Digital Media Adaptor Market on Track for 40% Growth Global shipments of Digital Media Adapters - devices designed to stream content to the TV from the internet and IP connected devices - will grow nearly 40% this year, with the market on track to double in size by 2017, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting.read more
Smart Cameras to Ship 4.7 Million Units Worldwide in 2016 The global smart camera market size reached 250,000 unit shipments in 2012, with consumer off-take representing around 50%, and the remainder accounted for by pipeline fill, according to the latest smart camera report from Futuresource Consulting. read more
Global Projector Market Faces a Difficult Q1, Though Installation Segment Positive The global projector market came in at 1.76 million units in calendar year Q1 2013, a year-on-year decline of 7.5% on the same period in 2012, according to the latest market tracker research from Futuresource Consulting.read more
Global Professional Flat Panel Market Posts Q1 Growth
Professional flat panel display sales rose quarter-on-quarter (QoQ) and year-on-year (YoY) in Q1 2013, though market conditions remain difficult for many international display vendors.read more
Mobile Computing in Schools Achieved 29% Growth in 2012 Global sales of mobile computing devices in K12 education exceeded 4.4 million units in Q4, and full year performance for 2012 increased by 29% reaching 15.6 million, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting.read more
EMEA HDD Tracker: Futuresource Q4 Results Show Market Declining 17% The external hard disk drive market in EMEA had a difficult first half last year, mainly due to supply chain challenges in 2011, culminating in annual volumes for 2012 falling by 17% to 21.5 million. This is compared with nearly 26 million units in 2011, according to the latest quarterly HDD report from Futuresource Consulting.read more
Channel Branding Market Value Worth $200m by 2016, 18% Growth Expected
Channel branding, which includes everything from the basic inclusion of a channel logo in the top left of the screen to the complete control and customisation of content elements at playout, continues to experience global growth, driven largely by increasing demand in emerging markets such as China and Latin America, according to the latest Channel Branding Market Report from Futuresource Consulting. read more
Worldwide Home Audio Market Analysis from Futuresource Consulting
Worldwide shipments of home audio products remained stable throughout 2012, according to research from Futuresource Consulting. Although end-of-year numbers have yet to be finalised, shipments are expected to exceed 56.2 million units, with trade value rising by 2% to exceed $6.7 billion, and continuing to increase throughout the forecast period to reach $7.2 billion in 2016. read more
One Million Interactive Whiteboard and Flat Panel Display Sales in 2012: Futuresource Consulting
For calendar year 2012, sales of interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors are up 15% annually, to nearly one million displays, according to the latest quarterly research from Futuresource Consulting. read more
Pro Camcorder Market: End of Year Market Results for EMEA and USA The pro camcorder market suffered a slump in volumes last year in both EMEA and USA, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting's Professional Camcorder tracking service. This comes after record volumes were achieved across both regions in 2011. read more
EMEA Pro Monitor Market: Futuresource Announces End of Year Market Results The EMEA market for pro monitors grew 3% in volume YoY in 2012 to reach 22.5k units, despite witnessing a significant decline in volume in Q4, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting's Broadcast and Professional Video Monitor Quarterly Track service. read more
Free White Paper: Analysis of UK School Projector Purchasing and Performance Issues Following on from Futuresource Consulting's study into projector usage in UK schools in 2010, this end-user market survey carried out in late 2012, sponsored by Philips Lighting, explores the results of a study into projector purchasing behavior and projector performance issues. Download the white paper for free here.
Camera Accessories Market: $5.1 Billion Trade Value in 2012 Worldwide demand for camera accessories including lenses, bags, cases, supports and flashes, reached a trade market value of $5.1 billion in 2012, according to a new global industry report from Futuresource Consulting. read more
Global Flat Panel Market: 1.1 Million Units Shipped in Q4 The Flat Panel market reached a total of 1.1 million units in Q4 2012, a flat performance on Q3, falling 4.6% QoQ, but growing 7.18% YoY according to the latest round of research from Futuresource Consulting. read more
Photo-Merchandise Market Grew 18% To Over $1.5 Billion In 2012 The USA consumer photo-merchandise market grew 18% to over $1.5 billion in 2012 and positive growth is expected to continue with the market developing to over $1.9 billion by 2015, according to the new photo-merchandise market report from Futuresource Consulting. read more
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Mike Fisher, Head of Business Electronics, takes us through the education landscape and shows us how the 1.6 billion students and teachers across the globe will be utilising technology.
Sarah Carroll, Director of Global Business Development, explores the uptake of tablet PCs within consumer, enterprise, education and medical markets.
Much has been said about 4K video, both positive and negative. Adam Cox, Head of Broadcast Equipment, looks at the challenges and opportunities, exploring 4K's journey towards the mainstream.
With continued growth in subscribers and inceasing revenues for pay-TV, the traditional model is alive and well. Carl Hibbert, Head of Broadcast, Content & Services, discusses the market landscape and looks to the future of Pay-TV, with global revenues on track to exceed 250 billion dollars by 2016.
The consumer electronics accessories market continues to experience vigorous growth and is worth 40 billion dollars trade value globally. Simon Bryant, Head of Consumer Electronics, talks us through the detail and forecasts the growth levels out to 2016.