By Steve Crowe · August 13, 2008 • Consumers in the United States will spend $6 billion on Internet video services by 2013, according to a study from Parks Associates.
By CE Pro Editors · August 13, 2008 • Nearly one-fifth of builders nationwide have had a difficult time finding a monitored security contractor, according to the Consumer Electronics Association's "6th Annual State of the Builder Technology Market Study."
By Steve Crowe · August 12, 2008 • Sales of plasma display panels (PDPs) increased 30 percent in Q2, according to Quixel Research.
By Steve Crowe · August 11, 2008 • LCD TV sales grew 25 percent quarter-to-quarter in Q2, according to Quixel Research.
By Jason Knott · August 11, 2008 • Industry consultant analyzes his custom installation clients, who report an average growth of 6.9% and profits at 8%. Pretty darn good during this economic slowdown.
By Steve Crowe · August 8, 2008 • Home Networking penetration will grow nearly 50 percent by 2008, according to a new study from Parks Associates.
By Jason Unger · August 8, 2008 • Lutron, Panamax, Escient and Denon are among the brands that dominate their respective product categories in the eyes of installers, according to the "4th Annual Brand Awareness, Use and Preference Study."
By Steve Crowe · August 7, 2008 • Shipments of integrated digital TVs (iDTVs) will grow to 143 million in 2013, says an IMS Research study.
By Steve Crowe · August 4, 2008 • Global shipments reached 117.9 million units in Q2, the most LCD panels ever shipped in one quarter.
By Jason Knott · August 4, 2008 • In 2007, the CE Pro Extended Service Plan Study gauged the extent of service agreement sales in the custom installation industry. The numbers were not pretty.
By Steve Crowe · August 1, 2008 • Only 23% of consumers surveyed plan to buy Blu-ray player by sometime in 2009.
By Steve Crowe · July 31, 2008 • Consumer electronics sales grew 3 percent to $6.6 billion in June, according to the NPD Group.
By Steve Crowe · July 30, 2008 • Networked-attached storage (NAS) device units will reach nearly 13 million units by 2012, says a Parks Associates study.
By Steve Crowe · July 28, 2008 • The global market for short-throw and ultra short-throw projectors will grow to 844,000 units by 2012, according to a report from Pacific Media Associates.
By Steve Crowe · July 28, 2008 • The world's No. 2 LCD maker says they are reducing output until August due to weakening global demand.