IoT Ecosystem Blog

  • CES 2020: Global Service Provider Key Focus Areas

    by Philip Kendall | Jan 14, 2020
    Overall at CES 2020, buzz and announcements around smart home and mobility (automotive tech) stood out, as did 8k TVs and flexible displays, as can be expected ... ...
  • CES 2020: Day 4 - Hearables

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 10, 2020
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the new decade’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2020. Or day 1-3... ...
  • CES 2020: Day 3 - Feature Watches

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 09, 2020
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the new decade’s largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2020.  Or d... ...
  • CES 2020 : Day 2 - Smartwatches

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 08, 2020
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the new decade's largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2020.  Our day 1... ...
  • CES 2020: Day 1 - What to Expect in Wearables

    by Steven Waltzer | Jan 07, 2020
    Strategy Analytics Wearables Service brings you daily coverage of the new decade’s first and largest consumer electronics convention: CES 2020. The show k... ...
  • Connected Home over IP: Smart Home Swiss Army Knife or Hype Machine?

    by Jack Narcotta | Dec 23, 2019
    The December 18, 2019, announcement of Project Connected Home over IP could be the moment the smart home market has been waiting for. The smart home market is i... ...
  • CES 2020: Wearables Preview

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 19, 2019
    CES 2020 -- the first big mobile show of a new decade -- will be held next month in Las Vegas, US. Our new report previews the ten big wearables and trends you ... ...
  • Qualcomm XR2 Pushes into 5G Smartglasses

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 05, 2019
    Qualcomm launched today its new Snapdragon XR2 platform. It is the world's first 5G-supported chip for XR, MR, VR and AR smartglasses and smartgoggles. XR... ...
  • Why Did Facebook Want to Acquire Fitbit?

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 30, 2019
    Multiple reports in recent weeks suggest Facebook tried to purchase Fitbit, before finally losing out to Google. Why is Facebook interested in Fitbit? Who could... ...
  • Apple, Xiaomi, Huawei Take 50% of Wearables Market

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 30, 2019
    Xiaomi, Apple and Huawei together accounted for HALF of all wearables shipped globally in the third quarter of 2019. They are the “big three” brands... ...
  • Huawei is a Fitnessband Giant

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 14, 2019
    New research from our WDE (Wearables) service shows HUAWEI overtook Fitbit for the first time ever to become the world's 2nd largest fitnessband vendor in the t... ...
  • Global Smartwatch Shipments Leap to 14 Million Units in Q3 2019

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 06, 2019
    According to new research from our Wearable Device Ecosystems (WDE) service, global smartwatch shipments grew an impressive +42% YoY to reach 14 million un... ...
  • Google Becomes the World's 4th Largest Wearables Maker

    by Neil Mawston | Nov 01, 2019
    Google today has acquired Fitbit for US$2 billion. The takeover makes Google the world’s 4th biggest wearables hardware vendor. What will Google do with F... ...
  • New Business Messaging Opportunities Drives US Cross-Carrier Messaging Initiative (CCMI)

    by Nitesh Patel | Oct 28, 2019
    Finally, the four main service providers in the US appear to be getting serious about business messaging. RCS-based business messaging enables operators to offe... ...
  • Wearables Predictions for 2020

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 24, 2019
    The wearables market is soaring. What will 2020 bring to the wearables industry? What is the future for Apple Watch? Will 5G smartwatches be popular? We look at... ...
  • Sony mSafety Launches a Health-Watch

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 18, 2019
    Sony Europe and North America is jumping into the nascent healthcare wearables market, with the launch of its new mSafety platform. Sony provides an off-the-she... ...
  • Amazon Reveals $180 Smartglasses

    by Neil Mawston | Sep 27, 2019
    Amazon confirmed this week it will enter the nascent US smartglasses market with Echo Frames from Q4 2019. The digital spectacles look socially accep... ...
  • Huawei Watch GT 2: Our Verdict

    by Neil Mawston | Sep 19, 2019
    Huawei today introduced its new Watch GT 2 portfolio with LiteOS. It is an all-purpose smartwatch, with impressive battery life, aimed at consumers who want fas... ...
  • Mi Smart Band 4 launched in India

    by Rajeev Nair | Sep 18, 2019
    Xiaomi launched the next upgrade to its fitness band series, the Mi Smart Band 4 in India. The device to be made available for retail, from Sept 19 2019. Detail... ...
  • Latest iOS13 - How’s Apple Faring in the Enterprise Sector?

    by Gina Luk | Sep 16, 2019
    Apple tends to highlight more of its enterprise developments at its World Wide Developer Conference (WWDC) in June, rather than at its new phone launch in Septe... ...

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