3 Predictions For The Mp3 Players Market In 2011

3 Predictions For The Mp3 Players Market In 2011
Even if sales have been curbed by the advent of smartphones, touch screen MP3 players are still going strong. The MP3 player market is filled with high quality products that compete for the attention and the wallets of the clients. In recent years, MP3 players have evolved from simple playback devices, which could only play a limited number of tracks, to fully fledged portable entertainment devices, which store and play music, HD videos, e-books, and games. Some of them are even loaded with the Android operating system, turning them into mini Android tablets.
Touch screen MP3 players, such as the iPod Touch or the Zune HD offer a rich multimedia experience. In order to attract new customers and expand their sales, the manufacturers of MP3 players with cameras are preparing a number of improvements to their products, which will roll out during 2011. Here are three major features that are likely to be strong selling points in 2011:
1)Better cameras Manufacturers will include HD sensors in their products, allowing the capture of video at a minimum of 720p. The 2010 iPod touch already features an HD camera, which is optimized for capturing videos, but can also capture pictures in the form of still frames. Other MP3 players with camera and mini Android tablets are expected to follow Apples example and increase the quality of the cameras built in their products.
2)More touch screen MP3 players They currently occupy the smaller, high-end segment of the market. In 2011, it is likely that we will see more and more MP3 players with cameras that will be equipped with touch screens. Touch screen technology slowly becomes the de facto form of interaction with electronic devices, and MP3 players are not making an exception to this trend. They gradually transform in mini Android tablets, oriented towards multimedia.
3)WiFi & Apps Another trend to follow in 2011 will be the growing compatibility of MP3 players with apps and Wi-Fi capabilities. MP3 players can connect through Wi-Fi to the internet and allow users to download custom apps for their devices. This is common with smartphones and tablets and in 2011 it will be increasingly common with touch screen MP3 players.
As you can see, 2011 will likely bring some exciting developments for MP3 player enthusiasts. They will evolve in performance and functions, effectively functioning like miniature tablets, thus providing a richer and more satisfying experience for those who use them.

In this article Jonathon Blocker writes about touch screen mp3 players also learn more about mini mp3 player

3G booming the market

3G booming the market

 

3G is the new technology the 3rd Generation communication technology which helps you to get high speed internet access, gaming, video calling and more other services. With the introduction of 3G the usage of all the services will increase to its fullest.

Gaming is yet another area that has seen a surge and is poised to grow even more as 3G allows high-definition, multi-player gaming with a huge number of different types of games. The mobile gaming industry has been growing at 10 per cent month-on-month, but in the last six months the number of games downloaded has increased by 60 per cent. Increase in the number of high-end phones in the 3G season has also contributed to the trend, experts said. 3G will give the same experience of gaming that one gets in a personal computer or a laptop or play station. It is expected to see an increase in games downloaded by at least by 100 per cent and as many as 60 3G-enabled games will be launched in the next few months.

To provide 3G educational content services in India, Educomp solutions have formed a joint venture with US-based Zeebo Inc and Lakshya Digital. Whenever this device is connected to a Television it will give you a large range of educational services 3G based which will help a student to understand a subject very well. Sometime later during the year this project is going to be launched. The company claims at providing relevant content so that the children get a fun-filled learning experience and it does not become a hectic task.

Listening to songs and downloading can be done with much ease anywhere and with a lightning speed.3G enables a user to browse over two million tracks and videos and create personalized playlists. It is expected that the application to be more popular in the 3G environment as live streaming would be faster. 3G Internet connections offers speeds close to 4-5 mbps or more which will enhance the download speed.

Video calling through 3G is extremely clear with lightning speed and best clarity. You can see your loved ones and talk to them as if they are in front of you.

Main benefits:

* 3G video calling is real time

* No specific application needed for your mobile phone, just make a video call

* No 3G data connection required, it’s a bidirectional videocall h324m

* VoiceXML allows easy programming to connect thousands of cameras

* Audio in/out for IP cameras having an inside micro and speaker

There are a lot of companies that provide 3G services and plans like Tata Docomo, BSNL, Vodafone, Airtel, and Reliance etc. It is very difficult for a easy to get the best plan that will be good as well as beneficial for him as he gets confused to select from so many providers. To make a consumers life easy and to reduce this confusion Aajkideals.com brings a very simple comparison plan so that a customer can compare and select the best possible and suited plan for him for free.

 

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World Smart Card Market worth US$6.6 Billion By 2015

World Smart Card Market worth US.6 Billion By 2015

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According to a new market research report, ‘World smart card- advanced technologies, application and global forecast (2008 – 2015)’, published by MarketsandMarkets (www.marketsandmarkets.com), the total global smart card market is expected to be worth US$ 6.6 billion by 2015, out of which the Telecommunication sector will account for nearly 53.8% of the total revenues. The global market is expected to record a CAGR of 7.3% from 2009 to 2014.

 

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Growing mobile penetration, surge in acceptance from various governments and increased security and reliability has spurred the growth of smart card shipments, which reached 5.2 billion in 2009. Advent of new form factors such as Near Field Communications (NFC) and Machine-to-Machine (M2M) communication, growing government ID projects across the globe and EMV compliance will support the growth of smart cards for next five years, resulting into 8.8 billion smart cards shipment by the end of 2015.

 

The smart card market revenue is expected to grow from $ 4,498.9 million in 2009 to reach $ 6,600 million in 2015 with a CAGR of 7.3% from 2010 to 2015. EMEA region holds the maximum share of revenue in consumer electronics market on account of technological competence, high adoption of high end smart cards and growing need of secure transaction and identity and access control. The Asian region, especially, India and China have emerged as smart card hotspots with continuous development of the cellular markets and the increasing 3G penetration and increased governmental interest across the region.

 

The smart card technology is a major driving force for the payment transaction market as it allows customers to make secure payments. Thus, it is expected that microprocessor based smart cards will continue to dominate the smart card shipments, as compared to the memory chip based smart cards. The microprocessor segment has accounted for shipments of 4.5 billion smart cards in 2009, which was 86.5% of the overall shipments (5.2 billion) of smart cards. The report provides extensive analysis of the smart card industry, current market trends, industry drivers and challenges for better understanding of the smart card market structure.

 

Scope of the report

This research report categorizes the global smart cards market for forecasting the revenues and analyzing trends in each of the following submarkets:

On the basis of smart card interface:

Contact smart card
Contactless smart card
Hybrid and Dual interface smart card

On the basis of components

Microprocessor
Memory smart cards

On the basis of smart card application in various sectors:

Telecommunications sector
Government IDs and healthcare sector
Financial services, retail and loyalty sector
Pay TV sector
Transportation sector
Others

 

In addition to market sizes and forecasts, the report also provides a detailed analysis of the market trends and factors influencing market growth, offering in-depth geographic analyses of the smart card market in the North America, EMEA, Asia-Pacific, and South America. The report draws the competitive landscape of the global smart card market, providing an in-depth comparative analysis of the technological and marketing strategies the key players are adopting in order to gain an edge over the their competitors.

 

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