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Forecast: Another slow year for VR sales in 2023

Macroeconomic weakness is leaving its stamp on consumer device markets, and virtual and augmented reality devices are no exception, according to research from technology market analyst firm CCS Insight. The company expects global unit sales in this segment to remain just short of 10 million in 2022, growing to 11.4 million in 2023. “High inflation […]

December 16, 2022

Prediction: Biometric logins to halt password sharing

CCS Insight has produced its latest set of 100 predictions that share its expectations for the technology landscape in 2023 and beyond. This year the research team has focused on potential changes ahead for the digital world, for the digital society, and for the digital self. Focus areas include sustainability, personal futures, advances in infrastructure, […]

October 18, 2022

Report: Economic uncertainty dampens VR, AR outlook

With the expected launch of several new augmented reality (AR) smart glasses, some before the end of 2022, alongside a year of record sales for virtual reality (VR) headsets, the next 12 months are shaping up to be a very important period for sales of immersive devices. CCS Insight’s latest forecast outlines an expectation of […]

July 7, 2022

Forecast: 5G connections to top 1bn in 2022

Worldwide 5G connections are enjoying a strong pace of growth in 2022, elevating 5G from a nascent to a fledgling technology, reports analyst firm CCS Insight in its latest global market forecast. After two years of turbulence that saw deployment and expansion of 5G networks disrupted by the pandemic, a clearer path to adoption is […]

June 16, 2022

Forecast: 5G connections to triple in 2021

Despite the ongoing pandemic, connections to 5G networks worldwide will triple this year to 670 million and remain on track to reach 3.6 billion in 2025, according to a new report by technology analyst firm CCS Insight. “Although our near-term expectations have been dented, we remain

May 11, 2021

Analyst: Pandemic boosts VR take-up

The Covid-19 pandemic has prompted greater interest in virtual reality products, according to a survey from technology analysis firm CCS Insight. The company’s latest survey of people’s interest in and use of VR finds

March 25, 2021

Forecast: 5G adoption to surge as 5G smartphones proliferate

With the world recently passing 100 commercial 5G networks, the shift to the new technology is poised to accelerate now that 5G smartphones are abundant and cost significantly less than widely expected a year ago. By the end of 2020, there will be nearly a quarter of a billion 5G connections worldwide, and this

October 15, 2020