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Media Box Market Sees a Return to Shipment Growth

The worldwide media box market, comprising set-top boxes (STBs) and media streamers, is forecast to achieve shipment growth of 1% in 2019, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting....

True Wireless Headphones Demand Up 182% in Q4 2018

The global headphones market continued its meteoric rise in Q4 2018, with revenue growth outpacing unit shipments by a substantial margin, according to new quarterly figures released by Futuresource Consulting.....

Smart Appliances on Track for 36% Global Growth, Driving Revenues

 Smart appliances are on the rise and are forecast to grow at 36% CAGR out to 2023, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting, which identifies smart appliances as the fastest growing category segment in laundry and refrigeration....

Foldable Phones at MWC: The Hype and the Future

As MWC 2019 in Barcelona is about to open its doors, the CE team at Futuresource Consulting would like to remind industry partners and press that they are attending the show and are available to meet or answer questions regarding the latest trends, opportunities and announcements that are expected.....

Wearables Riding High, 100m+ Units Shipped in 2018

Wearable technology continues to capture the interest of consumers and is riding an upward trend, with close to 105 million wearables shipped in 2018, a year-on-year increase of 10%, according to the latest Wearable Technology market report from Futuresource Consulting.....

MWC 2019 - Futuresource's Consumer Electronics Team Available to Support Media Coverage

As MWC 2019 in Barcelona is about to open its doors, the CE team at Futuresource Consulting would like to remind industry partners and press that they are attending the show and are available to meet or answer questions regarding the latest trends, opportunities and announcements that are expected.....

OLED and Super-large Screens Powering Global TV Market to Recovery

After a global decline in TV shipments the previous year, the market recovered in 2018, with a new report from Futuresource Consulting showing a year-end estimated 3% year-on-year increase in shipments, and a rise of 7% in trade value....

Adoption of Voice Assistants Continues Grow and Expand

The recent uptake and demand for devices featuring voice assistants has continued to surge, according to findings from Futuresource Consulting’s new Voice Assistants in Home Electronics market report....

Global Home Audio Trade Revenues Approached $15 billion in 2018

The worldwide home audio market realised an increase of 21% in units in 2018, whilst posting revenues of nearly $15 billion, according to year-end estimates from a new Futuresource Consulting report.....

Simon Forrest Joins Futuresource Consulting as Company Prepares for Next Growth Phase

Futuresource Consulting, the specialist research and consulting firm, has appointed Simon Forrest as Principal Technology Analyst, in a move that paves the way for the company’s future development....

Tech to Expect at CES 2019

CES 2019 is almost here, but before the lights come on and the crowds begin to gather, here’s a sneak peek at what Futuresource Consulting expects will be the key tech trends to hit the global consumer electronics stage in January....

Smart Home Devices to Exceed 100 Million Shipments in 2018

Nearly 110 million smart home devices will be shipped worldwide in 2018, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting. This equates to a retail value of almost $17 billion and demonstrates strong growth...

Appeal of Headphones Could Help World’s Hard of Hearing: New Futuresource Report

The growing appeal of aftermarket headphones is opening up a new ‘hearables’ sub-segment, catering for those with hearing loss and alleviating much of the expense and stigma attached to hearing aids....

Headphones Market Revenues Surged 26% in Q3

The global headphones market enjoyed an upsurge in revenues in Q3 this year, growing by 26% year-on-year, according to the latest quarterly tracking report from Futuresource Consulting.....

Voice Assistants, Smart Speakers & the Home

Voice assistants, smart speakers and the smart home were key themes at Futuresource Consulting’s Audio Collaborative event, which took place in London on 8th November. In his opening keynote, Amazon’s Theunis Scheepers, Country Manager for Alexa Voice Services kicked off the conference ....

Voice Pervades the Smart Home

At Futuresource Consulting’s recent Audio Collaborative event in London, Simon Bryant, Director of Research at Futuresource moderated an expert panel entitled ‘Voice Pervades the Smart Home – Who will have control?’....

Consumer Audio Poised for Rapid Growth

Consumer audio hardware is making a comeback and poised for a period of rapid growth. That was the central theme in a key trends presentation at Futuresource Consulting’s Audio Collaborative event earlier this month....

Gaming Headset Market to Exceed 50% Growth this Year

The video gaming headset market is on track to grow more than 50% this year, achieving a global market value of $1.2 billion, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting....

