How Will the U.S. Tariffs on Chinese Imports Affect the LED Market?

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The global LED videowall market achieved revenues of $5.7 billion last year, with year-on-year double digit growth expected out to 2023, according to a new worldwide industry report from Futuresource Consulting. As the U.S.-China trade war intensifies and political indications suggest a continuing period of punitive tariffs, Chinese companies are exploring ways to accelerate their […]

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Unified Communications & Collaboration Market to Be $60 Billion by 2025

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Unified Communications & Collaboration Market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $32 billion to over $60 billion by 2025, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The unified communications and collaboration market growth is attributed to the growing penetration of mobile devices and increasing adoption […]

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Collaboration Board Market Sees Nearly 40 Percent Growth in 2018

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Interactive Flat Panel Displays (i.e., collaboration boards) continued to be a considerable success in 2018 in the education and corporate markets. By Q4, 83 percent of all interactive display sales were IFPDs, increasing from 73 percent last year, according to the latest research from Futuresource Consulting. 55 of the 67 countries that Futuresource track had […]

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NSCA Winter 2018 Electronic Systems Outlook Indicates 3 Percent Construction Growth Ahead

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NSCA’s Electronic Systems Outlook report has been updated for winter 2018. It includes information based upon actual data from January through November 2018, as well as forecasted information for 2019 and beyond. NSCA partners with FMI to provide this report, which offers the newest, most relevant indicators of business opportunities for integrators. By tracking new […]

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Home Automation to Experience a Boom to 2025 – But Potentially at the Expense of the CI Market

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The global home automation systems market will reach $68.1 billion, annually, during by 2025 owing to growing adoption of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) automated devices in global households. Highlighted with 50 tables and 63 figures, this 135-page GMD report,“Global DIY Home Automation Systems Market by Offerings, Product, Technology, and Region 2014-2025: Growth Opportunity and Business Strategy” is […]

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Consumer 4K Products Now Number Over 100 Million

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As 2018 draws to a close, consumer interest in 4K UHD continues to climb, receiving a further push due to average retail prices reaching parity with HDTV sets, according to the latest market tracking report from Futuresource Consulting. “This year, we’re expecting annual 4K UHD TV shipments to power past 100 million units,” says Tristan […]

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Video Conferencing Market to Surpass USD $20 Billion by 2024

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Global videoconferencing market is set to grow from its current market value of more than $11 billion to over $20 billion by 2024, according to a new research report by Global Market Insights, Inc. The falling price of the video conferencing products (and also soft-codec-based systems) is also driving the growth in the video conferencing […]

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Integrate Releases Report on APAC ProAV and HomeAV Markets

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Last month, Integrate released its inaugural industry report and the outlook is looking good for the AV industry in the Asia Pacific region. Using information sourced from an industry-wide research survey, the Integrate Audio Visual Industry Report 2018 presents insights into a localised AV market, as well as predictions for the next five years and beyond. “Our […]

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UCC Drives PTZ Camera Sales Growth in ProAV Market

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Sales of professional PTZ cameras will grow a steady 37 percent by 2021, as companies from across the broadcast, pro video and AV spectrum look for alternative, cost-effective ways to produce video, finds Futuresource Consulting in its latest Professional PTZ Camera Market Overview Report. Global volumes grew 5 percent to reach 108,840 units in 2016 […]

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Epson LightScene Targets Retail Holiday Shopping Season

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Technology continues to change how we view and interact with our world, including how and where we shop. According to a study from ROTH Capital Partners1, 71 percent of millennials say they would visit physical store locations and make purchases more often if a location provided a significantly enhancing retail experience. With countless shopping options […]

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AVIXA Report: Big Spending Coming in 2019 on ProAV and Digital Signage Gear in Transportation

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According to AVIXA’s new Market Opportunity Analysis Report (MOAR) focused on transportation, the majority of transportation companies with capital improvement plans will increase their spending over the coming years. In line with construction data, transportation decision makers estimate 4.6 percent of their spending will go toward audiovisual (AV) solutions. The new report reveals that transportation […]

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Evolution, Transformation and the Modern Workplace

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Workplace meetings have undergone a physical and cultural transformation during the past five years, both in terms of their location and the technology used to facilitate them. Modern working habits and technological advancements have contributed to the rise of the meeting room as a high growth vertical for audio visual, unified communications and collaboration technologies. […]

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AVIXA Says Market Is Up, Up and More Up

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For the past two years, the ProAV audiovisual industry has been consistently trending upward, demonstrating strong demand for technology solutions that enable people to communicate and collaborate more effectively. To gauge the ProAV industry’s performance each month, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association (AVIXA) created the Pro-AV Business Index in September 2016. Since then, the […]

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Hospitality Market Booming, According to AVIXA

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With the consumer shift from spending money on possessions to spending on experiences, the hospitality market is thriving. The U.S. accommodations sector alone comprises 4.2 million U.S. jobs and generates $293 billion in revenue. Understanding the need to differentiate their offerings to stay competitive, hospitality companies are investing in audiovisual solutions, with plans to spend […]

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Takeaways from CEDIA’s National Awareness Study

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CEDIA has revealed the key findings from its recent national awareness study of the association and its members among design/build professionals, including the news that when home builders, architects and interior designers sub out smart home technology installation, they use a CEDIA contractor 45 percent of the time. Commissioned in support of the CEDIA strategic plan announced earlier this year, […]

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NSCA Reports on Findings in New ‘Financial Analysis of the Industry’

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NSCA has just released an updated Financial Analysis of the Industry report for 2018, providing information that systems integrators can use to benchmark and compare expenses, profits, sales and other data against industry peers of similar size and business focus. The Financial Analysis of the Industry details the industry’s performance based on data collected from […]

