Global Context Aware Computing (CAC) Industry

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NEW YORK, Dec. 8, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in US$ Million by the following End-Use Markets: Banking, Financial Services & Insurance, IT & Telecommunications, and Others. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2013 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 67 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Amazon.com, Inc.
Appear Networks Systems AB
Apple Inc.
Baidu, Inc.
BMC Software, Inc.

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I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1 Disclaimers.............. I-2 Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2 Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3 Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW.............. II-1 Context Aware Computing - Step towards Intuitive & Personalized Computing..............II-1 Smartphones & Tablet PCs Provide Initial Impetus for CAC Applications & Technologies to Evolve & Make a Mark II-2 Continued Craze for Smartphones & Tablet PCs Augurs Well for the Market.............. II-3 Table 1: Spiraling Sales of Smartphones Provides Perfect Platform for Proliferation of CAC Applications & Technologies: Breakdown of Global Sales of Smartphones (in 000 Units) by Geographic Region: 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-4

Table 2: Growing Smartphone Penetration to Fuel Future Demand: Breakdown of Smartphone Penetration Rate (%) by Country for 2014 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-5

Table 3: Global Tablet PC Sales (in Million Units): 2013 through 2017 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6 Emergence of Smart Wearable Computing Devices to Present New Opportunities for CAC Applications & Technologies II-6 Table 4: World Market for Wearable Computing Devices (2015 & 2020): Annual Revenues (in US$ Billion) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-8

Table 5: World Market for Wearable Computing Devices (2014, 2016 & 2019): Annual Shipments (in Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-8 Smart Watches Gaining Traction - A Key Opportunity Indicator for CAC.............. II-8 Table 6: World Market for Smartwatches (2014, 2016, 2018 & 2020): Annual Shipments (in Million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-10 Smart Glasses Shipments to Grow Over the Next Few Years Adding to the Growth Prospects for CAC II-10 CAC - Enhancing Mobile Augmented Reality (AR) Experience on Smart AR Glasses.............. II-11 Growing Investments in Smart AR Glasses Bodes Well for CAC II-12 Table 7: World Market for Smart Augmented Reality (AR) Glasses (2014, 2016, 2018 & 2020): Annual Shipments in Units (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-14 Context Aware Computing - Market Scenario II-14 Outlook.............. II-15

2. MARKET TRENDS, DRIVERS AND ISSUES II-16 Enterprise Sector - Leading Revenue Contributor for CAC Applications & Technologies..............II-16 Context Aware Office & Conference Assistants Find Great Demand in Enterprises Driven by Improvement in New Office Establishments & Expansions II-16 Growing Adoption of Enterprise Mobility to Drive Demand for Context Aware Fieldwork Solutions for Mobile Workers II-17 Table 8: Global Workforce Population (2009 & 2014): Percentage Share Breakdown of Employees by Nature of Work (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18

Table 9: Global Mobile Workforce Population (2009 & 2014): Breakdown of Number of Mobile Employees in Million by Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-18 Telecom Industry - A Major End-Use Market II-19 BFSI Sector to Bring Significant Gains to the Market II-19 Increasing Focus on Improving Customer Engagement & Achieving Customer Intimacy Drives Growth for Context Aware Computing II-20 Emerging End-Use Markets to Create New Opportunities for CAC II-21 Context Aware Computing - Widely Being Used in Location Based Information Delivery..............II-21 Context Aware 'Shopping Assistants' Make News in Retail Sector II-22 Advancing Tourism & Travel Industry to Benefit from Context Aware Cyber Guides & Augmented Reality Guide Systems II-22 The New Era of Internet of Things & Big Data to Drive Demand for CAC Applications & Technologies II-23 Table 10: Global Market for IoT Analyzed by Cumulative Number of Connected Devices in Million Units for the Year 2015, 2018 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-25 From Web Vendors to Device Manufacturers - Players across Mobile Computing Value Chain Vying to Become Context Providers.............. II-25 Challenges.............. II-26 Security.............. II-26 Privacy.............. II-26 Infrastructure Limitations..............II-26 Information Overload..............II-26 Differentiating Contexts..............II-27 Inconvenient Interruptions..............II-27

3. PRODUCT OVERVIEW.............. II-28 Context Aware Computing - Definition II-28 Key Elements of Context Aware Computing II-28 'Context'.............. II-28 Context Categories.............. II-29 Computing Context.............. II-29 User Context.............. II-29 Physical Context..............II-29 Time Context.............. II-29 Qualities of Context..............II-29 Key Focus Areas of Context Aware Systems II-30 Merits of Context Aware Systems..............II-30 Precise and Relative Information II-30 Instant Access to Information II-30 Personal Assistance..............II-31 Reduced Human Interaction..............II-31 Applications of CAC in Social or Situational Awareness II-31 Contexts Related to Situational Awareness II-31 User Location.............. II-31 Work Activity.............. II-32 User Audio.............. II-32 Overall Activity..............II-32 Types of Context Aware Applications II-33 Adaptive Applications..............II-33 Proactive Applications..............II-33 Key Emerging End-Use Areas for CAC II-33 Healthcare Sector..............II-33 Pervasive Games.............. II-34 Real Estate.............. II-34 Home Automation.............. II-34 Review of Select CAC Products..............II-35 Context Aware Web Browsers (CAB) II-35 Context Aware Office Assistants II-35 Context Aware Conference Assistants II-36 Context Aware Adaptive Phones II-36 Context Aware Active Maps..............II-36 Context Aware Shopping Assistants II-36 Context Aware Cyber Guides..............II-36 Context Aware Augmented Reality and Guide Systems II-37 Context Driven Location Aware Information Dissemination II-37 Context Aware Fieldwork..............II-37

