The CG market will exceed $142 billion by 2016

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 16th 2013 | 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 the recession over the last five years and is now showing signs of renewed vigor and potential, partly due to a big boost from mobile. The computer graphics hardware market was worth $93 billion in 2010 and is expected to  exceed $107 billion in 2013, with software growing slight faster than hardware.   In 2012 the CG software market was worth $14 billion (not counting services, maintenance and other aspects) and is expected to grow to $17 billion…

The History of Visual Magic in Computers Book Now Available

Posted by Robert Dow on June 25th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA – JUNE 25, 2013— If you have ever looked at a fantastic adventure or science fiction movie, or an amazingly complex and rich computer game, or a TV commercial where cars or gas pumps or biscuits behaved liked people, and wondered, “How do they do that?”,you can now satisfy your curiosity with:  The History of Visual Magic in Computers by distinguished computer graphics analyst, Dr. Jon Peddie.  The 448-page book includes 369 illustrations, 226 in color. From the Cold War to the Movies  “Though the cold war was the primary catalyst for it all;, it was difficult to write…

Workstation market not feeling the same pain as the broader PC market

Posted by Alex Herrera on June 6th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— June 05, 2013 Stakeholders in the workstation market didn't get the best news out of the first quarter's sales figures, but it could have been a lot worse. Jon Peddie Research (JPR) has concluded its tabulation and analysis of market results and reports the tepid quarter was both simultaneously disappointing and encouraging, depending on perspective. The leading workstation and professional graphics analyst firm reported that the industry shipped approximately 890.5 thousand workstations worldwide, a figure 4.7% lower than the fourth quarter of 2012 and 3.0% lower than the same quarter a year prior. The disappointment is obvious, as no…

Add-in board market up in Q1, AMD gains market share

Posted by Robert Dow on May 28th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 20, 2013-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in board (AIB) shipments and suppliers' market share for Q1 2013. JPR's AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. AIBs are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be sold directly to customers as after-market products, or they may be factory installed. In all cases, AIBs represent the higher end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather than integrated processors. JPR found that AIB shipments during Q1'2013. behaved…

Nvidia winner in Q1, AMD flat, Intel down

Posted by Robert Dow on May 16th 2013 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 16, 2013—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for 2013 Q1. The news was disappointing for Intel, but encouraging for Nvidia and for AMD on the desktop. AMD lost 0.3%, quarter-to-quarter, Intel slipped 5.3%, and Nvidia increased by 3.6%. The overall PC market declined 13.7% quarter-to-quarter while the graphics market only declined 3.2% reflecting an interest on the part of consumers for double-attach—the adding of a discrete GPU to a system with integrated processor graphics. On a year-to-year basis we found that total…

Graphics add-in board shipments crash from last quarter, reports Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Robert Dow on February 25th 2013 | Permalink
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Worst seasonal drop since 2008, -25x of 10-year average TIBURON, CA, February 21, 2013—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in board (AIB) shipments and sales market share for Q4’12. JPR’s AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. AIBs are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be sold directly to customers as after-market products, or they may be factory installed. In all cases, AIBs represent the higher end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather than integrated…

AMD, Intel, and Nvidia all down in Q4 with negative 8% overall quarter-to-quarter

Posted by Robert Dow on February 19th 2013 | Permalink
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Holding steady: 28.8 Million discrete GPUs shipped, down almost 16% over last quarter and declined 9.7% from last year. There was an 8.2% dip in overall graphics shipments in Q4 from the third quarter.  TIBURON, CA-February 19, 2013 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market share for Q4'12. The news was disappointing for every one of the major players. AMD dropped 13.6%, Intel slipped the least, just 2.9%, and Nvidia declined the most with 16.7% quarter-to-quarter change, this coming on the heels of  a spectacular third…

The workstation market finds its groove in Q3’12

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 10th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- December 10, 2012-The clouds appear to be clearing. Workstation vendors had to be relieved by third quarter market results, as the industry found some sorely-needed footing, yielding some positive - and very welcome - gains. Jon Peddie Research has announced the release of the JPR Workstation Report market quarterly for Q3'12, part of the firm's industry-leading workstation research service. Going back to fourth quarter of 2011, the workstation market had hit some roadblocks, suffering three consecutive down quarters. But that string was mercifully broken in the third quarter of this year. Alex Herrera, JPR Senior Analyst and JPR Workstation…

Graphics add-in board shipments seasonally up from last quarter

Posted by Jon Peddie on December 5th 2012 | Permalink
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Seasonal uplift, led by Nvidia, is almost 2x 10-year average TIBURON, CA, December 5, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics add-in board (AIB) shipments and sales market share for Q3’12. JPR’s AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. AIBs are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be either sold directly to customers as after-market products, or they may be factory installed. In all cases, AIBs represent the higher end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather…

Nvidia led Q3 with 20% quarter-to-quarter growth—AMD and Intel dropped

Posted by Jon Peddie on November 26th 2012 | Permalink
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Holding steady: 34.3 Million discrete GPUs shipped, 4.5% over last quarter but declined 5.2% from last year. There was a 4.5% dip in overall graphics shipments in Q3 from last quarter. TIBURON, CA-November, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for Q3’12. The news was terrific for Nvidia and disappointing for everyone the other major players. From Q2 to Q3 Intel slipped in both desktop (7%) and notebook (8.6%). AMD dropped (2%) in the desktop, and (17%) in notebooks. Nvidia gained 28.3% in desktop from…