Headphones to Generate Nearly $21 Billion in 2018

The appeal of audio headphones continues to attract consumers, with a 4% increase in shipments forecast for 2018. However, this will be eclipsed by 23% growth in retail value...

Next Gen Driving Puts CE Companies Behind Wheel

As the automotive and entertainment worlds continue to converge, with next generation driving technology firmly at the wheel, Futuresource Consulting explores the trends and developments in its comprehensive new automotive market report.

David Roberton of Turtle Beach Joins the Futuresource 2018 Audio Collaborative Conference

We are experiencing exciting times across the mobile technology market, most notable the smartwatch category, which is witnessing a hotbed of diversification and innovation. Smartwatches are expected to see significant increases in demand, growing...

Smartwatch Market Expected to Grow 41% in 2018

We are experiencing exciting times across the mobile technology market, most notable the smartwatch category, which is witnessing a hotbed of diversification and innovation. Smartwatches are expected to see significant increases in demand, growing...

Futuresource Welcomes Dr. Alexander Simkin to its Consumer and B2B Insights Team

Futuresource is pleased to announce the recruitment of Dr Alexander Simkin to its Global Insights team. Alexander has extensive experience providing business-to-consumer (B2C) and business- to-business (B2B) market intelligence services to leading technology blue-chip companies...

Value Beats Volume as Loudspeaker Market Makes $3 Billion Barrier

The traditional loudspeaker market continues to wrestle with changes in consumer listening behaviour, as headphones maintain their ascendance and streaming services move centre stage, often playing out from smartphones, laptops and tablets...

Global Home Audio Market Breaks the $13 Billion Barrier

The global home audio market continues to climb, with hardware shipments increasing by 23% in 2017, according to a comprehensive new report from Futuresource Consulting.

Advancements in the Consumer Video Device Market

For the 8th consecutive year, Futuresource Consulting and the Japanese Consumer Electronics (CE) exhibition organisation, CEATEC, have signed a collaborative agreement to share global CE insights at the event conference on 17th October 2018...

Futuresource Confirmed as CEATEC Tradeshow Global Technology Insight Partner 2018

For the 8th consecutive year, Futuresource Consulting and the Japanese Consumer Electronics (CE) exhibition organisation, CEATEC, have signed a collaborative agreement to share global CE insights at the event conference on 17th October 2018...

Chinese Leading the Charge in the Surging Global Smart Appliance Market

According to the latest home appliance report from Futuresource Consulting, smart appliance shipments, specifically Wi-Fi connected laundry and refrigeration appliances, are anticipated to double yet again in volume terms by the end of 2018...

The Game Changing Dynamics of the Wearables Market

20 Jun 2018 - The latest quarterly worldwide wearables market report is now available from Futuresource. It highlights game-changing dynamics across this market landscape, which shipped 24.3 million devices in Q1 2018, generating a total market retail value of US$4.4 billion.

Apple Holds Pole Position in the 'True' Wireless Headphone Category

Futuresource, in its latest assessment of the headphones landscape, points out that the true wireless segment has grown 178% year-on-year, with Apple achieving a whopping...

Worldwide Home Audio - A Landscape of Stark Contrasts and Opportunities: Pricing, Shipments, Regions and Brands

The latest quarterly update on the worldwide audio market is now available from Futuresource Consulting and states that 'home audio' shipments, including wireless speakers, soundbars and hi-fi systems, grew by...

The Battle of the Smart Home Trojans Continues

As Google and Amazon continue to jostle to position themselves as providers of the leading smart home voice control device, Futuresource Consulting delivers its fourth timely consumer survey...

4K UHD and Premium Sets to Drive Worldwide TV Trade Value up 5% in 2018

Consumer demand for TV sets is poised to return to growth in 2018, according to the latest Worldwide TV Market Report from Futuresource Consulting. The recovery of several markets linked with a transition to...

Amazon Dives into Owning the 'Kids Tech' Smart Speaker Category

This week, Amazon announced the forthcoming availability of the new Echo Dot 'for Kids' together with its complementary parental support tools and content services...

In the Age of Intelligent Edge Computing, Just How Smart Will Wearable Devices Become?

Intelligent Edge (IE) computing is creating a tectonic shift across the Internet of Things (IoT) Consumer Electronics (CE) landscape. As computers shrink, technology is being integrated into a wider array of...

