Consumer Electronics

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Tim Hewitt | July 23, 2015
On the 23rd and 24th of June 2015, smart home experts from around the globe gathered in London to discuss the hot topics of the smart home industry. Speakers and panellists came from every aspect of the industry, including: IC manufacturers, entrepreneurial start-ups, device manufacturers, standards bodies, communication technologies, service providers, and research companies. Some of the key takeaways were:
Dale Ford | July 10, 2015
Analysis and insight into key consolidation trends in the semiconductor industry. Details on consolidation by market, types of M&A, business sale, spinoffs & joint ventures and business exits. Perspectives on the size of deals over time. Analysis of profitability as a driver for consolidation.

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Reports View All (94)

  • Dinesh Kithany | July 19, 2015
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  • Paul Erickson | July 15, 2015
    This report summarizes the current market positioning of and outlook for the MPEG DASH (Dynamic Adaptive Streaming over HTTP) adaptive bitrate streaming standard, assesses the market size of MPEG-DASH enabled shipments, and examines in detail the key drivers that are spurring DASH’s adoption across the device landscape. This report also examines the prospects of MPEG DASH replacing or coexisting alongside competing standards such as Adobe Dynamic Streaming, Apple HTTP Live Streaming (HLS), and Microsoft Smooth Streaming.
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Data View All (391)

  • July 28, 2015
    Database of tablet and ereaders with detailed specification information of current and historical models from 2008 to the present day, including: display characteristics, memory, connectivity, processor type, and operating system.
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  • Abhi Mallick | July 28, 2015
    The “TV Sets Domestic Consumption by Feature – Country Level” database provides by country level installed base, shipments, domestic consumption, revenues and TV households for 86 countries across 8 regions including Asia Pacific, China, Eastern Europe, Japan, Latin America, Middle East and Africa, North America and Western Europe. It also provides further detail by display technology, resolution format, smart TV, 3D-capability, backlight and frame rate.
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  • Abhi Mallick | July 28, 2015
    This database contains pricing and specification data for TV Sets. The data is collected monthly off a selection of stores for each country, with the local price, price in euros and the price in dollars collected for each model.
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Presentations View All (34)

  • Jeff Lin | July 24, 2015
    Worldwide Mobile PC shipments are expected to be 403 million units by the end of the year, down from last quarter’s forecast of 424 million units. This was primarily due to weaker than expected demand in Q1-15, along with a downward revision of expectations for Notebook PC replacement demand from the introduction of Windows 10.
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  • Tom Morrod | July 22, 2015
    What are the key technologies and the differences in the Asian pay TV market? This presentation demonstrates the differences between developed and developing pay TV markets by exploring the future of pay TV in Asia. Operators, OTT providers and content owners are increasingly looking towards key technologies like UHD, multicast IP transmission and LTE video, edge caching and predictive analytics and content recommendation in order to drive video consumption as the number of connected devices in the region grows.
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  • Jeff Lin | July 10, 2015
    Key findings from our visit to 2015 Taipei Computex.
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Analysts View All (36)

  • Icon Director, Connected Home
    Daniel Simmons plays an integral role in developing the company’s TV Technology Intelligence service. His knowledge base is centered on customer premises equipment markets such as set-top boxes, television sets, conditional access and middleware.
  • Icon Director, Broadband Media
    Rhoda Alexander has been covering the displays industry for more than 20 years. She is widely regarded as being the leading, independent analyst for desktop and specialty monitors, and her clients include virtually every major company in the monitor value chain.
  • Icon Senior Director, Consumer Electronics
    Tom Morrod is the senior director for TV and broadcast technology at IHS. Tom is responsible for all research across TV sets and consumer electronics, set-top boxes, pay TV networks, professional video technology, video distribution, technical service delivery employed by service providers and video consumer electronics.
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