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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

Global Wearables Market will Reach $30 Billion in 2016

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Fueled by a frenzy of hype, funding and global interest, IDTechEx believes that wearable technology was catapulted to the top of the agenda for technology vendors spanning the entire value chain across the globe.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Social Networks Reach More Than 68% of Internet Users

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Approximately 2.34 billion people, or 32% of the global population and 68.3% of internet users, will access a social network regularly in 2016 — that’s up 9.2% from 2015. Greater access to the internet, particularly through mobile phones, will drive growth over the coming years

Source: eMarketer

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