Voice Assistants Incorporated Into the Fabric of the Smart Home

Voice Assistants (VAs) are being integrated into an increasing number and variety of connected consumer devices in multiple markets and are on course to develop as a major user interface over the next 2-3 years...

Wireless Speakers Command 75% of Home Audio Shipments, Smart Speakers Driving Growth

Wireless speakers accounted for three in every four shipments across the entire home audio hardware category in 2017...

Wi-Fi Set to Dominate Smart Laundry and Refrigeration Appliances

Connected refrigerators and washing machines more than doubled in sales in 2017 and are on course to represent more than half of the global market by 2021...

Black Friday: Futuresource Announces Key Global CE Retail Trends

With Black Friday deals ramping up, enticing consumers into a flurry of retail activity, Futuresource Consulting announces the key findings from its latest global consumer electronics retail channel trends report...

Audio Collaborative 2017 - Event Highlights

Futuresource Consulting hosted its fourth annual Audio Collaborative conference in London recently, where speakers and delegates from the heart of the audio, music and entertainment industries came together to discuss what the future holds across these dynamic and evolving sectors...

Global Headphone Sales Accelerated by Wireless & Smart Features

The overall market for headphones is mature in terms of units, but there are pockets of significant growth...

Comprehensive CE Update Reveals Winners, Losers and Future Opportunities

Futuresource Consulting has published its comprehensive annual report on the state of the worldwide consumer electronics landscape, revealing worldwide CE sales grew 0.3% in 2016 to reach $673 billion at trade level, on track to achieve 1.7% CAGR to 2021...

Smart Home Market Worth $6 Billion By End of Year and Rising Fast

Smart home devices are shaking off their novelty image and moving mainstream to become one of the fastest growing consumer electronics categories of 2017...

STB Outlook Stable, Whilst Media Streamer Demand Continues to Grow

The traditional Pay-TV Set-Top Box (STB) will remain a fixture in consumer homes worldwide, as operators counter the threat posed by media streamers by adding features such as SVOD services, voice search and smart home functionality...

Consumers' Desire for 'Smart' Audio Systems Speaks Volumes

Voice enabled 'smart' speakers are driving global home audio sales upwards, despite a softening in demand for non-smart speakers and soundbars and a decline in sales of hi-fi systems...

Wireless Technology Giving More Impetus for Growth in New Segments

Futuresource Consulting has published its worldwide headphone quarterly tracker and the latest figures indicated that shipments rose to 80.2 million units in the second quarter of 2017...

Home Audio Revenues on Target to Grow 17% in 2017

Home audio revenues grew by 20% in 2016 to $11.7 billion (at trade) and are on course to grow a further 17% in 2017, benefiting from the success of smart speakers coupled with the continued growth of soundbars as well as Bluetooth speakers in emerging markets...

Smart Speakers Set to Capture 30% of US Audio Market in 2017, VPAs Poised to Create New Market Opportunities

The allure of smart speakers continues to attract the attention of consumers, bucking the wider audio market's slowdown and even reinventing Amazon as the world's largest audio equipment vendor...

Smart Device Owners Enjoy Their Benefits Around the Home

Futuresource Consulting reveals that almost 1 in 3 consumers live in homes where at least one smart home device has been installed...

Strong 4K UHD Uptake Helping Maintain Value in Challenging TV Set Market

4K UHD TV sales are poised to grow by a further 38% in 2017 to account for more than a third of the worldwide TV market...

Screenless TV: Chinese Brands Changing the Face of the Living Room

Innovative technologies for displaying TV content without the glass oblong or staid grey box are set to offer consumers a new viewing concept and a fantastic opportunity to re-invigorate living room design...

Flexible Display Market Expected to Surge to Over $200 Billion

Smartphones which unfold to become tablets, adjustable curved TVs and pop-up presentation screens are just some of a radical new wave of product concepts made possible by advances in flexible display technology...

Demand for Home Appliances is Accelerating

The home appliances sector accelerated in 2016, as global shipments grew by 4% to 247 million refrigeration and laundry units...

Audio Hardware Sales Up 28%

Audio hardware continues to outpace the wider CE sector, with global Q4 sales growing 28% year-on-year to $10.2 billion, according to new data from Futuresource Consulting's quarterly audio tracking service...

