The latest update of the IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide expects spending on technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives to reach a value amounting to US$30 billion (€26.10 billion) in 2018 for Asia/Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ).
The latest quarterly worldwide wearables market report is now available from Futuresource. It highlights game-changing dynamics across this market landscape, which shipped 24.3 million devices in Q1 2018, generating a total market retail value of US$4.4 billion.
While wearable technology has been utilised in vertical sectors such as the military and healthcare industries for many years, ongoing advances have triggered a major resurgence of the concept, particularly among the consumer community.
Sensors integrated into devices use the internet and offer a bulk of data that is extremely useful, says Danish Wadhwa. There are many reasons for transmitting sensor data but all reasons settle on a common assumption that is data can be mined and evaluated to generate actionable insights.
Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier supplier of advanced semiconductor solutions, announced the winners of its annual MCU Car Rally competition for university students, which was held on March 1, 2018 at embedded world 2018 in Nuremberg, Germany.
A new research report from Juniper Research forecasts that specialised fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based ‘hearables’ will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%. By contrast, conventional activity tracker shipments will only grow by 20% in that time.
You can always count on change as a constant in the Internet of Things (IoT). Here, David Grammer, PTC UK’s senior vice-president, describes five product trends we should keep an eye out for. The way that manufacturers manage information throughout the product lifecycle has changed significantly in the past few years.
Berg Insight, the M2M/IoT market research provider, released new findings about the connected wearables market. Shipments of connected wearables reached 96.5 million in 2016, up from 75.1 million devices in the previous year.
The world, today, is running with the power of smartphones and with mobile devices nudging towards the connected technology, the apps are becoming the main force behind the acceleration of connected technology.