Guy Hammett says home audio market’s decline is “not a permanent state”
The home audio market has endured its fair share of turbulence after an unprecedented boom during the COVID-19 pandemic. Although the market is wrestling with instabilities, Futuresource Consulting’s new report on the Global Home Audio Market indicates a re-strengthening from 2024 onwards.
How cars proved to be the perfect vehicle for next-generation audio at CES
Over the years, CES has brought us some of the biggest cultural and technological milestones in audio. From Sony’s and Philips’ collaborative launch of the CD player in 1981 to the introduction of cloud-based music in 2011, the show has set the pace in audio innovation over the past half-century. In 2023, its reputation has been cemented, but a paradigm shift was felt.