Bloomberg Says The Music Industry Is Booming Again Thanks To Spotify

Music Industry The music business is booming again after nearly two decades of decline, thanks to paid streaming services Spotify and Apple Music, according to a report from the Recording Industry Association of America. U.S. spending on music surged 17 percent to almost $4 billion in the first half of 2017, the RIAA said Wednesday. […]

Retailers More Influential Than Vloggers For Buying Decisions

Purchasing Influence Retailers are more influential in consumer purchasing decisions than celebrities and vloggers, according to new research.   A recent survey from field marketing agency Gekko, entitled Shopper Influencers, found that even among tech-savvy youngsters in the 18 to 24 age group, more than 40 per cent preferred to head in-store to touch, see […]

Industry Update

Persistence Market Research projects that the global consumer electronics market is likely to follow stellar growth in the next few years. During the four-year forecast period 2016-2020, revenues of the global consumer electronics market are expected to reach US$ 2.9 Billon in 2020, registering a CAGR of over 15%.  The worldwide smart phone market is […]

Hansong is Speaking your Language

We are all trying to figure out who’s going to win the Voice Assistant showdown but one thing is for sure whether it be Amazon, Google Siri or Bixby as product developers we are going to have to find creative ways to make sure our devices work across multiple platforms so consumers are not left […]

Hong Kong Electronics Fair

It’s time for the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition)   24 January 2017 – Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and the International ICT Expo, will be staged concurrently at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 13 to 16 April 2017. Entering […]

High End Munich 2017

Date(s) and Time(s) May 18, 2017 – May 21, 2017 10:00 am – 6:00 pm With over 400 exhibitors representing 900+ brands from around the globe, the High End is a 4 day event is the Hi-End event you wont want to miss.It is being held from 18th May to the 21st May 2017 in […]

Control4 Acquires Triad Speakers

Control4 acquires Triad Speakers, adding high end audio expertise Acquisition brings Control4 acoustics expertise and a full line of premium audio-speaker solutions. February 28, 2017 http://www.residentialsystems.com/news/0002/control4-acquires-triad-speakers-adding-highend-audio-expertise/89245

Samsung Acquires Harman

Samsung Acquiring Harman for $8 Billion http://www.twice.com/news/industry/samsung-acquiring-harman-8b/63510 From Twice magazine: Samsung has made clear its intentions to expand its presence in the vehicle technology space, agreeing to purchase Harman International for $8 billion in cash. Samsung described the deal as a shortcut to becoming a major player in “the large and rapidly growing market for […]