Juniper: Top 10 Mobile Trends for 2013

Predictions include a resurgent Microsoft and wearable computers

   

Juniper: Top 10 Mobile Trends for 2013

smartphone and globe Juniper: Top 10 Mobile Trends for 2013Juniper Research has released a white paper outlining the trends it expects to define the mobile industry next year.

Here are Juniper Research’s top 10 mobile industry trends for 2013:

  1. Big Data — Storing and analyzing massive amounts of consumer data will become big business.
  2. Wearable Computers — A number of new high-tech glasses and head-mounted displays will be launched next year as Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) and Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) join Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) in wearable technology products.
  3. Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Proliferates — As more companies allow employees to use their own mobile devices at work, security issues will force more intense device management steps.
  4. Retailers Embrace In-store Mobile Services — Eager to satisfy customers, and keep them shopping longer, look for more in-store WiFi hotspots.
  5. WiFi and LTE Connectivity Advance – Expected a greater availability of WiFi hotspots and 4G/LTE service from wireless carriers.
  6. Mobile Device-Centered Connectivity — Home electronics will increasingly share information with mobile devices.
  7. Microsoft Surge – With the launch of Windows 8, its own line of tablet computers and Windows smartphones, Microsoft will reassert itself in 2013.
  8. The Multi-Screen Experience — Manufacturers and software makers will offer solutions to spread content over multiple devices, from TVs to tablets next year.
  9. Smartphone and Tablet Changes — Look for an expanding range of forms and technology in mobile devices next year.
  10. More Social Gaming — More Internet gambling is coming both domestically and from international sources.
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For more detail on Juniper’s predictions, please read its white paper of the top mobile trends of 2013.


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