Car Poised to be CE's 'Fifth Screen'

As consumer attitudes to car ownership and driving begin to shift and technology companies shape the roadmap for autonomous vehicles, the global in-car entertainment (ICE) hardware market is on track to reach $36 billion by 2021...

Innovation Drives Audio Market to New Heights

Sales of wireless audio devices and headphones are already booming – and there’s much more growth in prospect as a result of developments such as Voice Personal Assistant (VPA) speakers and feature-rich headphones, according to research from Futuresource Consulting...

The Year Virtual Reality Began Creeping into View

As we closed the door on 2016 what did we learn about VR? The reality of VR was more muted than the hype, despite the release of high profile PC and console hardware...

Worldwide CE Revenues Returned to Growth in 2016

CE market revenues returned to growth in 2016, following 2015's 'blip'. Growth was modest, however, at 1.2% (to reach $680 billion), as 'emerging' markets faltered, mobile revenues slowed and categories such as small-screen TV's and cameras continued to be squeezed by convergence...

Home Audio Market Finishes Year on $11 Billion Dollar High

Worldwide demand for home audio devices continues to gather momentum, with the category outperforming the wider CE market and on track to finish 2016 at 102 million units shipped and close to $11 billion in trade value...

Futuresource Event Highlights - Audio Collaborative

Futuresource Consulting would like to share some of the latest industry insights from the Audio Collaborative event, the third in a series of entertainment technology conferences, bringing together leading experts from the entire audio and music sector...

CE Manufacturers the Real Winners from 4K UHD

Futuresource Consulting has published its latest 4K report highlighting industry momentum for the adoption of 4K Ultra High Definition (UHD). Consumer electronics manufacturers are rolling out a greater range of capable devices at mass market prices...

Worldwide TV Market Begins to Stablise

After a 2% decline in worldwide TV shipments last year, 2016 is showing signs of a turnaround, with the market flattening out to end the year on 225 million units, achieving a value of $86 billion according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting...

Audio Industry Set to Capitalise on New Role at Centre of the Smart Home

Voice recognition technology is shaking up the CE industry, broadening the horizons of speaker vendors and reinventing the audio device as the gatekeeper of voice, smart home and machine learning...

Smart Home and Smart Appliances Next Battleground for CE Sector

Smart home automation, smart appliance ownership and smart home surveillance could be primed and ready for growth, though progress is being hindered by widespread confusion, according to a comprehensive new consumer research report from Futuresource Consulting...

Sony Playstation Takes First to Market Advantage in Console Based VR

Sony PlayStation Virtual Reality PSVR is the first console based virtual reality VR platform to come to market, meaning virtual reality is now present in all market sectors PC, mobile and now console...

The Battle for Global and Local Smartphone Supremacy

The latest worldwide smartphone report from Futuresource Consulting marks a pivotal moment in a maturing market. 2015 demonstrated good growth, up 16.4% and 210 million units to 1,491 million...

Voice Heralds Next Generation Features in Wireless Speakers and Smart Home Applications

With the consumer electronics (CE) show IFA now in full swing, Futuresource Consulting would like to highlight the importance that voice will play in next generation CE products...

Video Drone Sales Reach $1.4 Billion in 2015, with Further Growth Predicted

In 2015, video drone sales reached $1.4 billion, with growth predicted across various industrial sectors such as agriculture, the energy sector and emergency services...

Wearable Tech Key Growth Area in the CE Market

Futuresource Consulting's latest review of the long term outlook for the worldwide consumer electronics market highlights the challenges and opportunities that face the industry following a year that saw trade value fall by 1.3% to $676 billion...

DMA Market Growth Fuelled Strong Uptake of OTT Services

Futuresource Consulting has published its latest worldwide digital media adaptor (DMA) report to provide a comprehensive insight into the media streaming device market. 2015 saw shipments of 42 million DMAs, growing over 15% year-on-year and representing a trade value of $1.9 billion...

Audio Business Continues to Evolve with New Entrants Amazon and Google

Futuresource Consulting has announced the latest results from its worldwide audio equipment tracking service, which states that in 2015, worldwide demand for home audio products grew by 24% to 88.2 million units, whilst trade value remained stable at $9.8 billion...

Apple Helps Wearables Revenue Accelerate Year-on-Year

In Q1 2016, worldwide revenue for wearable devices surged 133% to nearly $6 billion (at retail) year-on-year, fuelled by connected watches, notably as Apple Watch passes its 1st birthday. Units grew significantly less than value, representing 50% uplift in the average price paid for a wearable device, to $218...

