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Growing IoT Role in Connected Home Security Services

Connected Home Security Services

Home automation is reaching an inflection point. Service providers — including telcos and cable operators — are introducing a range of offerings to this market. The intersection of home automation services with wearables, Internet of Things (IoT) sensor technologies, big data analytics, and health management services creates new opportunity.

via Digital Lifescapes

How China is Leading Digital Television Market Growth

Digital Television Market

Based on forecasts for 138 countries, the number of digital TV homes will increase by more than 1 billion between 2010 and 2020 to reach 1.65 billion — that’s up by 180 percent, according to the latest worldwide market study by Digital TV Research.

via Digital Lifescapes

Wearable Fitness Technology is Already Applied by UK Doctors

Mobile Fitness Healthcare

Among UK healthcare professionals polled in January 2015, nearly half (48.1%) intended to use health data recorded via their patients’ smartphones within five years, and one in 10 physicians already did so.

via eMarketer

Smartphone Market in China Still Favors the Affordable Devices

China Smartphone Market

Apple was the top smartphone vendor in China in the first quarter of 2015. Xiaomi slipped to the second position as it faced strong competition from other vendors in the low to mid-range segment of the market, while Huawei maintained third position.

via IDC

Why Smartphone Software App Adoption is a Leading KPI

Smartphone Software Apps

Now the smartphone market has reached saturation in America, with low single-digit growth rates, more market research emphasis will be focused on software applications. Offering guidance, comScore released data about the key trends in the U.S. smartphone industry for March 2015.

via Digital Lifescapes

Apple Holds on to First Place as Global PC Shipments Fall 7%

Global PC shipments

The global PC market, including media tablets, experienced an annual decline of 7% in Q1 2015, reaching 115.7 million units worldwide. Apple held on to first place despite a 16% decline in its total PC shipments. It shipped 17.2 million units, taking a 15% share of the market.

via Canalys

Upside for Mobile Augmented Reality Apps in China

Mobile Augmented Reality

Shipments of smartphones and tablets in China are forecast to reach 730 million units in the next five years. Several vendors are seeking to tap into the mobile augmented reality market, which is expected to post a CAGR of 110% from 2015 to 2019.

via Technavio

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