Posts Tagged ‘ABI Research’

Seniors to drive sharp increase in wearable-wireless market

Tuesday, August 21, 2012 10:58 Be the first to comment

By Rich Miller A growing senior demographic, technological advances and an increasing demand for home health care monitoring will push the market for wearable wireless devices to more than 36 million units in 2017, up from less than 3 million in 2011, according to a new report from ABI Research. The sharp growth—a CAGR of [...]

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Spending on smart-grid security to exceed $2 billion in 2016

Monday, March 5, 2012 12:06 Be the first to comment

By Rich Miller The rapid increase in threats to smart-grid security, combined with the need to comply with regulatory statutes, will push the market for related technologies to more than $2 billion in 2016, according to a new report from ABI Research. Smart-grid security includes identity management and access controls, threat and theft defense, cellular [...]

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Home automation on the rise?

Monday, August 22, 2011 13:01 Be the first to comment

A recent study from ABI research analyzes the market for home automation and home security technologies and how these two markets are increasingly intersecting with the advent of home monitoring and managed home automation services.

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Wireless automation/security sensor market set for growth

Tuesday, April 19, 2011 14:25 Be the first to comment

By Daniel Gelinas According to a recent report from ABI Research, the worldwide market for wireless sensors in building automation and security applications is set to see impressive growth over the next five years, growing from 1.09 million units shipped in 2010 to 25.92 million units shipped in 2015. According to ABI principal analyst Jonathan [...]

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Bigger ISC West means more networking

Tuesday, March 8, 2011 9:46 Be the first to comment

By Daniel Gelinas YARMOUTH, Maine—A recent poll conducted by Security Systems News shows many are pleased with ISC West’s announcement that booth space for the upcoming Las Vegas-based trade show was nearly sold out, and ABI Research has said the bigger show means great things for the industry. Security Systems News, in a Jan. 26-Feb.3 [...]

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RFID systems revenue will exceed $6b in 2011

Tuesday, November 16, 2010 13:31 Be the first to comment

Access, retail theft, asset tracking to drive growth By Daniel Gelinas A recent report from ABI Research forecasts the total market for radio frequency identification (RFID) systems—including tags, readers, software, services, etc.—to grow from $5.5 billion to $6.2 billion in 2011. There are many applications for RFID systems—ABI looks at 16 different primary application areas, [...]

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Smart card market growth will continue

Tuesday, September 21, 2010 13:00 Be the first to comment

A new forecast from ABI Research suggests more growth in the market of cards containing an integrated circuit in the coming years. There were 5.2 billion of these “smart cards” shipped in 2009 (a market worth $1.7 billion), and ABI projects growth of more than 2 billion IC cards to ship through 2015, bringing the total worldwide market to more than 7.2 billion.

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Packaged home automation systems offer opportunity

Tuesday, January 19, 2010 15:56 Be the first to comment

A December study from ABI Research shows increasing opportunity for security companies through bundling their services with other service providers into home automation system bundles. In North America, which represents the bulk of the global market for managed home automation, shipments are expected grow from 397,000 in 2010 to 4.14 million in 2014—a CAGR of 59.82 percent.

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Personal security robots coming?

Tuesday, November 17, 2009 11:19 Be the first to comment

A November study—“Personal Robotics 2009: Task, Security & Surveillance/Telepresence, Entertainment and Education Robot and Robotic Components Market through 2015”—from ABI Research projects significant growth in the personal robotics market, which encompasses consumer robotic products that have some intelligence, interface with their environment through sensors, and perform a desired function, such as acting as a security [...]

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IMS revises video forecasts downward

Tuesday, November 3, 2009 13:07 Be the first to comment

Globally, a ‘sustained and deeper recession’ will mean ‘significant variation in the market ecosystem’ By L. Samuel Pfeifle WELLINGBOROUGH, UK—IMS Research uses positive wording—“despite the impact of the economic downturn … the world market for video surveillance equipment will grow by 3 percent in 2009”—but manufacturers can’t be seeing their latest report, released Aug. 31, [...]

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