Smart home devices, AI, AR and VR are some of the major trends which are going to drive the consumer electronics
industry in the coming future.
As more firms have established facilities in the UAE, this in turn has brought more expatriate workers and this trend acts as another stimulant to the local consumer electronics
Market observers indicate that the main trend seen last year in consumer electronics
sales is the gradual move towards more compact and multifunctional devices, especially those that offer internet connectivity, with consumers lifestyles becoming increasingly highly mobile and fast paced.
According to a recent study from the Consumer Electronics
Manufacturers Association, average returns in consumer electronics
hit a record return rate of 5.2 percent in 1995.
When consumer electronics
are shut down with remotes, they do not turn off completely; rather, they enter a dormant standby that allows them to remain sensitive to the remote's command.
This is not the kind of policy that inspires people to buy consumer electronics
The industry standard x86 architecture, low power consumption and excellent performance makes the AMD Geode LX processor ideal for a wide variety of consumer electronics
and computing markets, including multimedia devices, single-board computers, access devices and other general embedded applications.
"The consumer electronics
retailer plans to update and modernize the store as part of its new branding effort."
sales for the holiday season are expected to reach roughly $13.5 billion, compared with $12.4 billion for the year-ago period, according to the Consumer Electronics
Association's 12th Annual Holiday Spending Survey, as previously reported by HFN.
Despite eight out of 10 Americans' perception that the recycling of unwanted household items as important, 92 percent believe it is more important to recycle plastics, newspapers and aluminum cans than it is to recycle consumer electronics
products (78 percent) or household appliances (77 percent), according to the CEA.
And while native automotive systems will be easier to add and upgrade due to common standards, Infotainment will be a continuing problem because standards change at light speed, automotive is a small and demanding market for consumer electronics
companies, and consumers expect their devices to work seamlessly in a vehicle environment that may have been designed years before the device they are using.
Knowing the potential of the MP3 market alone, Sean Wargo, director of industry an@is for the Arlington, Virginia-based Consumer Electronics
Association, sees potential for small firms that can rise above the noise generated by Apple's iPod.