Almost two-thirds of large enterprises planning to deploy blockchain, Juniper finds

A new Juniper Research survey has found that 65% of responding enterprises with more than 10,000 employees are considering or actively engaged in blockchain deployment. This marks a significant rise from last year, when the corresponding figure was 54%.

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Cybersecurity breaches to result in over 146 bn records being stolen by 2023

A new report by Juniper Research found that over 33 billion records will be stolen by cyber criminals in 2023 alone, an increase of 175% over the 12 billion records expected to be compromised in 2018, resulting in cumulative loss of over 146 billion records for the whole period.

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Connected clothing to become $1 billion industry by 2020, according to Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that the wearables market has begun to shift away from wrist-based devices such as smartwatches and fitness trackers, with other device categories forecast to grow much faster.

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Clothing & ear based fitness wearables to grow by over 550% in the next 4 years as specialised devices find a place

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.

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Smart audio hardware revenues to exceed $10bn by 2022, as audio brands challenge amazon echo

A new report by Juniper Research found that revenues from smart audio devices like the Amazon Echo and Sonos One will grow from an estimated $2.5 billion (€2.11 billion) in 2017 to over $10 billion (€8.42 billion) by 2022, as more audio brands integrate voice assistants into their devices.

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Smart audio hardware revenues to exceed $10 billion by 2022, as audio brands challenge Amazon Echo

A new report by Juniper Research found that revenues from smart audio devices like the Amazon Echo and Sonos One will grow from an estimated $2.5 billion (€2.13 billion) in 2017 to over $10 billion (€8.52 billion) by 2022, as more audio brands integrate voice assistants into their devices.

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Hearable devices in-use to exceed 285M globally by 2022, thanks to 3.5mm jack retirement

The latest study from Juniper Research found there will be more than 285 million ear-based wearables or ‘hearables’ used in 2022, a nearly sevenfold increase over the 43 million expected to be in use by the end of 2017. 

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Amazon Echo & Google Home to be in over 50% of US homes by 2022 as multi-assistant devices take off

A new study from Juniper Research has found that smart speakers such as Amazon Echo, Google Home, and the Sonos One will be installed in over 70 million US households by 2022, reaching 55% of all homes. Total installed devices will exceed 175 million.

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Smart store technologies to generate over $78 billion in annual transaction revenue by 2022

Amazon Go and other ‘invisible payment’ technologies, aimed at reducing or removing physical checkouts from the retail experience, will process over $78 billion (€66.01 billion) in transactions by 2022, up from an expected $9.8 billion (€8.29 billion) this year, a new study from Juniper Research has found.

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More than 40% of Apple users will spurn facial recognition, according to Juniper survey

A new survey conducted by Juniper Research has found that more than 40% of iOS users in the US consider themselves unlikely to use facial recognition as a payment security technology. This suggests that a core use case for the iPhone X’s main security feature may struggle to gain traction amongst consumers.

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Wireless VR will strain data networks, creating an extra 21,000Pb of traffic by 2021, says Juniper

A new report from Juniper Research on Virtual Reality (VR) forecasts that wireless VR headsets (smartphone-based and standalone) data consumption will grow by over 650% over the next 4 years, from nearly 2,800PB (Petabytes) in 2017 to over 21,000PB in 2021.

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Smartwatch market boosted by basic hybrid and analogue watches, says Juniper Research

A new study from Juniper Research has found that while the number of high-end smartwatches is faltering, ‘smart analogue’ or hybrid watches remain largely unaffected by the market slow-down.

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Smartphone VR to claim over half of VR device shipments by 2021, says Juniper

A new Juniper Research study has forecasted that there will be nearly 60 million smartphone VR headsets shipped in 2021, an increase of around 240% on an expected 16.8 million this year.

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Revenue from smart audio hardware to increase from $1.4 billion to $5.5 billion by 2020

A new study by Juniper Research has found that revenue from smart audio hardware will more than triple over the next four years, rising from an estimated $1.4 billion this year to over $5.5 billion by 2020.

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mPOS to process over 40% of retail POS transactions value by 2021

A new study from Juniper Research has found that smartphone and tablet-based mobile point-of sale terminals will take on a significant role in businesses, handling 40% of all retail transaction value by 2021, up from an expected 12% in 2016.

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Microsoft to kickstart consumer smart glasses market from 2017, boosting shipments to over 12 million by 2020

A study by Juniper Research shows that over 12 million consumer smart glasses will ship in 2020, with the majority of growth occurring after 2017. This is compared to less than a million devices shipped in 2016, from a variety of vendors.

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