Mobile Devices and Their Semiconductors:  Too Many Products, Too Many Suppliers?

Posted by Kathleen Maher on October 11th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-October 11, 2011 Today, Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced its new report on mobile devices, and their processors. The market for these devices has exploded creating a market for over two billion processors. According to the report: Over three quarters of a billion smartphones will ship in 2016 Feature and other phones will hit 869 million units in 2016 Almost 300 million tablets will ship in 2016 E-book readers shipments could reach 100 million a year by 2016 Handheld game consoles will hit 91 million by 2016 The processors powering…

Workstation market behaving as expected in the second quarter of 2011

Posted by Webmaster on September 6th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- September 6, 2011 - It's been a while since the workstation market's behavior could be described as normal, but that's an appropriate one-word description for the second quarter of 2011 - not great, not bad, but pretty normal. And all things considered, normal is fine. Completing analysis of the workstation and professional graphics market for the second quarter, Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera finds that after the big economic bust of two years ago, followed by an atypically strong growth pattern last year, the market has calmed down in 2011. Not since the first half of 2008…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments Decline 15.2% from Last Quarter

Posted by Jon Peddie on August 24th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-August 23, 2011—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 Q2’11. The AIB Report tracks graphics board which carry discrete graphics chips. They are used in desktop PCs, workstations 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 for the quarter came in below…

Q2 Surprise: Graphics Shipments up 6.3%; PC Shipments up 2.4% According to Latest Report

Posted by Webmaster on August 4th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-August 4, 2011—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 Q2’11. Shipments during the second quarter of 2011 did not behave according to past years with regard to seasonality, and was higher on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. 2011 is shaping up to be an anomalous year as businesses take their own path to recovery. Normally, the second quarter of the year is a slower business quarter in the graphics industry (and in the PC industry as a whole). This year, Q2’11 did…

Jon Peddie Research Reports Workstation Market Slows to a More Sustainable Pace in Q1’11

Posted by Webmaster on June 1st 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— June 1, 2011 - Fortunately and as expected, the workstation market has slowed down. Completing analysis of the workstation and professional graphics market for the first quarter, Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera finds that after a robust rebound beginning in the second half of 2009 and continuing through 2010, the market has found a more modest and sustainable pace. While reduced growth might leave some disappointed, Herrera sees it as a healthy sign the market is stabilizing and averting a second dip, one that the related market for professional graphics hardware couldn’t avoid. Q1’11 is now in…

Graphics Add-in Board Shipments - Increase Modest 0.2% from Last Quarter

Posted by Webmaster on May 10th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 10, 2011—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 Q1’11. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the quarter came in slightly above the last quarter at 19.03 million units compared to 18.84 million for Q4’10. Shipments in Q1 2011 did not exceed the same quarter a year ago. Nvidia unit shipments decreased by 2% from Q4, while AMD increased 5.7% for the same period. Shipments during the first quarter of 2011 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality but…

Surprising Q1 Results, Graphics Shipments Up 10.3% While PC Shipments Down 5%

Posted by Webmaster on May 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 2 2011-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 Q1’11. We found that shipments during the first quarter of 2011 behaved according to past years with regard to seasonality, and was nominal on a year-to-year comparison for the quarter. The situation changed over the course of the year and Q4’10 did not conform to the normal seasonal cycle, but was down a bit compared to previous years, so the growth in Q1 was a welcomed change. Our forecast for the coming years has…

Jon Peddie Research reports workstation market continues to experience healthy growth

Posted by Webmaster on March 9th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif— March 9th, 2011--The fourth quarter of 2010 saw the workstation market take a noteworthy step forward  in its journey back from recessionary lows, setting a new high water mark for quarterly unit volume. Completing analysis of the workstation and professional graphics market for the fourth quarter, Jon Peddie Research senior analyst Alex Herrera reports the industry shipped 903.7 thousand workstations, representing a solid-though-moderate 6.4% sequential gain. Continued tempered growth should help reduce the potential for another dip in the workstation market, a dip the related market for professional graphics couldn't avoid in the previous quarter. Workstation-class GPUs had bounced…

Jon Peddie Research reports add-in board market worth $4.4 billion in Q4, 2010-$17 billion for 2010

Posted by Webmaster on March 3rd 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-March 3, 2011- 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 Q4'10. Overall shipments of graphics AIBs for the year, 2010 came in lower than the recession year 2009 at 72.8 million units compared to 75.3 million for 2009 - a disappointing result given the enthusiastic start of the year. Shipments in Q4 2010 did not exceed Q3 as expected. Nvidia increased its shipments by 4.1% from Q3, while AMD declined -4.8% for the same period. And in terms of market share,…

Jon Peddie Research Announces 2011 International PC Gaming Hardware Estimates

Posted by Webmaster on February 25th 2011 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif. – February 24, 2011 – New PCgamers worldwide who are hungry for the best may be giving the PC hardware industry a welcome boost this year.  The unusual spike in PC hardware growth is due to various influences, says Ted Pollak, Senior Gaming Analyst for Jon Peddie Research (JPR):  Pollak notes the natural cycle of PC hardware purchases from historical inflection points, system demands of modern FPS (first person shooters) and RTS (real-time strategy) titles, cheaper high resolution displays, SSDs (solid state drives), and the convenience of digital distribution services like Steam and Direct2Drive. But Pollak also attributes growth…