ABI Research news stories
Robotic Process Automation / RPA
Automated Guided Vehicles at seaports to grow 26% by 2027
ABI Research says the global use of Automated Guided Vehicles in seaports will exceed 150,000 deployments by 2027. Port authorities are also looking into 5G private networks.
MEC spending for private cellular networks to reach $5.8b
A new ABI Research report finds the revenue for Multi Access Edge Compute (MEC) deployments for private cellular networks will reach USD$5.8 billion by 2030.
Cybersecurity prompts upgrade for 1.3 billion electricity meters
ABI Research finds Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and cybersecurity concerns are prompting the upgrade of 1.3 billion electricity meters by 2027.
Hybrid work and looming metaverse expected to impact collaboration
Hybrid work, when coupled with the build-up to the metaverse, creates a foundation for both the collaboration and immersive markets.
Traditional security no longer reliable, SASE solutions on the up
"Consolidation and convergence are essential to driving the value proposition and re-aligning perception with reality."
70% better 5G power consumption with hardware optimisation
ABI Research has found that hardware optimisation promises up to 70% improvement in 5G power consumption as networks reach scale in many developed nations.
ABI Research calls for universal data governance framework
The researchers state that a new universal data governance framework must be introduced to address the data governance needs in emerging technologies.
Foldable screens and wireless headsets among the top predicted consumer trends
New research has revealed that devices with foldable screens will reach nearly 10% of all smartphone sales by 2030.
Metaverse pushes extended reality market spend to $4.84 billion
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work.
Edge AI adoption to explode in 2022 - ABI Research
The COVID-19 pandemic quickened the pace of digital transformation, placing technologies at the very centre of how people live and work, ABI Research states.
Wearables market to reach 344.9 million shipments in 2022, lead by sports and fitness trackers
"While the wearables sector has witnessed strong growth so, too, has mobile accessories, where demand for wireless headsets has risen dramatically in the past year."
Enterprise digital transformation, cloud demand and Internet of Things drives HSM growth
ABI Research forecasts the market to hit over one billion dollars in revenues by 2024.
ABI Research finds plenty of robust market opportunities still exist for SD-WAN, despite SASE
Although the emergence of SASE has contributed to some players labelling SD-WAN as outdated, ABI Research believes there's still a considerable market opportunity for innovative suppliers.
2022 will see increasing AI role in augmented and virtual reality
Artificial intelligence will play an increasing role in augmented and virtual reality in 2022, according to ABI Research.
2022 will see 452,000 mobile robot shipments, a massive increase over 2021
ABI Research's 2022 trend report identifies the two industrial, collaborative, and industrial robotics market trends that will deliver in 2022 -and the one that won't.
2022 will see the rise of digital twin marketplaces, report finds
The report finds that spending on industrial digital twins will grow from US$4.6 billion in 2022 to US$33.9 billion in 2030 at a 28% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR).
COVID-19 pandemic to fuel wearables, wireless growth in 2022
2022 will see pandemic-fuelled growth continue for wearables and wireless headsets, according to ABI Research.
Next-generation 5G to triple telco cloud revenue by 2025 - ABI Research
Next-generation 5G-orientated core networks are driving the evolution of telco cloud-native technology.
US$8 billion market for IoT security services on 4G and 5G networks by 2026
By 2026, IoT cellular connections will number more than 3 billion, with 4G LTE and LPWA networks bearing the brunt of these new connections.
Private 5G networks are failing to reach scale, with the window of opportunity closing
Despite huge potential, private networks are failing to reach scale, and the window of opportunity for telcos is closing.
Internet of Things
Internet of Things in desperate need of more robust identity and access management
"IAM is yet another identity and security framework that poses significant challenges when crossing from the IT realm onto the IoT."
5G smartphone market most accelerated mobile technology generation ever
"Now 5G mmWave in smartphones is set to grow extensively in 2021 and beyond, driven by its use in Apple's latest iPhones destined mainly for the company's important U.S. market."
Mobile vendors scramble as handset market transitions to 5G
The race is on for OEMs to find a level of differentiation in their flagship portfolios to help boost margins and improve market share.
Internet of Things
Microsoft Azure, AWS leading the battle of IoT deployments
"Microsoft Azure and AWS are leading the battle at the very core of IoT deployments and enjoying the lions share of cloud dominance."