Saverio Romeo promoted to Beecham chief research officer

Beecham Research has announced the appointment of Saverio Romeo as chief research officer to broaden and strengthen the company’s programme of international market research and analysis in the Machine-to-Machine (M2M) and Internet of Things (IoT) market.

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Frost & Sullivan brings in new and combined sensors with real time and continuous monitoring

The need for optimal safety, high yield, and combustion value to ensure process integrity is spurring double-digit growth and adoption of humidity and moisture sensors.

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Next IoT evolution will be sentient tools and cognition or predictive computing, say Frost analysts

Growth in the Internet of Things (IoT), will accelerate in 2017 with the commercialisation of narrowband IoT (NB-IoT), as is clearly shown by increasing launches, investments and partnerships, say industry analysts Frost & Sullivan.

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Artificial Intelligence comes to the rescue for the retail industry

Exponential progress in artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning, fuelled by the combination of cloud, big data and new algorithms, is transforming the retail industry.

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Digital transformation of the automotive industry will pave the way to new revenue streams, says Frost

Frost & Sullivan’s ‘Intelligent Mobility’ event to discuss new growth opportunities as digital mobility services are expected to generate US$2 trillion globally by 2025

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Huge investment in VR support accelerates innovations and expands application scope, says Frost study

Biosensors, speech recognition, movement mapping and space perception will give a significant boost to the market prospects of virtual reality (VR) technologies, finds Frost & Sullivan’s TechVision Team.

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Omnichannel solutions that drive customer contact digital transformation vital for success, finds Frost & Sullivan

Demand for contact centre analytics capabilities, enhanced application functionality, and the addition of new contact channels such as social and mobile contact are pockets of growth in the highly competitive, mature and declining EMEA on-premise contact centre systems market.

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ASEAN’s IoT leaders to gather in Singapore to drive IoT developments in the region

ASEAN’s Internet of Things (IoT) and Machine to Machine (M2M) thought leaders will gather in Singapore, in February, for the 12th edition of Asia IoT Business Platform.

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Wearables market poised for growth with next-gen sensors key to innovation, says Frost & Sullivan

Next-generation sensors are poised to influence the smartphone and wearables market.

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Will Qualcomm’s acquisition of NXP Semiconductors trigger a new wave of market consolidation?

Qualcomm, the smartphone chipmaker, has acquired NXP Semiconductors for US$47 billion in the largest semiconductor acquisition of all time, says Yiru Zhong, senior industry analyst, Digital Transformation, Frost & Sullivan. (Also see: Qualcomm focuses on IoT as it agrees to buy chipset maker NXP Semiconductors for US$47bn.)

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Mobile e-commerce businesses to enhance platforms through IoT and predictive analytics

With the growth of mobile e-commerce, the number of online communication channels and the volume of customer data is multiplying, prompting software developers to design platforms that can collect and analyse data from all channels.

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Gemalto and Valeo turn your smartphone into a secure car key ‘like James Bond’

Automotive supplier, Valeo has partnered with Gemalto, provider in digital security, to ensure the security of its virtual car key system called Valeo InBlue®.

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Fog computing gateways and cloud network solution launched for mobile and industrial enterprise IoT

LILEE Systems, a provider of advanced mobile connectivity solutions and emerging innovator in cloud-based network solutions, unveils its new platform for mobile and fixed distributed enterprises. These include bus fleets and retail franchises.

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Cisco fills cellular gap in IoT stack by buying Jasper Technologies, says analyst

Cisco has moved to snap up privately-held Jasper Technologies with a planned acquisition for US$1.4 billion. Frost & Sullivan believes this to be as much as 20 times the company’s annual revenue in 2015, says Frost & Sullivan’s Sheridan Nye.

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IoT to make buildings and cities ‘smarter’ – Part 2

Sensors everywhere There is a growing market for advanced occupancy sensors, carbon dioxide sensors, thermostats and photo sensors which can gather data about movement, heat, light and use of space to adapt to changing building conditions and make real-time alterations to a building’s environment.

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Utilities, healthcare, transportation and manufacturing most lucrative markets, says Frost

Information & Communications Technologies (ICT) investment across vertical markets will outpace Europe’s average gross domestic product (GDP) growth in the forthcoming years. Compared to the Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development’s nominal GDP forecast of 2.2% for the 2014-2016 period, total ICT spending by industries in the region is expected to increase at a much

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