IoT Ecosystem Blog

  • eSIM – Adoption and Development in Enterprise IoT

    by Waseem Haider | Feb 24, 2023
    eSIM (Embedded Subscriber Identity Module) or eUICC (Embedded Universal Integrated Circuit Card) has been heralded as the next evolution of the SIM card, offeri... ...
  • IoT Connectivity: The State of Low-Power Wide-Area Network (LPWA) Technologies

    by Waseem Haider | Feb 20, 2023
    Internet of Things (IoT) has come a long way from a test-bed technology to transforming industries by creating value for businesses and customer alike. Dig... ...
  • 5G wearables are coming

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 09, 2023
    Qualcomm this week pulled back the curtain on a new 5G modem optimized for premium wearables. The Snapdragon X35 5G Modem-RF System chipset is the fi... ...
  • Apple Watch Ultra gets 10% share

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 09, 2023
    New research from our Wearables (WDE) research team shows the new Watch Ultra captured an impressive 1 in 10 of all Apple Watch shipments worldwide in the final... ...
  • Meet us at MWC in Barcelona

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 09, 2023
    Our Wearables and Smartphone analysts will be on the Mobile World Congress (MWC) show floor, at the Fira, in Barcelona, Spain, from Sun 26 Feb to Thur... ...
  • Global Fitness Band Revenues Continue Decline in 2023 and Beyond, Growth Opportunities Still in MEA, CALA, and CEE

    by Juha Winter | Feb 06, 2023
    We expect global fitness band revenues to dip by -15% in 2023 on an annual basis, due to falling unit sales, stronger competitive pricing pressure in some regio... ...
  • Meet us at MWC -- Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Feb 02, 2023
    Our Wearables analysts will be on the Mobile World Congress (MWC) show floor, at the Fira, in Barcelona, Spain, from Sun 26 Feb to Thurs 2 Mar, 2023. If you wo... ...
  • IoT Predictions for 2023

    by Waseem Haider | Jan 30, 2023
    The Enterprise & IoT research channel at TechInsights recently published the annual IoT Predictions for 2023. TechInsights have identified 3 key technology ... ...
  • Fitnessbands Slump -40%

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 07, 2022
    Global fitnessband shipments slumped more than -40% YoY for the third consecutive quarter in Q3 2022. It was a terrible quarter. Re-locking down in parts of Ch... ...
  • Smartwatches Return to Double-Digit Growth

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 07, 2022
    Following a sluggish Q2, where growth slumped to zero due to recessionary headwinds, the global smartwatch market roared back to +15% YoY growth in the recent t... ...
  • Wear OS Hits Highest Smartwatch Level for 7 Years

    by Neil Mawston | Dec 07, 2022
    New research from our Wearables (WDE) team shows Google's Wear OS platform grabbed its highest level of global smartwatch marketshare for 7 years in the recent ... ...
  • Industrial & Automotive leading IoT revenue generator

    by Waseem Haider | Nov 02, 2022
    According to the latest forecast update from Strategy Analytics IoT Strategies – Industrial and Automotive are the leading IoT revenue generators.  ... ...
  • Huawei is No.2 in Wearables

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 18, 2022
    If you thought Huawei (of China) had disappeared from the mobile gadget industry, then think again... New research from our Devices team shows Huawei became fi... ...
  • China Smartwatch Forecast

    by Neil Mawston | Oct 18, 2022
    China today is the world's 2nd largest smartwatch market. Only the US is bigger. China has been growing at an average rate of +25% per year during the past hal... ...
  • Smartwatch Unit Sales to Grow by 17% YoY in 2022, 10% CAGR 2021-2027

    by Juha Winter | Oct 14, 2022
    Even though the smartwatch market experienced a year-on-year unit sales plateau (0% growth) in the second quarter of 2022 for the first time since 2016, don&rsq... ...
  • Garmin Updates Wearables at IFA

    by Neil Mawston | Sep 02, 2022
    We note Garmin this week introduced two new wearables at the IFA 2022 tradeshow in Berlin, Germany. First up is the mid-high-tier Venu Sq 2 smartwatch, wh... ...
  • 4G Smartwatches Continue to Grow

    by Neil Mawston | Sep 02, 2022
    Global cellular smartwatch shipments rose +6% YoY in the second quarter of 2022, outperforming the overall smartwatch industry as cellular penetration cont... ...
  • Fitnessband Decline Accelerates

    by Neil Mawston | Sep 02, 2022
    Global fitnessband shipments have been in freefall for the past year. And it's getting worse. Those low-cost fitness trackers that you wrap around your wrist t... ...
  • Smartwatch Specs under Discussion

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 19, 2022
    Interesting to see the wearables community challenging recently the official measurement and definition of specs for multiple smartwatch and fitness d... ...
  • Pixel Watch to Use Google Fi?

    by Neil Mawston | Aug 19, 2022
    Google announced its Pixel smartwatch back in May 2022. Recent Internet chatter now suggests the new watch, due in Sep-Oct, will soon support Google Fi&nbs... ...

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