autoPush Systems
Supporting green products for us

In the autoPush market, automated digital hardware and software create, sell, and maintain sustainable technologies and products, with little human effort.

The two major submarkets of the autoPush market:

Market Characteristics beta

This section describes the potential commercial and environmental benefits of these digital systems.

Investment Case
  • make cleantech more marketable
  • longer, more costly product development
  • physical devices readily monetizable
  • defend advantage with technological lead and patents
  • physical devices slower to scale
Revenue Models
  • up-front sales
  • profit / savings sharing with industrial customers
  • pay-as-you-go
  • industrial data resale
  • subscription
Value Propositions
  • convenience
  • speed
  • precision
  • automatically troubleshoot problems
  • do things and go places humans cannot
  • 24/7 availability
  • turn physical technologies into marketable solutions
  • cheaper 
Sustainability Benefits
  • support products that displace high-impact products
  • support products that mitigate the impacts of other products
  • support products that generate resources with low-impact
  • support products that use resources efficiently

Production Automation Systems

Digital tech autonomously controlling green product development, manufacture and deployment

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Example

Founded in 1983, Omron Adept Technologies is the largest U.S.-based manufacturer of industrial robots. Adept intelligent automation product lines include industrial robots, configurable linear modules, machine controllers for robot mechanisms and other flexible automation equipment, machine vision, and systems and applications software. Adept claims to have the most advanced line of solar manufactuing robots.





Q-bot Robot for deploying underfloor insulation
Solarbrush Robotic brush to clean dust from solar panels
Eternal Sun Solar panel testing and simulation

Related concepts

Process Simulation
Industrial Internet
Industrial robots
Industrial drones
Industrial optimisation
3D Printing
Predictive Analytics
Internet of Things (IoT)

Usage Automation Systems

Digital tech autonomously controlling green product use and maintainance

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Example

Tesla Motors, Inc. is an American automotive and energy storage company with a market capitalisation of $28.42 billion (2016). Tesla's Model S is a full-sized all-electric five-door car. Tesla's sustainability claim is in transitioning the automobile sector away from fossil fuels. To improve the driving experience, Tesla S uses artificial intelligence to automate driving. Autosteer keeps the car in the current lane and engages Traffic-Aware Cruise Control to maintain the car’s speed. Tesla S also offers Auto Lane Change, Automatic Emergency Steering and Side Collision Warning, and Autopark.





Smart Hydro Power Digital control for small-scale hydro
Sonnen Digitally optimised domestic energy storage
Tevva Optimized range-extended electric trucks
Maxem Home optimzation of Electric vehicle charging

Related concepts

Internet of Things (IoT)
Telematics
Maintenance Robot
Maintenance Drone
Engine Control Unit
Embedded System
Electronic Control Unit
Battery Management System
Door Control Unit
Cruise Control
Transmission Control Unit
Autonomous Car
Vehicular automation