Archive by Author | David H Deans

Smart Home Energy Saving Apps will Drive Growth in America

Energy Efficient Solutions

The smart home machine-to-machine (M2M) market in the U.S. is expected to post a CAGR of 38.02% from 2015 to 2019. America consumes almost 30% of the world’s energy. Demand for new efficient energy solutions has increased significantly.

via Technavio

Marketers Struggle to Follow the Savvy Buyer’s Journey

Multichannel Journey

Online research has become a key part of the savvy buyer’s journey, and the same phenomenon has now carried over to mobile devices. Customers who begin the research process in one place may use several channels before finally selecting a product and making a purchase.

via eMarketer

Why Security and Privacy are So Critical to IoT Deployments

Internet of Things

While the global Internet of Things uses the public internet, private IoT could use other network infrastructures. A recent worldwide survey shows that only 21 percent have yet to implement IoT management, and by 2017 all but 10 percent plan IoT infrastructure upgrades.

via Lens360

Emergence of the Wireless Personal Area Network App

Wireless Personal Area Network App

A smart wireless device is a stand-alone piece of hardware which can link to a nearby smartphone, often via a short-range wireless technology such as Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The device will typically have a companion software app, which will add value to the data received from the hardware device.

via Digital Lifescapes

Cloud Promotes Open Source Subscription-based Solutions

Infrastructure management software experienced license and maintenance revenue averages declining 3.5% and 1.7%, respectively. TBR believes this is proof of high-level shifts in the market, resulting in the erosion of proprietary software licensing — as more businesses adopt open source subscription models and cloud computing.

via TBR

More Demand for Android-based Media Tablets in Latin America

Having established a solid foundation among smartphone users across Latin America, open-source Android is now taking over the media tablet market as well. In January 2015, 78% of smartphone owners in the region said they had a phone powered by the Google Android.

via eMarketer

The Internet of Things Drives Demand for Security Support

Internet of Things

Tech support is a key factor in tying together the Internet of Things (IoT), according to Parks Associates. For example, 27 percent of U.S. broadband households owned a connected health device by the end of 2014.

via Digital Lifescapes

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