Monthly Archives: May 2013

ABI: More Than One Million Smart Watches To Be Shipped in 2013

The Wearable Computing Device Market finally may be taking off as more than 1.2 million smart watches are projected to ship in 2013, according to the Market Opportunities for Smart Watches report from ABI Research.…

Gartner: Global Mobile Devices Other Than Smartphones To Grow Eight Percent Annually Through 2016

Global mobile devices other than smartphones with a mobile data plan are projected to increase by more than eight percent annually through 2016. A whopping 60 million Wi-Fi-only devices per year — mostly tablets –…

ABI: ADAS Systems Market Projected To Reach $261 Billion By 2020

The global market for Advanced Driver Assistance Systems (ADAS) is forecast to increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 41 percent to reach $261 billion by 2020, according to a new report from…

Navigant: Chinese Smart Grid Revenue To Surpass $15 Billion a Year by 2020

Annual revenue from smart grid deployments in China is projected to reach $15.4 billion by 2020, according to a recent report from Navigant Research. This growth is due in part to China’s most recent national…

Gartner: Up To 75 Percent of Organizations’ Workforce To Come from Generation Y by 2025 and Sourcing Executives Must Begin Planning Now

As much as 75 percent of an organization’s workforce will come from Generation Y by 2025, and sourcing executives must begin planning now for the resulting changes to governance, IT services, buying behaviors to ensure…

ABI: Eastern Europe and Middle-East Africa On-Track To Meet Second Wave of Analog Shutoff Timelines

With North America and Western Europe now effectively transitioned to digital terrestrial television (DTT) broadcasts at the end 2012, ABI Research forecasts that the Eastern Europe and Middle-East Africa regions are currently on-track to meet…

Gartner: India’s Mobile Services Market To Reach $21.89 Billion in 2013

India’s mobile services market revenue is projected to reach $21.89 billion in 2013, an eight percent year-over-year increase over 2012 revenues of $20.069 billion, according to a recent Gartner report. Mobile connections are projected to…

Forrester: 22 Percent of US Online Adults Are Connected To Multiple Mobile Devices Requiring a New Marketing Strategy

Twenty-two percent of US online adults are connected to multiple mobile devices and demanding more and more mobile services, creating an imminent need for a new marketing strategy to reach them, according to new research…

ABI: Worldwide Mobile Carriers’ Service Revenue Totaled $ 240.5 Billion in Fourth Quarter 2012

Worldwide mobile carriers’ service revenue grew 2.8 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2012 to reach $ 240.5 billion, according to ABI Research’s Mobile Carrier Operating Performance Assessment report. However, results varied widely across…