Monday, August 08, 2011

Mobility Charts Weekly - Week of August 8, 2011

The Mobility Charts Weekly is a weekly publication of charts depicting the current and future status of the enterprise mobility market.  I am specifically targeting information that reflects market data and trends.




Jumptap, a mobile ad network, put out a map this week detailing its 83 million users and their operating system preferences.  Android wins the nationwide race, but it’s interesting to see what states are iOS-heavy, and even more interesting to see what states are still rocking BlackBerry as #1.  Read Original Content



According to new research conducted by Juniper, by the end of 2011 there will be 150 million global users of mobile banking.  As the pie chart illustrates, North America is dominating in user numbers by taking 41 percent of overall users as Western Europe comes in second with 22 percent.  Read Original Content



According to IDC research, during the second quarter of 2011 Nokia and LG experienced significant declines in total shipments suffering a nearly 20 percent decline for both companies.  Meanwhile Apple continues to grow with a 141 percent increase in shipments compared to 2010.  Read Original Content




Researchers at Lab42 have conducted a study on QR codes illustrating basic research in a pictorial chart. Research includes the findings that 67 percent of people in the U.S. have noticed QR codes in magazines, 46 percent of QR code scans result in a desire to save money through QR code coupons and interestingly only 58 percent of people knew that the term “QR” means “quick response”.  Read Original Content


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Kevin Benedict, Independent Mobile and M2M Industry Analyst, SAP Mentor Volunteer
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Full Disclosure: I am an independent mobility analyst, consultant and blogger. I work with and have worked with many of the companies mentioned in my articles.