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Jusy Hong of IHS on the Global TV Market

The global television market shrank last year for the second year in a row after total shipments declined by 6 percent from already soft 2012 levels, accompanied this time by a rare deceleration in the liquid-crystal display (LCD) TV space in China, Asia-Pacific and Eastern Europe, according to a new report from IHS

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Digital Signage Industry Primed for Continued Growth in 2014

Looking forward, IHS forecasts the world market for digital signage revenue to surpass $15.1 billion for 2014, up 6.0% over the previous year.

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Paul Erickson
Connected Blu-ray disc player data updated

The connected Blu-ray disc player installed base will reach 138m by 2017, but growth will slow due to consumers' increasing interest in alternative formats

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TV Systems Insight Report – March 2014 Flat Panel TV Shipments

February saw the flat panel TV market recover in shipments by 7% YoY compared to a last year reaching 13.7 million units shipped. On the other hand, sales of plasma TVs continued their calamitous decline, with the TV market having declined in technological diversity over the last few years, now looking to be dominated by LCD backlit LED TVs for the foreseeable future. Meanwhile, by country of origin, Korean brands LG and Samsung have continued to dominate the global market, though their Chinese rivals may present a capable threat if they are able to gain more of a foothold logistically in foreign markets.

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The Connected US Household: Lessons Learned and What it means for the Industry

The typical US household is currently in a state of transition, with increasing home networking penetration, increasing broadband penetration, and increasing numbers of connected devices. Using consumer survey data, IHS reviews the state of device ownership, purchasing, and usage of the US connected home.

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Digital Signage Industry Market Tracker - Q1 2014

The digital signage industry is becoming increasingly prevalent throughout the world, with many companies employing this “place-based media” to relay pertinent information at the right time, in the right place, to the right audience.

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Broadband Technology Databases: core connected devices

This workbook regroups all of the Broadband Technology Intelligence service’s core connected devices data, and presents it in Microsoft Excel pivot-table form.

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Media Managed Service Market Enjoys Healthy Surge, Thanks to Video Transport’s Vital Role

The global market for media managed services reached $24 billion in 2013, up nearly threefold from just $9 billion in 2006, driven by the need for online and digital video, according to new information from the IHS Technology Professional Video research practice.

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Professional Video Market Expands by 55 Percent from 2007 to 2013 as Pay TV Goes Digital

Culminating a dramatic six-year period of growth, the global market for professional broadcast equipment and services reached $63 billion in 2013, up 52 percent from $41 billion in 2007...

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Tom Morrod
Tom Morrod

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...

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Daniel Simmons
Daniel Simmons

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...

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