Tag Archive | smartphone

How Personal Assistants will Transform Our User Experience

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Gartner’s annual mobile applications survey found that 42 percent of respondents in the U.S. and 32 percent in the UK used VPAs on their smartphones in the last three months. More than 37 percent of respondents (average across U.S. and UK) used a VPA at least one or more times a day.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Mobile Messaging Adoption Expands Worldwide

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More than half of the entire population of South Korea already use messaging apps, and several European markets are expected to tip past 50% soon. By 2019, 25.2% of world’s total population will be using mobile messaging apps.

Source: eMarketer

Smart Point of Sale Solutions are Gaining Momentum

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ABI Research forecasts the point of sale (POS) hardware market will increase to more than $4.5 billion in 2021, with revenues generated from a combination of traditional POS and mPOS — which employs a smartphone or media tablet as the cash register.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

How Mobile Phones Help to Reshape the Global Economy

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In emerging markets, formal banking reaches about 37% of the population, compared with a 50% penetration rate for mobile phones financial systems, according to McKinsey. This constitutes 2.2 billion adults who don’t use banks or micro-financial institutions.

Source: World Economic Forum

Global PC Market Decline will Continue into 2017

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Personal computer (PC) vendors will remember 2016 as yet another year where their hopes for a market growth recovery failed to materialize. Worldwide PC shipments are forecast to decline by 6.4 percent in 2016, according to the latest worldwide market study by IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

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