Bluetooth Low Energy beacons are finally set to hit the mainstream in 2016, with retailers in particularly gearing up for major deployments next year, according to ABI Research.
Smartphone sensor fusion will be a key technology for development of indoor location applications in retail, healthcare and other verticals, judges ABI Research.
The in-building wireless equipment and deployment market is forecast by ABI to increase at a 14 percent compound annual growth rate, reaching over $8 billion in 2019, up from an expected $4.4 billion this year.
Location-based sensor fusion technology for smartphones represents a "huge potential" for mobile advertising and retail, judges ABI Research.
Shipments of mobile and fixed barcode scanners for industrial use are forecast to reach 6.3 million units by 2018, generating $775 million in revenue in that year, according to the latest research from ABI Research.
App wrapping will edge out app containers as the preferred solution for mobile workspace management, a market that is expected to reach more than 60 million subscribers by 2018, predicts ABI Research.
The mobile security management market segment is forecast by ABI Research to reach the $1 billion mark by 2015, almost twice the amount expected this year.
The number of mobile devices with HTML5-compatible browsers is expected to increase by 87 percent this year, reaching 1.4 billion devices by the end of the year, according to a new report by ABI Research.
Librestream and Livecast topped the list of vendors supplying enterprise mobile video collaboration for business operations support examined by ABI Research.
An estimated 103 million 4G LTE mobile devices were shipped in 2012, fueled by the popularity of Apple's iPhone 5 and Samsung's Galaxy smartphones, according to the latest stats from ABI Research.