iSuppli’s Home & Consumer Electronics service gives guidance on various areas of inquiry in the consumer electronics industry and broadband market, including broadband VoIP, broadband DSL, IPTV, IPTV providers, telecom market research, consumer electronics trends, notebook research, laptop market, laptop research, computer comparisons, Blu-ray forecasts, iPod research, iPad research, HDTV pricing, and printed circuit board assembly. Our computer market research and consumer electronics research provide in-depth analysis of equipment and silicon opportunities, quarterly/yearly forecasts, subscriber growth by technology, and supplier/manufacturer market share.
Consumer electronics applications: MP3 players/portable media players; digital TV (DTV); DVD products (players, recorders, next generation); set-top boxes (STB); video gaming (consoles, handheld players); digital still cameras (DSC)/camcorders.
Computer system applications: Mainframes/supercomputers; enterprise servers; entry-level PC servers; workstations; desktop PCs; mobile PCs; graphic cards.
Broadband applications: Broadband CPE (bridges, routers, IAD, E-MTA, residential multimedia next-generation gateways); broadband aggregation (DSLAM, CMT, OLT); home networking interfaces.
Key research measures: Revenue; ASP; units; market share; semiconductor content; semiconductor revenue.
Sample issues addressed in home consumer electronics: Hardware, connectivity, content, and networking issues in consumer electronics; critical recent events in the consumer space; how companies take advantage of high-growth markets; key applications in the coming years; consumer electronics research; the Digital Living Room and its effect on market participants;
3-D and other new technologies; myth vs. reality in convergence; market for consumer semiconductors; MCUs, ASSPs, and ASICs in the consumer market; succeeding as a semiconductor supplier in the CE 3.0 era; Internet media players; Internet-enabled video game consoles; LED projector market worldwide; set-top boxes; DTV; digital still cameras, camcorders, digital picture frames: image sensors; videoconferencing; cameras and the automotive industry.
Sample issues addressed in computer systems: Recovery of PC segments from credit crisis; PC; up-and-coming vendors; platform mix; pace of growth for netbook market, laptop market, and desktop market; computer market research; change in semiconductor content over time per equipment; achieving cost transparency and avoiding fixed contracts; understanding replacement IT cycles; understanding outsourcing; evolution of IT platforms and costs; blade servers, virtualization servers, and microprocessors in servers; penetration rates of assorted technologies in desktop and notebook PCs; quad-core processors; solid state drives in notebook PC platforms; penetration of cellular and Wi-Fi technologies in notebook PC platforms; netbooks and CULV notebooks; trends in PC microprocessor design.
Sample issues addressed in broadband: Identifying technologies that prove to be long-term survivors; regions representing best opportunity; evolution of CPE functionality by region; winning wideband technologies; where to direct resources; evolution of standards; regulatory decrees that create inflection point in demand; integration trends; emerging opportunities; role of service providers; revenue opportunities for telcos; Telco TV and services to emerge from deployment; importance of home networking; winning access technologies.