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Latest Insights

Bringing you our most recent insights from across the interconnected technology, media and telecommunications landscape from our team of expert analysts.

Consumer Electronics

Haier, Midea and Samsung lead the major home appliance industry

By Liliana Alvarez Temix 26 Mar 2020

Haier, Midea and Samsung are leading the major home appliance (MHA) market, accounting for almost 30 percent of unit shipments in 2018.

Enterprise IT Strategy and Selection

College Back To School Prep Offers Glimpse Into The Future

23 Mar 2020

When college students head back to school this fall, most will bring along a laptop to take notes in class, a desktop computer to do homework in their dorm rooms, a smartphone to stay in constant communication, a TV that connects to the internet, and a couple of gaming devices just for fun.

Consumer Electronics

Smartphone brand loyalty is rare beyond Apple and Samsung

By James Zhao 18 Mar 2020

When it comes to smartphone brand loyalty, Apple and Samsung are in a class all by themselves, commanding more than twice the level of consumer allegiance attained by other brands.

Consumer Electronics

Smartphone market breaks five-quarter losing streak in Q3

By Jusy Hong 18 Mar 2020

After suffering five consecutive quarters of declines, the global smartphone business managed to attain marginal growth in the third quarter as Huawei’s shipments reached a record high during the period.

Consumer Electronics

Omdia Update: Coronavirus impacts global smart home market, slashing 2020 device revenue outlook by $19.5 billion

12 Mar 2020

Amid the continued fallout of the coronavirus crisis, the global smart home market is expected to fall nearly $20 billion short of revenue expectations in 2020, according to Omdia.

Consumer Electronics

Coronavirus threatens to disrupt $19.9 billion video surveillance market

By Tommy Zhu 27 Feb 2020

Outbreak’s impact remains limited, but labor, demand, and component issues loom.  

Consumer Electronics

Apple’s iPhone XR dominates smartphone model shipment ranking in 2019

By Gerritt Schneemann 25 Feb 2020

Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10 Plus 5G leads the critical 5G segment 

Consumer Electronics

Could Wi-Fi motion detection be the kick-start that telco smart home needs?

By Michael Philpott 11 Feb 2020

One of the most exciting recent developments in the broadband evolution has been the rollout of "Smart Wi-Fi" – Wi-Fi-enabled home gateways that optimize the home Wi-Fi experience and enable frictionless remote deployment of software features, essentially utilizing the gateway as a software deployment platform.

Consumer Electronics

Key trends from the smart home market: January 2020

By Mariana Zamoszczyk 30 Jan 2020

A roundup of key events in the smart home market in January 2020.

Internet of Things

CHIP standard is a turning point for the smart home

By Lee Ratliff 22 Jan 2020

The goal of the Connected Home over IP (CHIP) project is to create an application-layer interoperability protocol built on top of existing native-IP connectivity standards, such as Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and Thread.