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InfoTrends Study Identifies Consumer Imaging Behaviors and Industry Trends for DSLRs and Compact Interchangeable Lens Cameras

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(Weymouth, MA) November 07, 2012…This is an exciting time for the digital interchangeable lens camera market. Rapid changes are still underway that will affect consumer purchase and usage behaviors, vendors’ product development strategies, and retailers’ selling strategies. InfoTrends’ recently completed study entitled, The 2012 U.S. Interchangeable Lens Camera Market explores the growth of the digital…

Photobook market to exceed 700m euros in Western Europe this year

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The Western European photobook market is on track to achieve more than 12% growth this year, with value expected to reach 718 million euros, according to a new photobook market report from Futuresource Consulting. “The photobook market continues to put in a strong performance across Western Europe,” says Joanna Wright, Senior Market Analyst, Futuresource Consulting,…

InfoTrends Releases New Study on End-User Photo Printing Habits

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The digital photography market is in the middle of an ongoing change in consumer behavior, as smartphones are used by more people as their everyday digital camera. The impact of connected devices such as smartphones and tablets will not only be felt in the sales of dedicated digital cameras, but also in the way people…

Consumers to Spend More on Tech, All Items This Holiday Season, CEA Study Finds

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Tablets, Smartphones, Laptops Most Popular Gifts CEA Industry Forum 2012 ARLINGTON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Overall holiday spending is expected to increase 11 percent this year while spending on consumer electronics gifts also likely will increase, according to a new study released today from the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA)®. CEA’s 19th Annual CE Holiday Purchase Patterns Study was…

The NPD Group’s Annual Holiday Retail Study Reveals Potential for a Happier Holiday Season but Consumers are Distracted by Current Events

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Port Washington, NY, October 9, 2012– The NPD Group, Inc., a leading market research company, released the results of its eleventh annual survey of consumers’ holiday spending intentions. The study produced positive news with the majority of consumers intending to spend the same as or more than last year and fewer that say they plan…

Photo filter apps for smartphones and tablets: A vanishing category?

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  Analysis of the US Android, iPhone and iPad mobile app store rankings reveals that filter and effects functionality is becoming a “checkbox” item in photo and video apps, rather than a distinct category.   GOLDEN, Colo., Oct. 4, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ — A study just released by Suite 48 Analytics, the leading research and analysis…

Online Life in Pictures

Research Brief from The Center for Media Research    Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012  A nationally representative phone survey, by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project, finds that 46% of internet users post original photos and videos online they have created themselves, and 41% curate photos and videos they find elsewhere on the…

Three Out of Four Current iPhone 4 Owners Plan to Purchase the New iPhone

New iPhone Infographic One in Five Current Android Users Also Plan to Switch, According to a TechBargains.com Survey San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 04, 2012 A survey conducted by TechBargains.com, a leading deal aggregation website for electronic products, has revealed that nearly three out of four (74%) current iPhone 4 owners plan to buy the…

InfoTrends Publishes Forecasts on Digital Production Printing Applications

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(Weymouth, MA) August 28, 2012…Print is driven by applications and digital production printing is no exception. Demand for certain applications, however, changes over time due to various reasons, such as growth in usage, electronic replacement, and moves to shorter runs. The change in demand will have a profound impact on digital printing in competition with…

Nearly Half of Digital Camera Owners Looking to Buy a New Camera Plan to Spend More Than Twice the Average Point-and-Shoot ASP, According to NPD

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Awareness of Mirrorless Interchangeable Lens Cameras Doubles from 2010 Port Washington, New York (PRWEB) August 27, 2012 Digital camera owners who plan to buy a new camera within the next year are willing to spend more than they were two years ago, according to leading market research company The NPD Group’s Next Camera Study Part…