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Global ProAV Industry to Grow to $230 Billion by 2023, According to New Forecasts by AVIXA

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The professional audiovisual industry will grow from $186 billion in 2018 to $230 billion by 2023, according to updated forecasts in the new 2018 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary produced by AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association.This report examines the forces driving growth, from macroeconomic factors to technology trends to […]

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TFCinfo’s Latest Research Reveals The Most Preferred Video Display Brands In American Churches

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Flat panel display use in the house of worship market has continued to grow rapidly according to TFCinfo’s recent research report entitled, “The Use of Video Displays in American Churches 2018.”  Of the AV-focused churches that TFCinfo surveyed (churches that have made a strategic and financial commitment to integrate audio visual equipment in their worship service), 75 percent state that […]

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AVIXA Research Study Indicates Retail Is Thriving, Presenting ProAV Opportunities

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Contrary to popular belief, retail is healthy, reaching approximately $5.1 trillion in revenue in 2017 and growing 4 percent annually for the past eight years, according to the U.S. Census, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, and the National Retail Federation. With less than 10 percent of revenue captured online, brick-and-mortar stores still present an industry rich with […]

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Smart Home Devices Purchases Increased by 66 Percent in 2017

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Research from Parks Associates finds purchase intentions for smart home devices among U.S. broadband households have increased by 66 percent year over year, which will drive an accompanying increase in consumer expectations for premium and personalized technology experiences in all aspects of their digital lives. The IoT research firm will host the sessions for Integrated Life Day at InfoComm, June 5 in Las Vegas, […]

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New Study From AVIXA and PMA Research Reveals Shift in Worldwide Commercial Display Purchases

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During the next three years, buyers of display products (direct-view and projection) anticipate 20-percent growth in the number of displays per location, even as replacement cycles grow longer due to more durable technology, according to a new report from AVIXA, the Audiovisual and Integrated Experience Association and PMA Research. The report, Worldwide Market for Large-Display Projects: How Buying Decisions Are […]

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TFCinfo’s Annual Projector Brand Strength Report Highlights Winners And Improvements in the Projection Industry

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TFCinfo today announced the release of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2018.” This report marks the 16th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. TFCinfo’s report not only measures the strength of multimedia projector brands in the five most important market segments in the AV industry (large corporations, SMB-small and medium business, SOHU-small office/home user, education […]

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Wireless Presentation Solutions Market to See 16 Percent CAGR

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The Wireless Presentation Solutions Global Market Report reveals that sales of WPS, which is a segment of the rapidly evolving meeting and classroom collaboration market, grew 35 percent from 2016 to 2017, accounting for over $480 million in revenues, with further growth forecast in the short to medium term. “The opportunities available in this space are vast,” […]

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Futuresource Says Interactive Flat Panel Display Sales Grew 16% in 2017

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Interactive Flat Panels (IFPDs) continued to be a considerable success in 2017 in the education and corporate markets. By Q4, 73 percent of all interactive display sales were IFPDs. The growth has been prodigious, with a CAGR of 48 percent from 2013 to 2017 and growth is forecast to continue. The interactive whiteboard (IWB), the original technology, […]

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FutureSource Says Silicon Labs’ Z-Wave Deal May Herald New Dawn for Smart Homes

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2018 could bring a breakthrough in smart home device interoperability. Silicon Labs – a Texas based manufacturer of ZigBee Wi-Fi and Bluetooth chips – is set to buy the Z-Wave operations of Sigma Designs for $240 million. The deal could boost the $6 billion Smart Home industry*, which is already expected to grow strongly in the coming years. Silicon Labs originally […]

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Winter 2017 Electronic Systems Outlook from NSCA Indicates Construction Growth Ahead

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NSCA’s Electronic Systems Outlook report has been updated for winter 2017, and includes information based upon actual data from January through November 2017, as well as forecasted information for 2018. NSCA partners with FMI to provide this report, which offers the newest, most relevant indicators of business opportunities for integrators. By tracking new construction starts […]

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AV Over IP Sales Up Over 130 in 2017

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AV over IP is poised to eventually revolutionize the low-latency Pro AV market, according to a newly-released industry report from Futuresource Consulting. Moving from a position of relative obscurity, AV over IP encoder/decoder ports will enjoy a year-on-year increase of over 130 percent.AV over IP describes the distribution of video over an IP network within an enterprise, […]

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Smart Home Market Worth $6B by End of 2017 and Rising Fast

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Smart home devices are shaking off their novelty image and moving mainstream to become one of the fastest growing consumer electronics categories of 2017. That’s according to a new smart home report from Futuresource Consulting, which reveals that the devices will achieve a retail value of $6bn worldwide this year, with revenues expected to triple by 2021. Alexa and […]

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AVIXA Releases Global AV Industry Trends Analysis

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AVIXA has released its 2017 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) Global Summary. The report provides an economic outlook through 2022 for the AV industry worldwide, including the Americas, Asia-Pacific, Europe, and the Middle East and Africa. The Global Summary report, conducted by London-based IHS Markit on behalf of AVIXA, is the final report in the IOTA series, which includes […]

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InfoComm Releases AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis for the Americas

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InfoComm International has released its 2017 AV Industry Outlook and Trends Analysis (IOTA) report for the Americas, including the United States, Canada, Mexico and Brazil, featuring fresh market insights and sales forecasts through 2022 for AV products, services and solutions.  The new study, conducted by London-based IHS Markit on behalf of InfoComm, is the third of three regional reports, including Europe and […]

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