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Imaging - Cameras & Camcorders Market Insights, Analysis and Forecasts

Since the early days of digital cameras, we have been helping the world's biggest companies in the imaging hardware industry and photography landscape navigate this challenging and resilient market space. Our strategic market information and consulting services provide a holistic view across all major image capture product categories, supported by granular detail at a product and country level.

  • Digital Cameras
  • Traditional Camcorders
  • Action Cameras

Services Available

Our team of experts include specialists covering the imaging category to We provide accurate and meaningful market insights based on extensive primary research and our understanding of both industry and consumer pull and push drivers. Our continuous and custom services provide strategic insights and advice, as well as highly granular market analysis and forecasts. Our services can be summarised as follows:

  • Strategic Market Outlook - Worldwide market reports and forecasts, strategic reports and 'hot topic' bulletins, show reports and end-user feedback.
  • Product Track - Worldwide Quarterly Tracking
  • Product Track - Weekly/Monthly Sell-out Tracking of imaging and video capture devices and accessories, covering key countries and providing detailed segmentation of products categories
  • Price Track - Daily Online Price Reporting - Retail pricing of imaging and video capture devices and accessories, with a high level of granularity (model).

Imaging Strategic Market Outlook

  • Fixed Lens Cameras

  • Interchangeable Lens Cameras - DSLR and Compact System Cameras

  • Traditional Camcorders

  • Action Cameras - Traditional and 360 Cameras

Geographical Coverage
  • Western Europe - Belgium, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

  • Eastern Europe - Czech Republic, Poland, Russia

  • Asia Pacific - Australia, China, India, Japan

  • Middle East and Africa - Turkey

  • North America - Canada, USA

  • Latin America - Brazil, Mexico

The service tracks shipments (sell-in) volume, value and ASP by product type, key features and vendor share. Twice-yearly market reports and forecasts providing commentary and data interpretation. 'Hot Topic' strategic reports and bulletins, covering the wider spectrum of dedicated and multifunctional image capture devices and accessories (e.g. lenses) Examples include:

  • Mobile Photography Trends

  • Channel and Retail Distribution Trends

  • End-User Consumer/Professional User Feedback

  • Show Reports

Product Track - Action Camera Quarterly

Product Coverage
  • Action Cameras

Geographical Coverage
  • EMEA

  • Americas

  • Asia Pacific

  • The service tracks shipments (sell-in), volume, value and ASP, key features and vendor share, includes quarterly market reports and forecasts, commentary and data interpretation and provides open-ended access to the analyst team for ad-hoc enquiries and on-site debriefs.

Product Track - Weekly/Monthly Sell-Out Tracking

Product Coverage
  • Digital Cameras

  • Lenses

  • Traditional Camcorders

  • Action Cameras

Geographical Coverage
  • Current Programmes are focused on the UK and USA

  • Planned coverage extensions to 28 countries in EMEA, plus Canada

  • Asia and Latin America will follow at a later date

  • Brand Share

  • Segment Shares

  • Specification Shares

  • Channel Shares

  • Price Group Shares

  • Average Prices

  • Model Hit Lists

  • Weekly Reporting

  • Dashboards, Tables, Charts

  • Alerts

  • Bespoke Reporting Solutions

Our weekly sell-out tracking services are used where clients require a higher level of accuracy and at a lower cost than competing services.

  • Methodology allows for a higher level of market coverage and data accuracy

  • Consistent methodology across continents

  • Reports are available approximately 10 days after the period ends

  • Detailed segmentation with high level of granularity (model)

  • Advanced reporting functionality

  • Historical data available with analyst support

Weekly/Monthly sell-out tracking of imaging and video capture devices and accessories, covering key worldwide countries and detailed segmentation of products with high level of granularity (model).

Custom Research & Consulting

Futuresource's analyst team is well-placed to undertake confidential or embargoed custom research, covering a diverse range of aspects of the B2C or B2B imaging industry or consumer research covering:

  • Market Quantification

  • Benchmarking and Competitor Analysis

  • Investment appraisal

  • Market Entry Strategies

  • New Business Opportunities

  • Competitive Strategies

  • We can undertake customised research and consulting projects worldwide. For more information, please click here>>

Price Track - Daily Online Pricing Reporting

Product Coverage
  • Digital Cameras

  • Lenses

  • Traditional Camcorders

  • Action Cameras

Geographical Coverage
  • EMEA: 28 countries

  • North America: USA and Canada

  • APAC: 13 Countries including Japan, China, India, Australia

Segmentation - Covering daily online prices for each model and for each main online retail customer:
  • Lowest Price

  • Competing Models

  • Retailer Price Positioning

  • In-Stock / Out of Stock

  • Key Features and Specs

  • Number of Listings

  • Daily Reporting

  • Dashboards, Tables, Charts

  • Alerts

  • Bespoke Reporting Solutions

Price Track

The Daily Price Tracking and Value Added reporting service is a worldwide service, based on actual pricing data sourced from online sales-based websites.

End User Insights

Consumer research has been a key element of Futuresource's research and consulting services for many years, providing the end customer perspective to our consumer electronics, content and education technology services.

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Contact Us

For more information about how Futuresource Consulting's suite of Consumer Electronics services can benefit your business, contact:

Carl Hibbert

Associate Director - Consumer Media & Tech

+44 (0) 1582 500 110

About Us

Here at Futuresource Consulting we deliver specialist research and consulting services, providing market forecasts and intelligence reports. Since the 1980s we have supported a range of industry sectors, which has grown to include: CE, Broadcast, Entertainment Content, EdTech and many more.