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Obstacles face Nexus 7's success in Asia
Radio based global navigation satellite system is a key technology that helps us in navigation, surveying, tracking, and mapping. While the US GPS is the most popular satellite system with 31 satellites in operation, a GPS-only system faces difficulties, especially in mega cities with skyscrapers where satellite signals are often lost. For fleet management and other tracking applications, this can be an unacceptable situation. Plus, GPS-only navigation also faces other restrictions as GPS satellites orbit the earth from a distance of 20,000 kms. A solution came up last October when a Russian satellite system called GLONASS... Read More
TP-LINK, Cisco dominate India's Ethernet switch market shipments: 6Wresearch
NEW DELHI: TP-LINK and Cisco cornered 34% share of India's Ethernet switch market shipments in the first quarter of calendar year 2016, According to 6Wresearch, which said that the total shipments value reached over $200 million in the quarter. Juniper, Hewlett Packard, D-LINK and Netgear were the other major players in the India Ethernet switch market in the quarter, which saw more than 30 vendors shipping Ethernet switches in India. The report said that as many as seve OEMs shipped above 5,000 Ethernet switches. The study said that escalating number of internet subscribers in the... Read More
Total 3D Printer Market in India Could Reach $79 Million by 2021
"India 3D Printer Market (2015-2021)" is a report from 6Wresearch covering the 3D printer market, and it's broken down by technology, application, end uses and region. It's a report that offers estimates and forecasts on technologies like Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), Selective Laser Sintering (SLS), Stereolithography (SLA), Polyjet and Multi-Jet Modeling (MJM) systems, which breaks down the market into different applications such as electronics and consumer goods, automotive, medical, industrial, aerospace and military, educational and architectural in the private, commercial and industrial spheres. Imaginarium-3D-printingThe reports says the expiration of key patents, the low cost of... Read More
Thin Film Intelligence Brief 14 – 27 March 2012
Wessels says India should open up to foreign trade Companies mentioned: First Solar, Innotech Solar, Jendra Power, Energie Wasser Bern, Enbridge, Stion, First Solar, Maryland Solar, and NV Energy First Solar’s Wessels says India should open up to foreign trade Maja Wessels, First Solar's executive VP, global public affairs, expressed in a recent news report in India that it makes more sense for India’s solar sourcing policy to open up to trade with foreign manufacturers rather than placing a cap on foreign imports. Under the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission, all investors... Read More
The Next Step in Communication
Compound annual growth of 'machine to machine' modules market is estimated at 33.81% till 2016 . It just had to happen. With the mobile phone customer base growing rapidly, it was a matter of time before M2M or machine to machine communication started taking giant strides to become an integral part of the digital world. M2M, in simple words, means combining technologies that allow both wireless and wired systems to communicate with other devices of the same ability. M2M depends heavily on cellular technology and Indian companies are primed to cash in on... Read More
Thailand Diesel Genset Market to reach $81.6 Million by 2022: 6Wresearch
Growing public infrastructure, rising demand for power in off-grid and unreliable grid areas, need to provide power backup to the manufacturing sector as well as booming hospitality sector are some of the key factors which are expected to spur the demand for diesel gensets in Thailand. According to 6Wresearch, Thailand Diesel Genset Market is projected to reach $81.6 million by 2022. The market for diesel genset witnessed sluggish demand over the past two years due to slowdown in the industrial and construction activities as a result of political instability in Thailand. However, during the forecast... Read More
Television: Old school, but still rocking the show
In 2013, Deloitte predicts that television will continue to dominate as a media source and as an impactful medium for advertising. With the advent of digitisation, the industry is expected to expand its reach using the digital platform to virtually every corner of the country. Content too will evolve as it focuses on localisation and targeted advertising to cater to regional tastes and needs. The 2011 Census of India found that over 47% of Indian households have television sets and when we factor in community viewing, which is popular in rural areas, the... Read More
Telcos bet big on machines talking to each other
Telcos are getting ready to offer enterprises and governments advanced machine-to-machine applications Mumbai: Telecom services providers, or telcos, such as Vodafone India Ltd and Bharti Airtel Ltd are getting ready to offer enterprises and governments advanced machine-to-machine (M2M) applications that go beyond just smart meters, e-challans or the ability to collect tax with SIM card-based machines. The objective is to enhance their revenue from enterprises. M2M can be defined as the automated exchange of information between machines. With telcos, it involves the use of SIM (subscriber identity module) cards that are embedded in machines... Read More
Teknologi Face Recognition Wajib Dimiliki CCTV
JAKARTA - Pemerintah tengah menggalakan sistim tilang dengan menggunakan elektronik. Salah satu bukti tindakan penilangan tersebut yakni rekaman kamera tersebunyi atau CCTV. Dengan teknologi Face Recognition, polisi merekam data plat nomor maupun wajah pelaku pelanggaran. Teknologi ini pun seakan wajib 'hadir' di CCTV untuk mengungkap kejahatan maupun sebuah pelanggaran. Marketing Manager Hikvision, Indah Rosa Sitepu, menjelaskan, fitur Face Recognition merupakan satu dari fitur lain yang dibutuhkan dalam kamera cctv. Kemampuan mengidentifikasi plat kendaraan dan teknologi yang bisa melakukan pemeriksaan di tempat tersembunyi, seperti bawah kendaraan membuat pemiliknya semakin aman. "Meski demikian, kenali dulu kebutuhan kita,... Read More
3D printing goes big - Biz Billa
In 2014, a team of Indian plastic surgeons at the Jawaharlal Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education and Research (Jipmer) in Puducherry restored the deformed skull of a three-year-old girl to its original shape with the help of a 3D printer that was sourced from a Mumbai-based 3D printer maker, Divide By Zero Technologies. In July, Jipmer purchased its own 3D printer, according to a report that month in The Hindu. 3D printing, which has been around for over 30 years, is now used not only to make jewellery and toothbrushes, but also football boots, racing-car... Read More
