To learn more and subscribe, please click here.Delivering packages to consumers is one of the most discussed uses for drones here in the U.S., but FAA regulations have prevented companies such as Amazon from doing so.European governments, on the other hand, have been far more receptive to drone delivery, and German transportation and logistics company DHL has taken full advantage of this situation.People can visit a DHL "Skyports" location where it stores the drones, insert their package into a box, and input a code that attaches the package to a drone and activates it.The drone then departs and can travel between the two villages in eight minutes, compared to the half hour it takes by road.The Parcelcoptor can travel up to 45 miles per hour, has a six-foot wingspan, and can carry up to 4.5 pounds.This method is much simpler than delivering packages to individual homes, which is Amazon's plan for its Prime Air delivery system.So it might be prudent or the retail giant and other drone delivery programs to consider this approach.Drones turned the corner in 2015 to become a popular consumer device, while a framework for regulation that legitimizes drones in the US began to take shape.The accelerating pace of drone adoption is also pushing governments to create new regulations that balance safety and innovation.Safer technology and better regulation will open up new applications for drones in the commercial sector, including drone delivery programs like Amazon s Prime Air and Google s Project Wing initiatives.Jonathan Camhi, research analyst for BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has compiled a detailed drones report that forecasts sales revenues for consumer, enterprise, and military drones.It also projects the growth of drone shipments for consumers and enterprises.The report details several of world s major drone suppliers and examines trends in drone adoption among several leading industries.Finally, it examines the regulatory landscape in several markets and explains how technologies like obstacle avoidance and drone-to-drone communications will impact drone adoption.Here are some of the key takeaways from the report:We project revenues from drones sales to top $12 billion in 2021, up from just over $8 billion last year.Shipments of consumer drones will more than quadruple over the next five years, fueled by increasing price competition and new technologies that make flying drones easier for beginners.Growth in the enterprise sector will outpace the consumer sector in both shipments and revenues as regulations open up new use cases in the US and EU, the two biggest potential markets for enterprise drones.Technologies like geo-fencing and collision avoidance will make flying drones safer and make regulators feel more comfortable with larger numbers of drones taking to the skies.Right now FAA regulations have limited commercial drones to a select few industries and applications like aerial surveying in the agriculture, mining, and oil and gas sectors.The military sector will continue to lead all other sectors in drone spending during our forecast period thanks to the high cost of military drones and the growing number of countries seeking to acquire them.In full, the report:Compares drone adoption across the consumer, enterprise, and government sectors.Breaks down drone regulations across several key markets and explains how they ve impacted adoption.Discusses popular use cases for drones in the enterprise sector, as well as nascent use case that are on the rise.Analyzes how different drone manufacturers are trying to differentiate their offerings with better hardware and software components.Explains how drone manufacturers are quickly enabling autonomous flight in their products that will be a major boon for drone adoption.To get your copy of this invaluable guide, choose one of these options:Subscribe to an ALL-ACCESS Membership with BI Intelligence and gain immediate access to this report AND over 100 other expertly researched deep-dive reports, subscriptions to all of our daily newsletters, and much more.
Utilities will be among the sectors rushing to keep their fast-growing Internet of Things IoT systems safe from hackers will drive growth in the IoT security market by 55% between 2016 and 2020, according to a new study.The report by MarketResearchReports.biz entitled Global Internet of Things Security Market 2016-2020 found that IoT security will be driven by such end-use industries as automotive, healthcare – and especially utilities.During the forecast period, the utilities sector is expected to drive the demand from the market with highest adoption of IoT security solutions, the report media release stated.Gartner predicted worldwide expenditures on IoT security will grow by 24% this year to $348 million, then grow to $547 million in 2018 and to $841 million in 2020.These included: Nokia, NetComm Wireless, Palo Alto Networks, Cisco Systems, Intel, Broadcom, Sierra Wireless, Secure Crossing, Systech Solutions, Sophos, IBM, Gemalto, Kore Wireless, Numerex, Rockwell Automation, Symantec, Infineon Technologies, Axeda Machine Cloud, Fortinet, Eurotech, Tofino, Ventus Wireless, Digi International, Ericsson and Telit.The geographic scope of the report covered such regions as: the Americas; Europe, the Middle East and Africa; and the Asia Pacific region.
