London, UK, October 8, 2012--With free turn-by-turn navigation available on all major smartphone OS’, ABI Research is finding a combination of other application segments and advertising will help to sustain a healthy LBS market. Of the emerging areas, the GPS-enabled health and fitness market continues to grow strongly with application downloads expected to break the 100m mark in 2012.
Shipments of 3D-Ready Devices Forecast to Reach 226M Units Worldwide by 2019
Santa Clara, Calif., October 1, 2012—The 3D display market is set to grow from 50.8 million units and $13.2 billion in revenue in 2011 to 226 million units and $67 billion in revenue in 2019 worldwide, according to the NPD DisplaySearch 3D Display Technology and Market Forecast Report. 3D TVs contribute heavily to this projection and create the largest revenue stream with anticipated growth from 25 million units in 2011 to approximately 180 million units in 2019.
San Jose, Calif., September 12, 2012--Even while experiencing some significant challenges, the global set-top box market continues to expand. Demand for digital set-top box products is rising, particularly in Asia, Latin America, and a number of countries in Europe. The expansion of pay-TV services in developing markets, along with the ongoing shift from standard-definition products to high-definition products in developed markets, is fueling market demand, according to Multimedia Research Group Inc. (MRG).
Santa Clara, Calif., September 11, 2012—Global TV shipments declined for the second straight quarter, falling 8% Y/Y in Q2’12, according to the NPD DisplaySearch Advanced Quarterly Global TV Shipment and Forecast Report. The decline in TV shipments started in Q4’11 and has continued in 2012, reflecting worsening economic conditions worldwide and slower price erosion, which both affect consumer demand.
Scottsdale, Ariz., August 28, 2012--TV Everywhere and Over-the-Top (OTT) video, including Comcast Xfinity, HBO Go, Netflix, iPlayer, and Sky Go are growing rapidly, according to new research by ABI Research. Making this possible are several groups of companies responsible for video delivery and management. The companies, including online video platforms (OVPs), managed video platforms (MVPs), content management systems (CMSs), and content delivery networks (CDNs) are all growing at impressive rates. In 2012, revenues for video platforms distributing video on behalf of media & entertainment companies (including cable & satellite distributors) worldwide will reach $2.1 billion, and will grow to over $4 billion in 2017.
Dublin, Ireland, August 17, 2012--Research and Markets has announced the addition of the "Malaysia - Telecoms, Mobile, Broadband and Forecasts" report to their offering.Malaysia has been working towards a clear national objective to see it ranked as a fully developed nation by the year 2020. This Vision 2020 was a concept introduced by the former Prime Minister Mr Mahathir in 1991 when he launched the Sixth Malaysia Plan. And the task of building an advanced telecom sector has strong relevance to achieving this national objective. It has also been a matter of national pride.
London, UK, August 15, 2012--On-demand TV revenues from movies and TV programs (and excluding revenues from other sources such as sports and adult and also excluding SVOD packages) will reach US$6.0 billion in 2017, up from US$3.9 billion in 2011 and US$2.3 billion in 2007, according to a new report from Digital TV Research.
Dublin, Ireland, August 14, 2012--Research and Markets has announced the addition of Frost & Sullivan's new report "Global IP Video Network Management Market" to their offering. IP video network management is the process of ensuring the overall efficiency of video transmission over IP at the head-end, through the transport stream, and at edge of the network using monitoring products such as probes, analyzers, and data-mining solutions. This study focuses on the broadcast, cable, IPTV, and enterprise segments.
Hampshire, UK, August 3, 2012--A new report from Juniper Research forecasts that the number of residential TVs, connected to the Internet via different platforms such asBlu-ray players, set-top boxes and consoles, and also via built in wireless or Ethernet connectivity, will reach almost 650 million by 2017.
London, August 1, 2012--The number of homes paying for IPTV will rocket to 165 million by end-2017, up from 51 million at end-2011 and from only 7.5 million at end-2007, according to a new report from Digital TV Research. The Global IPTV Forecasts report estimates that China will supply 77 million (47%) of the 2017 total, up from only 14 million (28%) in 2011 and only 350,000 (5%) at end-2007.