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20 May, 2020, 09:30 BST 5G Will Transform the Media Landscape and Enable Over US$69 Billion in Revenues to Cloud Gaming and Cloud Video by 2024

While 2019 has seen the first deployments of 5G in the consumer domain, 2020 will be the year of large scale commercial 5G rollouts across the globe. ...


19 May, 2020, 13:30 BST Telcos Could Play Crucial Role in Driving Economic Recovery and Creating a New Digital Society in the Wake of COVID-19

Telcos are critical to retaining any semblance of normalcy in post-COVID-19 social and enterprise settings. They will not only be crucial in enabling ...


14 May, 2020, 09:00 BST Secure Hardware Technologies Markets Will Be Hit Hard By COVID-19 in 2020

Two critical secure hardware technologies, Trusted Platform Modules (TPM) and Trusted Execution Environments (TEE), are likely to be heavily affected ...


13 May, 2020, 09:00 BST COVID-19 Will Drive Global Contactless Payment Card Issuance Above the 2 Billion Mark in 2020

COVID-19 is expected to have a profound effect on the payment cards market. Contactless is considered the more hygienic and safe way of making...


07 May, 2020, 09:00 BST After Amassing a Record US$46 Billion In 2019 Funding, the Robotics Industry is Braced to Weather the Coronavirus Storm

The robotics industry received record investment in 2019, totaling in at US$46 billion. According to recent figures published by global tech advisory ...


06 May, 2020, 09:00 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Pummels Biometrics Market Causing Device Revenues to Drop by US$2 Billion While Forcing Investment Surge in AI Face Recognition Applications

According to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research, the COVID-19 pandemic is expected to cause a significant pushback on biometric device...


30 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST With Wi-Fi Capacity Stressed by Remote Workforces and Changing Connectivity Needs, 6 GHz will Provide Faster, Lower Latency, and More Reliable Wi-Fi Coverage

The need for faster, more reliable, more efficient, and more widespread Wi-Fi coverage is becoming increasingly vital in a world filled with more...


29 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST Stay-at-Home Orders Cause a Spike in Illegal Content Streaming and Spur the Anti-Piracy Solutions Market to Generate US$172 Million by 2021

Illegal streaming activity hurts the bottom line of content producers, video streaming service providers, and pay TV operators alike. With more than...


28 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: 30 Million Healthcare Wearables Shipments in 2020 Will Track, Monitor, and Help Fight Virus Progression

Wearables have become another weapon to track, monitor, and fight the progression of COVID-19 and its symptoms worldwide. New deployments and studies ...


22 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: 80% Surge in Wi-Fi Upload Traffic Reaffirms Need for Wi-Fi 6, Wi-Fi 6E, and Wi-Fi Mesh Adoption

COVID-19 has had an immediate impact on Wi-Fi infrastructure, proving existing infrastructure is inadequate. Wireless networks are now facing a...


21 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Freight Activity Falls After Historic Rise with Disruption Ahead - Double Digit Impact Expected in Q2

It is no surprise that the COVID-19 outbreak has led to panic buying of items such as toilet paper and sanitizing supplies. However, this buying...


16 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Workforce Shortages and Uncertainty will Cause 5G Network Infrastructure Revenue to Drop As Much As 10% in 2020

The outbreak of COVID-19 has created a crippling effect, not only on service industries, but also on manufacturing enterprises, including 5G...


15 Apr, 2020, 15:31 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Global R&D Spend For AI in Healthcare and Pharmaceuticals Will Increase US$1.5 Billion By 2025

The Coronavirus outbreak has proven that healthcare institutions can no longer ignore the role of Artificial Intelligence (AI) in their daily...


09 Apr, 2020, 09:00 BST Euro NCAP and EU regulation to Drive 19 Million DMS shipments and US$502 Million in Revenues by 2022

Driver monitoring system (DMS) revenue from embedded units installed in private vehicles is on track to outgrow aftermarket DMS revenues in the...


07 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Impact Questions? ABI Research's Digital Tech Summit Will Provide the Answers to Navigate the New Normal

The outbreak of COVID-19 has quickly changed the business and technology landscape. Conferences and in-person events have come to a sudden and...


02 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: A Surge in Proven Mobile Robotics Use Cases for Disinfection, Monitoring, Surveillance, and Delivery Will Propel the Market to US$23 Billion by 2021

The Coronavirus outbreak has highlighted use cases for mobile robotics to successfully disinfect, monitor, surveille, and handle and deliver...


01 Apr, 2020, 13:30 BST COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Germ Concern Over Shared Surfaces Will Help Push Near 30% Growth In Smart Home Voice Control

A global emphasis on working from home combined with advice to minimize COVID-19 transmission from shared surfaces even within a home, will help...


26 Mar, 2020, 12:30 GMT COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Manufacturing Slowdowns and Increased Demand will Balance to See 16 Million Total AR and VR HMD Shipments in 2021

The Coronavirus outbreak will cause manufacturing delays at the source and reduce the overall demand for Augmented Reality (AR) Smart glasses. At the ...


25 Mar, 2020, 12:30 GMT COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: A Drastic Increase in Online Services and Content Consumption Will Bolster Cloud Gaming Revenues to US$4.5 Billion by 2024

The need for social distancing and sheltering in home during the COVID-19 pandemic could accelerate the adoption of cloud gaming services among new...


24 Mar, 2020, 12:30 GMT COVID-19 Pandemic Impact: Production of Smartphones Will Fall as Much as 30% in the First Half of 2020

The Coronavirus outbreak is expected to lead to a huge reduction in the production of smartphones, potentially falling by as much as 30% in the first ...


19 Mar, 2020, 12:30 GMT COVID-19 Pandemic Will Force Companies Around the World to Radically Rethink How They Operate and Embrace Technological Investment

The Coronavirus outbreak and the worldwide reaction to the pandemic will force companies to radically rethink how they operate and embrace...


17 Mar, 2020, 08:00 GMT Coronavirus Outbreak Reveals the Weakest Links in the Supply Chain - The Supplier's Supplier

For many firms, the outbreak of COVID-19 has meant staff working from home and more use of teleconferencing rather than face to face meetings....


12 Mar, 2020, 08:00 GMT 5G Will Shift C-V2X into High Gear

While the commercial rollout of 5G for consumers is in full swing, the new generation of cellular connectivity will also have a transformative effect ...


10 Mar, 2020, 12:30 GMT The Perfect MWC: Less Focus on the Latest Devices and More on the Future of the Mobile Industry

The perfect Mobile World Congress would focus less on the latest devices and more on the future of the mobile industry; it would be more of a...


04 Mar, 2020, 09:00 GMT Over 225 million eSIM Enabled Smartphones to be Delivered in 2020, boosted by Samsung's S20 Devices

eSIM smartphone growth continues its upward trajectory, and 2020 will prove another positive year as Samsung becomes the latest OEM to boost the eSIM ...