PMA Announces Top 5 Selling Brands Projector for July

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PMA Research has posted its most recent Projector Tracking Service results to the “Top-Selling Projectors” area of its website. Each month, PMA Research posts the Top 5 Projector Lists for the following product categories: Pico and Personal Projectors – For Pico and Personal projectors, the July results showed that three of the five best-selling projectors […]

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PMA Reports Projector Market Hit 9.5 Million in 2012

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PMA Research just released its latest research findings on the worldwide projector market. Total projector volume reached 9.5 million in 2012, a mild increase over 2011 as growth in emerging market countries was mainly offset by challenging conditions in developed markets. In the Mainstream (1,000-3,999 lumens) projector market, education tenders continued to boost sales in […]

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PMA Announces Top-Selling Projector Models During December

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PMA Research has posted its recent results to the “Top Selling Projectors” area of its website. For more than 15 years now, PMA Research has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Its Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit […]

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Projector Research Firm Pacific Media Associates Changes Name to PMA Research Limited

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Over 20 years ago, Dr. William Coggshall founded Pacific Media Associates (PMA), which has become recognized as one of the most widely respected projector market research firm in the world. Coggshall has announced that he’s ready to take on his next challenge and has decided to apply his continuing interest and background in high technology […]

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PMA’s Survey Shows Dealers Rate Hitachi and Epson as Top Brands

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Hitachi and Epson earned the top two spots based on their overall composite ratings in the 15th survey of North American projector dealers conducted by Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the worldwide market information experts on front projectors. The survey was conducted during November and December 2012. The survey ranks 21 aspects of marketing support, products, […]

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Latest New Era Projector Industry Forecast from PMA Anticipates Exponential Growth

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its latest industry forecasts for the worldwide New Era projector market, which includes pico and personal projectors. PMA expects 2012 worldwide shipments of nearly 1.8 million units, and anticipates this figure to grow to more than 12.3 million units by the year 2016. One of the strongest segments of […]

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PMA Announces Top-Selling Projector Models During November 2012

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has posted its recent results to the “Top Selling Projectors” area of the company’s website. For more than 15 years now, Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Its Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers timely sell-through […]

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Latest Projector Industry Forecast from Pacific Media Associates (PMA) Shows Bright Spots for 2013 and Beyond

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its latest industry forecasts for the worldwide projector market. An 18 percent growth rate — to 11.3 million units worldwide — is expected for the projector industry in 2013. And, there are some especially bright spots in several industry segments which are expected to  contribute significantly to this growth. […]

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PMA Almost Finished With Comprehensive Projector Industry Reseller Survey

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has announced that its 2012 North American Projector Industry Reseller Survey will close on Dec. 14. The latest in a series of biennial Web-based surveys, this is the 15th year that PMA has conducted the Reseller Survey. Nearly 2,700 ProAV dealers, systems integrators, retailers, and Web-based resellers of projectors and related […]

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PMA Announces Top-Selling Projector Models During October

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has posted its recent results to the “Top Selling Projectors” area of the company’s website. Each month, PMA collects monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. Each month, Pacific Media Associates posts the Top 5 Projector Lists for the following product categories: High-End (4,000+ […]

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PMA Reports Worldwide Projector Market of Nearly 2.5 Million in Q3

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its latest projector research. The worldwide projector market totaled 2.47 million units in calendar Q3, with growth improving vs. the previous quarter in New Era (including pico projectors and personal projectors), Mainstream, and High-End industry segments. In the Mainstream segment (1000-3999 lumens), virtually all of the major markets around […]

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Pacific Media Associates Monthly Sell-Through Research Shows NEC Dominating

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For nearly 15 years, Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. The company’s Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, true volume-weighted street prices, and inventories of front projectors for these channels. Each month, Pacific […]

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Pacific Media Associates Expects Worldwide Home Theater Projector Market to Hit Nearly $1 Billion This Year

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Pacific Media Associates has just released its latest quarterly forecast for the projector industry. Expectations are that sales of home theater projectors will hit $915 million by year’s end with strong growth on both a volume and revenue basis over 2011. “During last year’s holiday season, sales of home theater projectors hit an all-time high,” […]

