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Zebronics' new security and surveillance biz targets SMBs, enterprises
India's computer peripherals company Top Notch Infotronix, which operates under the brand 'Zebronics', has announced its foray into security and surveillance market. The company has set up a separate business unit for the surveillance and security equipment business."We decided that a horizontal diversification of product portfolio would be our best bet for achieving the inorganic growth target we had set ourselves and to more fully utilise our resources and capabilities, as we reach our twentieth year. We looked at the many new opportunities. The surveillance equipment portfolio is the first of our major announcements... Read More
STB Market In India Witnessing Growth
Even if India is currently struggling with its economic scenario, there is one segment in the country that is growing despite of all odds and that is country’s set-top box market. This report was recently revealed in a new research from 6Wresearch. The analyst in the research firm established that the Indian set-top box market has recorded a total shipments of 5.6 million units in the second quarter of 2013, which is a big consecutive rise of around 5 per cent. And the top three players in terms of driving the market growth... Read More
Wireless Charging and a Tale of Two Standards
Given the constraints inherent in battery technology, a ubiquitous network of wireless charging stations may offer the best hope for avoiding battery anxiety going forward. Wireless charging hasn't quite arrived yet, but the technology does provide a seamlessness that could potentially provide end users with power virtually anywhere. That's the dream anyway. The current state of affairs in wireless charging has to be taken for what it'™s worth, as a pilot of sorts to begin messaging the convenience of the technology. The cases and accessories currently needed to enable the technology with the use... Read More
WiFi driving Indians to opt for 3G, 4G data cards
Bangalore: 4G cards represent the biggest growth story in the India data card business -- registering over three-fold growth in the first quarter of 2014, compared to the previous three months. Overall 1.60 million data cards were shipped in Q1 2014, with China-based Huawei the biggest seller. ZTE led sales in CDMA cards while the Micromax was the biggest seller in the GSM card business. Just under half the dongles sold -- 43% -- were of the 72 MBPS type while 4G cards, as yet a new phenomenon have taken 16% of the market.... Read More
Why Set Top Box Spells opportunity for Channels?
At a time when channel community of systems integrators and solution providers are looking for better and innovative ways to increase on their profitability, set top box segment is surely one area where there is lot of potential in the coming months. According to 6Wresearch, the Indian set-top box market has recorded a total shipment of 55, 58,910 units in the CY Q2 2013, this is a 5 percent increase to the previous quarter. Skyworth still remains the market leader with a market share of 38 percent followed by... Read More
Why Quality Assurance is significant for Blockchain banking?
Even as the acceptance of blockchain as a reliable technology widens in the banking sector, software quality assurance will be a must to ensure these projects succeed. Perceived to be used only for the trading of cryptocurrencies initially, the decentralised electronic ledger technology, popularly known as blockchain, is being employed for multiple purposes by organisations world-over. From insurers (and hospitals) sharing patient health records to consumers sharing excess electricity with each other and with the power grid, to the casting of votes in an election-blockchain offers limitless possibilities to transferring information (or money) securely and... Read More
What's Driving PICO Projector Market Growth?
The India growth factor According to a 6Wresearch report, India Pico projector market shipments value reached over $1.8 million in CY 2015. Xelectron and Portronics together captured around 62 per cent share of the market even though more than 7 vendors shipped projectors in India. Pico projectors featuring resolution of 320X240 accounted for major share of the market. Other major players in the India Pico projector Market are Asus, Vox, Zync and Acer. According to Anuj Mehrotra, Senior Research Analyst, 6Wresearch-India Electronics Division,"Growing need for portable projectors, decreasing TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) and rising... Read More
What CIOs want with video surveillance technology in India
In an interview with EC's Rashi Varshney, Vivek Tyagi, Director-Business Development, Channel and OEM Sales, SanDisk India, tell about growing demand of video surveillance in India, and potential of video surveillance analytics in 'Digital India' The video surveillance market is growing at a rapid pace and comprises of about 30% of the entire security industry. Factors like increased data thefts, remote monitoring, growth of public infrastructure and increased security spending contribute to this growth. According to 6W research, the video surveillance market in India is expected to reach approximately 953 million USD by this year... Read More
Week in review: Back-up gensets at Dubai landmarks
According to a study released by 6Wresearch in September 2016, the UAE's diesel genset market is projected be worth $309.9m (AED1.2bn) by 2022, and the Ruler's latest directive will likely further this sector's growth in Dubai. This April, a study found that GCC governments are 'investing billions' in cultural tourism developments. Dubai alone has seen a 127% increase in visitor numbers to its most popular museums and galleries, which has led five of the emirate's museums to attracting 1.75 million visitors in 2015. The launch of Museum of The Future in 2017 and Mohammed Bin... Read More
Vu launches official Android 7 TV with Google
Vu Technologies a TV brand which was established in the year 2006 launched a voice activated Vu Official Android TV in association with Google. This is their latest launch in the smart TV category and the company is hoping that it will see excellent traction in the Indian market because they have official access to the Google Play Store, YouTube, Google Games, and the complete Google ecosystem. The company has also partnered with Video on Demand service providers such as Netflix, Hotstar, and ALTBalaji, to provide certified VOD apps to allow users to access unlimited,... Read More
VR headset market reaches $3.4 million in India