To learn more and subscribe, please click here.Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi will unveil its first drone at a live streaming event on May 25, The Verge reported.A post published to Xiaomi s company forum indicates that the drone will be a quadcoptor with a spherical camera on the bottom of the drone that looks like it may be able shoot 360-degree video.The US is the biggest market right now for consumer drones, particularly for camera drones that can cost several hundred dollars.Xiaomi sells some devices here in the US, including fitness bands and its new Mi Box media streaming device.The company could look to make a big splash with drones in the US, or it could offer a cheaper camera drone priced for the Chinese market where the consumer drone market is very nascent.The accelerating pace of drone adoption is also pushing governments to create new regulations that balance safety and innovation.Safer technology and better regulation will open up new applications for drones in the commercial sector, including drone delivery programs like Amazon s Prime Air and Google s Project Wing initiatives.Jonathan Camhi, research analyst for BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has compiled a detailed drones report that forecasts sales revenues for consumer, enterprise, and military drones.Finally, it examines the regulatory landscape in several markets and explains how technologies like obstacle avoidance and drone-to-drone communications will impact drone adoption.Here are some of the key takeaways from the report:We project revenues from drones sales to top $12 billion in 2021, up from just over $8 billion last year.Shipments of consumer drones will more than quadruple over the next five years, fueled by increasing price competition and new technologies that make flying drones easier for beginners.Growth in the enterprise sector will outpace the consumer sector in both shipments and revenues as regulations open up new use cases in the US and EU, the two biggest potential markets for enterprise drones.Technologies like geo-fencing and collision avoidance will make flying drones safer and make regulators feel more comfortable with larger numbers of drones taking to the skies.Right now FAA regulations have limited commercial drones to a select few industries and applications like aerial surveying in the agriculture, mining, and oil and gas sectors.The military sector will continue to lead all other sectors in drone spending during our forecast period thanks to the high cost of military drones and the growing number of countries seeking to acquire them.In full, the report:Compares drone adoption across the consumer, enterprise, and government sectors.Breaks down drone regulations across several key markets and explains how they ve impacted adoption.Discusses popular use cases for drones in the enterprise sector, as well as nascent use case that are on the rise.Analyzes how different drone manufacturers are trying to differentiate their offerings with better hardware and software components.Explains how drone manufacturers are quickly enabling autonomous flight in their products that will be a major boon for drone adoption.To get your copy of this invaluable guide, choose one of these options:Subscribe to an ALL-ACCESS Membership with BI Intelligence and gain immediate access to this report AND over 100 other expertly researched deep-dive reports, subscriptions to all of our daily newsletters, and much more.But however you decide to acquire this report, you ve given yourself a powerful advantage in your understanding of the world of drones.
