Digital TV News: IDC

AR/VR headset shipments slowed in Q1 2023
Jun 1, 2023 – According to IDC, global shipments of AR and VR headsets slowed significantly in Q1 2023 as economic conditions worsened and the market cooled compared to pandemic driven highs seen last year.
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EMEA spending on telecom and pay TV services to grow 2.7% this year
May 16, 2023 – Spending on telecom and pay TV services in the EMEA region grew by 2.4% in 2022, reaching $449bn, according to IDC. IDC expects spending this year to increase by 2.7% to reach a total of $461bn.
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Spending on telecom services and pay TV to grow by 2.0% next year
May 5, 2023 – Worldwide spending on Telecom Services and Pay TV Services reached $1,478 billion in 2022, increasing by 2.2% Y-o-Y, according to IDC. IDC expects an increase of 2.0% next year to reach a total of $1,541 billion.
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Slower AR/VR headset shipment growth expected for 2023
Mar 21, 2023 – IDC has lowered its forecast for AR/VR headset shipments in 2023. Despite the revision, total shipments are expected to grow 14% in 2023 and accelerate over the 2023-2027 period with a five-year CAGR of 32.6%.
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Global shipments of AR/VR headsets declined sharply in 2022
Mar 8, 2023 – The pendulum for AR/VR headsets swung the other way through the course of 2022 as global shipments declined 20.9% year over year to 8.8 million units, according to IDC.
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InterDigital to show wireless, video, and AI/ML innovations at MWC 2023
Feb 21, 2023 – At MWC, InterDigital (Nasdaq: IDCC) will show solutions that use AI/ML to enhance wireless networks with the bandwidth and latency required for immersive use cases, rendering and delivery of HDR content, and sensory-enhanced video experiences.
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Smart Home shipments to decline slightly in 2022
Dec 22, 2022 – According to IDC, Smart Home device shipments are expected to decline 2.6% in 2022 to 874 million units, with smart speakers and video entertainment devices bearing the brunt of the decline.
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Rising prices putting downward pressure on AR/VR headset shipments
Dec 20, 2022 – As a result of a tough economic environment and rising prices, IDC now expects global shipments for AR and VR headsets to decline by 12.8% in 2022, dropping to 9.7 million units.
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Consumer VR shipments in China to approach 7 million units in 2026
Nov 25, 2022 – According to IDC, consumer standalone VR shipments in China increased by 166.2% year-over-year in the H1 2022. China standalone VR in Q1 2022 reached 229,000 units shipped, while Q2 2022 had almost 273,000 units shipped.
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