New survey shows continuing importance of the connected vehicle to the automotive industry

New York, USA, 2 December, 2013 – High interest in next-generation in-car technologies among drivers in emerging economies could help shape future demand for sales and provide the automotive industry with a sustained revenue stream, according to a new survey by Accenture.

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Could augmented reality make specs really cool?

(Blog): About 100 years ago, author Lyman Frank Braun (of Wizard of Oz fame) talked about glasses that overlaid data onto real life. That was probably the first time the idea of augmented reality surfaced. Today, the situation has moved on dramatically and there are real applications, and people making predictions that, to say the

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Mixed feelings among consumers as popularity of Internet-connected devices continues to grow

London, UK, 6 November, 2013 — Research conducted by global IT association ISACA shows that, of 1,000 employed consumers surveyed in the UK, only 4% named the makers of their mobile phone apps as the entity they most trust with their personal data. Yet, according to ISACA’s 2013 IT Risk/Reward Barometer, 90% don’t always read privacy

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Home Energy Management systems to total 87m worldwide by 2022, says Navigant Research

Boulder, Colorado, USA. Business Wire– The home energy management (HEM) market is expanding at a slow but steady pace, as new industry participants introduce innovative products and a few US utilities, including Oklahoma Gas & Electric, NV Energy, and Baltimore Gas and Electric, promote HEM products linked with demand response programmes.

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Survey reveals that three out of four consumers want wearable technology to improve lifestyles

London, UK – Research from QlikTech, a provider of user-driven business intelligence (BI), has shown that nearly three quarters (73%) of consumers want to be able to analyse their spending habits and health issues in order to lead a better life. According to the research, these are the aspects of our lives we want to

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Itron reveals that 51% of renewables installers lack meter training despite mandatory RHI call

London, UK — Itron, Inc. has announced research which reveals that 51% of renewables installers surveyed have not received training on fitting meters, despite the requirement for metering on commercial renewable heat projects to qualify for the Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI). 

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ILS Technology tops ABI Research’s M2M security competitive assessment

London, UK, (Business Wire) – Eight M2M security providers went head-to-head in the latest vendor matrix from market intelligence firm ABI Research. The vendor matrix ranked companies on several criteria related to both product implementation and vendor innovation. The overall winner in this competitive assessment was ILS Technology.

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Düsseldorf Summit told that 42% of surveyed companies earn at least €1m per year in M2M

Düsseldorf, Germany – The results of a survey by the M2M Alliance among 4,800 decision makers and managers were revealed at the M2M Summit held on September 10 at the Congress Center Düsseldorf. The survey looked at the use of M2M solutions in a wide range of companies and showed that more than 95% of

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Saverio Romeo named as new principal analyst at Beecham Research

Cambridge, UK, 10 September 2013 – Beecham Research has announced the appointment of Saverio Romeo as Principal Analyst to broaden and strengthen the company’s programme of international market research and analysis in the M2M and Internet of Things (IoT) market.

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Half of all mobile network operators surveyed say they are already implementing Big Data

(London, UK) – New research by Informa Telecoms & Media highlights the main challenges and opportunities for telecom operators regarding ‘Big Data’. Almost half (48%) of 120 network operators surveyed say they are are already implementing Big Data. However, the lack of a clear business proposition and skilled teams are still major barriers.

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M2M cellular connections to exceed 450m by 2018 as profit margins are squeezed, says ABI Research

Oyster Bay, NY, USA (Business Wire) — Global cellular machine-to-machine connections are set to reach over 450 million by 2018, according to ABI Research in an update to its M2M Market Data report. Europe dragged down worldwide connection growth in 2011 and 2012 to the high teens percent but, with improving world economics, connection growth

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Open Source satellite blasts off in five days with Libelium M2M sensors measuring radiation

(Tanegashima, Japan. July 31, 2013) — On August 4, 2013 at 5:00 am local time, an unmanned H11-B rocket containing Libelium Sensing Technology will lift off from the Tanegashima Space Center (TNSC) in Japan en route for the International Space Station (ISS). Libelium Radiation Sensor Boards are included in the main payload of the two

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mHealth monitoring offers US$36 billion global healthcare cost savings opportunity by 2018

Basingstoke, UK – Juniper Research’s latest report on the mHealth market forecasts cumulative cost savings from remote patient monitoring of up to US$36 billion globally over the next five years – under Juniper’s most optimistic forecast scenario.

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Application Intelligence and Connected Devices: How do you Harness the Value? Find out tomorrow

Kings Hill, UK. June 26, 2013 — Tomorrow sees the release of new research findings from a survey conducted by Oracle and Beecham Research. The market survey is on the Use of Connected Devices for Machine-to-Machine (M2M) & Internet of Things (IoT) applications and new trends. Results will be disclosed in a webinar discussion on

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Every new car will be connected for safety, security, traffic info or navigation by 2025, says GSMA

London, UK: The GSMA has issued research that details the disruptive impact embedded mobile technology will have on the automobile industry, revolutionising the motoring experience and helping to create a connected car market worth almost €40 billion globally in 2018, up from €13 billion in 20121.

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IDG Research survey exposes pent-up demand for consumable Big Data to make it rapidly actionable

Palo Alto, California, USA – Organisations cannot gather business insights from Big Data fast enough, according to  a survey carried out by Kapow Software, a leading Big Data solution provider, in partnership with IDG Research Services.

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