Paul Gray

Paul Gray

Mr. Paul Gray is a Research and Analysis Director within the IHS Technology group.

Mr. Gray joined IHS in November 2014, when IHS acquired DisplaySearch, a leader in primary research and forecasting on the global display market. At DisplaySearch, he served as director of European research. In addition to TVs, he also covered wearable devices, digital broadcast and semiconductor technology. He conducted in-depth analysis and forecasting of wearable devices, connected TV and 4K Ultra HD.  Mr. Gray has more than 20 years of experience in market intelligence, marketing and product management. His work includes forecasting, product strategy, investment and R&D decisions. He has also been involved in consulting and conferences, and he has been cited as an expert in Nikkei, Los Angeles Times, Le Monde, Financial Times, The Korea Herald and other publications.

Prior to DisplaySearch, Mr. Gray worked at NXP Semiconductors as both a market intelligence manager and semiconductor product manager. Before NXP, he held positions of increasing responsibility at Philips Display Components (later LG.Philips Displays), including director and international account manager in both Asia and Europe. He began his career as a production shift leader in a CRT factory. Mr. Gray has a Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering and a management diploma in Industrial Studies from Loughborough University, United Kingdom.


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TV Design & Features Tracker - Q1 2018

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TV Design & Features Tracker - reflects Actuals through Q4 2017

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Fire TV returns to the battle

After a weak launch in 2017, Amazon has struck a deal with Best Buy to relaunch the Fire TV platform. Starting summer 2018, Best Buy will start selling Toshiba and Insignia Fire TV Edition Smart TVs, which will also be available on Amazon.com with Best Buy as a third party seller. This has several implications for the smart TV space, but especially for companies like Roku because Insignia was previously using the Roku TV platform and was one of the larger partners last year. For Amazon, it also represents a recognition that the brick and mortar space is still very important for some categories where consumers still prefer to "kick the tires" before purchasing.

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