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2011-12-27 13:00:00

Premiums Falling for LED, 120/240Hz and 3D, but Still High, NPD DisplaySearch Reports Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) December 27, 2011 According to the latest NPD DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Cost and Price Forecast Model, average U.S. street prices for all LCD TV sizes up to 46” will be below $1,000 for the first time, and all 32”, including high frame-rate LED models, will be below $500. Many other pricing milestones will be reached during the holiday season in 2011 as well,...

Smartphones Becoming Most Popular Form Of Photo-taking
2011-12-23 15:26:49

According to market researchers NPD Group, over a quarter of all photos and videos taken by consumers are done so by using their smartphone devices. The consumer market research company found that the number of photos taken with a smartphone went from 17 percent last year to 27 percent this year.  It also said that the share of photos taken on other cameras dropped from 52 percent to 44 percent. “There is no doubt that the smartphone is becoming ℠good enough´ much...

2011-12-19 13:00:00

Planned Production Revised Downward; Market Growth Shifting Away from Europe, NPD Solarbuzz Reports San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) December 19, 2011 Financial challenges are forcing solar photovoltaic (PV) companies to shift focus from seeking market share to instead prioritizing a return to profitability, finds NPD Solarbuzzâs latest Solarbuzz Quarterly report issued today. Global demand is projected to grow 6% in 2012, so market declines in Europe will be offset by 43% growth...

2011-12-14 13:00:00

Driven by consumer's desire to be connected anywhere and anytime and the ever increasing access to any and every type of content, the electronics industry continues to change rapidly. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) December 14, 2011 Driven by consumer's desire to be connected anywhere and anytime and the ever increasing access to any and every type of content, the electronics industry continues to change rapidly. A key dynamic of this change is the continued push for a rich visual experience on...

2011-12-13 13:00:00

HDMI has become the interface solution of choice throughout the consumer electronic (CE) device market, particularly for wired CE devices. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) December 13, 2011 HDMI has become the interface solution of choice throughout the consumer electronic (CE) device market, particularly for wired CE devices. It is found in every digital television (DTV) shipping in 2011 and in nearly every HD set top box. As a result of this current and forecasted level of penetration, future...

Game Software Sales Increase, Thanks To Modern Warfare 3
2011-12-11 06:22:30

Total retail sales of video game hardware, software, and accessories in the U.S. enjoyed a modest increase last month, thanks largely to high sales of the red-hot Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, various media outlets reported this weekend. David Murphy of PCMag, citing statistics provided by market research firm NPD Group, said that industry sales increased four-tenths of a percent versus November 2010, to three billion dollars. However, he adds that a closer look at the numbers show "just...

2011-12-06 13:00:00

ZigBee is an open standard technology that runs on the 802.15.4 radio standard (PHY) and MAC. Scottsdale, Ariz. (PRWEB) December 06, 2011 ZigBee is an open standard technology that runs on the 802.15.4 radio standard (PHY) and MAC. The technology is low-cost, low-power, self-healing, and scalable, and it offers mesh technology and application profiles for home automation, smart energy, building automation, healthcare, retail, telecom, even an application layer to be used to build 3D...

2011-11-28 18:35:00

More consumer electronics shoppers were out and making purchases early on Black Friday this year thanks to retailers opening their doors earlier than last year, according to leading market research company The NPD Groupâs Anatomy of Black Friday Study. Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) November 28, 2011 More consumer electronics shoppers were out and making purchases early on Black Friday this year thanks to retailers opening their doors earlier than last year, according to...

2011-11-21 13:00:00

Q3â11 LCD TV Shipments Rise 13% Y/Y While Overall TV Units Increase 4%; Lean Inventories Coming into the Holiday Season Santa Clara, California (PRWEB) November 21, 2011 2011 has been a challenging year for the TV industry. Sluggish consumer demand in developed regions, like North America, Japan and Western Europe, has led to poor profitability on the part of TV set makers and panel makers. With supply chain inventory problems persisting well into mid-year, many TV brands cut...

2011-11-02 12:00:00

The latest generation of TV semiconductors, combined with digital broadcasting, is providing a fertile platform for rapid innovation in TV. Santa Clara, Calif. (PRWEB) November 02, 2011 In 2011, more than 27% of TVs shipped worldwide will be able to connect to a network, a figure that is expected to rise 54% to 155 million by 2015, according to the Q3â11 DisplaySearch Quarterly TV Design and Features Report. In addition, 16% of TVs shipping in Latin America in 2011 will be...


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