News stories featuring IMS Research:
December 18th, 2011
The number of NFC handsets shipped worldwide in 2011 will total 35 million, according to IMS Research. Sales will accelerate over the next twelve months to reach 80 million handsets by the end of 2012, the forecasters predict.
May 17th, 2011
The market for NFC chips is set to reach 920m units in 2015, according to a new forecast from IMS Research. “NFC credentials (mainly NFC-enabled handsets) are projected to increase dramatically in the next five years…
June 4th, 2010
OPINION: Licensing deals signed by Innovision will see NFC functionality being built into 15% to 20% of the handsets shipped in 2012, says the company, as leading mobile phone chipset manufacturers look for low cost ways to add NFC into mass market mobile phones.
June 2nd, 2010
NFC chip shipments will reach 785 million units in 2015, according to a new report from IMS Research, more than double the 300 million units recently predicted to ship that year by ABI Research. “The NFC market…
November 13th, 2009
The number of locations that accept contactless payments is set to increase by over 12.5 million by the end of 2013, according to the latest data from IMS Research. According to ‘The World Market for…
January 12th, 2009
NFC handset availability will start to ramp up in 2010 but handsets using the GSM Association’s preferred Single Wire Protocol approach to NFC won’t be around in volume until 2011 and beyond.
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