Tag Archive | consumer electronics

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

HDR television market research

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

Windows PC Market Very Unlikely to Improve in 2017

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The personal computer sector is stuck in a downturn. Worldwide shipments of personal computing devices (PCDs) — including a combination of desktop, notebook, and workstation PCs, plus slate and detachable tablets — are forecast to decline from a total of 435 million units in 2016 to 405.2 million units in 2021, according to the latest market study by IDC.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Media Tablet Demand Contracts Across the Globe

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The worldwide media tablet market contracted in the first quarter of 2017 (1Q17) with total shipments of 36.2 million — that’s a year-over-year decline of 8.5 percent, according to the latest market study by International Data Corporation (IDC).

Source: Digital Lifescapes