Gamaya says these alerts and predictions will help farmers lower costs for water and fertilizer while improving their yields.Agricultural surveying has become one of the most widespread use cases for drones in the US, where companies like PrecisionHawk and Airware are also combining drone imaging and analytics for the agricultural sector.The Swiss post office has even experimented with delivering mail by drones.With a more open legal framework for commercial drones, Switzerland's drone startups have an advantage that could help them grow more quickly than US drone startups.Drones turned the corner in 2015 to become a popular consumer device, while a framework for regulation that legitimizes drones in the US began to take shape.The accelerating pace of drone adoption is also pushing governments to create new regulations that balance safety and innovation.Safer technology and better regulation will open up new applications for drones in the commercial sector, including drone delivery programs like Amazon s Prime Air and Google s Project Wing initiatives.Jonathan Camhi, research analyst for BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has compiled a detailed drones report that forecasts sales revenues for consumer, enterprise, and military drones.It also projects the growth of drone shipments for consumers and enterprises.The report details several of world s major drone suppliers and examines trends in drone adoption among several leading industries.Finally, it examines the regulatory landscape in several markets and explains how technologies like obstacle avoidance and drone-to-drone communications will impact drone adoption.Here are some of the key takeaways from the report:We project revenues from drones sales to top $12 billion in 2021, up from just over $8 billion last year.Shipments of consumer drones will more than quadruple over the next five years, fueled by increasing price competition and new technologies that make flying drones easier for beginners.Growth in the enterprise sector will outpace the consumer sector in both shipments and revenues as regulations open up new use cases in the US and EU, the two biggest potential markets for enterprise drones.Technologies like geo-fencing and collision avoidance will make flying drones safer and make regulators feel more comfortable with larger numbers of drones taking to the skies.Right now FAA regulations have limited commercial drones to a select few industries and applications like aerial surveying in the agriculture, mining, and oil and gas sectors.The military sector will continue to lead all other sectors in drone spending during our forecast period thanks to the high cost of military drones and the growing number of countries seeking to acquire them.In full, the report:Compares drone adoption across the consumer, enterprise, and government sectors.Breaks down drone regulations across several key markets and explains how they ve impacted adoption.Discusses popular use cases for drones in the enterprise sector, as well as nascent use case that are on the rise.Analyzes how different drone manufacturers are trying to differentiate their offerings with better hardware and software components.Explains how drone manufacturers are quickly enabling autonomous flight in their products that will be a major boon for drone adoption.To get your copy of this invaluable guide, choose one of these options:Subscribe to an ALL-ACCESS Membership with BI Intelligence and gain immediate access to this report AND over 100 other expertly researched deep-dive reports, subscriptions to all of our daily newsletters, and much more.
This should lower delivery costs by about half to less than eight cents a package, according to the vice president of JD.com.These drones can carry packages up to 33 pounds at speeds up to 34 miles per hour and a maximum distance of 12 miles.On top of that, the drones can reduce total delivery times between distribution centers from multiple hours to less than 20 minutes.Importantly, the actual delivery to consumers will still occur through ground transportation.Amazon and Google have been testing their own drone delivery systems Prime Air and Project Wing, respectively but have not been able to fight the heavy FAA regulations in the U.S.Furthermore, it's unclear if or when the FAA would adjust its rules to facilitate drone deliveries in the U.S.Therefore, Amazon and Google could consider China as a potential location to test their drone delivery programs.Drones turned the corner in 2015 to become a popular consumer device, while a framework for regulation that legitimizes drones in the US began to take shape.The accelerating pace of drone adoption is also pushing governments to create new regulations that balance safety and innovation.Safer technology and better regulation will open up new applications for drones in the commercial sector, including drone delivery programs like Amazon s Prime Air and Google s Project Wing initiatives.Jonathan Camhi, research analyst for BI Intelligence, Business Insider's premium research service, has compiled a detailed drones report that forecasts sales revenues for consumer, enterprise, and military drones.Finally, it examines the regulatory landscape in several markets and explains how technologies like obstacle avoidance and drone-to-drone communications will impact drone adoption.Here are some of the key takeaways from the report:We project revenues from drones sales to top $12 billion in 2021, up from just over $8 billion last year.Shipments of consumer drones will more than quadruple over the next five years, fueled by increasing price competition and new technologies that make flying drones easier for beginners.Growth in the enterprise sector will outpace the consumer sector in both shipments and revenues as regulations open up new use cases in the US and EU, the two biggest potential markets for enterprise drones.Technologies like geo-fencing and collision avoidance will make flying drones safer and make regulators feel more comfortable with larger numbers of drones taking to the skies.Right now FAA regulations have limited commercial drones to a select few industries and applications like aerial surveying in the agriculture, mining, and oil and gas sectors.The military sector will continue to lead all other sectors in drone spending during our forecast period thanks to the high cost of military drones and the growing number of countries seeking to acquire them.In full, the report:Compares drone adoption across the consumer, enterprise, and government sectors.Breaks down drone regulations across several key markets and explains how they ve impacted adoption.Discusses popular use cases for drones in the enterprise sector, as well as nascent use case that are on the rise.Analyzes how different drone manufacturers are trying to differentiate their offerings with better hardware and software components.Explains how drone manufacturers are quickly enabling autonomous flight in their products that will be a major boon for drone adoption.To get your copy of this invaluable guide, choose one of these options:Subscribe to an ALL-ACCESS Membership with BI Intelligence and gain immediate access to this report AND over 100 other expertly researched deep-dive reports, subscriptions to all of our daily newsletters, and much more.START A MEMBERSHIPPurchase the report and download it immediately from our research store.