NEW DELHI:India's virtual reality headset market has begun taking baby steps. Virtual reality or VR headset shipments have reached over $3.4 million in value terms, in the January-March quarter this year, with players like ANTVR and DOMO capturing more than 85% of the market. According to data by 6Wresearch, more than 11 vendors shipped virtual headsets in India including Google, Shinecon, Colorcross and Casemate. The research also found that headsets having 100 degree field of view captured majority share. "Increasing demand for virtual reality technology among mobile users, introduction of entry-level VR... Read More
Say goodbye to the hassles of calling customer service, Aino is here
Aino app bridges the gap between customer service departments and the end customer. It allows users to add a brand to their dashboard in order to post queries, book requests or register a complaint. And a customer care representative will call the user as per their convenience. Since Divij Singhal is an old player of the entrepreneurship game, he found it easy to overcome the challenges today's young entrepreneurs face. In 2004, he started his first venture with ICCS, one of the leading BPO service providers in India. With strong determination and laser focus, Divij... Read More
Vodafone drives Mahindra’s electric vehicle with M2M services
Telecom Lead India: Vodafone Business Services (VBS), enterprise arm of Vodafone India, will provide Machine-to-Machine (M2M) services to Mahindra e2o, an electric vehicle. This is one of the major M2M deals in India. The increasing demand for remote monitoring & control, government initiatives, launch of 3G networks and reducing human efforts are the few factors that have spurred the Indian M2M modules market. The Indian M2M modules market is dominated by short range M2M modules but cellular and satellite M2M modules have relatively higher CAGR of 35.32 percent and 34.44 percent, respectively... Read More
VR Headset Market Touches $3.4 Mn In Q1 2016
India's virtual reality headset market shipment value has reached over $3.4 million in the January-March quarter of this fiscal, according to a latest research by 6Wresearch. As per the report the rise in shipment worth is related with the improvement in computer technology and connectivity of internet and also increased in investments in the sector. With advancement in the field of media and entertainment industry the virtual headset market has risen in India. Moreover, rising demand from gaming enthusiasts as well as with recent launch from major smartphone players such as Samsung and Lenovo... Read More
Virtual reality headset market touches $3.4 mn in Jan-Mar quarter
KOLKATA: The country's virtual reality headset market shipment value has reached over $3.4 million in the January-March quarter of this year, according to a latest research by 6Wresearch. The research says that advancement in computer technology and internet connectivity coupled with increasing investments in virtual reality technology and growing application segments across the media and entertainment industry have fuelled the growth of virtual headset market in India. Moreover, rising demand from gaming enthusiasts as well as with recent launch from major smartphone players such as Samsung and Lenovo have further boosted the market, it... Read More
Virtual reality headset market shipment value reaches over $3.4 million in Jan-Mar quarter
New Delhi: According to a report by research firm 6Wresearch the virtual reality headset market shipment value in India has crossed $3.4 million mark in January- March quarter of the current year. As per the report the rise in shipment worth is related with the improvement in computer technology and connectivity of internet and also increased in investments in the sector. With advancement in he field of media and entertainment industry the virtual headset market has risen in India. Media Source: Zeenews India ... Read More
Why it Makes Sense to Adopt Video Surveillance as a Service
"VSaaS market will pick up in 2014 and 2015 given the increasing need for security and surveillance by SMEs"- Karthikeyan Srinivasan, Consultant Product Manager, EMC India Center of Excellence.Why video surveillance as a service? Any compeling case for it?Video Surveillance-as-a-Service (VSaaS) is typically targeted at SMB customers, retail chains, etc because they look for solutions that do not require upfront expensive investment of traditional surveillance systems at each location, yet they are interested in having the same features. Current systems at cloud scale do not support multiple cameras, and are... Read More
Honeywell launches new line of video technology
Honeywell has announced its new, cutting-edge line of video technology to help security professionals in the Middle East to more easily design connected building systems. This announcement comes as regional government bodies take strategic measures to ensure security regulations are being enforced. As a result, enhanced smart video surveillance equipment is central to effective monitoring solutions across all industries, said a statement from the company. According to 6Wresearch, video surveillance systems in the Middle East account for the largest of the security technology revenue share, it said. To meet evolving market requirements, Honeywell has completely... Read More
Video surveillance investment increases due to mounting security concerns
Enterprises in all industry verticals and individuals are making investment in video surveillance, given the rise in safety and security concerns. A study conducted by cloud-based security camera systems provider Eagle Eye Networks found that 72 percent of U.S. adults favor using security cameras in schools. Video surveillance systems help users to monitor, analyse and identify people and assets on a day-to-day basis with the help of cameras placed in different points and storage facility to access these visuals when required. A survey by Hitachi Data Systems says 44 percent of those surveyed expect their... Read More
US trade body welcomes PMA policy review
According to a news report, a leading US trade association, the US-India Business Council (USIBC), has welcomed the Indian government’s decision to review the preferential market access (PMA) policy for domestically manufactured electronic goods. The USIBC, which comprises more than 350 of the top-tier US and Indian companies, said it has consistently argued for market-based incentives, not mandates, to encourage manufacturing in India. Ron Somers, president, USIBC, has reportedly said that there are many US companies manufacturing in India, and they want to expand based on market-based principles, including adequate infrastructure, business-friendly... Read More