Worldwide Headphones Market Worth $11.2 Billion as Prices Accelerated by 11% in 2015

New research from Futuresource Consulting reveals that the worldwide headphones market enjoyed another year of robust volume and price growth in 2015. Shipments grew 7% to reach 331.3 million units, while retail value surged by an impressive 19% to $11.2 billion. The average price paid for a pair of headphones rose by 11% in 2015, to $34...

4K UHD TV Sales Leapt by 160% in 2015 and Will Approach 140 Million Units Globally by 2020

Futuresource Consulting has now released the results from its latest wave of 'Kids Tech' consumer research programme. Now in its third year, it accesses the digital leisure habits of kids between 3 and 16 years old, in the USA, China, Germany and UK. It highlights patterns and provides insight into technology usage and entertainment content consumption together with comparisons with more traditional toys and recreational activities...

Basel World - Smartwatch Market 2016

Futuresource Consulting is about to release its latest Global Wearables Q4 2015 results, which highlights that 99 million devices were sold across all categories, growing by 76% year-on-year. Retail value was $24bn, increasing by 267% from the previous year, highlighting a marginal increase in the overall average selling price per device...

Is Apple at the Crossroads: Where Next?

In April 2016 Apple will be 40 years old so Futuresource Consulting has released its latest Perspectives Report that focuses on its journey, highlighting the key growth milestones, anticipating both the opportunities and challenges it faces to stay at the top...

Multiroom Audio Market Slowed in 2015

Worldwide sales of multiroom audio wireless speakers recorded growth of 30% in 2015, which was lower than industry expectations and actually fell as a share of total wireless speakers demand to around 8% of units...

Digital Media Adaptor Market to Reach 60 Million by 2019

The worldwide digital media adaptor (a.k.a. Media Streamers, OTT Boxes) market is expecting to grow strongly and approach 60 million shipments in 2019, detailed in Futuresource Consulting's recent digital media adaptor report...

Consumer VR Content to Reach $8.3 Billion by 2020

Futuresource Consulting has announced the publication of its new Virtual Reality (VR) Report titled 'Virtual Reality – Niche or Mass Market?' This review provides unique user and consumer insight data, as well as presenting a kaleidoscopic view of the barriers, drivers and ecosystems that should be considered when evaluating investment in this market place and understanding what key factors will take this technology from niche to mass market...

Press Commentary - #Smartphone Trends 2015-2016

In the build up to Mobile World Congress (MWC) in Barcelona, Mariia Konovalova, Research Analyst of Futuresource Consulting explores the impact that this has had on those brands and how mobile network operators (MNOs) are changing their strategies to build new revenue streams...

Worldwide Photographer Population to Exceed 4 Billion in 2015, Fuelled by Smartphone Adoption and Usage

According to the latest report issued by Futuresource, the worldwide population of photographers has grown by a factor of 8 over the last 10 years, to more than 4 billion, while the number of photos captured annually has increased 6-fold to 1.2 trillion. Smartphones have been instrumental in growing the volume of people who take photographs on a regular basis, as well as the volume of images captured...

Futuresource Unveil its Latest Multi Regional Exploration into the Audio Shopper's Journey Magnifying Buyer Behaviour Across Five Markets

Futuresource has announced the release of its latest report exploring multi regional trends in the audio shopper's journey whilst considering purchasing Bluetooth or Wi-Fi Speakers and Headphones across China, France, Germany, UK and the USA...

Futuresource Predicts Bluetooth Headphones to be one of the Top Selling CE Gifts this Christmas

The latest Futuresource Headphones Market Report provides not only a snapshot of the current trends and forthcoming evolutions in headphone technology but also serves as a tip top guide for Christmas tech gadget shopping. Headphone prices are coming down so manufacturers are differentiating product by packing in more technology, but are consumers aware of the benefits?

Highlights from the Futuresource Audio Renaissance Event

The second Futuresource Audio Renaissance event was held last week bringing together the audio hardware and music supply chain leaders, discussing how to drive quality, experience and revenue throughout the industry...

Photo Printing from Smartphones has Doubled in Two Years

Photo printing seems like a long-forgotten exercise for many and, for others, it's something that they are too young to have grown up with. For the digital-savvy twenty-something, sharing photos using a smartphone, tablet or app has become a social norm, with an astonishing 1.8 billion photos being uploaded daily globally...

