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We help clients identify and develop new growth opportunities at the intersection of smart systems, services and the Internet of Things

Industrial Materials Manufacturer Leverages Digital & IIoT Technologies To Improve Productivity

Over the course of the past year, a North American cellular network provider engaged us to better understand how the IoT would impact their competitive advantage in the marketplace.

Smart Industrial Systems

New technologies are reshaping how manufacturing businesses engage with customers and compete. Over the next decade, these technologies will propel innovations that will change the ways we design, work, produce and learn.

Industrial Components Manufacturer Leverages Digital Innovation to Enhance Selling

After completing a consulting-project screening industrial environments to identify opportunities for cellular IoT networks, a tier-1 semiconductor company signed up for a year-long engagement with Harbor’s Research Services business.

Diversified Manufacturer Develops New Smart Systems Business Models

A large diversified equipment manufacturer covering power generation, oil & gas, transportation, and healthcare segments reached out to Harbor Research to understand how it could enable revenue streams with its recently-commercialized middleware platform.

Silicon Designer Examines Smart Home Software Developer Preferences

A large multinational silicon manufacturer was interested in entering the smart home market through offering hardware development kits to traditional product manufacturers with little experience in connected devices.

Lighting Specialist Embraces New Digital Innovations To Drive Smart Services

We recently engaged with a manufacturer of lighting fixtures and systems across buildings, infrastructure, commercial, retail, institutional and industrial markets.

Smart Buildings & Homes Industry Association Sponsors Multiple Investigations

An international Smart Buildings industry association selected Harbor Research to explore the opportunities for constituent OEMs, utilities, insurance providers and telcos in multi-dwelling units.

Global Silicon Developer Seeks To Expand Beyond Traditional Cellular Markets

Recently, we engaged with a prominent connectivity chip supplier who needed to forecast the market opportunity for an emerging networking technology to help them identify attractive vertical segments and channel design strategies.

Hygiene Chemicals Supplier Drives Smart Services Innovation

Recently, we engaged with an industrial communications provider who was looking to make a series of acquisitions to help them drive growth and expand into the smart connected systems space.

Analyzing User and Customer Adoption Drivers For Augmented Reality

A large silicon company wanted to conduct an opportunity analysis of Augmented and Mixed Reality devices in the Enterprise. The main question to be answered from the research was why AR/MR devices were becoming stuck in pilot mode and not going to full deployment.