A recent worldwide market study by Juniper Research found that revenues from Rich Communication Services (RCS) messaging will exceed $9 billion by 2022 — that’s up from an estimated $126 million in 2018. RCS, backed by Google, supports rich media content including video sharing and file transfers.
Smartphone mirroring solutions, such as Android Auto and Apple CarPlay, have become key features in hundreds of car models in 2018. Mainstream automotive OEMs, such as Ford, GM, Groupe PSA, Honda and Volkswagen, have the highest percentage of new vehicles sold with the capability, either as a standard or optional feature.
With smartphone adoption slowing, growth is expected to be less than 2% this year and remain low throughout the forecast period. The biggest shifts occurring among the U.S. digital audience are no longer device-related, but rather, based on activities.
The volume of A2P messaging is expected to increase by 20 percent over the next 5 years to more than 2.7 trillion by 2022 — that’s up from 2.1 trillion in 2017, according to the latest worldwide market study by Juniper Research.
B2B companies have consistently searched for opportunities that target business users with mobile devices, products and services and now based on research from AO that identifies common apps and usage behaviors that companies can use to better identify these business users often disguised as consumers.
Source: Strategy Analytics
Nearly half (48%) of respondents identified invalid traffic from bots and scripts as the most common type of ad fraud they encountered. That was followed by unauthorized rebrokering (13%), click cramming (13%) and ad stacking (10%).
Virtual Reality (VR) is often viewed through the lens of consumer-driven gaming, but in a recent B2B technology survey of 455 U.S.-based companies across nine vertical markets, ABI Research finds that while only 4 percent of respondents have VR in operation, 85 percent are at least in the stages of early investigation.
Source: Digital Lifescapes