Worldwide spending on augmented and virtual reality expected to top US$20bn in 2019, says IDC

Worldwide spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to be nearly $20.4 billion (€17 billion) in 2019. This is an increase of 68.8% over the $12.1 billion (€10 billion) International Data Corporation (IDC) expects will be spent this year.

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New IDC smart home device tracker forecasts solid growth for connected devices in key smart home categories

International Data Corporation (IDC) published results from its newest Tracker research program covering the fast-growing market of Smart Home Devices. In this initial publication, the Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker focuses on market sizing and forecasting of IP-connected devices used in the home,

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Taming the Internet of Things with the Cloud

The Internet of Things (IoT) is a concept almost as loose in definition as the two terms that make it up: “Internet”, which has come to denote, in whole or in any part,

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Worldwide wearables market increases 67.2% amid seasonal retrenchment, says IDC

A combination of device releases, price reductions, and company rationalisations marked the first quarter of 2016 (1Q16) in the worldwide wearables market.

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Microsemi and D-Link to provide an IoT-enabled smart alarm detector

Microsemi Corp, a provider of semiconductor solutions differentiated by power, security, reliability and performance; and D-Link, providers in the design, development and manufacture of networking and connectivity products worldwide, announced a collaboration.

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Combining IoT connectivity with 3D printing for new applications Part 2

Best foot forward Several of the most significant deployments of 3D printing technology have been in medical applications.

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