Scanning the Horizon at SXSW Online

by Len Scrogan

One of the most predictive technology conferences today is the world-renown SXSW conference. On three occasions, I have been chosen by crowdsourced voting to be a speaker. This year, due to the Rona, the …

Tags:Covid-19| Education| Events| Location-based Entertainment (LBE)| Market| Retail

A-,M-,V-R; Are We There Yet?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Based on the number of articles written about AR / VR /MR we should all be sure that THE NEXT BIG THING has already hit us. Of course we all hear the underwhelming numbers …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Market| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 05

CTA Says the US is Heading for a Record Year in Technology

by Norbert Hildebrand

Every year the end of the Holiday Season marks a new start for the electronics world with the CES in the first week of January. For a good reason this marks a new beginning …

Tags:Augmented Reality| Market| TV Set Market| UltraHD & 4K| Virtual Reality| Vol 24 - Issue 02

Road to Connected Car Runs Through Samsung

by Steve Sechrist

Samsung Electronics made an $8B (all cash) tender offer to acquire US based Harman International Industries, Inc., a leading auto system integrator with a heavy focus on business to business (B to B) IoT …

Tags:Automotive| Connected Car Consortium| Internet of Things IOT| Market| Mergers & Acquisitions| Samsung| Vol 23 - Issue 45

Update on VR in Europe

by Bob Raikes

Context held a meeting at a downtown conference venue during IBC to talk about VR and AR. The company has established a group including AMD, Oculus, John Lewis, Exertis, Retail Week and Dell to …

Tags:IFA 2016| Large Display Monitor| Market| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 36

Is Apple Following in the Footsteps of Sony?

by Norbert Hildebrand

Many years ago a Japanese company named Sony set out to revolutionize the world with a new take on consumer electronics products. They invented new product categories and created stellar devices that to this …

Tags:Apple| Augmented Reality| iPhone| Market| sony| Virtual Reality| Vol 23 - Issue 32

Technology and Marketing – Not Quite Identical Twins

by Norbert Hildebrand

In recent years I have seen an increasing trend using powerful technical terms in the general marketing activities of companies. This is combined with an increase in the number of press releases for new …

Tags:display technology| Market| Vol 23 - Issue 18

Forecast for AR and VR Promises the Next Big Thing

by Norbert Hildebrand

Whenever a new technology comes along, the ultimate question is ‘How much revenue will it create?’. In the case of VR and AR most researchers see this as a high potential technology that is …

Tags:AR Glasses| Game Playing| Market| Mobile Display Monitor| Virtual Reality| Virtual Sets| Vol 23 - Issue 11

Parks Associates Releases Pay-TV, App, OTT, and User Interface Research

by Helen Vince

Parks Associates announced today the release of industry reports providing strategic recommendations for service providers, app developers, and platform developers as consumers turn increasingly to OTT and non-linear content options. The report Under Attack: …

Tags:Market| OTT Video| Pay TV

Norbert Hildebrand, Insight Media analyst

The PC, Tablet and Smartphone Market for the Near Future

by Norbert Hildebrand Don't Use

Market Intelligence – In recent months there has been good news on increasing PC sales (notably notebooks) and slowing tablet sales, leading many to believe that the consumer love affair with tablets is over, …

Tags:Apple| Large Display Monitor| Market| Mobile Display Monitor| Opinion| Vol 21 - Issue 39| Volume 21

NEC Display Trends Forum Is Positive

by Super User

NEC Display Solutions held its annual Display Trends Forum in Cannes this year. Now in its fifth year, the event brings around 100 of the company’s top distribution and VAR partners in EMEA together …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Market| NEC| Vol 21 - Issue 40| Volume 21