Central Air Conditioning Systems – A US Market Overview: In terms of unit shipments, Central Air Conditioners in the US are estimated at 4.5 million units in 2010, valued at US$ 9.22 billion. Though unit shipments are forecast to exhibit low CAGR of 1.70% over the 2006-2015 analysis period, shipment value is expected to maintain high CAGR of 5.02% during the same period. This can be attributed to changes in unit prices that vary from year to year, dependent on demand and new technologies.
|6 February 2017| USA By the end of the decade 1 in 10 US homes will have a robot housekeeper, according to a new report. Increased time pressures and urbanisation were cited by Juniper Research as reasons American households will increasingly look to robots for help. Dyson, Samsung and LG have already unveiled products in this space, with Juniper predicting global unit shipments will reach 48 million in 2020, up from 15.7 million this year.
Android, iOS nab 82 percent of smartphone market in Q1
Android smartphone shipments soared 145 percent in the first quarter to 89.9 million units. Apple's iPhone hit unit shipments of 35.1 million last quarter. Read this blog post by Don Reisinger on Apple.
Best Mobile Security and Privacy Apps -- The world has gone mobile, in case you hadn’t noticed. Smartphone unit shipments exceeded PC shipments way back in the 4th quarter of 2010, and there’s no going back. But there’s been a mass migration of hackers to the mobile terrain, too. Here's what you need to know about mobile security…
THE SMARTWATCH REPORT: Forecasts, adoption trends, and why the market isn't living up to the hype
Last year, ultraslim PCs, which include ultrabooks and Apple's MacBook Air, could only muster 3.4 million unit shipments. One research firm expects that figure to rise dramatically. Read this article by Don Reisinger on CNET News. via @CNET
Ventilation Equipment – A US Market Overview: Ventilation product segments analyzed in this study include Axial Fans, Centrifugal Fans, Centrifugal Blowers, Cross Flow Fans, Domestic Exhaust Fans, Power Roof Ventilators, Range Hoods, Industrial Propeller Fans, Air Handling Units (AHUs) for Ventilation and Heat Recovery (HRV)/Energy Recovery Ventilation (ERV) Units. Unit shipments of ventilation equipment in the USA with a CAGR of 0.10% over 2006-15 will reach 23.65 million units by 2015.
Fitbit, Apple Lead In Wearables, But Other Brands Gaining Fast Fitbit (FIT) continues to lead in wearable fitness devices and Apple (AAPL) remains atop the smartwatch market, but a host of little-known brands are rapidly taking market share, research firm IDC reported Monday. San Francisco-based Fitbit grabbed 29.4% of the basic wearables market in Q1, with worldwide shipments of 4.8 million devices. It grew unit shipments by 25.4% year over year, but the overall market jumped ..