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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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2011-09-09 09:22:13

  Consumer reticence for non-essential spending, along with a dearth of high-profile game titles, has retail sales numbers for video games falling for the fourth consecutive month in August. This is the ninth such drop in the last 12 months, according to the market research firm NPD Group Inc. NPD Group says in its monthly report that video game software sales – which refers to sales of the games themselves, sank 34 percent in August to $265 million, compared with sales of...

2011-08-17 00:00:30

Panel Makers Targeting 7% Q/Q Growth for Q3, But a Flat Q4 Santa Clara, CA (PRWEB) August 16, 2011 Shipments of large-area TFT LCD panels increased to 180.8 million units in Q2, growing by 11% Q/Q and 6% Y/Y. Revenues reached $19.3 billion, also 11% growth Q/Q, but 16% decline Y/Y. According to the DisplaySearch Quarterly Large-Area TFT LCD Shipment Report, panel makers are targeting a modest 7% growth in shipments for Q3 as downstream manufacturers and brands are expected to prepare for...

2011-08-10 07:25:00

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 10, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Super Rad Industries (OTC MARKETS FBCD) is excited to announce that it will launch its new website this week. The new site will showcase products sold under the Super Rad Toys and Plastic City brands including Paul Frank, Jermaine Rogers, and Tristan Eaton. The new site not only works on the web but will also be mobile accessible. "We are very excited to launch the new site this week. Not only will we be set-up to sell retail we will also have...


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