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…

Embedded graphics: Imagination Technologies supplies more GPU IP than all others combined

Posted by Webmaster on March 23rd 2012 | Permalink
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Chances are your mobile device is running with PowerVR graphics TIBURON CA 23 March, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry’s research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments for 2011. Mobile devices include smartphones, tablets, cameras, vehicles, and game consoles. The market for smart mobile devices is soaring. Mobile devices are not necessarily replacing the PC, but they are outselling PCs. Increasingly mobile devices have a graphics processor and those processors are integrated in the device’s system on a chip (SoC) application processor. The application processors are made by a dozen plus semiconductor manufacturers…

“Steady as She Goes” for the Workstation Market in Q4’11

Posted by Webmaster on March 12th 2012 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-March 12, 2012 -The workstation market proceeded ahead in the fourth quarter of 2011, completing a long climb back from the 2009 depths of the global economic recession that had slashed its shipments by over 40 percent. But that fourth quarter advance was more a case of "steady as she goes" than "full speed ahead", reports Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera. The leading market research firm has completed its data collection and analysis of results from the quarter, and finds Q4 followed the same basic storyline Herrera had been laying out over the previous few quarters. The market…

Qualcomm shipped the most mobile devices GPUs last year

Posted by Webmaster on February 28th 2012 | Permalink
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Apple has highest Q4quarter-to-quarter growth TIBURON, CA-27 February, 2012—Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced estimated mobile devices graphics chip shipments and suppliers’ market share for 2011. We found that shipments during the fourth quarter of 2011 of GPUs in mobile devices (tablets and smart phones) had a CAGR for the year (Q1 to Q4) of 18%. Samsung’s sales surged in Q3 and Q4 giving them the highest CAGR for the year (39%), Followed by Apple (26%), and Qualcomm (16.5%) which was already enjoying high shipment rates. In terms of shipments Qualcomm lead…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments down 6.5% from Last Quarter

Posted by Webmaster on February 28th 2012 | Permalink
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Seasonality coming back? TIBURON, CA-February 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 Q4’11. The JPR AIB Report tracks computer graphics boards, which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations, servers,  and some 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. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs…