Global Education Hardware Technology Spend Hits $13 Billion


The global spend on education technology within classrooms reached US$13 billion last year, up 11 percent on 2012, according to a new market study from Futuresource Consulting, the leading provider of education technology research. The study explores mobile PC devices, classroom displays (such as projectors and interactive whiteboards) and complementary devices (visualisers, voting systems, voice […]

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Futuresource Consulting: Global Video Wall Market Posts 25 Percent YoY Growth


The video wall market maintained its strong growth trajectory in 2013, posting nearly 60 percent CAGR from 2009 to 2013 to reach sales of 449,000 units, according to a new industry report from Futuresource Consulting. The market has settled into a period of relative stability with super narrow bezel (SNB) display now a firmly established technology […]

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Futuresource Consulting: Global Large Format Display Market Posts 8.5% CY Q1 Growth


The global B2B Large Format Display (LFD) market reached 576,000 units in CY Q1 2014 representing ‘YoY’ growth of 8.5 percent, ‘QoQ’ growth stands at less than 1 percent with the majority of markets posting similar volumes to CY2013 Q4, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. This is a good result for the […]

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Global Large Format Display Market Posts 20% Growth in 2013: Futuresource Consulting


Worldwide shipments of professional flat panel displays increased by 8 percent quarter-on-quarter in CYQ4 2013 to reach 567,000 units and finish the year with 20 percent volume growth, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. “The EMEA region continues to perform well, with quarterly volume growth standing at 16 percent and market volumes reaching […]

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Worldwide Shipments of Front Projectors Reaches $2.63 Billion


Worldwide shipments of front projectors grew reasonably year-over-year by 6 percent to 2.12 million units in CYQ4 2013, representing $2.63 billion in value, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. In 2013, EMEA (Europe, Middle East & Africa) quarterly performance in CYQ4 posted a 4 percent year-on-year volume growth to reach 702,000 units. Although […]

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Futuresource Consulting Says 1.3 Million Interactive Whiteboards with Flat-Screens Sold in 2013


Global sales of interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors reached 1.3 million units in 2013, up 1 percent on the previous year and making it the largest year on record, according to the final 2013 quarterly research report from Futuresource Consulting. “The education sector provides a vast target […]

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Largest Q3 on Record for Interactive Whiteboards


Sales of interactive whiteboards (IWBs) and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors achieved close to 400,000 displays in Q3 2013, up 3 percent on last year and making it the largest Q3 on record, according to the latest quarterly research from Futuresource Consulting. “The interactive whiteboard market has grown at a […]

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Interactive Whiteboard and Flat Panel Display Sales Up 20% In First Half of 2013


For the first half of 2013, sales of interactive whiteboards and interactive flat panel displays in the education and corporate sectors were up 20 percent, according to the latest quarterly research from Futuresource Consulting. This is despite the increasing presence of personal tablet devices in the education sector, which continue to gain a foothold. The […]

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Futuresource: 522,000 Professional Flat Panel Displays Shipped in Q2 2013


According to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting, in Q2 2013 the market for professional displays declined by 0.7 percent quarter-on-quarter (QoQ), but experienced year-on-year growth (YoY) of 4.8 percent, ending the quarter on 521,998 global shipments. Americas The climate remains difficult for international display vendors and the Americas region was the only region to […]

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Q3 Projectors Market Quarterly Highlights from Futuresource Consulting


The calendar year Q3 projectors market came in at 2,032K units, 3.6 percent up on the previous quarter and showing very slight year-on-year growth on Q3 2011 (2,029K units), according to the latest round of research from Futuresource Consulting. The flattening and — in some cases — decline of the developed markets in Europe and […]

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2011 Interactive Display Market Roundup Released by Futuresource


Global Interactive Display sales in Q4 2011 increased by 14 percent Year-on-Year according to the new Interactive Displays Quarterly Insight report from Futuresource Consulting, which also provides year end data for 2011. “Last year, the global market ended far in excess of 850,000 units shipped,” says Colin Messenger, senior consultant at Futuresource Consulting, “the year […]

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Sales Boost for Projectors


Data from both Pacific Media Associates and Futuresource Consulting indicate that sales of mainstream projectors are up and this is good news for the projector manufacturers. According to PMA, total projector sales in 2011 hit nearly 10M units, including about 1.8M picoprojectors. Asia had the strongest growth, with double-digit gains. Sales elsewhere including the Americas […]

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Q4 Projector and Professional Flat Panel Display Roundup: Professional Flat Panel YoY Growth Exceeds 20 Percent


According to UK-based Futuresource Consulting, the international professional flat panel market in 2011 saw gains over 2010, as the market continued to find opportunities within difficult trading conditions. The 2011 combined display market grew 18.9 percent in 2010. The final quarter of 2011 saw Quarter-on-Quarter (QoQ) growth of 5.6 percent and Year-on-Year (YoY) growth of […]

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Futuresource Says One Million Whiteboards to Be Sold in 2010


The Interactive Whiteboard (IWB) phenomenon continues to take hold, with nearly 750,000 boards sold worldwide in 2009 and the market on track to top one million sales in 2010, according to a new strategic report from Futuresource Consulting. “All regions experienced major growth last year, spread across multiple countries rather than localized hotspots,” says Colin […]

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Futuresource Claims that 10 Percent of US and Japanese Homes will be 3D by 2012


Now more than ever, 3D is coming to the home, with backing from all major sectors of the entertainment and consumer electronics industries. 3D movie production is intensifying, cinemas all over the world are investing in 3D technologies and feedback from audiences has been highly positive, with encouraging ticket sales. Yet the ultimate goal is […]

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Futuresource Says SMART Technologies is Making a Killing

Close to 600,000 Interactive Whiteboards were sold worldwide last year, generating nearly $1 billion of revenue, according to a new market report from Futuresource Consulting. In the 66 countries covered within the report, Messenger calculates there are over 31 million classrooms: a huge market potential for companies operating within this sector.  A whistle-stop tour of […]

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