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 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 ...