OYSTER BAY, NY – Fourth quarter shipments of voice control front-end devices, such as Amazon’s Echo range and Google’s Home devices, grew 189% sequentially, with 2017 seeing total shipments up 159% over 2016, says ABI Research.
Read more: 2017 Voice Control Device Shipments Up 159%
FRANKFURT, GERMANY – Printed circuit board sales among the Germany region nations experienced a December revenue increase of 13% year-over-year. New orders increased 45% compared to last year, added ZVEI.
Read more: Germany Region PCB Revenues Up 13% in December
STAMFORD, CT – Worldwide shipments of devices – PCs, tablets and mobile phones – totaled 2.28 billion units in 2017, according to Gartner. Shipments are on course to reach 2.32 billion units in 2018, an increase of 2.1%, says the firm.
Read more: Global Device Shipments to Increase 2% in 2018
HAMPSHIRE, UK -- Specialized fitness wearables integrated into clothing and ear-based "hearables" will grow from an expected 4.5 million shipped in 2018 to nearly 30 million in 2022, an increase of more than 550%, a new report asserts.
Read more: Electronics for Wearables, Hearables Becoming Ever More Fashionable