4. PRODUCT LAUNCHES.............. II-38 Handle Unveils Handle Mobile and Web Apps II-38 Intel Collaborates with Stephen Hawking to Introduce Text and Speech Communication System..............II-38 Pontis Introduces New Contextual Analytics Solution II-38 Netskope Introduces Netskope Active Cloud Based Security Solution II-38 SumTotal Systems Unveils Talent Expansion Suite with Context Aware Capabilities.............. II-38 Cisco Rolls Out pxGrid Framework for Context Information Sharing II-38 ClickSoftware Technologies Unveils Service Optimization 8.1.9 II-38

5. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY..............II-39 Declara Buys Out Whodini's Context Aware computing Technology II-39 Cryptzone Successfully Closes Acquisition of HiSoftware Inc. II-39 Nokia's Here Set to Buy Out Medio Systems II-39 Sysorex Successfully Buys Out AirPatrol II-39 InMobi Successfully Closes Acquisition of Overlay Media II-39

6. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS..............II-40 Amazon.com, Inc. (USA)..............II-40 Appear Networks Systems AB (Sweden) II-40 Apple Inc. (USA).............. II-40 Baidu, Inc. (China).............. II-41 BMC Software, Inc. (USA)..............II-41 CrowdOptic Inc. (USA)..............II-41 Facebook, Inc. (USA)..............II-42 Flytxt (Netherlands)..............II-42 Google, Inc. (USA)..............II-42 Intel Corporation (USA)..............II-43 Microsoft Corporation (USA)..............II-43 Openstream Inc. (USA)..............II-43 Pontis (Israel).............. II-44 Samsung SDS America Inc. (USA) II-44 Securonix, Inc. (USA)..............II-45 ThreatMetrix Inc. (USA)..............II-45

7. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE..............II-46 Table 11: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-46

Table 12: World 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-47

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI) Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............II-48

Table 14: World 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI) Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-49

Table 15: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in IT & Telecommunications Sector by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-50

Table 16: World 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in IT & Telecommunications Sector by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-51

Table 17: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in Other End-Use Sectors by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-52

Table 18: World 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) in Other End-Use Sectors by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. II-53

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES.............. III-1 A.Market Analysis.............. III-1 Current & Future Analysis..............III-1 The Most Prominent Regional market III-1 Product Launches..............III-1 Strategic Corporate Developments III-2 Key Players.............. III-3 B.Market Analytics..............III-8 Table 19: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-8

Table 20: US 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-9

2. CANADA.............. III-10 Market Analysis.............. III-10 Table 21: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-10

Table 22: Canadian 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-11

3. JAPAN.............. III-12 Market Analysis.............. III-12 Table 23: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-12

Table 24: Japanese 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-13

4. EUROPE.............. III-14 Market Analysis.............. III-14 Table 25: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-14

Table 26: European 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-15

Table 27: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-16

Table 28: European 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-17

4a. FRANCE.............. III-18 Market Analysis.............. III-18 Table 29: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-18

Table 30: French 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-19

4b. GERMANY.............. III-20 Market Analysis.............. III-20 Table 31: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-20

Table 32: German 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-21

4c. ITALY.............. III-22 Market Analysis.............. III-22 Table 33: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-22

Table 34: Italian 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-23

4d. UNITED KINGDOM.............. III-24 A.Market Analysis.............. III-24 Current & Future Analysis..............III-24 Corporate Development..............III-24 B.Market Analytics..............III-25 Table 35: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-25

Table 36: UK 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-26

4e. REST OF EUROPE.............. III-27 A.Market Analysis.............. III-27 Current & Future Analysis..............III-27 Key Player.............. III-27 B.Market Analytics..............III-28 Table 37: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-28

Table 38: Rest of Europe 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-29

5. ASIA-PACIFIC.............. III-30 A.Market Analysis.............. III-30 Key Player.............. III-30 B.Market Analytics..............III-31 Table 39: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-31

Table 40: Asia-Pacific 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-32

6. REST OF WORLD.............. III-33 A.Market Analysis.............. III-33 Current & Future Analysis..............III-33 Product Launch.............. III-33 Key Player.............. III-33 B.Market Analytics..............III-34 Table 41: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2013 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).............. III-34

Table 42: Rest of World 8-Year Perspective for Context Aware Computing (CAC) by End-Use Sectors - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for Banking, Financial Services, & Insurance (BFSI); IT & Telecommunications; and Other End-Use Sectors Markets for Years 2013, 2015 and 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)..............III-35

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 67

The United States (42) Canada (1) Europe (12) - France (1) - The United Kingdom (1) - Spain (3) - Rest of Europe (7) Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (10) Middle East (2)
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