Tag Archive | consumer electronics

Personal Computer Market Continues Downward Trend

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Personal computer (PC) manufacturers will find no relief from the latest overall industry assessment. Worldwide PC shipments totaled 67 million units in the third quarter of 2017 — that’s a 3.6 percent decline from the third quarter of 2016, according to the latest global market study by Gartner.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Why Virtual Reality Apps are Gaining Momentum in B2B

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Virtual Reality (VR) is often viewed through the lens of consumer-driven gaming, but in a recent B2B technology survey of 455 U.S.-based companies across nine vertical markets, ABI Research finds that while only 4 percent of respondents have VR in operation, 85 percent are at least in the stages of early investigation.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

AR Wars, Episode II: The Return of Google Glass

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The announcement of the relaunch Glass EE brings Google back in the game it kick started -for all intents and purposes- back in 2013, and this time the AR headset finds itself in a battle of the (enterprise) niches.

Source: IDTechEx

$800 Million Invested in AR and VR Technology in Q2 2017

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality dealmakers invested over $800 million dollars in Q2 2017, after a quieter first quarter. This rounded out over $2 billion invested across 27 AR/VR sectors in the last 12 months.

Source: Digi-Capital

Global Wearables Market will Double in Size by 2021

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As the wearables market evolves, total shipment volumes will maintain their growth momentum. Vendors will ship a total of 125.5 million wearable devices worldwide in 2017, that’s a 20.4 percent increase from the 104.3 million units shipped in 2016.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

State of U.S. Consumers and Technology in 2017

“We identify early adopters of new technologies who experiment with and rely on technology. In 2017 this means that 14% of US online adults use a fitness tracker, 8% use a smart speaker with a personal assistant and 7% use Apple Pay.”

Source: Forrester

Evolution of HDTV Gains New Momentum with HDR

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Consumer video entertainment is about to evolve, once again. High dynamic range (HDR) features will infiltrate some full high-definition (HD) television sets and thereby help to boost the emerging 4K TV set (UltraHD) market momentum.

Source: Digital Lifescapes