Category archives: Industry Watch

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Transmissions from Tomorrow: Ericsson’s Digital Services podcast series

Ericsson’s Digital Services recently launched a podcast series in partnership with Dez Blanchfield called, Transmissions from Tomorrow, which has attracted over 1 million listens to date. Co-founder and host of the series, Dez Blanchfield, offers listeners unlimited access to the people on the pulse of change at Ericsson, and serves up the latest trends, insights […]

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Digital transformation: a future agenda for Europe

The 5G race is on.
Yet, while European technology is at the fore, the first deployment and use cases are likely to take place elsewhere. The FT reports that Sweden’s Ericsson (80) leads the way globally for 5G trials and launches, followed by China’s Huawei (64) and Finland’s Nokia (45). But by 2023 almost half of […]

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5G study: 5 ways industries can make the most of 5G

Ericsson has asked 10 industries how they plan to leverage 5G in a global study covering 900 companies, with more than 1000 employees each. Five insights on focus, expectations, pain points, premium price potential and timing give us a view who might be first out.

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Have yourself a merry CES and brain-melting New Year

It’s that time of year where things at work start to slow down as people take off to celebrate the holidays. Unless you are going to CES 2017 – the annual Consumer Electronic Show in Las Vegas in early January – like my colleagues Rebecka Cedering Ångström and Michael Björn. I got to sit down […]

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The maker movement comes of age

The maker movement is the modern DIY. Digitized production and design and digital fabrication-as-a-service level the playing field for entrepreneurs.

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Out of my dreams, and into my connected car

When you’re a kid, I think it’s only natural to have visions of the future. Lots of kids were excited about rocket packs, or teleportation or food replicators. When I was a kid, I wanted a self-driving car. Preferably a flying one, but I wasn’t super picky. Could my dreams now be coming true?

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Connected cars – a gateway to the emerging “mobility cloud”?

For most people, the connected car of 2016 is like the iPhone of 2006: an extremely sophisticated technology without a clear purpose. But viewed a decade from now, it might just be the core platform for a mobility revolution we have yet to even imagine.

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74 percent of European utilities to outsource data analysis

Editor’s note: Today we feature a guest post from Tommy Änst, Industry Marketing Manager at Ericsson
Utilities have largely been conservative regarding outsourcing. But is this changing now that digitalization and customer experience are more important drivers than ever before? In a recent survey, analysis company IDC sought to understand which areas utilities would be most […]

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The smartphone is dead. Long live the smartphone!

In our 10 Hot Consumer Trends for 2016, the trend AI Ends The Screen Age caught the eye of the media, as if Ericsson predicted the death of smartphones.

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BB-8, Bluetooth and big questions about the future

The Ericsson invention of Bluetooth is a major enabler of my new BB-8 robot’s functions. George Lucas could only dream of this when he created Star Wars back in the 1970s. But technology has developed so rapidly that researchers from companies like Ericsson have been able to take those dreams and turn them into reality.