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Video Games Industry will Reach $230B+ in 5 Years

Video Games Industry will Reach $230B+ in 5 Years

Video games software and hardware combined could be in the $165 billion to $170 billion range this year (if mobile outperforms again), and reach between $230 billion and $235 billion by 2022 if strong performance continues.

via Digi-Capital

Global Tech Market Growth for 2018 and 2019

Global Tech Market Growth for 2018 and 2019

Forrester projects that the global technology market for business and government purchases of IT hardware, software, and professional services will grow by around 5 percent in 2018 and 2019 measured in constant currencies.

via Forrester

Virtual Assistant Apps Adopted by Telecom Providers

Virtual Assistant Apps Adopted by Telecom Providers

More telecom service providers will invest in emerging technologies that enable them to improve operational productivity via automation, and introduce new capabilities for their customers. Virtual assistant applications are emerging, as telcos start to deploy artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML).

via Digital Lifescapes

Ongoing Evolution of Mobile Messaging Applications

Ongoing Evolution of Mobile Messaging Applications

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.

via Digital Lifescapes

4th Industrial Revolution Tech Patents are Flourishing


Patent applications for smart object technologies, on which the Fourth Industrial Revolution depends, are rising rapidly. More than 5,000 Internet of Things patent applications were filed in 2016 at the European Patent Office (EPO).

via World Economic Forum

Augmented and Virtual Reality Investment Gains in 2017

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Startup leaders across the 27 AR and VR sectors in the Digi-Capital Augmented and Virtual Reality Report and Deals Database raised $1 billion in the fourth quarter before the end of November. This is only the second time the billion dollar figure has been reached in a single quarter.

Source: Digi-Capital

IT Spending in EMEA will Reach $1 Trillion by 2018

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Information technology (IT) investment within the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region is on track to further growth.  IT spending in EMEA is forecast to reach $1 trillion in 2018 — that’s an increase of 4.9 percent from 2017, according to the latest market study by by Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes