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Smart Speaker Installed Base will Reach 100 Million

Smart Speaker Installed Base will Reach 100 Million

Smart speaker shipments grew 197% year-over-year to reach a record 22.7 million units in Q3 2018 — the market will surpass 100 million units in use during 2018. Amazon remained the top-ranked vendor in Q3 with 32% market share, followed by Google at 23%.

via Strategy Analytics

Global Smartphone Shipments Decline, Again

Global Smartphone Shipments Decline, Again

Smartphone vendors shipped a total of 355.2 million units during the third quarter of 2018, resulting in a year-over-year decline of 6 percent. This was the fourth consecutive quarter of year-over-year declines for the global smartphone market.

via IDC

Virtual Assistant Apps Adopted by Telecom Providers

Virtual Assistant Apps Adopted by Telecom Providers

More telecom service providers will invest in emerging technologies that enable them to improve operational productivity via automation, and introduce new capabilities for their customers. Virtual assistant applications are emerging, as telcos start to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

via Digital Lifescapes

The Four Waves of Augmented Reality (that Apple owns)

Since early 2015 we’ve said that Apple could deliver as great dominance and profitability in AR as it has in mobile today. These four waves could drive AR from tens of millions of users and $1.2 billion last year, to over a billion users and $83 billion by 2021.

Source: Digi-Capital

Media Tablet Demand Contracts Across the Globe

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The worldwide media tablet market contracted in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with total shipments of 36.2 million — that’s a year-over-year decline of 8.5 percent, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Smartphone Payment Apps will Reach 5.3 Billion Devices

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Mobile payment service app adoption is on the rise. According to the latest worldwide market study by IHS Markit, 3.4 billion smartphones will be ready for Apple Pay, Samsung Pay and Google’s Android Pay by the end of 2017 — that will increase to 5.3 billion devices by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Mobile Wallet Global Spend to Reach $1.35 Trillion in 2017

mobile wallet payments market research

The major players in the smartphone ecosystem are driving growth with value-added services. The emergence of several high profile mobile payment service offerings has provided the sector with much needed new growth opportunities.

Source: Digital Lifescapes