The next 3 to 4 years will witness the mainstreaming of autonomous mobile robots outside of their current strongholds of warehousing and manufacturing, whilst advances in collaborative robotics, industrial robots and accessories like location technologies will further strengthen the deployment of robotics in the industrial space.
The Q1 2019 edition pays special attention to smart warehousing and automation, digital productivity solutions for the logistics workforce, and next-generation demand planning and optimization solutions for the supply chain, in addition to news and market activity across the value chain.
This report provides an overview and update of existing smart cities, identifies the deployment challenges cities are facing to become smart or smarter, and offers recommendations to technology suppliers and governments for a smooth transition
The data includes estimates for the installed base and annual smart card shipment volumes delivered to the following vertical markets: enterprise and access ID, government and healthcare citizen ID, payment and banking, pay TV/conditional access, retail and loyalty, SIM, SWP SIM telco/payphone, transportation, and "other" applications.
To gain a better understanding of the network of companies that are providing location products and services, over 200 companies were analyzed by ABI Research to see what partnerships with other players they were affiliated with, what their market focus is, what verticals they target, and what services they provide as part of the location technology value chain.
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