31. August 2016 · Comments Off on 5 Top Wearables Companies to Watch · Categories: News · Tags: , , ,

The market for wearable devices is absolutely on fire. Case in point, the global wearables market grew 67% during the first quarter of 2016, according to researcher IDC. Predictably, tech investors are busy searching for the top wearables companies to add to their portfolios. So, which companies are churning out the tech wearables consumers want the most? Let’s quickly review which companies dominate wearable tech today.

Source: 5 Top Wearables Companies to Watch — The Motley Fool

02. February 2016 · Comments Off on IoT-Enabled Field Service Nears the ‘iPhone Moment’ Milestone · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Internet of Things has brought a mix of excitement and confusion to field service. But through it all — the warnings, the hype, the predictions, the promises — is a consistent message for service leaders: Big changes are coming. Don’t risk getting left behind.Joe Barkai, a longtime analyst (formerly VP of research at IDC) helps companies figure out what, exactly, not “getting left behind” means. “Service has been the Rodney Dangerfield within many companies,” Barkai says. “It never got any respect.”But the IoT is helping to change that reputation. We sat down with Barkai to talk about how organizations can capitalize on the IoT excitement in service.

Source: IoT-Enabled Field Service Nears the ‘iPhone Moment’ Milestone – Field Service Digital

30. November 2015 · Comments Off on Qualcomm Inc. vs. Intel Corporation: Which Will Win in the Internet of Things? · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

The Internet of Things (IoT) — which includes connected devices like wearables, smart appliances, and connected cars — is widely expected to become the next major growth market for the tech industry. Research firm IDC estimates that the global IoT market will grow from $656 billion in 2014 to $1.7 trillion in 2020.

Source: Qualcomm Inc. vs. Intel Corporation: Which Will Win in the Internet of Things? — The Motley Fool

29. September 2015 · Comments Off on A Majority of Enterprises Are Mulling IoT Tech: IDC · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Hype or no hype, the Internet of Things (IoT) is already affecting the technology strategies of enterprises.In a survey of 2,350 enterprise decision makers from International Data Corporation (IDC), 73 percent the respondents said they had already deployed IoT solutions or are planning to deploy them within the next 12 months. A total of 2,350 respondents were polled by IDC for the study.

Source: A Majority of Enterprises Are Mulling IoT Tech: IDC – Datamation

23. September 2015 · Comments Off on 8 Smart Cities: A Peek At Our Connected Future  · Categories: News · Tags: , , , ,

Smart cities are all the rage when it comes to urban development projects driven by the dynamic growth in the devices and infrastructure that enable the Internet of Things (IoT).What once started with only a handful of cities implementing various urban improvement pilot projects is expected to explode. According to Gartner, smart cities will use 1.1 billion connected “things” in 2015, rising to 9.7 billion by 2020. Meanwhile, IDC projects that spending on connected devices and the services to support them will reach $1.7 trillion by the year 2020.

Source: 8 Smart Cities: A Peek At Our Connected Future | EE Times