Evolution of the Mobile Devices Market Webcast

ABI Research is offering an audio webcast that covers the trends that will determine the mobile device market’s future shape and direction, including a feature set explosion, the effort to drive “smart” operating systems into the mid-tier, and specialization in handsets’ basic designs. The webcast will examine the impact of mobile broadband and of advanced user interfaces. It concludes by highlighting the future importance of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and the trend for vendors to diversify their business models.

Mobile devices are the biggest-selling consumer electronics products in the world, with more than one billion shipping every year. In the webcast, vice president and research director Stuart Carlaw discusses the evolution of this important industry. Carlaw outlines the major forces shaping both developed and developing markets. Focusing on the developed segment, he then delves into the trends that determine the market’s shape and direction, including a feature-set explosion, the effort to drive “smart” operating systems into the mid-tier, and micro-segmentation in handsets’ primary design goals. Rapid technology evolution is also important, and Carlaw examines the impact of mobile broadband and of advanced user interfaces. He concludes by highlighting the future importance of Mobile Internet Devices (MIDs) and the trend for vendors to diversify their businesses.

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