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COVID-19 to drive voice control demand

April 24, 2020SSN Staff

OYSTER BAY, N.Y.—Voice control device shipments in 2020 will grow globally by close to 30 percent over 2019, according to global tech market advisory firm, ABI Research.Last year, 141 million voice control smart home device shipped worldwide and, despite the key China market being impacted during the first quarter of 2020, ABI said the value of voice control during the pandemic will remain strong.“A smarter home can be a safer home,” Jonathan Collins, research director at ABI Research,...

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Enterprise video to generate $12 billion in value-added services revenue by 2023

December 19, 2018SSN Staff

OYSTER BAY, N.Y.—Enterprise video surveillance camera connections will top 348 million by 2023 and these systems will generate value-added services revenues of $12 billion, according to new research from ABI Research, a market-foresight advisory firm based here.ABI Research noted that as the video surveillance industry continues its transition toward IP camera systems with edge and on-device analytics capabilities, solution providers continue to offer connected products and services with vastly...

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ABI Research connects the smart home with the smart city

June 8, 2018Spencer Ives

LONDON—ABI Research recently published “The Emerging Role for Smart Homes in the Smart City,” a report that examines areas of overlap between smart homes and smart cities and the potential for interaction between the two.“We are seeing more interest in both these markets and … the interaction between them is starting to expand,” Jonathan Collins, research director for ABI and author of the report, told Security Systems News. “We're talking about … where the...

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Market for smart home sensors is changing

May 10, 2017Spencer Ives

LONDON—ABI Research recently published a report, “The Future of Sensors in the Smart Home,” which looks at how smart home sensors will be changing over the next five years.The study covers the global market for smart home sensors. “It's definitely a U.S. led market,” Jonathan Collins, research director for ABI Research, told Security Systems News. Collins also pointed to Western Europe and areas of the Asia-Pacific region as notable areas gaining traction in the market.ABI...

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Report: More monitoring for mHealth devices

July 20, 2016Spencer Ives

LONDON—The market for monitored mHealth devices is on the rise globally from 2016 to 2021, and North America will be the largest market in the forecast period.The report examines the number of products shipped to certain geographies. “North America is going to see shipments rise from around 3.5 million in 2016 to nearly 12 million in 2021,” Stephanie Lawrence, research analyst for ABI Research, told Security Systems News.The report covers several types of mHealth devices, including...

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AT&T to buy DIRECTV for $48.5b

May 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

DALLAS, Texas and EL SEGUNDO, Calif.—AT&T plans to buy satellite television provider DIRECTV for $48.5 billion, the companies announced this week. The deal will allow AT&T to expand its broadband network to more than 70 million customer locations, the companies said. Both companies have home security/home automation offerings—AT&T has Digital Life and DIRECTV bought LifeShield Security last year. And according to Tom Kerber, director of research, home control and energy for Parks Associates,...

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Global home automation market poised to expand dramatically

March 26, 2014Leif Kothe

WELLINGBOROUGH, England—The global home automation market is trending toward significant growth in the coming years, with the $9 billion market projected to reach $14 billion by 2018, according to a report from ABI Research, a technology market intelligence firm with locations around the world.The North American market, fertile already, will remain robust during the forecast period, rising from $5 billion to $7 billion. North America currently holds 64 percent of the market, but its share is...

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Imperial Capital: Growth in smart home market will benefit large security companies, but not smaller ones

March 25, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

I recently wrote about a new ABI Research report that predicts professional security companies' share of the smart home market will be cut in half by 2019 as telecom and cableco competitors leverage their own strengths in the space. However, not all security companies will fare the same, according to a new report from Imperial Capital, a New York City full-service investment bank. Imperial Capital says that large security companies will do much better than smaller ones as the smart home market grows. Imperial...

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Security industry share of smart home market to be cut in half by 2019, report says

March 19, 2014Tess Nacelewicz

NEW YORK—Monitored security companies will stay at the top of the U.S. managed smart home market for the next five years, but their market share will drop more than 50 percent by 2019 as competitors such as telecoms and cablecos leverage their own strengths in the space, predicts a new report from ABI Research.Smart home adoption in the U.S. is poised to grow 37 percent between 2013 and 2019, according to ABI, a technology market intelligence company based here.Jonathan Collins, ABI principal...

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Craig Foster joins ABI Research M2M and home automation team

July 5, 2011SSN Staff

NEW YORK—ABI Research on June 30 announced that Craig Foster, an authority on M2M (machine-to-machine communications) and home automation markets, has joined the company as senior analyst, Home Automation Systems. Foster is based at the firm's Irthlingborough office in the UK. Prior to joining ABI Research, Foster worked as a market analyst for IMS Research in the UK, developing reports on the power transmission and low voltage products markets, before taking responsibility for the company's...

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