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Report: Smart home devices market grew 11.7% in 2021

The global market for smart home devices grew 11.7 per cent in 2021 compared to 2020 with more than 895 million devices shipped, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. Notwithstanding the market volatility due to the pandemic and its impact on supply chains as well as demand-side shocks, IDC […]

April 27, 2022

Research: Smart home devices market up 10.3% in Q3

The global market for smart home devices grew 10.3 per cent year over year in the third quarter of 2021 with more than 221.8 million device shipments, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Smart Home Device Tracker. Despite persistent supply chain disruptions, unemployment, and an uneven economic recovery, consumer demand remained high […]

December 13, 2021

EditShare releases new FLOW and EFS capabilities

EditShare, the technology payer that enables storytellers to create and manage collaborative media workflows, has announced significant updates to its FLOW media asset management (MAM) and EFS shared storage systems. The new release brings enterprise-level availability and redundancy to FLOW, ensuring continuous, outstanding system performance and uptime from ingest to archive. The high-availability FLOW platform […]

November 23, 2021

Forecast: Robust growth for spend on emerging devices

Total value of three emerging categories of products – augmented and virtual reality headsets, smart home devices, and wearables – is expected to reach $369.6 billion (€318bn) by the end of this calendar year and swell to $524.9 billion by the end of 2025 according to data from International Data Corporation (IDC). Collectively, these products […]

October 4, 2021

Verimatrix protects IDC sporting events

Verimatrix, a specialist in powering the modern connected world with people-centred security, has announced that Ontario, Canada-based International Datacasting Corporation (IDC), a global provider of products, systems and services for the distribution of multimedia broadband content, selected Verimatrix VCAS video encryption technology to protect the airing of sporting events for its broadcasting customers serving the […]

September 1, 2021

Report: EMEA smartphones sales bounced back in Q3

The EMEA smartphone market threw off the coronavirus blues in the third quarter, bouncing back to register some growth over the same period in 2019, according to International Data Corporation’s (IDC) Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker. Total smartphone volumes were 93.1 million, up 2.1 per cent on Q3 2019, for a value of $27.7 billion. […]

November 25, 2020

Analyst: Telco market resilient in pandemic

Worldwide spending on telecommunication and pay TV services will reach $1.55 trillion in 2020, a decrease of 1.4 per cent year over year, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Worldwide Semi-annual Telecom Services Tracker. IDC expects the market to start its recovery next year, but pre-crisis spending levels will not be reached before 2022. […]

September 28, 2020

Forecast: VR headset market expected to recover in 2021

As the world continues to deal with the pandemic, the market for virtual reality (VR) headsets is expected to decline 6.7 per cent in 2020 before returning to double-digit growth of 46.2 per cent in 2021, according to the International Data Corporation (IDC) Quarterly Augmented and Virtual Reality Headset Tracker. The market has faced a […]

September 17, 2020