Apple to drive native AI adoption in Smartphones

One in three smartphones to be shipped in 2020 will natively embed machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI) capabilities at the chipset…

The Rise of AI: One in Three Smartphones Will Be AI Capable in 2020

Over Half a Billion Smartphones Will Be Shipped with Out-of-the-Box On-Board AI Capabilities According to the latest research from Counterpoint’s…

Google Launches a Suite of Hardware Focusing on Melding AI, SW, and HW

Google held their annual hardware launch event in San Francisco today.  The launch event was much more than a Pixel smartphone update.  It was an…

AI Integration, a New Era in Smartphone SoC

Apple unveiled its A11 Bionic SoC (System-On-Chip) with the launch of its new iPhone. The A11 chip has an embedded AI (Artificial Intelligence) unit…

Audio Tech: Cinderella’s Going to the Ball

With smartphones becoming the primary source of music for many consumers, handset OEMs have been steadily improving the audio quality of their…

WWDC 2017 : Powerful New Hardware, Augmented Reality and Machine Learning

Apple's annual WWDC 2017 kicked off today in San Jose, California. Apple’s annual WWDC 2017 conference was centred on getting its legions of…

Qualcomm’s “Affordable Premium” Strategy Blossoms with Latest Snapdragon 660/630 Platforms

Counterpoint Analysts participated at Qualcomm's latest launch events for its Snapdragon 600 platform's latest solutions 660 and 630 at Snapdragon…

Global Smartphone Shipments Back to Double Digit Growth

Smartphone shipments set a first quarter record clocking 375 million units, growing 11% annually New Delhi, Mumbai, Hong Kong, Seoul, London, Buenos…

Amazon Echo Look: playing a longer game

Amazon is introducing a new variant of the Echo voice assistant, Echo Look. It is currently available only by invitation at a cost of $199. It is…

Why Integrating Bixby is a Good Challenge to have for Samsung!

In smart devices space, the battle has moved from hardware to software to services and now to intelligence. The basic definition of smartphone is…

IBM Watson: a milestone in artificial intelligence

On 2nd December 2015 IBM announced that it is going to deploy its cognitive computing technology platform “Watson” in India to support medical staff…