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Smart Door Lock Shipments in China Expected to Reach 40 Million Units by 2020

With the smartphone market getting saturated in China, device OEMs, ODMs, and investors have been exploring the new areas for growth in the consumer…

Smartwatch

Global Smartwatch Tracker Q1 2019

Overview: Global smartwatch shipments grew a healthy rate of 48% year-on-year (YoY) in Q1 2019 driven by Apple, Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei.…

China Satcom Targets IoT Market in South-East Asia

The introduction of 5G is likely to accelerate the trend of people streaming video rather than watching traditional broadcast TV. To prepare for the…

Global Smartwatch Shipments Grew 48%YoY in Q1 2019 with One in Three Being an Apple Watch

Top nine brands contribute to 75% of the market shipment. Samsung, Fitbit, and Huawei grew exponentially in Q1 2019 Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi,…

Cellular Connected Industrial Machine Shipments to Grow at 43% CAGR till 2025

ABB, Siemens, Mitsubishi Electric, Panasonic and Dürr to account for 34% of total cellular connected industrial automation machine shipments during…

Solar Panels

Energy Harvesting – A Key Enabling Technology for IoT?

Seoul, Hong Kong, New Delhi, Beijing, London, Buenos Aires, San Diego April 17th, 2019 Energy harvesting could make many large-scale IoT sensor…

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Taiwan is Key to Google’s Smartphone, IoT, AI, and Data Center Ambitions

With the announcement of a new office situated in T-Park in New Taipei City, Google continues to expand its presence in Taiwan. The new workplace,…

6.8 Million Connected Heavy Construction Machines to be Shipped till 2025

Caterpillar, Komatsu, Hitachi, JCB and Volvo to account for 65% of the total connected heavy construction machines that will be shipped during…

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A Closer Look at Xiaomi’s 2018 Annual Results

After its IPO in June 2018, Xiaomi announced its first annual earnings results recently. Its total revenues grew 52.6% year-on-year (YoY) to RMB…

50 Million Global Street Lights Expected to Be Connected by 2023

Street lighting forms the largest network of powered devices in the world. As they get digitized and fitted with sensors and control technologies,…

Connected Car Revenues to Grow Five-Fold by 2025

United States and Europe account for majority of global demand; China growing faster Safety regulations and customer experience driving exponential…

Advent of 5G Will Increase Pressure of Subsidies on Chinese Operators

China Mobile will push forward the “5G Device Forerunner Initiative” program and launched its own-branded 5G devices in 2019. Besides, it will…

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Top 10 IoT Security and Privacy Trends and Predictions for 2019

2018 was the year of realisation for all players in the IoT ecosystem, including consumers, that security cannot be neglected. This is especially the…

4G-LTE at the Top of the Wave in Latin America

By the end of 2018, the subscriber base for 4G-LTE had surpassed 3G in LATAM.   Although 4G subscriptions surpassed the 3G subscriptions by only 5M…

CES 2019 Round Up

Counterpoint Analysts attended CES in Las Vegas, meeting companies to gain insights into the latest developments. Here is a look at the major updates…

IoT module

Chinese IoT Module Market and Competitive Landscape

Overview:  By 2025, the China market will contribute to 64% of Global IoT cellular connection. And almost all these connections are going to be…

IoT Trends and Predictions

Top 10 IoT Trends and Predictions for 2019

IoT is in a continuous state of evolution and its definition is also shifting. In 2019, IoT is defined as: Connecting smart devices to the…

MediaTek in 2018 – Shifting to a Positive Track

Smartphone and growth products are 70%+ revenue MediaTek is likely to wrap-up 2018 with flat revenue over the previous 2017 at about NT$235 billion…