IDC's Tablets CIS program analyzes the exceptionally dynamic market of Internet-enabled mobile devices, including tablets and ereaders, and the ecosystems that support them. It considers adoption trends by worldwide region and by consumer and commercial segments, and deployment of operating systems and connectivity technologies, in particular 3G and 4G mobile broadband and WiFi. It also looks at how content companies and service providers are creating new content and service business models to address the growing installed base of these devices. This IDC program identifies market trends, highlights opportunities, and evaluates key players in the ecosystem.
Markets and Subjects Analyzed
Tablets and ereaders, plus the software and services that drive adoption of these devices
Trends in operating system and connectivity technology deployment, in particular 3G and 4G mobile broadband and WiFi
Business models for content delivery to tablets and ereaders
Consumer and commercial demand and preferences for tablets and ereaders
Worldwide Tablet Forecast
Worldwide eReader Forecast
Tablet Buyer Survey Results
Frequent IDC Links with up-to-the minute market analysis
IDC Insights that analyze the software and services that power today's tablets and ereaders
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
What are the key drivers and inhibitors in markets for tablets and ereaders, and which form factors are likely to gain the greatest acceptance?
What is the outlook for tablets and ereaders in relation to smartphones and portable PCs?
How are operating systems and connectivity technologies being integrated into tablets and ereaders, and what are the implications for content and service providers?
Which business models for delivering content to tablets and ereaders are likely to be most successful?
Tablets and eReaders Market Analysis
IDC's Tablets research examines the rapidly evolving market of Internet-enabled mobile devices, including media tablets, ereaders, portable media players, and portable navigation devices. This service reviews the strategies, market positioning, and future direction of several key players in this market, including:
Acer, Amazon.com, AMD, Apple, Archos, Asus, AT&T, Barnes & Noble, Dell, E Ink, Fujitsu, Google, HP, HTC, Huawei, Intel, LG, Microsoft, Motorola, Nokia, Nvidia, Panasonic, Pandigital, Qualcomm, Research In Motion, Samsung, Sony Electronics, Sprint, Synaptics, Texas Instruments, T-Mobile, Toshiba, Twitter, Verizon Wireless, Walt Disney Co., and Yahoo!.
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