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Smart Home Devices Forecast to Deliver Double-Digit Growth Through 2022

The worldwide smart home devices market is expected to grow 31% year over year in 2018 to 643.9 million shipments, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. The entire smart home market, comprised of smart

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Phuket and Khon Kaen Named as Top Smart City Projects in Asia/Pacific for 2018

IDC Thailand named Khon Kaen and Phuket cities as the most outstanding smart city projects in Asia Pacific excluding Japan (APeJ) for the 2018 IDC Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA). The winning projects, Kohn Kaen Smart Health and Phuket

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Asia Pacific Augmented and Virtual Reality Spending to Reach USD 11.1 Billion in 2018

Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) spending on augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) is forecast to reach US $11.1 billion in 2018, an increase of more than 100% from $4.6 billion the previous year. The latest update of IDC’s Worldwide Semiannual Augmented

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Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2018 – Opens for Public Voting

IDC Government Insights Asia Pacific opens public voting in its search for the top smart city initiatives in the region (excluding Japan) for the fourth straight year. Out of over 180 smart city project submissions coming from local governments and

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Smart Cities Spending Guide Expects Technologies Enabling Smart Cities Initiatives to Reach $28.3 Billion in 2018

Asia/Pacific (excluding Japan) on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is expected to reach $28.3 billion in 2018, according to the first-ever IDC Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide. In its inaugural release, IDC provides a comprehensive outlook at the

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Smartwatches to Have More Than Just Fifteen Minutes of Fame

Worldwide shipments of wearable devices are on track to grow 15.1% in 2018, totaling 132.9 million units over the course of the year. The overall market is also expected to deliver a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.4% over

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Nominations for the 2018 Smart City Asia Pacific Awards

IDC Government Insights announced today that this year’s search for the top smart city initiatives in Asia Pacific is underway. Dubbed as IDC’s Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA), which is now on its fourth year, IDC is looking for

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Top 10 Robotics Impacting Asia Pacific Market in 2018 and Beyond

IDC Manufacturing Insights Worldwide Commercial Robotics program published its latest report titled “IDC FutureScape: Worldwide Robotics 2018 Predictions – Asia/Pacific (Excluding Japan) Implications”, which highlights the top 10 predictions pertaining to the development and adoption of robotics in Asia Pacific (Excluding Japan)

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IDC Predicts Tech Spending For Smart Cities to Reach 80 Billion this year

Worldwide spending on the technologies that enable Smart Cities initiatives is forecast to reach $80 billion in 2018, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC). In the first release of the Worldwide Semiannual Smart Cities Spending Guide, IDC provides a detailed

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Worldwide Spending on Robotics and Drones Forecast to Reach $103 Billion in 2018

A new update to the International Data Corporation Worldwide Semiannual Robotics and Drones Spending Guide forecasts worldwide spending on robotics and drones solutions will total $103.1 billion in 2018, an increase of 22.1% over 2017. By 2021, IDC expects this spending

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