In this case study, Omdia analyzes the development of a digital access control solution by Deutsche Telekom. The solution aims to help retailers manage COVID-19-related risks by helping them track and regulate customer footfall in their physical stores.
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Principal Analyst, IoT Devices & Connectivity
As part of Omdia’s Internet of Things (IoT) research team, Julian maintains and develops the company’s core IoT device forecasts. These forecasts are segmented by market sector, application, region, connectivity type, and device class.
Julian joined Omdia (formerly IHS Markit) in 1999. His areas of syndicated and custom research include cellular IoT gateways, edge computing in IoT, 5G use cases, and IoT in retail applications. Prior to joining Omdia’s IoT team in 2006, Julian managed the legacy IHS Markit telecoms operator research team that provided syndicated and custom research on quad-play bundling, telecoms regulation, fixed broadband, and VoIP. Julian has a Bachelor of Arts in politics, parliamentary studies, and Russian from the University of Leeds in England.
Senior Research Associate
Matthew Ong primarily prepares research and analysis work in the enterprise, consumer, and service provider market sectors. His projects range from: data collection on mergers and acquisitions (M&A) activity, enhancement of market trackers, and data analysis and presentation. He also contributes to the monthly analysis and dissection of IoT case studies.
He joined the legacy IHS Markit business in May 2019. He obtained his bachelor’s degree in finance and accounting from the University of Kansas in the United States and worked as a financial services consultant at EY (US) and PwC (Malaysia) in the banking and technology sectors. As a Senior Research Associate at Omdia, his focus areas are IoT, smart cities, and media.
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