CES Special - The Top CE Trends to Emerge in 2021

CES Special - The Top CE Trends to Emerge in 2021

Drawing on in-depth research and key findings from this year’s virtual CES show, Futuresource will be outlining their key expectations for the year ahead.

As remote working and online activities continue for the foreseeable, what does this mean for health and fitness for consumers? How will companies harness the opportunity to examine telehealth and wearable technology, pushing the boundaries of voice-first and touchable interfaces? Such themes, alongside the growth of sustainability, AI and machine learning, will be explored as part of our new report to be published later this month. Request Your Copy

How Has COVID-19 Impacted the CE, Entertainment and Pro AV Markets?

Futuresource’s third COVID-19 update reflects on the progress governments have made towards addressing the economic impact of the pandemic. How will both industries and societies need to adapt to turn the corner?  Read More Here

HARMAN Audio Podcast Special Edition for CES

What will 2021 have in store for headphones, portables and home audio? Have a listen to this recent podcast by HARMAN ExPLORE, where our very own Market Analyst Alexandre Jornod joins the interesting discussion around the future of consumer audio. Listen Here 


The Growing Battle for the 'Share of Ear' Continues

Market Analyst Luke Pearce discusses the ever-growing headphones market and what we can expect moving forward, as the reliance on virtual communication continues. Panellists from Starkey Hearing, Bose, Qualcomm Technologies and Cambridge Audio also discuss the further potential in use cases for monitoring health and hearing augmentation. Watch Here


The Smart Home: Latest Insights and Opportunities Revealed

What changes are in motion across the Smart Home industry? Market Analyst Julian Issa outlines the latest stats surrounding the dominant market segments, the impact of COVID-19, as well as both short-term barriers and long-term expectations for the ambient intelligent home. Download Here

What is the Market Outlook for Next Generation Games Consoles?

As gaming continues to soar in popularity, our latest Tech Perspectives report discusses the outlook for Next Generation Games Consoles. Find out about the opportunities and challenges emerging, as gaming continues to capture a growing share of entertainment wallet. Download Here

Why Apple and Google are Key to Driving TV Sales

As part of his presentation to the SMPTE on the changing TV and Media landscape, Tristan Veale discussed the Smart TV dilemma, the transition to 4K, and the future of aggregated content services. Read more detail here and access the full downloadable presentation.

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Can Multiple SVoD Services Replace Pay-TV?

With a focus on shifting consumption habits, part two of our recent SMPTE presentation explored the powerful growth of SVoD and how this will determine the future of Pay-TV. Have a read of the overview in more detail here and view the presentation. Read More Here

Global TV Market to Achieve 1.2% Shipment Growth in 2020

In a year defined by lockdowns and social distancing measures, we’ve seen consumers divert their disposable income away from outdoor activities and travel to focus on the home environment. Juan Villegas Leyba discusses how TV continues to weather the storm and is set for a positive future. Read More Here

Webinar Playback: Big Tech vs Healthcare Wearables

Research Analyst Stephen Mears recently presented on the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE) webinar on the topic discussing ‘Big Tech vs. Healthcare wearables: A Goliath and Goliath Story’. Watch the full data-led presentation and understand the key opportunities emerging. Download Here

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Imagine Products Integrates ShotPut Pro and TrueCheck With Frame.ioMedia Collaboration Hubread more


Result Is Orders-of-Magnitude Improvement to Workflows for Offloading, Transcoding, and Uploading of Media Files

Anevia Drives Expansion of Argentinian OTT TV Serviceread more


One of Argentina’s leading telecommunication service providers has renewed its trust in Anevia, a leading provider of OTT and IPTV software solutions, for the expansion of its multiscreen TV service.

TVkey Cloud, developed by NAGRA and Samsung, wins Pay-TV Service Innovation of the Year at the VideoTech Innovation Awardsread more


• TVkey Cloud, recognized by industry leaders as “a much better way to watch television”, brings secure premium pay-TV services directly to Internet-connected smart TVs quickly and efficiently – no external device needed • For consumers, TVkey Cloud enables instant activation out-of-the box and direct access to pay-TV services and their favorite OTT apps • For operators, TVkey Cloud enables lower acquisition costs, extended reach to a new consumer segment and an operator-branded aggregated viewing experience on smart TVs

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