepreneurial training and advisory services --
Environmental remediation --
Extreme sports --
Fertility medicine : products and services --
Fiber optics --
Financial planning services --
Fuel cells --
Gambling resorts and casinos --
Game design & development --
Genealogy products and services --
Genetic engineering --
Geographic information systems --
Green construction --
Green retailing --
Handheld computing devices --
Health spas --
High-speed internet service providers --
High-tech PR firms --
Holography --
Home health care services --
Home medical equipment --
Infant and preschool products --
Infomercials --
Information management systems --
Internet service providers --
IT consulting --
Lasers and laser applications --
Life coaching --
Logistics outsourcing services --
Mass merchandising --
Medical self-testing products --
Medical tourism --
Micromachines and nanotechnology --
Microwave applications --
Minimally invasive technology --
Mobile apps --
Molecular design --
Molecular modeling --
Mortgage companies --
Mutual funds --
Natural and organic groceries --
New age products and services --
New food products --
Noise control and technology --
Non-medical senior care and personal services --
Nutritional supplements. Ocean energy --
Optical sensing and infrared sensory devices --
Outsourcing --
Oxygen therapy --
Parallel processing computers --
Passenger restraint systems --
Pet products and services --
Pharmacogenomics --
Photonics --
Photovoltaic systems --
Physical fitness products --
Premium bottled beverages --
Professional employer organizations --
Professional executive recruiting --
Prosthetics and orthotics --
Push technology --
Quick care clinics --
Radio frequency identification --
Recovery and emergency relief services --
Risk management services --
Robotics and industrial automation --
Satellites --
SaaS-Software as a service --
Security products and services --
Semiconductors --
Sleep clinics --
Smart cards --
Smoking cessation products and services --
Social media --
Specialty bakeries --
Specialty coffee --
Specialty gardening --
Specialty tourism --
Stem cell research --
Storage networking --
Superdrugs --
Supplemental insurance plans --
Systems integration --
Tablet computers --
Telemedicine --
Telephone services and accessories --
Telephony --
Therapeutic education --
Tissue engineering --
Used computer equipment reselling --
Venture capital firms --
Video displays --
Virtual reality --
Voice recognition systems and software --
Waste management. Water and air filtration and purification --
Web developers --
Web portals and online communities --
Weight loss programs --
Wireless communications and WAP --
Wound care products and services --
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Series Title: Gale virtual reference library.

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Editions -4 (c2001) published at Detroit by Gale Research; edition 5 (c2007)- at Millerton, N.Y. by Grey House Publishing, under license from the Gale Group.  Read more...
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