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 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
Global Smartphone Shipment Preliminary Results

The IHS Markit Mobile Handset Database - Country provides detailed data by country on mobile subscriptions, shipments, installed base, smartphone penetration and smartphone shipments by OEM for 70 markets across seven regions:

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Mobile & Telecom
Global smartphone market ends 2018 on downturn
Global smartphone market ends 2018 on downturn

With Apple and Samsung both announcing earnings yesterday, following is background information and insight on the 2018 global smartphone market.

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Mobile, Consumer & Connected Devices Mobile & Telecom
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