Why Amazon and Google’s Global Share of the Smart Speaker Market Is on the Decline

Amazon and Google’s grip on the voice-enabled device market is slipping, at least according to Strategy Analytics. In a new report, the analytics firm found Amazon shipped 4 million smart speakers in the first quarter of 2018, accounting for 43 percent of the 9.2 million units shipped globally. But it also means Amazon’s global market share has […]

Infographic: What Consumers Are Really Looking for in a Wired Home

Internet of Things has come to define modern life, especially home life. Connected TVs, alarms, even toilets are becoming more common. But what are we really looking for in a wired household? Jeff Malmad, managing director, head of mobile and Life+ at Mindshare North America—which surveyed 1,000 consumers in the U.S. this past January—said the […]

Everything You Need to Know about The Internet of Things

The “Internet of Things” is a commonly misunderstood phrase. Many people think it refers to things like an app for your heating, or turning on your kettle from your phone. In reality however, it is a world-vision of interconnected devices, buildings, vehicles and other appliances. These “things” all communicate with each other wirelessly, carrying out […]