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TECHnalysis Research was founded by technology market research veteran Bob O'Donnell.

USAToday Column
February 4, 2018

We don't need fully self-driving cars to save lives

Imagine if the only articles written about smartphones focused solely on the ones you might buy in 2022. While one piece like that may be an interesting read, you’d probably find it hard to care about too much futuristic information. Yet, when it comes to automobiles, all we seem to hear about these days is their autonomous future.


TECHnalysis Research, LLC provides strategic consulting and market research services to the technology industry and professional financial community. Building on a deep understanding of critical technology and business trends in conjunction with hard-hitting, original research, the firm provides unique "out-of-the-box" perspectives that are still grounded in the practical realities of the technology, media and telecom markets.

February 13, 2018

The Modern State of WiFi

So easy to take for granted, yet impossible to ignore. I’m speaking, of course, of WiFi, the modern lifeblood of virtually all our tech devices. First introduced as a somewhat odd—it’s commonly believed to be short for Wireless Fidelity—marketing term in 1999, the wireless networking technology leverages the 802.11 technical standards—which first appeared in 1997. Since then, WiFi has morphed and adapted through variations including 802.11b, a, g, n, ac, ad, and soon, ax and ay, among others, and has literally become as essential to all our connected devices as power.


February 17, 2018

Podcast: WiFi Mesh, Qualcomm X24 Modem, Arm Trillium AI Chips, AMD Zen Deskop APUs

This week's podcast discusses WiFi mesh home routers, Qualcomm's new 2 Gbps X24 LTE Modem, Arm's Trillium AI chips, and AMD's new Zen desktop APUs.