Imagination Technologies still biggest in GPU IP, Qualcomm single largest proprietary GPU supplier

Posted by Jon Peddie on October 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Portable devices' GPU suppliers in a most dynamic market TIBURON, CA, October 19, 2012-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments for the first half of 2012. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, and game consoles. The market for portable devices (mobile devices that we can carry) continues to soar in spite of economic difficulties and general uncertainty. Although portable devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, they are outselling the PC. All of these devices have a graphics processor (GPU) integrated in the device's system on a chip…

The workstation market remained sluggish in Q2’12, reports Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Jon Peddie on September 10th 2012 | Permalink
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The workstation market remained sluggish in Q2'12, reports Jon Peddie Research TIBURON, California September 9, 2012 – The results from the workstation market's first quarter were disappointing, as it marked the first two consecutive quarters of negative growth since 2008. And if industry observers needed more evidence of the market's listlessness, they need look no farther than the second quarter's numbers. Alex Herrera, Senior Analyst at Jon Peddie Research, reports that around 883 thousand workstations shipped worldwide in the quarter, down 3.8% from the quarter prior and 2.6% from Q2'11. While the quarter proved disappointing, the firm does not detect any…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments seasonally down from Last Quarter

Posted by Jon Peddie on August 28th 2012 | Permalink
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Seasonal drop is less than in previous years; AMD continues market share increase, but Nvidia still the leader TIBURON, CA-August 27, 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 Q2’12. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be sold as after-market products directly to customers or they may be factory installed. In all cases, they represent the higher-end of the…

Graphics shipments in Q2 increased 2.5% over last quarter and 5.5% over last year

Posted by Jon Peddie on August 16th 2012 | Permalink
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Intel led the quarter with 7.8% quarter-to-quarter growth—second quarter in a row TIBURON, CA-16August, 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 Q2’12. The news was good, for most. Intel had gains in both desktop (13.6%) and notebook (3.8%) led mostly by Sandy Bridge. Nvidia gained in the notebook discrete segment (6%), and AMD saw gains in the discrete desktop category (2.5%). This was a good, if not a great quarter for the suppliers. We found that graphics shipments during Q2’12 bucked the downward PC…

ANALYSIS: Jon Peddie Research Views on the Computer Graphics Market 2011 to 2015

Posted by Jon Peddie on July 25th 2012 | Permalink
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Computer Graphics continues to reach into our lives. Industry growth a healthy 7% TIBURON, CA-July 25, 2012-The SIGGRAPH Conference, a gathering of people and companies in the computer graphics field, is a joyful expression of our desire to recreate the beauty, wonder, and even dread in the world we see around us. At SIGGRAPH people share what they've learned and learn from others because the goal is huge. It's nothing less than to create the tools to translate the visual into the digital. The first SIGGRAPH conference was in Boulder Colorado in 1974, and 600 people attended. At the time the…

3D is five incompatible growing markets on 13 different platforms

Posted by Webmaster on June 11th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-June 11, 2012-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced its latest market study: Stereographic-3DMarket Opportunities. While the big screen generates the big numbers (3D movies in the US grossed over $10 billion in 2011, in a somewhat depressed year for cinema) with just 11,000 screens worldwide, the little screen showed 3D on over 23 million screens in 2011. By little screen we mean TV of course, but also handhelds and mobile game players. Applications range from the entertainment to simulation, visualization, and medical interfaces. S3D Platforms and Techniques There are seven…

The Workstation Market Still Looking to Break out of its Recent Doldrums

Posted by Alex Herrera on June 6th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA - June 6, 2012 -Those looking for the first quarter of 2012 to provide some undeniable proof that the workstation market was breaking out of its recent holding pattern were disappointed. Alex Herrera, Senior Analyst at Jon Peddie Research, reports that around 918.4 thousand workstations shipped worldwide in the quarter, as the market shrunk further from the peak of 1.02 million units it had managed back in Q3'11. The quarter certainly wasn't dismal, and industry stakeholders can take some comfort in a couple of bright spots, with ASPs remaining firm, for example. The bulk of the results, however weren't…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments seasonally down just 2% from Last Quarter

Posted by Webmaster on May 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 23, 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 Q1’12. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers, and other devices such as scientific instruments. They may be sold as after-market products directly to customers or they may be factory installed. In all cases, they represent the higher-end of the graphics industry as discrete chips rather than integrated processors. We found that AIB shipments during Q1’12 did not…

Q1 Graphics Shipments Decline 0.8% Over Last Quarter & Slip 3.38% Over Last Year

Posted by Webmaster on May 22nd 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 22, 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 Q1'12. The news was not good. AMD was able to grow shipments over last quarter by 0.3%, in a down quarter. Intel slipped 1.3% and Nvidia declined 4.5% from the last quarter. Although this did not shape up to be a great quarter for the suppliers, it actually wasn't as bad as it could have been. We found that shipments during the first quarter of 2012 behaved according to past years with regard…

PC Gaming Hardware Market to Hit $23.6 Billion in 2012

Posted by Jon Peddie on May 3rd 2012 | Permalink
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Premium quality "Enthusiast" and "Performance" class equipment contributes $3.2 billion in growth from 2011 TIBURON, Calif., May 03, 2012 --Jon Peddie Research estimates there are 54 million Performance and Enthusiast class PC gamers worldwide, with new entrants and console converts bolstering this to 72 million by 2015 The recession is winding down and the Enthusiast and Performance class PC gamers (those who spend over $1000 on equipment) have spoken...with their wallets. With chips from AMD, Intel, and Nvidia, new machines from Alienware, HP, Lenovo and others, components and accessories from companies like ASUS, EVGA, Corsair, Logitech, and MadCatz, and new games…