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As the retail environment becomes increasingly connected, ABI Research provides a holistic view of the overall ecosystem while striving to be the first to identify next-generation technologies and vendors shaping the future of retail. Our research examines new technological developments in this space including customer analytics and engagement, advertising, inventory management, fulfillment and delivery, employee efficiencies, indoor location technologies, POS, and the impact of the cloud.

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Webinar: Industry Survey - Transformative Technology Adoption and Attitudes

In March and April 2017, ABI Research surveyed 455 U.S.-based key decision makers and influencers from nine different industry verticals about their attitude and adoption of key transformative technologies. This survey provides significant insight into the technologies and processes that companies are prioritizing in the drive toward increased digitization. The pressures arising from OT/IT convergence are clear and evident through the results, and insight on the next steps regarding key market messaging are abundant.


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Qualcomm’s Mobile Payment Security Solutions and Smart Cities

3Q 2017

During the Qualcomm Snapdragon Tech Day held during May 2017 in Singapore, Qualcomm announced Snapdragon 835, Snapdragon 660, and Snapdragon 630. It offers multi-level security solutions comprising of hardware and software-based security architecture, as well as biometric authentication technologies designed to provide a robust and secured mobile payment platform. Additionally, the chipsets are equipped with Near Field Communications (NFC) technology, enabling “Tap and Go cashless payment,” whereby consumers only need to tap their smartphone onto the reader device.

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Dominique Bonte

VP/Managing Director, Verticals/End Markets

Malik Saadi

VP/Managing Director, Strategic Technologies

Dan Shey

VP/Managing Director, Enabling Platforms

Sam Rosen

Managing Director and VP, Video, OTT and AR/VR

Jeff Orr

Research Director

Phil Sealy

Principal Analyst