Source: IMS Research (IHS Inc.)
The world market for remote monitoring services was worth more than $29 billion in 2011, equivalent to $2.4 billion in recurring monthly revenues across the year, according to a recent study.
Approaching 100 million embedded SIMs are forecast to be shipped for use in cellular machine-to-machine (M2M) communications in 2016.
Although the OEM in-vehicle telematics market is still in an early phase in China, forecasts say it will soon become a billion dollar market.
Wireless in-flight entertainment is forecast to be on around a quarter of the global commercial fleet in just six years’ time, according to new research.
The latest report on the world market for I/O modules shows the market, especially for PLC I/O modules, recovered quite strongly after the recession with double-digit growth in both 2010 and 2011.
Several major automotive vehicle manufacturers are planning to implement a steering wheel button that can be used to activate Siri functionality, according to IMS Research (recently acquired by IHS Inc.).
The trend to IP-based video surveillance is, by now, firmly established. The question is no longer “Will IP-based equipment sales overtake analogue equipment sales?”
According to recently released figures in the IMS Research quarterly tablet PC tracker, tablet ASPs (average selling prices) have declined by 21% in a single year to $386 in the first quarter of 2012.
More than 100 million smart meters with integrated HAN gateways to be deployed in the next five years
More than 100 million smart meters will be deployed with integrated home area network (HAN) gateways in the next five years, according to IMS Research.
IMS Research revealed in its quarterly tracker that market growth in Asia Pacific from 2010 to 2011 was only 8.5%, which was far less than the EMEA or the Americas over that same time span.