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Pacific Media’s Q2 Census Shows Mainstream Projector Market Grew Seven Percent Y/Y

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) just released its latest research report on the worldwide projector market. The worldwide projector market totaled 2.3 million units in calendar Q2. The second quarter is typically a seasonally slow one for sales of home entertainment projectors. That was not the case this year as Euro Football and the lead-up to […]

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PMA Says Epson, Sony and Optoma Top Selling High-end and New Era Projectors

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For more than a dozen years, Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has collected monthly sell-through data from leading North American projector dealers, retailers, web resellers and distributors. The company’s Tracking Service family of monthly reports offers timely sell-through data and analysis on unit sales, true volume-weighted street prices, and inventories of front projectors for these channels. […]

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PMA Warns Projector Manufacturers to Differentiate

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In a presentation at the Projection Summit 2012 conference preceding InfoComm, Dr. WilliamCoggshall, president of Pacific Media Associates (PMA), identified the principal causes for projector market stagnation and recommended strategies for combating this stagnation. The principal causes include: Unlike most other industries, where prospective new entrants do their homework by looking at the size of the […]

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Pacific Media’s End User Survey Claims Interest in Home Theater Projectors Up 66 Percent

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its findings on the current use and future purchase intentions of consumer projector users. This is the final set of important results from PMA’s sixth biennial large-scale (1000 responses) and statistically-representative survey of United States users and intenders of front projectors, both individual consumers and organizations. The survey focused […]

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Pacific Media’s End User Survey Finds Greenness, Short-Throw and Wireless to Be Top Needs of Projector Buyers

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released its findings on the current use and future purchase intentions of organizational projector users. This is the final set of important results from PMA’s sixth biennial large-scale (1000 responses) and statistically-representative survey of United States users and intenders of front projectors, both individual consumers and organizations. The survey focused […]

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PMA Forecast Predicts Laser, LED and Laser/LED Hybrids, Medium-Throw and Higher Resolution Projectors to Spur Growth in 2012

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA) has released the results of its latest quarterly projector industry forecast updates. These are enhanced versions of its previous quarterly reports, as they include the industry’s first detailed illumination forecast (for all product ranges) of the projector industry and show how projectors are affected by the different types of solid-state illumination […]

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Sales Boost for Projectors

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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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Pacific Media Predicts 5 Million 3D Projectors to be Sold in 2014

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Dominated by DLP technology, the future of the projector market is 3D, according to Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the premiere info-gathering firm for worldwide front projector market information. According to PMA, the worldwide front projector market for 3D-enabled models will grow from about 1.0 million during 2010 to nearly 5.4 million in 2010. “PMA forecasts […]

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News from Da-Lite, Pacific Media Associates, Shure…

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Da-Lite Screen Company has promoted Matt Tevan to the position of Vice President of European Corporate Operations. Teevan was previously Managing Director of Procolor and Vice President of International Sales… Waveguide Consulting is opening a Los Angeles office and appointing David Gales as director of California operations. Gales was previously a founder and principal at Vantage Technology Consulting Group… Pacific Media Associates has released […]

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Pacific Media Reports Decline in Front Screen Projectors

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Pacific Media Associates (PMA), the global market information experts on front projectors, reported that worldwide front projector sell-in shipments were 1.26 million in the first calendar quarter of 2009. That represents a 9 percent decline over the first quarter of 2008 as the impact of the economic recession weighed on projector demand. PMA says that […]

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2006 to Wind up With 24 Percent Increase in Front Projection Sales

In a new report by Pacific Media Associates, it looks like 2006 will show a 24 percent increase in front projector sales over 2005. The survey, conducted among North American resellers and retailers, indicates that the shift to widescreen and the introduction of 1080p units are the biggest growth factors. The research company expects 1080p […]

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Front Projection Still Growing

A new report from Pacific Media Associates indicates that sales of front projectors are still going strong worldwide. In fact, the company’s research showed that second quarter 2006 shipments grew 28 percent over the same quarter last year. Both ProAV and HomeAV markets showed “healthy gains.” Growth in the Americas was the highest, with 42 […]

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