Gerrit Schneemann

Gerrit Schneemann

Gerrit Schneemann has been following the location based services and applications market for the last six years. As part of the Portables & LBS service, he has followed the rise and decline of the portable navigation device (PND) market and is now focusing on how location has become an integral part of the mobile value chain. His research includes developments in handset location capabilities, new location technologies, and location-aware mobile applications including enhanced social networking and mobile commerce.  

Gerrit came to IHS as part of the acquisition of Telematics Research Group (TRG) in 2008.

He graduated from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities with a Bachelor of Science in Political Science. Gerrit is fluent in English and German.


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Mobile Handset Shipment Database - Country

The IHS Markit Mobile Handset Shipments Database - Country provides detailed data by country on smartphone shipments, feature phone shipments, and smartphone shipments by OEM for 65 countries across seven regions ...

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Mobile & Telecom
Moto Z2 Play looks to move Motorola’s Mod ecosystem ahead

The latest Moto Mods-compatible handset, the Moto Z2 Play is now available from Verizon Wireless. The company continues to focus on its version of smartphone modularity as a differentiator for its Z-series of devices. Motorola needs the new device to perform well while bucking key display trends this year.

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Mobile & Telecom
Mobile Handset Specification Database

The Mobile Handset Specification Search Tool includes over 250 specification attributes with the ability to filter. The database includes handset specifications from devices released in 1999 to the latest devices in 2016.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Semiconductors Mobile & Telecom
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