Market Trends

6 Billion New Internet-Enabled Devices to be Produced This Year

El Segundo, Calif. February 13, 2014—The global market for connected devices that allow users to access the Internet is set to surpass 6 billion units this year, as new products including cellphones, tablets and computers enter the electronics ecosystem, according to a new report from IHS Technology

Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market to Reach US$ 114.7 Billion by 2023

Dallas, Tex., February 13, 2014-- A new report titled "Global Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV) Market (2013 - 2018)" says the global UAV market size can be expected to grow to US$ 114.7 Billion by 2023. North America constitutes the majority share in the global UAV market and demand for UAVs in the US will spur the North American UAV market. Europe is set to spend US$24.3 billion on UAVs across the forecast period and UAV market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 8.66% in the Asia-Pacific region. 

Connected TV Forecasts

London, UK, February 10, 2014--The number of TV sets connected to the Internet will reach 759 million by 2018 for 40 countries covered in the Connected TV Forecasts report, up from 115 million at end-2010 and the 307 million expected at end-2013. This translates to 26.8% of global TV sets by 2018, up from only 5.1% at end-2010 and 12.4% by end-2013, according to a new report entitled "Connected TV Foreceast" from

Mobile Video Growth Will Continue to Outpace Viewing on Connected CE

Scottsdale, Ariz., February 10, 2014--Despite continued growth of online video viewing on connected CE devices and excitement from new platforms like Google’s Chromecast and new consoles from Microsoft and Sony, annual increases in mobile online viewing (tablets and smartphones) are higher than any other category. Worldwide mobile views already constitute over 20% of the total (in 2013) and this share will continue to grow – more than doubling during the five year forecast window, according to new research from ABI Research.

IPTV Thriving in the Gulf States while still in its Early Stages in the Rest of the Arab World

Amman, Jordan, February 6, 2014-- A new report from Arab Advisors Group provides an overview of  the IPTV services in the Arab world by IPTV is in its initial stage of penetration in the Arab World, and is still developing, according tho the report.  

Cisco Visual Networking Index Forecast Projects Nearly 11-Fold Increase in Global Mobile Data Traffic From 2013 to 2018

San Jose, Calif., Feb 5, 2014  -- According to the Cisco Visual Networking Index Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast for 2013 to 2018, worldwide mobile data traffic will increase nearly 11-fold over the next four years and reach an annual run rate of 190 exabytes by 2018. The projected increase in mobile traffic is partly due to continued strong growth in the number of mobile Internet connections, such as personal devices and machine-to-machine (M2M) connections, which will exceed 10 billion by 2018 and be 1.4 times greater than the world's population (the United Nations estimates 7.6 billion people by 2018).

After a Strong December, LCD Panel Market to Moderate in 1st Quarter 2014

El Segundo, Calif. , Feb. 5, 2014—The market for large-sized liquid-crystal display (LCD) panels is set for a moderate seasonal decline in the first quarter after a busy end-of-year in 2013 that saw record shipments for TV and tablet panels, according to a new report from IHS Technology.

C4ISR Market to be worth US$ 93.04 Billion by 2019

Pune, India, February 4, 2014--According to the new market research report entitled "C4ISR Market (Command, Control, Communications, Computers, Intelligence, Surveillance, Reconnaissance, Land Systems, Airborne Systems and Naval Systems) Forecasts 2014 - 2019", the C4ISR market is estimated to be US$ 83.13 billion in 2014 and is expected to register a CAGR of 2.28% to reach US$ 93.04 billion by 2019.

Global Satellite Broadband Public Safety Market to grow at a CAGR of 8.45%

Dublin, Ireleand, February 3, 2014--Analysts forecast the Global Satellite Broadband Public Safety market to grow at a CAGR of 8.45 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increasing demand for enhanced public safety operations accroding to a new report by Research and Markets.

Smart TV Shipments Grew 55% in 2013

Boston, MA - February 3, 2014 - According to the latest research from Strategy Analytics, global Smart TV shipments grew 55 percent year-over-year to reach 76 million units in 2013, accounting for 33 percent of total Flat Panel TV (FPTV) during the year. Strategy Analytics'  report found that Western Europe was the leading market for Smart TV in terms of penetration of shipments with close to 45 percent of FPTVs shipped in the region last year being Smart TVs.