NSCA’s Electronic Systems Outlook Report Debuts


NSCA’s Electronic Systems Outlook report has been updated for summer 2017, and now includes construction outlook information based upon actual data from Q1 and Q2 of 2017, as well as a forecasted outlook for the remainder of the year and beyond. Integrators continuously ask about market conditions and trends. NSCA has followed and reported on industry […]

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Interesting Research Details How Display Size Matters in Classrooms


Following on from last year’s study in the United States, Epson Europe today announced new study results by Radius Global Market Research that evaluated the readability of content displayed on 70-inch screens in average-sized classrooms in Singapore and the United Kingdom. According to the surveys, more than 50 percent of students in each country found that content displayed on […]

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The Global LED Display Market Now $4.5 Billion Market


According to the latest report from Futuresource Consulting, the global LED display market closed 2016 with a mounting value of $4.5 billion, up 7 percent from $4.2 billion the previous year. Meanwhile, 2016 saw the value of the monochrome/tri-colour LED display market value fall, year-on-year by 5 percent, now contributing less than 25 percent of market value. Much of […]

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Global Home Video Entertainment Spend Reached $251.5 billion in 2016


Futuresource Consulting has recently released its annual evaluation of the health and shape of global home video entertainment, detailing the macro trends of 2016, in addition to insights for 2017 and beyond. This latest analysis highlights that households are spending more than ever before on video entertainment, and in 2016, the combined home video and […]

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InfoComm Engages IHS Markit to Perform Worldwide Industry Analysis and Reporting


InfoComm International has entered into an agreement with IHS Markit, a global leader in critical information, analytics and solutions, to analyze and forecast the market for professional audiovisual products and services worldwide. The new, comprehensive reports, due for release in 2017, supersede InfoComm’s previous Market Definition and Strategy Study series of research products, which was […]

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InfoComm International Releases 2016 Global Pro-AV Distribution Channel and Trends Report


InfoComm International has released the 2016 Global Pro-AV Distribution Channel and Trends Report. This new report explores the ways pro-AV products and services move through the market — from manufacturer to end-user organization – and identifies factors that influence the various channels. It also includes market forecasts through 2017. InfoComm engaged Lewis Research to conduct […]

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CEDIA Research Finds Home Technology Professionals Expect Growth in 2016


As adoption of home technology increases among consumers, home technology professionals are anticipating a strong year in 2016, according to a new report issued today by CEDIA at its annual trade show, the global showcase of the biggest thinking, innovations and connections in home technology. Each year CEDIA conducts its Size and Scope of the […]

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Is the Smart Home Smart Enough?


A recent Deloitte Consumer Review survey in the UK found that there was nearly zero growth between 2014 and 2015 in consumer purchasing of connected home products. The finding cited that, “UK consumers are aware of the potential benefits of the Internet of Things (IoT) but perceived high prices and skepticism about the technology are […]

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Global Sales of Commercial Flat Panel Products Rise 17 Percent Year-on-Year to Reach Shipments of 855,000 Units in Q2 2016


The global commercial flat panel display market totaled shipments of 855,000 units in Q2 2016, a year-on-year increase of 17 percent. Of the major product categories, the LCD videowall market shows the highest year-on-year growth rate but this positive trend is largely limited to China with sales in other major markets largely stagnant. In China, […]

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Global Sales of Solid State Projectors Soar 17 Percent Year-on-Year in CY Q2 2016


Futuresource Consulting has revealed its latest insights into the worldwide projector market which highlight that the market has declined 4.6 percent year-on-year in CY Q2 2016 to 1.76 million units, with value falling 5.6 percent to $2 billion. Despite value falling further than volume for another consecutive quarter, the disparity is far weaker than previously […]

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InfoComm Releases 2016 Environmental Scan Report


InfoComm International has released the 2016 Environment Scan Report. The report analyzes economic, political, social and technological trends that may impact the pro-AV market, as well as internal trends within the AV industry. The 2016 Environmental Scan Report draws upon data from a variety of third-party sources, from government publications to research reports, to examine […]

