5.6. Target Consumer Electronics Products

The Consumer Electronics Association reports that despite a challenging economy in 2003, the consumer technology industry had sales of nearly $100 billion. Demand for related products, such as portable audio/video players, DVD players, televisions, PVRs, game consoles, and digital camcorders, is increasing by more than 50 percent per year. A few of these hot-selling products happen to be ideal targets for UWB, including the following.

DVD Players

DVD players are the fastest-growing new consumer technology product, with 39 percent growth representing more than 17 million units. Consumers are now buying more than twice as many DVD players as VCRs. In-Stat/MDR reports that the DVD player market is maturing ...

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