6 ways AI and IoT are transforming your business world in 2019

From managing inventories to improving personalised shopping experiences and assisting in data mining, AI (Artificial Intelligence) and IoT (Internet of Things) is transforming how people do business today. 

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Can we create drone regs to enable US$15.1bn commercial UAS potential?

The growing market for commercial UAS (unmanned aerial systems) platforms and associated services will be led by demand from the agriculture, commercial security and first responder sectors: The Strategy Analytics Advanced Defense Systems (ADS) service report, “ Commercial UAS Market Outlook 2017-2027 ,” forecasts the commercial UAS market will grow to over $15.1 billion (€13.10 billion) by

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Industry’s first 1TB automotive and industrial grade PCIe NVMe flash storage claimed by Micron

Micron Technology, Inc, a provider of memory and storage solutions, introduced the industry’s first 1TB automotive and industrial grade PCIe NVM solid state drive (SSD) in BGA and 22x30mm M.2 form factors at Electronica 2018.

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New ridehailing business Alto selects Bestmile technology to manage and optimise first-of-its-kind mobility experience

Bestmile, a mobility services platform used to plan, manage, and optimise autonomous and human-driven vehicle fleets, reports that Alto, a new Dallas-based ridehailing business, will launch the first phase of its service next week, with on-demand rides managed by Bestmile’s Mobility Services Platform.

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Smart speakers: 43% of German users can’t imagine life without one, says Strategy Analytics

Smart speakers, such as Amazon Echo and Google Home, are fast becoming an invaluable tool for many Germans, according to a new study from Strategy Analytics’ Smart Speakers research service. The research shows that 7% of German residents now claim to

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Promising future for IoT in industrial markets

According to the latest IoT research from Strategy Analytics, The Role of the IoT in the Global Industrial and Manufacturing Market will allow a more analytical approach to the management of the manufacturing function.

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Smart connected objects are not smart enough, finds Strategy Analytics

Connected objects in the home and beyond are distinguished by their ability to be remotely monitored and controlled. The expectation of a frictionless and near invisible user experience in the future will require devices that can operate independently of the user.

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Amazon, Google not the only digital assistants in smart homes, says Strategy Analytics

The rules of engagement between smart home companies and digital assistant ecosystems are changing as smart home market growth continues, highlighting areas of opportunity – and caution – for device manufacturers, service providers, and digital assistant platforms alike according to a report just released by Strategy Analytics.

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Intelligent IoT Vulnerability Scanner for communication service providers launched to assess and predict cybersecurity risks

Dojo by BullGuard, a provider of IoT security platform for Communication Service Providers (CSPs), has launched the Dojo Intelligent IoT Vulnerability Scanner for CSPs. Designed as an easy-to-use, free app for customers, the Dojo Intelligent Scanner is powered by the Dojo IoT Security Intelligent Platform (DIP), a comprehensive, CSP-grade cybersecurity solution.

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UX of ‘new’ mobility services is too often an afterthought, finds Strategy Analytics

Automaker investment and engagement with so-called “new mobility” services is on the rise, as more organisations view the endeavors as data-gathering exercises for a possible future without car ownership. However, the user experience (UX) of these new services is often an afterthought, particularly for car-sharing services.

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Mobile screens essential for Live TV services, finds Strategy Analytics

The continual expansion of display real estate, faster data speeds, specialised data plans and improved video displays, presents a real opportunity for live TV streaming services like Sling TV to be marketed as mobile.

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Apple CarPlay and Android Auto will impact future vehicle purchase decision, says Strategy Analytics

Over the past few model years, smartphone mirroring features from Alphabet (Android Auto) and Apple (CarPlay) have become far more widespread across model lines. With this exposure has come a surge of consumer interest and concern over how well these features are being integrated with on-board systems.

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Smart home surveillance camera market to surpass $9.7bn by 2023, says Strategy Analytics

Cameras with full software and service feature sets at sub $200 (€162.39) price points will fuel growth of the smart home surveillance camera market according to recently published research by Strategy Analytics. The firm forecasts the global market to exceed $9.7 billion (€7.88 billion) in consumer spending by 2023, with security service providers

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GM Marketplace currently adds no value to in-car experience, finds Strategy Analytics

Automakers have a long history of attempting to monetise the on-board infotainment system, via upsells for features such as map updates, on-board internet or connected apps. Last December, GM announced a new and more novel venture called Marketplace, an on-board commerce platform which lets a user conduct a wide array of commerce-related interactions in their

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iPhone X impresses former Samsung owners, finds Strategy Analytics

Analysing early adopter reviews of Apple’s iPhone X from major online retailers, a new report from the Consumer Sentiment Analysis (CSA) service at Strategy Analytics “iPhone X Impresses Former Samsung Owners, but Price Dampened Conversion Enthusiasm” has found that more than four out of five iPhone X buyers

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Third party messaging apps offer more consistent, expressive & compelling experience than SMS, finds Strategy Analytics

Consumers are becoming less social in person by becoming more social ‘virtually’ through advanced messaging features. Achieved through pre-installed RCS platforms and self-installed third party messaging apps, these platforms are providing a more consistent, expressive and compelling messaging experience for the sender.

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