The Wearables and Devices sector delivers detailed analysis of the smartphone, tablet, and wearables industries with research extending from the underpinning enabling technologies implemented in future mobile devices to the demand and supply dynamics at work in the world’s markets. While these mobile devices create the largest global consumer electronics market, providing myriad opportunities, it also provides some of the toughest challenges for vendors as segments of the market mature. To counter this development, the practice provides an understanding of the next phase of growth in the mobile devices sector utilizing key segmentations, market data, and forecasts. Essential research areas to aid this understanding includes enterprise applications, mobile broadband adoption, the effects of new developing business models, demand shifts to the replacement market, the transformative impact of core enabling technologies (such as flexible displays, energy harvesting, array cameras, and smart biometrics), and new revenue opportunities in modular devices and smart accessories.
ABI Research's latest report in the Media Tablets, Netbooks, and eReaders Research Service evaluates the opportunities for computing devices in the education market. The study provides a brief history and overview of computing devices in the education market and the benefits of computing based learning over traditional methods. Netbooks, media tablets, and other laptops are discussed in the research piece and the strengths and weaknesses of each device type are presented.
Furthermore, the forecasts for each computing device type are presented by key geographical region and age usage range from 2012 to 2018. Projections are supported by qualitative analysis on the overall market and different segments with discussions with the leading organizations involved in promoting laptops and other computing device solutions for the education sector.