Jon Peddie Market News

Add-in board market down in Q2, Nvidia holds market share lead

Posted by Robert Dow on August 25th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR found that AIB shipments during Q2 2014 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, but the decrease was more than the 10-year average. The news was disappointing, quarter-to-quarter, the market dropped 17.5 % (compared to the desktop PC market, which increased 1.3%). The attach rate of AIBs to desktop PCs has declined from a high of 63% in Q1 2008 to 36% in 2014 2Q, down from 44% last quarter. Click here to learn more about this major report, subscribers can download it now.

MTBS-TV: Interview With Dreamworks and Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Robert Dow on August 19th 2014 | Permalink
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Dr. Lincoln Wallen (CTO of Dreamworks Animation) and Dr. Jon Peddie (CEO of Jon Peddie Research) talk about virtualization in Cloud Computing and their opinions about modern virtual and augmented reality. The interview with Neil Schneider can be seen HERE on YouTube.

AMD jumps 11% in GPU shipments in Q2, Intel up

Posted by Robert Dow on August 19th 2014 | Permalink
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Quarter-to-quarter total GPU shipments up 3.2%—Desktop graphics up 1%, notebooks up 5%. The big drop in graphics shipments in Q1 has been partially offset by a small rise this quarter. Shipments were up 3.2% quarter-to-quarter, and down 4.5% compared to the same quarter last year. AMD’s overall unit shipments increased 11% quarter-to-quarter, Intel’s total shipments increased 4% from last quarter. The Gaming PC segment, where higher-end GPUs are used, was a bright spot in the market in Q1. Nvidia and AMD high-end GPUs sales were strong, lifting the ASPs for the discrete GPU market. Read more on Q2 2014 GPU Shipments…

The CG market will exceed $149 billion by 2017

Posted by Robert Dow on August 13th 2014 | Permalink
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The computer graphics industry has been a growth industry since it was established in the late 1970s. It has weathered the storms of recessions and has emerged renewed vigor and potential, partly due to a big boost from mobile and the move to 4K, but also from emerging technologies including 3D scanning, 3D printing, augmented reality, and VR.The computer graphics hardware market was worth $120 billion in 2013 and is expected to exceed $149 billion by 2017, with software growing slightly slower than hardware. --- Read more of JPRs release on the CG market HERE

JPRs 14th annual luncheon at SIGGRAPH is Wednesday

Posted by Robert Dow on August 6th 2014 | Permalink
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This year, we take a look at the rising trend towards virtualization. Virtualization is a fine buzz word, but it means different things to different people and includes remote access to resources, thin clients for workstation work, real time collaboration, and streaming applications. There are still plenty of concerns about how this will work out in practice. Join Lenovo AMD, Dell, Intel, Nvidia, Teradici and our talented panel at the Pan Pacific hotel Wedneday the 13th in the discussion. Press can RSVP on our event Page.

U.S. Economy Grew at 4% Rate in Q2, Beating Expectations

Posted by Robert Dow on July 30th 2014 | Permalink
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The United States economy rebounded heartily in the spring after a dismal winter, the Commerce Department reported on Wednesday, growing at an annual rate of 4 percent from April through June.In its initial estimate for the second quarter, the government cited major gains in inventories for private businesses as well as exports and personal consumption spending that added to the growth. Economists, who had been hoping for a full reversal of the first quarter’s decline, were thrilled with the second quarter’s numbers.

JPR invites you to take our latest survey on Workstation Graphics.

Posted by Robert Dow on July 7th 2014 | Permalink
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JPR has has been conducting a series of surveys in an effort to better understand the evolving CAD and Workstation consumer and markets. We have received thousands of replies which have been extremely helpful. Our latest survey is focused on Workstation Add-In Graphics Boards (AIBs) and how brand effects choice and expectation. The latest survey can be found HERE, participants have a chance to win an IPad mini or Microsoft Surface 2. Thank you!

Adobe releases Creative Cloud 2014

Posted by Robert Dow on June 25th 2014 | Permalink
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Adobe’s first major product line release since Creative Suite 6 cements the company’s commitment to subscription and the cloud. Following several months of private briefings Adobe has announced major upgrades to all 14 of its Creative Cloud products, new mobile apps, and probably most anticipated, the arrival of its hardware products the Ink pen and the Slide ruler. The company has also announced a new SDK that will enable other companies to build products on the Adobe Creative Cloud platform. - See more at: GraphicSpeak

JPR releases its latest Workstation Market Quarterly report

Posted by Robert Dow on June 5th 2014 | Permalink
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Workstation market maintains slow-but-steady progress in Q1’14. "Cautious and tentative, but still headed in the right direction" — that's how Jon Peddie Research (JPR) senior analyst and JPR Workstation Report author Alex Herrera sums up 2014's first quarter market results in the workstation market. JPR has wrapped up and published its analysis of Q1'14 results which subscribers can download HERE.

Neuro-gaming growing by leaps and bounds

Posted by Robert Dow on June 4th 2014 | Permalink
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Neuro-gaming will be­come a recognized category that com­bines games, brain research, sensors, and new kinds of user interfaces for computers and entertainment devices. The majority of products on display at the emerging NeuroGaming confer­ence were head-mounted electroenceph­alogram (EEG) devices, but there were also gloves, bio-feedback, and various motion sensor systems including the Leap Motion controller. Read More at GraphicSpeak