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Wireless Connectivity Semiannual Update

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Actionable Benefits

  • Identify and better target the largest growth opportunities for Wi-Fi, WiGig, HaLow, Bluetooth and 802.15.4 technologies by market segment. 
  • Identify potential gaps in existing wireless portfolios, understand the wider wireless competitive landscape, and plan for future technology rollouts.
  • Receive guidance on how to create compelling networking products and how to evolve and differentiate access point offerings.
  • Discover innovative competitor approaches towards mesh, MIMO configurations, smart home platforms, voice control, IoT connectivity, RF sensing, and AI. Ensure future products remain competitive as new technologies and features are introduced.
  • Build awareness of disruptive Wi-Fi technologies including 6GHz, Wi-Fi 7, and next-generation 60GHz. Gain early insight into potential adoption timelines and deployment obstacles to help plan effective product roadmaps and marketing campaigns.
  • Identify largest opportunities for 60GHz chipsets and devices. Understand where sales and marketing resources should be devoted to help build more scalable deployments and justify technology investment.
  • Understand the timeline for the transition from legacy Wi-Fi technologies towards Wi-Fi 6 in both consumer and IoT applications, and be able to effectively plan for the introduction of new chipsets and products accordingly. 

Critical Questions Answered

  • What Wi-Fi 6 products are on the market today and where is the technology headed?
  • What opportunities will 60GHz WiGig have?
  • Is there a future for Wi-Fi HaLow?
  • What Wi-Fi technology is best suited to IoT applications?
  • What MIMO configurations will Wi-Fi APs leverage going forward?
  • What can 6GHz Wi-Fi bring to the table?
  • What will Wi-Fi 7 look like?
  • What is the smart home connectivity landscape?

Research Highlights

  • Market data and forecasts for Wi-Fi, Bluetooth and 802.15.4 devices.
  • Forecasts for MIMO configurations.
  • Forecasts for Wi-Fi chipsets by protocol (e.g. 802.11n, 802.11ac, 802.11ax, 802.11ad, 802.11ay, 802.11ah).
  • Qualitative discussion of key market trends to support the data. These include key product announcements, the move to more intelligent distributed networking solutions, MIMO configurations, and emerging IoT applications.

Who Should Read This?

  • Wireless chipset vendors (Marketing, product managers, sales).
  • OEMs across numerous sectors, including smart home, IoT, consumer electronics, networking (Product designers and decision makers).
  • IP providers (Marketing and product managers).

Table of Contents

Table of Contents

  • Wi-Fi Market Overview

  • Wi-Fi 6 Update

  • Networking and MIMO Trends

  • Wi-Fi for IoT Applications

  • 6 GHz Wi-Fi

  • Wi-Fi 7

  • 60 GHz Wi-Fi

  • Bluetooth Market Update

  • 802.15.4 Market Update

  • Smart Home Update