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29 Jul, 2015, 13:31 BST Worldwide 4K TV Shipments Set to Surpass 30m Units in 2015

According to the worldwide TV market report from Futuresource Consulting, 4K TV shipments are expected to grow by 147% in 2015, despite overall 2%...


16 Jun, 2015, 14:38 BST UK Video Sector Moves to the Next Level: Futuresource Consulting

Futuresource Consulting assessed the pulse of the UK video market in its latest video insights report, announcing that this segment is in good...


27 Feb, 2015, 13:05 GMT Interactive Display Market Remains Resilient with Market Value up 19%: Futuresource Consulting

Despite the increased focus on PCs and tablets, interactive display value is growing due to a strong transition to higher priced interactive flat...


29 Jan, 2015, 11:33 GMT Online Subscription Video Services Driving Connected TV Activities: Futuresource Consulting

Futuresource Consulting's latest wave of Living with Digital consumer research highlights the continued shift in entertainment behaviour amongst...


04 Dec, 2014, 11:48 GMT Record Quarter for Chromebooks in US K-12 Education Market: More Than One Million Units Shipped

Google's Chromebook platform is the best-selling device in US K-12 education for the second quarter in a row, according to the latest report from...


05 Nov, 2014, 11:08 GMT Q3 Wearables Market Up 40% Year-on-Year: Futuresource Consulting

Consumer demand for wearable technology is rising fast, with Q3 global shipments totalling 12.7 million units, up 40% from just over nine million...


29 Sep, 2014, 10:06 BST Education Content Delivery Moves Online, Land Grab Begins: Futuresource Consulting

In the world of education, printed materials are still the primary tool for delivering content to students, though the landscape is changing, with...


25 Sep, 2014, 09:15 BST Headphone Market Booming, Volume and Value on the up: Futuresource Consulting

The global headphones market expanded by nearly 10% in volume last year to reach 286 million units shipped, triggering 16% growth in retail value and ...


20 Aug, 2014, 09:10 BST Streaming Music Subscriptions to Exceed $3bn in Western Europe and the USA This Year: Futuresource Consulting

Paid-for streaming music subscription services have experienced significant growth in both the USA and key markets in Western Europe, with paid-for...


06 Aug, 2014, 12:03 BST US Video Entertainment Spend to Peak at $123 Billion Next Year: Futuresource Consulting

The overall US video entertainment market (subscription Pay-TV, box office, packaged home video, Pay-TV VoD and paid-for online video) continues to...


05 Aug, 2014, 11:25 BST Home Audio Segment Goes From Strength to Strength: Futuresource Consulting

Worldwide home audio shipments are on the up, according to a new quarterly research programme from Futuresource Consulting. The latest Q1 report...


26 Jun, 2014, 14:06 BST Children's Research Study Shows Traditional Playtime Still Relevant in a High-Tech World

It's easy to get carried away with the idea that the increased availability of technology, broadcast programming and digital content has radically...


11 Jun, 2014, 09:15 BST Education Technology Spend Reaches $13 Billion

The global spend on education technology within classrooms reached US$13 billion last year, up 11% on 2012, according to a new market study from...


30 May, 2014, 11:20 BST Apple Buys Beats, But What Does it Mean?

Futuresource Consulting provides market context to the multi-billion dollar headphones deal Apple, the company that transformed digital music into a...


09 Apr, 2014, 16:31 BST Total UK Video Entertainment Spend Expected to Reach £10 Billion by 2018: Futuresource Consulting

Overall video entertainment spend in the UK is expected to reach £10 billion by 2018, averaging 2% annual growth between 2014 and 2018. Pay-TV and...


25 Mar, 2014, 15:17 GMT Consumer Photobook Market at $1.4bn and Rising Fast: Futuresource Consulting

Photobook markets continue to gain traction across the USA, Western Europe and Eastern Europe, achieving a combined retail value of $1.4 billion in...


04 Feb, 2014, 09:00 GMT One Billion TV-centric Connected Devices Now in Homes: Futuresource Consulting

The global installed base of TV-centric connected devices surpassed one billion units in 2013 and will exceed two billion by 2017, driven by smart...


10 Dec, 2013, 10:12 GMT Nearly 10% of K-12 Students and Teachers Globally Will Have Individual Computing Devices by 2017: Futuresource Consulting

Global penetration of mobile computing devices within K-12 education is forecast to reach almost 10% by the end of 2017, growing from just over 3% in ...


02 Dec, 2013, 18:32 GMT Wearable Electronics Market on Track to Exceed $8 Billion in 2013

The consumer wearable electronics segment - comprising wireless and smartwatches, activity trackers, wearable GPS, heart rate monitors and...


28 Oct, 2013, 14:58 GMT iPad Announcement Demonstrates Apple's Fortification of Consumer and Corporate Markets

Apple's iPad event last week, which announced significantly upgraded versions of its iPad range - including a faster, thinner iPad Air and a new iPad ...