When ABI Research first started to look at the potential for BLE Beacons in retail, Groupon stood out as a very obvious candidate. Its business model is based on the ability for consumers to discover heavily discounted offers nearby, with the ability for instant gratification. The problem was that the ...
Nov. 18, 2015, 7 a.m.
Patrick Connolly, Principal Analyst
Oct. 23, 2015, 6:25 p.m.
Philip Solis, Research Director
ABI Research has been covering 802.11ac and 802.11ad (WiGig) for about 6 or 7 years now. These standards started to take off commercially a few years ago. 802.11ac is much more complex than previous standards, so it was broken up into two waves of certification by the ...
Sept. 28, 2015, 12:55 p.m.
Eric Abbruzzese, Research Analyst
I’ll be attending SCTE this year, and there are a few topics that we expect will be heavily covered at the event, reflecting some of the more influential trends in the TV markets today. The standard topics will be covered as usual, including B2B Solutions, Next-generation services (i.e ...
Aug. 21, 2015, 4:08 p.m.
Sam Rosen, Vice President, Consumer
Today, it’s clear that video service providers have a few key requirements in any new technology rollouts. Among the top criteria, they are looking at:
- Technology which leverages their broadcast ecosystem, eliminates or reduces capital (CapEx) expenses, and paves the way for the upcoming transition to IP delivery
- Control ...
Aug. 3, 2015, 3:41 a.m.
Dominique Bonte, Vice President, B2B
On August 3rd, Nokia announced the long rumored sale of its digital mapping division HERE to a consortium of car brands consisting of Audi, BMW, and Daimler for $2.8 billion Euro. When all is said and done, it seems HERE has finally found a suitable home, after a ...