iSuppli’s Home & Consumer Electronics service gives guidance on various areas of inquiry in the and broadband market, including broadband VoIP, broadband DSL, IPTV, IPTV providers, , 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 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.