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Mountain View, CA, United States, 2009/08/25 - New research report from West Technology Research Solutions (WTRS) finds substantial emerging wireless component market growth projected in next 5 years in spite of current economic conditions.
The WTRS Wireless Technology Trends Report evaluates the market potential for emerging wireless technologies including applications of WiMAX, IEEE 802.16m, LTE, Bluetooth, UWB, IEEE 802.11n, IEEE 802.15.4, and ZigBee. The report also analyzes the effectiveness of existing technologies, reviews the progress of standards development, and examines the strategic activities of market makers.
“Over the last 12 months, many of the emerging wireless technologies are being adopted by OEMs who are beginning to exploit market sectors ranging from home automation to industrial and consumer electronics”, according to Kirsten West, principal analyst with WTRS. “From wireless sensor networks to wireless connectivity to Telecom applications, emerging wireless-based products are beginning to penetrate the market. While growth in some sectors has been slowed by current economic conditions, the overall picture today is one of general positive market expansion”.
(1) The Bluetooth SIG went through an expansion campaign over the last 18 months to incorporate newly-emerging protocols such as near-field communications (NFC), Wibree, and WiFi.
(2) Publication of the ZigBee Smart Energy profile is driving the release of many new products.
(3) Wireless high definition video is an application that significantly matured over the last 12 months. The market for wireless delivery of high definition video promises to be large, with decisive consumer adoption once the technology is proven in end products.
(4) WiMAX is significant competition to alternative technologies in emerging markets.
WTRS Wireless Technology Trends Report 2009 / 84 pages / SKU# WT081709CWR
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