Tag Archive | mobile

Outlook for New Smartphone Tech Innovation during 2017

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Worldwide smartphone shipments will reach 1.45 billion units, with a year-over-year growth rate of just 0.6 percent in 2016, according to the latest market study by IDC. Although growth remains positive, it is down significantly from the 10.4 percent growth rate in 2015.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Biometric Technology will Transform Mobile Security

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The new research found that demand from businesses for methods that rely less on hardware will raise the profile of newer biometrics over the next 5 years — in particular, voiceprints and facial recognition technologies.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Global Mobile Messaging Apps Reach 1.4 Billion People in 2016

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By 2019, more than one-quarter of the world’s population will be using mobile messaging apps, according to eMarketer. Mobile phone messaging apps are already used by more than 1.4 billion people in 2016 — that’s a Y-to-Y increase of almost 16 percent.

Source: eMarketer

Digital and Mobile Media Gains Momentum in France

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Next year will mark a major milestone for media consumption in France. According to eMarketer’s latest forecast of time spent with media, the average adult will spend more time with digital media per day than TV, a first for that country. Also next year, time spent with mobile devices will surpass desktop and laptop time.

Source: eMarketer

Study Finds 4.3 Billion Active Mobile Users Worldwide

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While the shift from feature phones to smartphones is occurring in most markets worldwide, the rate at which it is happening differs from region to region. Overall, eMarketer estimates that roughly half (49.7%) of mobile owners across the globe will use a smartphone at least once a month.

Source: eMarketer

Subscription Video on Demand Trends in North America

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According to a recent study, North America will have 112 million SVOD subscribers — that’s for movie and TV services only; excluding sports — by end-2016, which is up by 19 million when compared with 2015. Moreover, the SVOD total is forecast to climb to 138 million by 2021.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Evolving Telecom Network Infrastructure for IoT Apps

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Wireless communication technology is a key component of most Internet of Things (IoT) projects. Choosing the best-fit solution can be challenging, due to the use of competing technologies. Mobile network service providers prefer open standards-based technology. So, that’s a key market driver.

Source: Digital Lifescapes