View photosMoreA man uses his mobile phone as he walks past an advertisement in central London September 8, 2009.REUTERS/Toby Melville Reuters - Businesses are set to spend more on mobile Internet advertising than for ads seen via desktop computers for the first time in 2017, forecaster ZenithOptimedia said on Monday, a year earlier than it had previously predicted.Zenith said it expected companies around the world to spend $99.3 billion on mobile Internet advertising in 2017, or 2 percent more than the amount it expects to be spent on ads seen on web pages on desktop computers."We now expect desktop advertising to decline for the rest of our forecast period: by 0.9 percent in 2016, 0.4 percent in 2017 and 6 percent in 2018," ZenithOptimedia said.ZenithOptimedia, owned by France's Publicis , cut back its expectation for growth in global advertising this year for the second time to 4.1 percent from a previous forecast of 4.6 percent in March.In its report on Monday, Zenith cited the devaluation of the Argentine peso for the forecast revision.
Infrastructure as a service sold by public clouds will become a US$43.6 billion market by 2020, according to abacus-rattling firm IDC's new Worldwide Public Cloud Infrastructure as a Service Forecast, 2016-2020.In 2016 the firm expects infrastructure as a service IaaS hauled $12.6 billion through the door in 2015, meaning the figure predicted for 2020 represents a compound annual growth rate CAGR of 28.2% over the forecast period.But the forecast also offers some nuggets of data that support a less rosy view of IaaS, such as a survey result gathered from 6,000 IT shops finding that nearly two thirds of the respondents are either already using or planning to use public cloud IaaS by the end of 2016.IDC's not saying how nearly it got to two thirds, but more than 33 per cent of organisations not yet considering cloud seems high.Consider, also, that headline $43.6 billion figure.Sure, it represents a $31bn jump on today's spend, which looks like bad news for the hardware companies that provide on-premises infrastructure.
The usage-based insurance UBI model has been around for over a decade, but it finally started seeing traction in the past few years.EY, in a white paper that considers whether UBI is the new normal, reported that, as of July 2015, the Global UBI market adoption was less than one percent but that it is expected to grow to 15 percent in Europe, Asia, and America by 2020.With the current trends of the quantified self and quantified car, I can see insurance companies moving to appeal to millennials with a more data-driven model.In June 2014, Frost and Sullivan forecast that OBD-II dongles would grow from a $160 million market to $1.6 billion in 2020, adding: UBI has been the biggest driver for OBD-II based solutions thus far, and this trend will remain over the forecast period.Now, two years later, there are a few standout dongle-based insurance companies, such as Metromile.But it looks like most of the major UBI programs in the U.S. are moving away from dongles and toward smartphone-based UBI apps.You can download a high-resolution version of the landscape here.Progressive was one of the earlier adopters of UBI about a decade ago, with Snapshot, and it currently offers an ODB-II dongle-based plan.
Cloud traffic will represent 92% of data centre traffic and will nearly quadruple by 2020.That s according to Cisco s sixth annual Global Cloud Index 2015-2020 report, which forecasts that cloud traffic will increase from 3.9 zettabytes to 14.1 zettabytes per annum by 2020.To accommodate this rapid increase in traffic the company forecasts that the number of hyperscale data centres will grow from 259 at the end of 2015 to 485 by 2020.These will represent 47% of all installed data centre servers by that data.The outcome of this is that traffic within these data centres will quintuple by 2020, so while they already account for 34% of total traffic within all data centres they will account for 53% by that date.More headline figures suggest that by 2020 92% of workloads will be processed by cloud data centres while 8% will be processed by traditional and overall data centre workloads will more than double while cloud workloads will more than triple over the next four years.
