IDC's Digital Capture Devices for Image Content Solutions service analyzes the imaging, video capture, and user-generated content markets from both the supply side and the demand side. It is aimed at assisting vendors in identifying opportunities, positioning their products/brands, and anticipating future user behavior/requirements in this rapidly evolving market. Digital capture devices research focuses on digital cameras, mobile phone cameras, digital camcorders, and smartphone cameras. Image content solutions research concentrates on sizing user-generated content and researching the solutions that support this evolving market. This includes social networking in relation to sharing images and video, traditional online image and video sharing services, image storage/archive solutions, and viewing/sharing alternatives. This service also provides a demand-side end-user survey.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Worldwide compact digital cameras by technology and region
Worldwide mirrorless and DSLR cameras by technology and region
Worldwide mobile phone cameras by technology and region
Worldwide camcorders by technology and region
Digital capture device user segmentation
Mobile phone camera usage and its impact on user-generated content
User-generated content ecosystems
Professional, commercial, and consumer imaging and video usage
Worldwide Digital Camera Forecast and Analysis
Worldwide User-Generated Content Forecasts
Worldwide Camcorder Forecast and Analysis
Worldwide Camera Phone and Videophone Forecast and Analysis
In addition to the insight provided in this service, IDC may conduct research on specific topics or emerging market segments via research offerings that require additional IDC funding and client investment.
Key Questions Answered
Which vendors have long-term competitive advantage in the camera, mobile, and camcorder markets?
What trends will digital capture device vendors face as semiconductors and storage technologies evolve?
How will photo print demand change as users increasingly share on the Internet?
What is the impact of social networking on the photography and imaging markets?
What are the viable business models for sharing user-generated content on the Web?
Will video capture supplant still image capture as a primary means of preserving memories?
Digital Capture Devices for Image Content Solutions Coverage
IDC's Digital Capture Devices for Image Content Solutions service analyzes the product strategies, competitive positioning, financial viability, and overall strategic direction of major providers in the digital image and video capture, sharing, and content creation markets. Examples of companies tracked include:
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