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Digital, Disparate and Disengaged: New Study Reveals Substantial Gap Between IT and Facilities Leadership and Employees


Prysm revealed today in a new commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting that while 75 percent of IT and facilities leaders said their executives and line-of-business leaders are putting moderate to extreme pressure on them to create or implement innovative collaboration solutions for employees, information workers find in-office technologies stunted and ineffective – much to […]

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2015 Video Wall Market Hit $3.4 Billion US


Futuresource Consulting has released the sixth edition of the global video wall report, which has monitored the adoption of technologies in the tiled display market since 2003. In 2015 global sales reached over $3.4bn and trends indicate that this category will sustain double digit growth out to 2020, with the market becoming more dynamic than […]

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Boardroom Technology and Unified Communications — The DATA


Futuresource Consulting has released its latest corporate AV end user report, which provides insight into the converged world of unified communications. It highlights the challenges and opportunities for both businesses and suppliers to enhance employee collaboration, communication and efficiency in the meeting room and beyond. In this latest report, Futuresource interviewed both corporate AV purchasers […]

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In the Flat-Panel vs. Projector Wars, 70″ Monitors Take a Hit


Radius Global Market Research is one of the largest independent market research companies in the world and they just released a study shows most kids (58 percent) can’t read content on 70” monitors. The study was conducted with 106 students ages 12-to-22 in groups of approximately 30 at a time. Students were asked to read […]

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More than 50% of American Churches Will Buy Projectors or Flat-Panels in the Next Year


According to respondents in TFCinfo’s latest market research study, more than half of U.S. churches are looking to purchase and expand upon their projection and video display systems. With over 350,000 churches and houses of worship (HOW) in the US, many of them already heavy users of audiovisual equipment, it is clear to see the […]

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Video Display Use in US Churches Grows 73 Percent


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 2016.” 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 […]

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TFCinfo’s Annual Projector Brand Strength Report Shows EPSON Still Dominates


TFCinfo today announced the release of its “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2016.” This report marks the 14th 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, […]

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InfoComm Releases 2015 Live Events Industry Insights Study


InfoComm International has released its 2015 Live Events Industry Insights Study. It is the first such report that InfoComm has produced specifically for the live-events market. This study of the global live-events industry, conducted by InfoComm and Acclaro Growth Partners, covers trends and dynamics from the perspective of pro-AV rental, staging and live-events service providers in the North American, European, […]

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CEDIA Report Finds New Connected Home Technologies and Rising Consumer Confidence Will Translate to Record Growth for its Members


As more American homeowners purchase high-end home entertainment, lighting control, whole home control and security systems, the professionals they turn to for help in selecting and installing the components are reaping the rewards. The residential electronic systems industry will realize a third straight year of growth, according to a new report issued today by CEDIA […]

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Chinese TV Makers Must Go Global


By Nick Jiang DisplaySearch The LCD market seems poised to overcome the downturn in growth by focusing on China, which has emerged as the world’s largest consumer electronics market. Chinese electronics brands are now ranking second behind top-tier global brands, thanks to their enormous consumer market at home. However, there are still difficulties in generating […]

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Pro Monitor Market to Remain Flat until 4K Demand Increases


Futuresource Consulting just released the Q1 2015 EMEA pro monitor report. According to the report the EMEA professional monitor market fell by 12 percent (782 units) between Q4 2014 and Q1 2015 to reach 5,963 units. However, when comparing Q1 YoY, volumes were 17 percent (1,213 units) lower. The Futuresource report gives a market snapshot […]

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EPSON, NEC and Panasonic Dominate 2015 Projector Brand Survey


TFCinfo today announced highlights of its yearly “Projector Brand Customer Perception and Preference Study 2015.” This report marks the 14th year that this annual projector brand benchmarking study has been conducted. Results of TFCinfo’s new report reveal significant movement among projector competitors in the three measurable areas of brand strength: awareness, image and intent. These […]

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