In-Stat Publishes Research on Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics

Because of its large installed base in mobile PCs and home networks, flexibility, and mature ecosystem, Wi-Fi is a valued, “Swiss army knife” technology for the consumer electronic (CE) market reports In-Stat. According to research from the high-tech market research firm, “Digital TV will be the second largest category of CE stationary devices shipping with Wi-Fi,” says Victoria Fodale, In-Stat analyst. “The sheer volume of digital TV shipments will make it a strong market, despite a relatively low Wi-Fi attach rate.”

Recent research by In-Stat found the following:

  • More than 294 million CE devices with Wi-Fi shipped in 2007
  • Compound annual growth rate for CE Wi-Fi devices through 2012 will be 26%
  • By 2011, cellular/Wi-Fi handsets will surpass mobile PCs as the large category of Wi-Fi devices

The research, “Wi-Fi in Consumer Electronics: The Swiss Army Knife Technology” (#IN0803980WS), covers the global market for CE devices with Wi-Fi. This research provides:

  • Five-year forecast for 20 Wi-Fi CE devices
  • CE devices with the highest volume and Wi-Fi attach rates
  • Drivers or barriers to demand in each device category
  • Key vendors and product releases in each device category

The price is $3,495 (US).

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