The US is poised to lead the market, generating nearly a quarter of 3D printing revenues.Global spending on 3D printing is expected to experience a five-year compound annual growth rate CAGR of 22.3%, with revenues topping $28.9bn in 2020.This is a massive surge in growth when compared to the estimated $13.2bn in 2016.According to research firm IDC, the US is poised to lead the market, generating nearly a quarter of 3D printing revenues throughout the 2015-2020 forecast period.Western Europe, Asia-Pacific excluding Japan, and Japan are expected to follow with just more than half of total revenues combined.The discrete manufacturing industry will lead the market, with more than two thirds of revenues for the foreseeable future.
Software as a Service spending continues to dominate but Infrastructure as a Service and Platform as a Service adoption is faster.Public cloud services and infrastructure spending is still growing at a rapid pace and is expected to reach $122.5bn this year.That s according to IDC s Worldwide semi-annual Public Cloud Services Spending Guide which shows that the market will grow at 24.4% from last year.That pace is likely to continue at 21.5% over the 2015-2020 forecast period and the market will see cloud spending reach $203.4bn worldwide by 2020.To put this into some context, this growth is seven times the rate of overall IT spending growth.The dominant part of this market will remain Software as a Service, bringing in almost two thirds of all public cloud spending this year and roughly 60% in 2020.
Bygginvesteringarnas the sharp increase is slowing because production is turning down the next year, according to a konjunkturrapport from the trade association the Swedish construction federation.Rising local and capital investments, by contrast, allows positive contribution and thus continuing the boom in the construction industry, notes the organization.Investment in housing in Sweden is expected to increase by 16% in the year, and then decrease by 1 per cent in 2018."Housing construction continues up this year, but turns down slightly in 2018.however, It means no drama and with a forecast of the number of housing starts will be around 60 000 apartments next year so, this means that the housing construction goes for booming throughout the forecast period, by 2017-2018," says Johan Deremar, an economist at the Swedish construction federation, in a press release.
With nearly four of every five US digital display dollars estimated to transact programmatically this year, there is no doubt that buyers and sellers are continuing to invest in automated ad buying.A fresh study from eMarketer has found that nearly four fifths of US digital display dollars will transact programmatically in 2017, totaling $32.56bn.By the end of the forecast period, that share will rise to 84.0%.Additionally, analysts predict as ad buyers and sellers look to muster greater control that 74.5%, or $24.25bn of US digital display ad dollars, transacted programmatically will go to private marketplaces and programmatic direct setups.In fact, article notes that the share of programmatic purchases made via open exchanges is declining, with programmatic direct representing 56.0% of programmatic display spending, and 44.0% will be bought via real-time bidding (RTB).“Private setups give buyers and sellers greater control over their automated buys,” said eMarketer principal analyst Lauren Fisher.
Programmatic advertising appears to be stronger than everAd placement controversies be damned, programmatic advertising appears to be stronger than ever.In fact, almost four of five US digital display dollars will transact programmatically in 2017, resulting in an estimated $32.56 billion, according to a report by eMarketer.The report also predicts that, following the forecast period of the report, an 84% increase of that share is expected, proving without a shadow of a doubt that brands and marketers remain invested in automated ad buying.Well, according to Lauren Fisher, programmatic analyst at eMarketer, it is not simply to automate the process, but to gain access to precise, real-time audience data.“The programmatic technology has evolved to a point, where a buyer doesn't necessarily need a publisher, just a platform or interface, where it can interact directly with the consumer,” says Fisher.
Moreover, the most disruptive new companies will eventually reshape entire industries, swiftly pushing aside the legacy incumbent players - it's a form of Digital Darwinism.The global networked economy will blossom, thanks to the pervasive Internet, while the adaptive entities will survive and prosper.Over the next five years, global digital transformation will continue to have a significant impact on the demands and requirements of Internet Protocol (IP) networks, according to key findings from the latest Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI).Over the forecast period, global IP traffic is expected to increase three-fold reaching an annual run rate of 3.3 zettabytes by 2021 - that's up from an annual run rate of 1.2 zettabytes in 2016.Apps for next-generation Internet of ThingsAccording to the Cisco assessment, machine-to-machine (M2M) connections that support Internet of Things (IoT) applications are calculated to be more than half of the total 27.1 billion devices and connections.
