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Sunday, December 27th 2009 - 18:49 CET
Today, consumers, both household and enterprise, delve for larger TV screens, multimedia capabilities and higher reliability. Convergence of entertainment, computer and telecommunication service is also on the horizon. With the change of format and transmission characteristics of video signal, entertainment TV is going digital. HDTV is a revolutionary technology in the television industry that produces pictures far sharper and clearer than the television most of us use today. HD televisions are available in four different TV display technologies - Projection, Directview Cathode Ray Tube (CRT), Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) and Plasma television.
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Thursday, December 17th 2009 - 20:47 CET
Research and Markets: "The Future of Mobile Retailing on the High Street". The last 24 months has seen rapid change on the high street for mobile phone retailers, particularly in the United Kingdom. What had been a vigorous and vibrant independent sector is now looking diminished and under threat. In a bid to improve customer relationships and thereby increase sales, some network operators have trebled their retail presence in town centres, to the detriment of independent dealers and resellers. Mobile markets elsewhere in Europe, and in North America, are seeing their own changes in the retailing landscape, brought about by ever-increasing competition and the fight for market share.
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Thursday, December 3rd 2009 - 01:40 CET
The launch of the Apple iPhone with its large touch-screen technology (and the flurry of iPhone 'killers' from other handset manufacturers), the inclusion of GPS navigation functionality on many high-end mobile phones and the success in the Far East of payment systems on handsets using Near Field Communication technology are ushering in a new phase in the development of the mobile handset which is becoming much more than a simple tool for making phone calls and sending text messages. Developments in a range of new technologies are bringing new functionalities and capabilities to mobile handsets.
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Monday, November 24th 2008 - 17:07 CET
The smartphone market in the United States has grown rapidly since the introduction of the Apple iPhone. Demand for smartphones and the software applications that run on them provides an increasingly profitable revenue source for handset manufacturers, mobile operators, and application developers. This Smartphone report defines smartphones and covers a brief history of smartphones. Next, the reasons for smartphone adoption are explored as well as the barriers to acceptance of these advanced mobile devices.
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Wednesday, May 7th 2008 - 22:37 CEST
Research and Markets has announced the addition of Mobile Device Market Trends in 2008 to their offering. The objective of this report is to identify the rising trends in the global mobile device market in 2008. The research material in this report is based on our strategic research and consulting projects conducted in 2007 on the major mobile operators and handset vendors in Asia (particularly on Korea, Japan and China). In addition, interviews with professionals in the industry, including mobile service providers were used as a reference for carrying out a comprehensive market analysis.
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Monday, April 28th 2008 - 14:45 CEST
Research and Markets has announced the addition of “NFC-Enabled Phones and Contactless Smart Cards 2008-2018” to their offering. Near Field Communication (NFC), by which electronic devices communicate if held within a few centimeters of each other, is underpinned by global ISO specifications. It has attracted the attention of the largest telcos, transport companies, banks and others and new trials are frequently announced all over the world.
Read: NFC Phones
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Wednesday, November 21st 2007 - 11:15 CET
The mobile anti-malware market is emerging. Even though the threat level has increased significantly, the total number of attacks has remained low. The low threat level goes hand in hand with a low level of risk awareness; both in corporate and consumer segments, mobile crime is an issue that is not widely recognised. Yet, the mobile anti-malware market is poised to grow considerably within the medium- to long-term. Market drivers are the increasing sophistication of feature phones, the standardisation of smartphone operating systems, and the need for diversification in the cybercriminal industry.
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Tuesday, October 9th 2007 - 17:07 CEST
Data from Wireless World Forum’s “Egypt Mobile Market 2006” statistical handbook reveals that the Egyptian mobile market will triple the number of unique subscribers in the country within a period of three years. In 2004 there were 7 million unique owners of mobile phones, by 2007 this number will more than triple to 23 million.
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Thursday, September 13th 2007 - 17:30 CEST
Our Consumer Electronics in the US report offers a comprehensive guide to the size and shape of the in-home, portable and in-car consumer electronics products markets at a national level. It provides the latest retail sales data, allowing you to identify the sectors driving growth. It identifies the leading companies, the leading brands and offers strategic analysis of key factors influencing the market- be the new product developments, distribution or pricing issues. Forecasts illustrate how the market is set to change.
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Wednesday, September 12th 2007 - 14:29 CEST
Over the years, mobile handsets have developed from a simple communication device into a friendly multimedia electronic device. While traditional phones only required a basic receiver, transducer and microphone, today’s fully loaded handsets require racetrack receiver, dual stereo speakers, hands free, MP3 capability, microphone, vibrator, and some other accessories like headset and Bluetooth. As a result, handsets require a significant number of acoustic devices of smaller size with excellent sound quality to meet the demand of consumer. Annual shipments of music phones are growing at a faster rate than those of the broad handset market. In addition to the growing shipment of music phones, there is increase in demand for stereo sound.
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