Tag Archive | design

Why Open-Plan Office Spaces Will Disrupt Deep Thinking


“If your job involves reading, writing, and thinking, it’s very difficult to do so in an open-plan office, where at any given time a handful of conversations, sounds from a neighbor’s computer, and other background noises can hijack your thoughts.”

Source: Strategy + Business

3D Printing Revenue will Surpass $35 Billion in 2020

3D printing market research

IDC forecasts global revenues for the 3D printing market to reach $35.4 billion in 2020. This is more than double the $15.9 billion in revenues forecast for 2016, and represents a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 24.1 percent over the 2015-2020 forecast period.

Source: IDC

Worldwide 3D Printer Market will Reach $22.4 Billion in 2020

Global 3D printer market research

The traditional printer market has been turbulent during the last few years. However, the upside for 3D printing is a bright spot. Canalys predicts that the worldwide market for 3D printers, and associated materials and services will reach $4.9 billion by the end of 2016.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

Mobile Video Consumption is Driven by Better Smartphones

smartphone online video market research

Mobile video viewing is growing as a share of all digital video viewing. And the overall mobile share of online video starts continues to grow in large part due to the increase of smartphone viewing.

Source: eMarketer

Why the Legacy PC Marketplace is Ready for a Big Disruption

Personal Computing market research

The personal computing (PC) market is a source of concern for most of the established consumer electronics vendors, where chromebooks and 2-in-1 tablet devices seem to be the only bright spots for an upside. That being said, this is an opportune time for someone to introduce a breakthrough product concept.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

User Experience and New Apps will Expand Wearables Market

smart wearable market research

According to the latest global market study by International Data Corporation (IDC), wearable device shipments will reach 76.1 million units in 2015 — that’s up 163.6 percent from the 28.9 million units shipped in 2014.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

The Evolution of Thin Battery Technology for Wearables

wearable devices battery market development

The world’s largest consumer electronics companies — such as Apple, LG and Samsung — have moved into the development of flexible battery technology, according to the latest global market study by IDTechEx Research.

Source: Digital Lifescapes

U.S. Smartphone Market is Now Ready for a Huge Disruption

U.S. Smartphone Disruption

Historically, the competition within the mobile handset marketplace has been unrelenting. Prior success was never a guarantee of future prospects — just consider the rise and fall of Motorola, Nokia and BlackBerry. The ongoing battles in the American smartphone arena were indicative of this trend.

via Digital Lifescapes

How Digital Marketers Create Better Web Experiences in 2015

Web Design Evolution

Digital overload has presented marketers with a major problem — keeping people’s attention. Nearly eight in 10 publishers surveyed have used a responsive design — infinite scroll was less common, used by just 27% of respondents.

via eMarketer

Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality Market Upside

The augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR) markets are experiencing increased growth potential, from new devices and new content, to existing content that’s being adapted to make use of the emerging communication medium.

via Digital Lifescapes