Nearly three-quarters of U.S. consumers are not interested in buying a smart TV during the next 12 months, according to a new IHS survey. However, the survey finds that demand increases when consumers are aware of what smart TVs are.
The U.S. TV Consumer Survey – 2013, conducted by IHS Inc., finds that nearly three-quarters of U.S. consumers are not interested in buying a smart TV during the next 12 months, although the chance of them buying one increases with more market education.
Global factory revenue for smartphones and tablets will exceed revenue for the entire consumer electronics (CE) market this year, marking the first time this has ever occurred, according to the Application Market Forecast Tool (AMFT) from IHS Inc.
Increasing awareness of biometrics across industries is expected to drive growth in the global commercial biometrics market, moving from the government sector into commercial applications, such as ATMs, retail points of sale, and finance, according to Frost & Sullivan.
Business jet deliveries are expected to increase between 2013 to 2022, according to Honeywell’s 22nd annual Business Aviation Outlook. Revenue estimates exceed $250 billion during that period. The 2013 Honeywell outlook reflects an approximate 3 to 4 percent increase in projected delivery value over the 2012 forecast. Despite slightly lower unit deliveries, the expected value comes…
Kemet Corp. recently announced the opening of its new Electrolytic Innovation Center (EIC) in Weymouth, U.K., which will provide technical support for its aluminum electrolytic capacitor manufacturing locations.
The global semiconductor magnetic sensor market is forecast to grow seven percent this year, reaching $1.73 billion, up from $1.62 billion in 2012, according to IHS Inc.
Due to rapidly falling prices for commercial and utility-scale inverters and cost pressures in mature markets, including Germany and Italy, where subsidies have been reduced or eliminated, IHS has cut its 2013 revenue forecast for the global solar photovoltaic (PV) inverter market.
The thermal management materials market for light-emitting diodes (LEDs) and power electronics is expected to more than double from $1.8 billion in 2013 to $4.8 billion in 2020, according to Lux Research.
Global revenue in the power semiconductor business dropped by nearly 16 percent in 2012 as sluggish consumer demand, falling pricing and other factors conspired to undercut the market, according to a upcoming report from the Power Management and Analog IC Service at IHS Inc. (NYSE: IHS). Following healthy growth during the previous year, market revenue…