Digital TV News: Canalys

Smart speaker installed base to hit 100 million by end of 2018
Jul 7, 2018 – Canalys expects the smart speaker installed base will approach the 100-million barrier by the end of this year, making it almost 2.5 times bigger than at the end of 2017. The installed base will keep growing, more than doubling in size to reach 225 million units by 2020.
News categories: Canalys, Vincent Thielke, Hattie He, Ben Stanton, Big Data, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart Home, Worldwide

Smart speakers are fastest-growing consumer technology
Jan 4, 2018 – The global smart speaker market is poised to grow to 56.3 million shipments in 2018, as the technology prepares itself for accelerated adoption in the consumer market, according to Canalys Research.
News categories: Canalys, Lucio Chen, Vincent Thielke, Market Research, Smart Home, Worldwide

Quarterly VR headset shipments top 1 million for the first time
Nov 27, 2017 – Virtual reality headset shipments are showing no signs of slowing, as the quarterly total exceeded 1 million units for the first time in Q3 2017. Sony took the lead, shipping more than 490,000 PlayStation VR (PS VR) sets in the quarter.
News categories: Canalys, Jason Low, Vincent Thielke, Digital TV, Market Research, VR, Worldwide

HTC takes VR lead in China, the world’s second largest market
Feb 16, 2017 – The virtual reality industry got off to a strong start in China, with around 300,000 VR headsets shipping in 2016, making it the world’s second largest market with a share of around 15%. HTC took the top spot.
News categories: Canalys, Jason Low, China, Digital TV, Market Research, VR

Youku Tudou and Xiaomi to jointly develop multiscreen content and technology
Nov 12, 2014 – Youku Tudou (NYSE: YOKU) has announced that it has entered into a partnership with Xiaomi to develop content and technology, including developing multi-screen online video services. Xiaomi will invest in Youku Tudou.
News categories: Youku Tudou, Xiaomi, Victor Koo, Wang Chuan, Apps, China, Digital TV, Mobile, OTT

Viewing behaviour shifts as IPTV continues to gain traction
May 23, 2008 – Analyst firm Canalys believes that usurping the role of established cable and satellite digital TV platforms will be a tougher challenge than many in the IPTV industry expect.
News categories: Canalys, IPTV, Market Research

Consumers set to switch on to IPTV by end of the decade
Oct 31, 2007 – Worldwide IPTV subscriber levels will increase more than tenfold by the end of the decade, growing from fewer than 4 million in 2006 to almost 40 million in 2010.
News categories: Canalys, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Subscribers

IPTV becomes a reality as worldwide subscribers reach 3.6 million
Feb 5, 2007 – The latest worldwide IPTV research from Canalys shows how the number of commercial IPTV launches escalated in 2006, and suggests that IPTV services are now moving into the mainstream.
News categories: Canalys, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Subscribers