JPR Report: CAD Industry in Slow Recovery

Posted by Webmaster on May 10th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 10, 2010 - Right along with the rest of the world, the Computer Aided Design (CAD) industry suffered severe setbacks in the recession of 2008-2009. Fortunately, in 2010 world economies are recovering and so are parts of the CAD industry. Because CAD tools are used in architecture, manufacture, plant design, assembly, tool design, mapping and Geographical Information Systems (GIS), recovery is decidedly uneven. For example the architecture industry was the first to feel the recession and it will take the longest to recover. On the other hand, the automotive industry, which saw a spectacular meltdown in 2009, is coming…

Two New Reports on Mobile Devices Semiconductors from Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on May 6th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-May 6, 2010 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced today its new report series on mobile devices markets and semiconductor suppliers. Designed to illustrate new scenarios for semiconductor companies in non-PC and industrial markets, the reports uncover consumer opportunities as the post-recession mobile devices market heats up. The series includes two reports, "IP and Semiconductor Suppliers Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, and Threats (SWOT)," and a companion report, "Mobile Devices and Their Semiconductors." The SWOT report found that there are five merchant IP suppliers, five SoC providers with proprietary video/graphics cores, and…

Jon Peddie Research announces first quarter shipments of PC graphics increase 44% year over year

Posted by Webmaster on April 26th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced today its estimated graphics chip shipments and supplier’s market share for Q1’10. For the year, 2009 came in above expectations with an 11% year to year growth, an amazing comeback. Q1 of 2010 showed traditional seasonal slowdown with everyone except Nvidia and SiS showing decline. Table 1: Growth rates from 2003 to 2011 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total Graphics Chips: 217.1 239.0 269.4 316.5 351.7 373.0 414.2 485.7 567.9 Annual percentage growth20.2% 10.1% 12.7% 17.5% 11.1% 6.1% 11.0%…

Mobile Devices and their Semiconductors

Posted by Webmaster on April 6th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-April 5, 2010-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced today its new report on mobile devices. E-Books, tablets, slates, netbooks, notebooks, phones, and MIDS. – the mobile device market is fragmenting as low-cost, power-efficient processors emerge with advanced capabilities. Jon Peddie Research has released its latest market study -- a guide to ten markets for mobile devices and covers the application and multimedia processors designed for those handheld consumer devices. The markets covered are: DAB-HD radio Digital Picture Frames Digital Still Cameras e-books MIDs & Gadgets Mobile Game Console Navigation Personal Media…

Jon Peddie Research Surveys PC Gaming Hardware Market and Calculates Worldwide DIY / Upgrade TAM

Posted by Webmaster on March 24th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif. - March 23, 2010 - Jon Peddie Research estimates 46% of the dollars spent in 2009 on gaming motivated PC hardware were directed toward what the firm calls the Enthusiast class. This is the top-of-the line stuff: boutique PCs, high-end processors and graphics cards, SSD's, specialized gaming mice, keyboards, speakers, monitors, etc. JPR is forecasting a shift in product mix demand as the worldwide PC gaming user base continues to increase in size. By 2013 the Enthusiast class will lose market share to the Performance and Mainstream classes from 46% to 35% of dollars spent. The good news for…

The Workstation Market Takes Another Sizeable Step Forward in Q4’09, says Jon Peddie Research

Posted by Webmaster on March 1st 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, Calif- March 1, 2010 -- Jon Peddie Research (JPR) reports robust results for the workstation and professional graphics markets in Q4'09, as the industry successfully plowed ahead, anxious to put the misery of late 2008 and early 2009 further behind. The multimedia and graphics research firm has completed its analysis of the workstation and professional graphics markets and reports that the quarter saw another solid round of gains, building off the upward trend started in Q3. All told, the industry shipped 716.9 thousand workstations in the fourth quarter, resulting in an 11.2% sequential increase. Table 1 Total workstation market (worldwide,…

Astounding year-to-year growth in PC graphics; Quarter-to-quarter also beats expectations

Posted by Webmaster on January 26th 2010 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-January 26, 2010 - Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, announced today its estimated graphics chip shipments and suppliers' market shares for Q4'09. Figures for the year 2009 came in above expectations with a 14% year to year growth, an amazing comeback, in this year of retrenching and recession Table 1: Growth rates from 2002 to 2011   2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 Total Graphics Chips: 180.6 217.1 239.0 269.4 316.5 351.7 373.0 425.4 544.0 600.1 Annual percentage growth 20.6% 20.2% 10.1% 12.7% 17.5% 11.1% 6.1% 14.0%…

New JPR Study Demystifies Social Networks: What They Are, How They Work, How to Exploit Them

Posted by Webmaster on December 10th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA-December10, 2009-Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for multimedia, today announced a new study on the Social Networking phenomenon and shows readers how to benefit from participating in it. The Social Web and its Implications: How “going social” changes everything about the Internet illuminates the subject in ways that inform both strategic and tactical users, and provides guideposts for further exploration and exploitation by the reader. “This is not just another study on how to use Twitter and Facebook for marketing. Instead, we hope to instill a broad understanding of the entire landscape,” said Dr. Jon…

The Workstation Market Regaining its Health, but the Road to a Full Recovery Won’t be Short

Posted by Webmaster on December 4th 2009 | Permalink
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The Workstation Market Regaining its Health, but the Road to a Full Recovery Won’t be Short: Jon Peddie Research TIBURON, Calif— December 3, 2009. So far, the second half of 2009 for the workstation market is proceeding according to the script Jon Peddie Research (JPR) had written several quarters ago. A recovery is surely taking hold, but rather than the fast and furious type, it’s shaping up more as the slow and steady variety. Q3’09 wasn’t a gangbuster quarter for the industry, but then it wasn’t expected to be. What JPR did predict was that the quarter would affirm two things:…

PC Gaming Hardware Forecast to Reach $27 Billion in 2010

Posted by Webmaster on November 19th 2009 | Permalink
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TIBURON, CA- November 19, 2009 -Jon Peddie Research (JPR), the industry's research and consulting firm for graphics and multimedia, today announced the market forecast for PC gaming hardware, and the results are better than previously expected. The worldwide PC gaming hardware market (systems, accessories, and upgrades) is forecasted to gain $1.2 billion for 2009, which is a 5.9% increase versus 2008 (from $20.07 to $21.26 billion). The increase is due to higher than anticipated consumer demand for Enthusiast, Performance, and Mainstream hardware influenced by the ability to play video games ranging from casual to hardcore simulations. Due to significant growth across…