Countdown to the Futuresource Audio Renaissance Event

With just two weeks away from the Audio Renaissance event Futuresource is delighted to announce that Grammy award winning, singer-songwriter Imogen Heap will be joining our exciting line up of speakers from Auro Technologies, Deezer, Imagination Technologies, MQA, Qualcomm, Radioplayer, The Featured Artist Coalition, Vindincia, 7 Digital and many more...

Interchangeable Lens Cameras are on Course to Reach 70% of the Overall Digital Camera Market

The overall worldwide digital camera market reached 49.3 million units in 2014. Interchangeable Lens (IL) cameras grew as a share of the overall camera market in 2014, accounting for almost one third of volumes and more significantly, 62% of value...

Apple Continues to be the Titan in Consumer Electronics

The outlook for the global consumer electronics market is 2.8% growth this year. Mobile now accounts for 47% of total CE and continues to grow in importance. The other hot spots are wireless speakers and headphones, wearables, especially smart watches...

Worldwide 4K TV Shipments Set to Surpass 30 Million Units in 2015

According to the worldwide TV market report from Futuresource Consulting, 4K TV shipments are expected to grow by 147% in 2015, despite overall 2% fall in TV sales...

Set-Top-Box Industry Consolidation Continues with Technicolor-Cisco Deal

According to the latest 'Worldwide Set Top Box' report and 'Perspectives' market snapshot from Futuresource Consulting, the recent €550 million ($600 million) acquisition by Technicolor of the Cisco set-top box and related home broadband equipment business, reflects a common trend in a shrinking, yet substantial...

New Wave of Smartphone Vendors Making the Most of High Growth in Emerging Markets

The latest 2015 smartphone report from Futuresource verifies that market disruption in emerging markets caused by the wave of local smartphone vendors is showing no signs of dissipating. Well-known brands including HTC, Microsoft and Sony are all struggling to keep pace with the emergence of strong Chinese and Indian manufacturers...

iPhone Set to Drive Apple Watch Boom

Apple Watch is set to boom, and according to Futuresource Consulting, a large part of this will come from existing iPhone users. The latest perspectives report has covered six countries and found that 20% of iPhone users...

Worldwide Action Camera Market Up Nearly 50%

According to the latest report issued by Futuresource Consulting, the worldwide action camera market grew by 44% year on year in 2014, reaching 7.6 million units, with a retail value of $3.2 billion...

Bluetooth Speakers Drive Growth in Home Audio

According to the latest Worldwide Home Audio Market report from Futuresource Consulting, the home audio market (Wireless Speakers, Soundbars, Hi-Fi Systems, A/V Receivers and Speaker Docks) grew by 22% to ship 71 million units. Trade value also grew by 22%, generating just under $10 billion worth of revenue in 2014...

White-Label Tablet Sales Continue to Outpace the Market

According to the latest Worldwide Tablet Report from Futuresource Consulting the emergence of low-cost Android devices are causing a dilution of Apple's market share. The introduction of lower-priced iPads, and the aggressive PC brand pricing strategy has made the average tablet price fall dramatically between 2010 and 2014...

Leading Headphones Brands 'Rock It Up' as Market Celebrates Growth

According to a new report by Futuresource Consulting, worldwide shipments of headphones grew by 8.5% in 2014 to 309.5 million units. The report also found that, despite average retail price only growing by 4% in 2014, less than the growth in 2013, the trade value of shipments grew by 12%, generating revenues worth $9.4 billion. This is partly due to the falling cost to include certain features...

Seizing the Smart Home Opportunity

Futuresource Consulting has just released its latest smart home report, which maps out the smart home landscape. The report identifies the key drivers, such as security, that are shaping demand and assesses the likely impact these drivers will have on the expanding consumer markets...

Global Market Wearables Technology Worth $8.9 Billion in 2014

Futuresource UK, is announcing the release of the global wearable technology report highlighting how the market for wearable technology was worth over $8.9bn in 2014, with 56 million devices shipped in the year. Here are some highlights from the latest research...

Traditional Watches and Smartphones on a Collision Course

At both CES and MWC this year there was a clear design drive to make smartwatches look more like analogue watches in an effort to make them seem more accessible. LG and Huawei were some of the examples at MWC...

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