NPD Forecasts the US Tech Scene

by Bob Raikes

NPD held a virtual event around CES to look at a ‘big topic’ and from a high level – both in B2C and the B2B businesses. The session was introduced by Stephen Baker, a …

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2020 Changes US Retail Holiday Purchasing

by Bob Raikes

This year, the unique circumstances of 2020 meant a big change in holiday purchasing in the US market, according to US retail data specialist NPD. I listened to the NPD presentations, twice, as the …

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TV Session at Display Week Business Conference Shows Prescience

by Bob Raikes

In my years of Display Weeks, I have attended all of the Business Conference Days, I think. They really are a great chance to get a snapshot of the key business and economic factors …

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US Internet-Connected TV Devices to Grow at 7% CAGR Until 2021

by Andrew Fenn

In the US, at the end of 2017, 210 million devices were installed in consumer homes, actively delivering internet connectivity to the TV screen, and by the end of 2021, there are forecast to …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| OTT Video| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 35

NPD: Screen Size and Picture Quality Drive Replacement TV Purchases

by Andrew Fenn

As US consumers look to update their televisions, increasing the size and picture quality are the top driving forces, according to NPD Connected Intelligence. Of the consumers who purchased an UltraHD replacement TV, 45% …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NPD| TV Set Market| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 24

ESA: US Video Game Industry Revenue Reaches $36 Billion in 2017

by Andrew Fenn

The US video game industry generated a record $36 billion in revenue in 2017, up 18% from 2016, according to new data released by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) and The NPD Group. Michael …

Tags:Game Playing| Large Display Monitor| Market Data| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| USA| Vol 25 - Issue 03

BC07 Baker Suggests Caution on Large TVs

by Bob Raikes

The next speaker was Stephen Baker of NPD, an analyst that is very focused on the consumer experience. He said he wanted to bring some clarity from the ‘front end of the supply chain’. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| SID Display Week 2017| TV Set Market| Vol 24 - Issue 21

NPD Expects 239 Million Connected TVs by 2019

by Milos Pavlovic

NPD said that it expects 238 million ‘installed’ devices to be connected to the internet and able to deliver apps to TVs in the US by 2019, 59% up from the number in 2015. …

Tags:Large Display Monitor| NPD| Smart TV| STBs| Streaming Dongles| Vol 23 - Issue 50

NPD Partners with Tru Optik on OTT TV Data

by Bob Raikes

NPD said that it has made a partnership with Tru Optik, which claims to be “ the only audience measurement and data management platform built for OTT. Through the partnership, NPD will have access …

Tags:audience measurement| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| NPD| OTT Video| Vol 23 - Issue 50