There has been a lot of discussion about and around Big Data and Analytics. Big Data is a really “big” issue or opportunity (depending on each one’s perception or position in the value chain) across the industry. There is a lot of talk- interesting talk- around how to leverage Big Data across businesses and transforming …

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There is no denying the impact that Google has in the consumer-focused mobile industry. Just in terms of number of devices in use, Google’s Android operating system dominates the smartphone market.  With roughly an 80% global market share, Android’s consumer footprint is undeniable.   In the US market, Compass Intelligence estimates that Android is roughly 48% …

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The cat is out of the bag!!! Municipalities have figured out a new revenue stream. What is the new revenue stream? Internet-of-Things (IoT) services and city governments are capitalizing on them. In our previous blog, we briefly touched on the increasing competitiveness in the machine-to-machine (M2M) market. It appears the next battleground is taking place …

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IoT is really not about things, it’s about PEOPLE.  Sure everything (IoE) we know and see from a technology perspective points to the device, machine, or moving or static object where connectivity plays a role, intelligence and big data becomes the differentiator, applications become the enabler, and manipulation and management of information becomes the tool.  However, …

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Compass Intelligence tracks, analyzes and reports on the entire mobile ecosystem-all the way from smartphone shipments to device recycling and things in between. This week, we wanted to provide you some snippets of three of those areas. Reuse and Recycling: Old Phones and the Mobile Market In 2011, Compass Intelligence created a research track devoted …

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While succeeding in both tablets and eReaders, Amazon would also succeed if they built a smartphone.   You have to hand it to Amazon. Here’s an online book seller turned online store for just about everything that also sells Cloud storage and services. Amazon produced their first successful eReader when they brought out the original …

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Posted on: 02/04/2015 | Author: Compass Intelligence
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PREDICTION 1 – THE CONNECTED CAR MARKET IS PRIMED FOR ROBUST GROWTH IN 2015 4G/LTE is going to be the key enabler of new and exciting solutions being offered to customers. Compass Intelligence is also predicting that 2015 will be the year companies crack the code on how to maintain internet enabled service renewals after …

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Source: WT VOX Imagining a connected world with people interacting through virtual reality, smart and automated homes that work at the touch of finger on any mobile device, smart cities and smarter infrastructure, fully automated vehicles, smart and intelligent cloud technology is no longer mind boggling or much of a challenge. We are living in …

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Introduction International CES 2015 lived up to its usual hype in that it featured a range of innovative/advanced technologies across a broad spectrum of industries including computing & communications, entertainment & gaming, health/fitness wearables, home automation, next-generation automotive electronics, and a host of other segments.  The show featured 3,600 exhibitors including nearly 400 startup companies …

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The Alphabet Soup of IoT, M2M, Industrial Internet, IoE dominates CES Compass Intelligence held its second annual Awards luncheon at CES on Wed, Jan. 7 in South Hall of LVCC, Room S228. This event included four categories of mobile awards: 1) Mobility Awards, 2) A-List in M2M (machine-to-machine) Awards, 3) the Bamboo Mobile Green Technology …

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