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Futuresource: COVID-19 - Innovative retailers reaping rewards
Opportunity beckons to upgrade supply chain processes, transform the consumer experience and build customer loyalty across the omni-channel landscape.
Global headphones market holding up better than expected - report
The global headphones market has seen a 13% year-on-year growth in retail value for the second quarter of 2020, according to new research from Futuresource.
Worldwide headphone market on track despite COVID-19
The worldwide headphones market is expected to experience strong growth in 2020, despite the challenges of the Covid-19 crisis.
Google’s Fitbit acquisition under scrutiny
Despite economic issues, the wearables market is growing, Futuresource Consulting claims. Amongst this, Google inches closer to swallowing Fitbit.
Pro LCD market may be grim for longer than you think
Futuresource Consulting predicts that the LCD panel market may not recover for some time due to a lack of demand for professional products.
Can the SE keep Apple relevant during the market slump?
A Futuresource Consulting analyst explains the role that the iPhone SE may have in getting people into its growing ecosystem.
Small vendors could get eaten during meeting room market slump
Acquisition may be inevitable for smaller vendors of meeting room control vendors as remote working becomes the new norm, according to Futuresource.
Futuresource: A look into the new world of communication hardware
Futuresource Consulting has released a detailed discussion of the way that the changing face of office communication is affecting the headset market.
Is cloud killing the removable storage market? Perhaps not
One of the most promising opportunities explored includes a variety of gaming products, says a report from Futuresource Consulting.
Futuresource - Is 5G really ‘just around the corner’?
The radio frequencies required for full commercialisation of 5G have limited range and do not easily propagate through walls or buildings.
To bezel or notch to bezel - the evolution of smartphones
Futuresource Consulting reflects on the smartphone design trends of 2018 and what might be coming through the coming year.
Over 100 million smart home devices shipped in 2018
The smart home market is booming as consumers are looking for more ways to interact with their surroundings.
Headphones market revenue still on the rise, says Futuresource
Thanks to the desire for advanced features like noise-cancelling and true wireless, the revenue in headphones has grown 26% in 3Q18.
Consumer audio market poised for rapid growth - Futuresource
Smart speakers are a big part of the growth although headphones are doing some heavy lifting with prices on the up due to richer features.
Headphone retail value to see significant growth
Headphone market research shows that the headphone market is continuing to grow, with advanced features quickly becoming a necessity for consumers.
4K UHD TV popularity rising, driven by digital services
As streaming services, sporting events and movies are stepping up their HD game, shipping of TVs that support the 4K UHD format are rising in kind.
Medical-Grade tech brings opportunity in wearables market
There is significant opportunity for growth in clinically validated, yet user-friendly wearables to aid individuals manage such ailments.
Alexa, how much are you worth? $6 billion apparently
“With high profile brands like Samsung, Apple and Philips getting in on the action, consumers are becoming attuned to the benefits..."
New report looks at immersive tech and education
Report released looking at the projected uptake of VR technologies in education and how the edtech sector will up their game.
APAC LED display market growing, but days of huge profits are numbered
“The days of high margins and huge profits, at least in the key value NPP LED category, are still with us but very much numbered."