Surveillance -Taking Iomega to New Heights
ITVar News interacts with Rajiv Mukul, Vice President – Asia Pacific & Japan Iomega Sales, who gives an insight about the recent surveillance offerings by Iomega, trends shaping up the surveillance market, Company’s plans to tap this market and with other vital details. ITVar News: Tell us in brief about the recent surveillance offerings by Iomega. What are the USP of Iomega’s surveillance range products? Rajiv Mukul: With the Video Surveillance industry getting more organized and digitized, creating a demand for cost-effective IP surveillance solution comes as a natural progression for... Read More
We want to grab 10% market share in switchgears segment: Gautam Seth, HPL Electric
NEW DELHI: HPL Electric & Power wants to grab 10 per cent market share in the switchgear segment, said Gautam Seth, joint managing director of the company. According to him, one of the reasons why company is focusing on the segment is the high profit margin it offers. Indian switchgear market size is projected to reach $3.7 Billion by 2022, according to 6Wresearch. HPL Electric reported revenue of Rs 226.98 crore in FY19, a growth of 14 per cent from Rs 199.63 crore it registered in the previous fiscal. Its profit from the segment was... Read More
Digital technology-based IP surveillance is emerging as the next-generation technology of the surveillance industry as it is highly reliable and flexible based on high-functioning and afford
Security and safety concerns are increasing with the changing lifestyles, expanding urbanization, increasing crime rate, and above all increasing terrorism across the globe. With latest advances in the technology, the significance of security and surveillance systems have changed as people are realizing the benefits derived from it. According to the latest IMS Research report, worldwide market for video surveillance equipment will grow more than 12 percent in 2012 despite the weak and uncertain economic environment. The global market will be driven by strong demand for video surveillance solutions in the BRIC (Brazil, Russia, India and... Read More
Surveillance for safe, smart cities needs big storage capacity: Seagate head
New Delhi, June 19 (IANS) Surveillance cameras alone cannot guarantee comprehensive safety and security for citizens, a key aspect of the government's "Smart Cities Project", and must be dovetailed with excellent backup via big data storage, an industry expert has said. "Good quality footage captured from closed-circuit cameras, irrespective of the time and tenure of footage, is necessary to study and plan the measures to ensure safety and security of the masses," said Rajesh Khurana, Country Manager for India and Saarc for Seagate Technology. "For insulating the critical video surveillance data from damage or theft,... Read More
Surveillance for safe, smart cities needs big storage capacity: Expert
Surveillance cameras alone cannot guarantee comprehensive safety and security for citizens, a key aspect of the government's "Smart Cities Project", and must be dovetailed with excellent backup via big data storage, an industry expert has said. "Good quality footage captured from closed-circuit cameras, irrespective of the time and tenure of footage, is necessary to study and plan the measures to ensure safety and security of the masses," said Rajesh Khurana, Country Manager for India and Saarc for Seagate Technology. "For insulating the critical video surveillance data from damage or theft, the government, like any other... Read More
Storage of loads of data
With educational institutions, retail outlets, pubs, public transport etc installing surveillance cameras, there has been a huge surge in the amount of data generated. The tendency now is not to delete any data, since no one knows what data will be required when. According to 6Wresearch, Video Surveillance Camera market in India, which is dominated by analog surveillance cameras, is witnessing a shift towards IP surveillance cameras, on account of declining prices and demand for remote access. These have resulted in loads of data getting stored, requiring innovative technologies to handle them. NetApp, one of... Read More
Over 60mn STBs to be shipped in India in 2017
The Indian market for set-top boxes will see substantial growth through 2017 thanks to a number of factors which include the introduction of Conditional Access Systems (CAS), mandatory government regulations, the popularity of DTH platforms and declining STB prices, according to a new report from local research firm 6Wresearch. There are predicted to be 67.5mn units shipped in 2017, representing a cumulative growth of 28.5% from 2012. The government target of complete digital switchover by 2014 is expected to increase demand for set-top boxes exponentially, although many commentators believe this target is... Read More
Indian STB market on the rise
The general state of the country’s economy may not be too healthy right now but there’s nothing on the wane about India’s set-top box market, according to new research from 6Wresearch. The analyst found that the Indian set-top box market recorded total shipments of 5.6 million units in the second quarter of 2013, a sequential rise of 5%. In term of those driving the market, the top three players comprised almost three-fifths of the market which was led by Skyworth, accounting for 38% of sales, followed by Cisco and Skynet with... Read More
Spy Games
With the opening ceremony of the London Olympics 2012 drawing near, the colossal security apparatus surrounding the Summer Games has come into focus. For starters, things got messy in London last week when G4S, the private firm that won the contract to provide security for the games, admitted it wouldn’t be able to deliver the promised number of security guards. To make up for the shortfall, the UK government plans to deploy an additional 3,500 soldiers. Meanwhile, private guards are only half the equation when it comes to safeguarding the world’s most... Read More
SpringRole has closed $1.3 million in Private Funding
SpringRole, the Blockchain-centered job listing startup has announced that it will receive $1.3 million in private funding, from its earlier investors, AlphaBlock Investments, Brock Pierce, Isaac Lee's BlockWater, Wavemaker Genesis, and the Blockchain investment and consulting firm, DNA. The funds will be utilized in the hiring of technical professionals for outsourcing, through Blockchain technology. Kartik Mandaville, CEO & Founder, SpringRole, shared his thoughts on the investment: "What we're building is solving an all-too-real problem faced by every offshore company hiring in India, whether in support of in-house technical services or as part of an outsourcing... Read More