Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 4/2 including: T-Mobile's unfortunate advertising that has BlackBerry pulling their license to sell BB products, mobility's role in demand for WLAN equipment, MEMS microphones to top $1 billion in revenue due to demand from smartphone makers, how mobility is changing the B2B marketing path and the efforts of Zatarain's to engage customers by using in-store beacons.
By 2030, more than 40 percent of vehicles in Europe will use vehicle-to-vehicle and vehicle-to-infrastructure communication technologies to improve traffic safety and efficiency, according to market research firm Frost & Sullivan.
Quick rundown on the latest mobile IT news for Wednesday, 2/5 including: the hefty spending on mobile devices by IT, Samsung's estimates on BYOD and corporate-liable mobile users, Juniper's predictions for the augmented reality products market, WLAN's impact on enterprise edge revenue and the increase of Apple iOS' tablet market share.
Increasing use of smartphones and tablets is fueling growth of global outdoor Wi-Fi gear market, which TechNavio estimates will increase at a 15 percent compound annual growth rate through 2018.
Quick takes on mobile IT news for Wednesday 12/11 including: Nokia's plans for an Android-based low-end smartphone, biddings on FCC's wireless spectrum in first auction in 5 years, the slowdown of WLAN equipment, Broadcom's latest smart chip made for wearable technology and the bump of sales for corporate-owned smartphones may have people putting more stock in BYOD.
While the upgraded Wi-Fi is supposed to offer up to 1300Mbps performance, it has been found to be significantly slower than expected in actual file transfers tests. In addition, users have also complained of lost wireless connections.
Revenues from wireless LAN products saw a dip of seven percent in Q1 2013 compared to the previous quarter, according to market research firm Infonetics Research, in a new report. The decline of $1 billion includes enterprise access points, WLAN controllers and Wi-Fi phones, and was attributed to the impending transition to newer 802.11ac products.
Cisco continued to lead the wireless local area network--or WLAN--gear market, which topped $1 billion in the third quarter, according to the latest stats from Infonetics Research.
Cisco was named the top wireless local access network vendor by 61 percent of respondents to a survey of 105 medium and large North American businesses by Infonetics Research.
WLAN vendor Meru Networks has introduced a software module that allows corporate Wi-Fi networks to identify a wireless or wired device attempting to connect and then add the appropriate management