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How Digital Assistants will Transform Consumer Electronics

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The introduction of smartphones has been a game changer, impacting what we expect from a mobile handset. Now mobile device manufacturers have created new modes of voice control, utilizing cognitive computing capabilities in the cloud, that allow smartphone users to operate the device without touching it.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Much Lower Prices will Drive Global Smartphone Upside

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IDC analysts believe that as phablets gain in popularity, they expect to see vendors further expanding their portfolio of large-screened devices, but at much more affordable price points — compared to market leaders Samsung and Apple.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Contactless POS Transactions will Reach $500 Billion in 2017

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According to Juniper Research, the global value of contactless POS terminal transactions — conducted in-store via cards, mobile phones and wearables — will approach $500 billion annually by 2017; that’s up from an estimated $321 billion this year.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

RIO 2016 Olympics Online Video Entertainment Trends

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A new study by Velti says that 40% of people planning to watch the Olympics in the U.S. will do so through two or more devices. Another study, from Influenster, found that more than half of U.S. women plan on watching the Olympics, but just 17% would stream the video.

Source: nScreenMedia

Mobile Drives the Global Digital Video on Demand Market

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Consumers around the globe are tuning in to digital video in increasing numbers. According to an April 2016 report from Nielsen, 65% of internet users worldwide watched some type of video-on-demand (VOD), including both short-form and long-form content.

Source: eMarketer

Worldwide Smartphone Demand Remains Flat in 2016

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Vendors shipped a total of 343.3 million smartphones worldwide in 2Q16. This was relatively flat, up 0.3% from 2Q15 when vendors shipped 342.4 million units. The market did show greater sequential growth as shipments were up 3.1% from 333.1 million in the first quarter of 2016.

Source: IDC

M-Commerce Market Revenue will Grow at a CAGR of 26.5%

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IDATE estimates that the worldwide m-commerce market revenue will likely grow from 2015 to 2019 at a CAGR of 26.5%, growing its share 26% of the overall value of the e-commerce market to 44.2%.

Source: IDATE