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Futuresource joins BASE, DEGI

Futuresource Consulting, the market research consulting company, has become the newest hybrid member of the British Association for Screen Entertainment (BASE) & DEGI: The Digital Entertainment Group International. Futuresource join as a hybrid member with an exclusive workshop crafted around findings from their syndicated surveys, including Living with Digital, Kids Tech and Audio Tech Lifestyles. […]

February 9, 2024

Report: HEVC poised for significant growth

HEVC is a codec of choice in the streaming industry, according to a report commissioned by InterDigital, a mobile and video technology research and development company, and written by market research firm Futuresource. The report, Spotlight on HEVC: The Codec of Choice for the Video Streaming Industry, looks at HEVC’s development, how it enables higher quality video […]

December 7, 2023

Report: Rising demand for gaming accessories

The gaming headset and accessories market saw exceptionally strong growth during the 2020 pandemic; interest in gaming reached fever pitch, with consumers locked down in need of entertainment and socialisation. Futuresource Consulting predicts that 2021 will generate over $4.6 billion from gaming headsets, speakers, mice and keyboards globally. “The gaming fever pitch that built up […]

May 21, 2021

Report: Service stacking takes off in Nordic video market

The Nordic video market remains one of the strongest and most progressive in the world reports Futuresource Consulting, with Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland enjoying high penetration of superfast broadband, wide adoption of the English language, a high level of disposable income and an overall thirst for entertainment.

April 22, 2021

Report: Pandemic makes headphones integral to daily lives

The global headphones market celebrated a good year in 2020, growing in both volumes and retail value, to reach 480 million units and generate $44 billion (€36.8bn) reports Futuresource Consulting. As consumers have spent more time at home throughout the pandemic, headphones really have become an integral device in daily lives. Households have spent more […]

April 14, 2021

Analyst: Hybrid models driving Indian VoD market

Futuresource Consulting’s latest Video Insights India report maps out the dynamics of this key emerging and increasingly-dynamic video battleground. An already rapidly evolving market, the pandemic has driven further change, with many consumers protecting disposable income by reducing pay-TV subscriptions and topping up viewing with SVoD and AVoD services. Pay-TV Operators Want Their Slice of […]

February 25, 2021

Study: Pandemic drives surge in subscription gaming

The games industry has thrived during the Covid-19 pandemic reports Futuresource Consulting; it has provided kids with a way to alleviate the boredom of lockdown through gaming and socialising digitally with friends. The Futuresource Kids Tech consumer survey, now in its 13th wave, addresses these gaming trends amongst kids between the ages of 3-16, providing […]

February 25, 2021

Forecast: Virtual assistant market to double by 2024

The global market for virtual assistants (VAs) continues to exhibit robust performance, propelled by enhancements in the underlying technologies along with increasing penetration across Consumer Electronics. According to research from Futuresource Consulting, shipments of products with built-in voice assistant technology will double to 3 billion units in 2024, representing a CAGR of 19 per cent […]

January 11, 2021

Report: Apple & Google key to driving TV sales

Global TV sales remain stable and will stay that way, with Futuresource Consulting forecasting growth of less than one per cent CAGR between 2018 and 2024. This obscures the underlying turmoil as there has been a boost in sales across developed countries during the year, with consumers looking to improve the home viewing experience during […]

December 18, 2020

Analyst: TV market boosted by lockdown western consumers

The global TV market is on track to achieve 1.2 per cent growth in 2020 and is set to end the year on more than 233 million shipments, according to a new market report from Futuresource Consulting. Trade value has also fared relatively well, forecast to decline by just 1 per cent to $83.7 billion. […]

December 16, 2020