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…

Tesla in a Valuation Bubble?

Impressive gains for Tesla, but scaling up an issue Tesla ($50.9 billion as on April 10, 2017) for a short period of time became the most valuable…

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…

MWC-2017: Day 2

Mobile World Congress is the world’s largest gathering for the mobile industry, organized by the GSMA and held in the Mobile World Capital Barcelona.…

What does Gigabit LTE mean for the Telecom Industry?

Gigabit LTE promises to bring many improvements to the telecom industry. A plethora of new GB LTE ready hardware will be launching throughout 2017.…

CES 2017: The Hottest Trends Analyzed :: Gadgets Getting Intelligent (AI) & Virtual (VR)

The CES trade show provides a perfect launch into the new calendar year. Counterpoint’s analysts were in Las Vegas to meet companies and experience…

Future for Faraday Future

With CES and its string of shiny automotive announcements behind us, we are reflecting on some of the key announcements with a “reality lens”. As…

CES 2017-Day 1: highlights

Alexa is stealing the show Amazon’s Alexa is everywhere at CES 2017: China’s Huawei has added Alexa to its flagship Mate 9 smartphone; LG has put…

Run-up to CES 2017

The Consumer Electronics Show (CES) gets under way on 5th of January. We have a team of analysts present at the event meeting with tech companies…

Waymo – Google’s way forward

Google has been one of the pioneers in autonomous driving technologies. The company’s self-driving ambitions have given birth to Waymo, a…

Tesla Set to Monetize its Supercharging Stations – What does it mean?

Tesla announced that its network of supercharging stations won’t cater new customers for free anymore. Supercharging stations were one-of-a-kind…

Meet Counterpoint at Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016 on Nov 25th in Shenzhen, China

Counterpoint Research and Reed Exhibitions Kuozhan Shanghai Co., Ltd. are jointly holding the “Mobile Phone Industry Chain Summit 2016” on Nov 25th…

HERE’s Sensor-Driven Open Location Platform: A Eureka Moment For Auto Industry

As we have highlighted before (here) that the "self-driving "automobile revolution is coming sooner than we think but also questioned (here) if the…

Tesla’s much needed master plan trois…

Tesla Motors is the first company to bring around a disruption in the automotive industry since Ford started mass production of the Model T in the…

Are self-driving cars safe?

Well, clearly not safe enough to deal with a high-riding tractor-trailer at freeway speeds, yet. Media reports suggest a self-driving Tesla (on…

In-Car Advertisement: Changing Landscape

The opportunity and the opportunist Ride hailing services like Uber, Lyft and Didi Chuxing are changing the commuting landscape. An average American…

Connected Cars: A Service Providers Opportunity

The Automotive Industry is moving towards an era where it will rely on Telecom companies for seamless data services for vehicles. Creating an…

Four Reasons Why Self-Driving Cars Are Coming Sooner Than You Think

I believe we have today a unique confluence of factors that are enabling and accelerating progress in self-driving car technology. If you are not…