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Zebra Predicts Mobile Transformation in Public Safety Sector

Zebra Predicts Mobile Transformation in Public Safety Sector

Zebra Technologies has released a new report that suggests that public safety organizations are hoping to accelerate their technological transformation. The company’s report on the Future of Field Operations found that public safety organizations are particularly interested in mobile technology, with 86 percent of those organizations prioritizing field workers (and their mobile devices) when designing workflows.…

Nuance Wins Praise in Latest ‘Forrester New Wave’ Report

Nuance Wins Praise in Latest ‘Forrester New Wave’ Report

A new report from Forrester Research is singing the praises of conversational AI specialist Nuance Communications. Titled “The Forrester New Wave: Digital-First Customer Service Solutions, Q2 2020”, the report distinguishes Nuance with a “differentiated” score in the categories of Chatbots, Routing and Queuing, Market Approach and Vision. The company is also lauded for its professional…

ABI Predicts COVID-19 Will Slow Smartphone Production and 5G Adoption Rates

ABI Predicts COVID-19 Will Slow Smartphone Production and 5G Adoption Rates

ABI Research is predicting that global smartphone production could drop as much as 30 percent in the first half of the year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The downturn largely reflects the considerable disruption to production lines and supply chains in China, which was the first country to be hit by the coronavirus. China also…

GSMA: Mobile Money Industry Processed $2 Billion in Daily Transactions in 2019

GSMA: Mobile Money Industry Processed $2 Billion in Daily Transactions in 2019

The GSMA has released its annual report on the state of the mobile money industry. The report found that there are now more than one billion registered mobile money accounts worldwide, and that the industry as a whole processed roughly $2 billion in transactions every day in 2019. The number of active accounts is only…

GSMA Reports Lay Out China’s 5G Evolution

GSMA Reports Lay Out China’s 5G Evolution

The GSMA has published a series of reports on the development of mobile technology in China, which collectively suggest that the country is likely to remain at the forefront of the 5G movement for the foreseeable future. The reports were published as part of the ‘GSMA China Week’ program, which is taking place online due…

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

Aging Population Expected to Drive Booming Home Healthcare Market

A new report suggests that the home healthcare market will climb to $515.6 billion by 2027. The prediction comes courtesy of Grand View Research, and represents a CAGR of 7.9 percent for the entire forecast period. According to Grand View, the world’s aging population will account for much of that growth. The elderly population is expected…

Transparency Predicts Smart Locks will Drive $81 Billion Home Security Market

Transparency Predicts Smart Locks will Drive $81 Billion Home Security Market

Transparency Market Research has released a new report that predicts that the home security market will quadruple in the next few years, climbing from $17.8 billion in 2019 to $81 billion in 2027. Those figures represent an astronomical CAGR of approximately 21 percent. The research firm attributes much of that growth to the increasing availability…

New VIAVI Report Highlights Astonishing Growth of Global 5G Infrastructure

New VIAVI Report Highlights Astonishing Growth of Global 5G Infrastructure

VIAVI has published a new report on the current state of 5G. The report indicates that 5G networks have now been deployed in 378 cities spread across 34 different countries around the globe. According to VIAVI, South Korea has been the most enthusiastic adopter of 5G, with networks now active in 85 cities across the…

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico Report Finds Many Businesses Still Have Bad Password Behavior

Yubico has released its second annual report on people’s Password and Authentication Behaviors. The 2019 edition of the report found that while many IT professionals are aware of the latest security protocols, many have not yet taken the steps necessary to make their workplace (or their home) more secure, largely due to matters of convenience. …

New Report Forecasts $30.5 Billion Market for Digital Identity Solutions

New Report Forecasts $30.5 Billion Market for Digital Identity Solutions

MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that predicts that the market for Digital Identity Solutions will more than double between 2019 and 2024. The market will display a CAGR of 17.3 percent and climb from $13.7 billion to $30.5 billion in that forecast window. The firm credited much of that growth to the rising demand for more…

International Emotion Recognition Market to Double by 2024

International Emotion Recognition Market to Double by 2024

MarketsandMarkets has released a new report that suggests that the international market for emotion detection and recognition technology will double within the next four years. The firm specifically predicts that the market will climb from $21.6 billion in 2019 to $56 billion by 2024, a figure that represents a CAGR of 21 percent. The emotion recognition market includes…

Frost & Sullivan Forecasts Rise of Branded In-Car Digital Assistants

Frost & Sullivan Forecasts Rise of Branded In-Car Digital Assistants

Frost & Sullivan is predicting that digital assistants will become an increasingly important component of automotive branding in the next five years. Digital assistants allow drivers to control various navigation, safety, and entertainment features with simple voice commands to minimize the number of distractions they face while on the road. They also provide an opportunity…

Grand View Forecasts $344.1 Billion Automotive Financing Market

Grand View Forecasts $344.1 Billion Automotive Financing Market

Grand View Research has released a new report that predicts that the international automotive finance market will climb to $344.1 billion by 2026. However, the impressive figure does not necessarily represent astronomical growth, and corresponds to a modest CAGR of 6.7 percent. The automotive finance market covers the ecosystem of financial providers that allow everyday consumers…

Report Forecasts Major Growth in Global Natural Language Processing Market

Report Forecasts Major Growth in Global Natural Language Processing Market

Fortune Business Insights (FBI) has released a new report that predicts that the global market for Natural Language Processing (NLP) technology will reach $80.68 billion by 2026. That number reflects a CAGR of 32.4 percent, based on a 2018 market valuation of $8.61 billion. FBI credits the anticipated growth to big data, and the need to…

GSMA Predicts China will Outpace US in 5G Adoption

GSMA Predicts China will Outpace US in 5G Adoption

The GSMA is taking a look at the future prospects for smartphones and other 5G devices with a new report that was released during CES. The report seeks to give tech providers a better sense of the global landscape ahead of the impending launch of commercial 5G networks. In the report – appropriately titled The…

Ericsson Report Anticipates Rise of Multisensory Digital Experiences

Ericsson Report Anticipates Rise of Multisensory Digital Experiences

Ericsson is anticipating the rise of multisensory digital experiences after releasing its latest ConsumerLab Hot Consumer Trends report. The report is based on the responses of 46 million early tech adopters, who predict that an Internet of Senses will formally take shape by 2030. That Internet of Senses will take advantage of technologies like 5G,…

GDPR and CCPA Will Force Companies to Meet Stringent ID Requirements: Deloitte

GDPR and CCPA Will Force Companies to Meet Stringent ID Requirements: Deloitte

Deloitte is trying to raise awareness about digital identity best practices while simultaneously calling attention to some of the main challenges facing businesses and other large organizations. The company notes that many organizations are still utilizing out of date legacy technology, and that those organizations will need to overcome institutional inertia in order to protect…

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