Post demonetisation, India is now moving towards a cashless economy.Digital wallets are becoming the new trend where brands like HIKE have already integrated unified payments interface (UPI), while WhatsApp is in talks to integrate payments.The Drum spoke with Mrinal Sinha, COO, MobiKwik, a company that provides a mobile phone based payment system and digital wallets about its rivalry with Paytm, which has already opened a bank and made significant investments in the space.In addition, the government has launched initiatives towards technological innovations by introducing Unified Payment Interface expanded mobile wallet market across the country.Further, Reserve Bank of India's move to increase semi-closed payment instrument limit is also anticipated to propel growth in the country's mobile wallet market during the forecast period.The growth is further going to be fuelled by a growing awareness regarding the benefits of mobile wallets, rising smartphone and mobile internet penetration rates, and increasing security measures are expected to drive growth in India mobile wallet market.
From a pressrelease from Research and Markets today:The global food robotics market is expected to reach $3,612 million by 2023, from $1,535 million in 2016, registering a CAGR of 13.0% during the forecast period.Various technological advancements across numerous sectors has brought the fiction robots to reality.Increase in demand for enhanced productivity augments the deployment of robots to automate the tasks.This results in robots being an integral part of these industries.Companies to keep an eye on:
Worldwide public cloud services market revenue is projected to grow 18.5% in 2017 reaching $260.2B, up from $219.6B in 2016.2016 worldwide SaaS revenue exceeded Gartner’s previous forecast by $48.2B.SaaS revenue is expected to grow 21% in 2017 reaching $58.6B by the end of this year.Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) is projected to grow 36.6% in 2017 alone, reaching $34.7B this year making this area the fastest growing of all cloud services today.Gartner’s latest worldwide public cloud services revenue forecast published earlier this month predicts Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS), currently growing at a 23.31% Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR), will outpace the overall market growth of 13.38% through 2020.Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) revenue is predicted to grow from $58.6B in 2017 to $99.7B in 2020.
Chinese consumers love of foreign brands is helping to drive cross-border e-commerce sales in China, with a new report predicting total sales will reach $100.17bn by the end of 2017.The findings from a report by eMarketer reveal China’s growing middle class, which has a high propensity to purchase foreign brands is helping to increase cross-border sales, with the average Chinese cross-border digital buyer spending $882.More than a fifth (23%) of digital buyers in China will make at least one cross-border purchase via the internet.eMarketer said Chinese consumers have a greater awareness of overseas brands in China and believe foreign goods are of better quality, these factors along with better logistics were key drivers of cross-border sales.The growing momentum of Tmall Global and JD Worldwide platforms are also big drivers for cross-border sales, this year's 11.11 Singles Day featured more than 60,000 international brands on Alibaba alone, with the United States, Australia, Japan, Germany and South Korea, the top performing countries selling to China.However, eMarketer predicts growth will begin to slow over the forecast period as more residents choose local brands for some categories such as fashion, as local brands start to adapt to this change.
If you’re into flooring, this statistic may not surprise you.Last year, around 873 million square metres of industrial floorings were sold in the world, raking in US$7.19 billion in revenues.According to a new report, by the end of 2024, more than one billion square metres of industrial flooring will be sold across the globe, reflecting moderate growth of around 4%.The Industrial Flooring Market: Global Industry Analysis and Forecast 2016-2024 says rising use of industrial flooring in food and beverage will boost the sales of industrial floorings, along with regulations compelling companies to undertake non-tangible measures for workplace hygiene and safety.According to the report, the demand for medium-duty industrial flooring will remain high throughout the forecast period, with Epoxy remaining the top-selling flooring material, accounting for more than half of global industrial flooring revenues in 2017 and beyond.Industrial floorings made from polyurethane materials will also be in great demand, and the report identifies food and beverage as one of the most lucrative application for industrial floorings.
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