Gartner Research

Trends in the Consumer Electronics Market

Published: 06 March 2000

ID: G0085662

Analyst(s): Joan Brown, Jay Srivatsa


This report summarizes system market trends and explores technology trends and semiconductor opportunities in the consumer electronics industry. System and semiconductor market analysis and forecasts, as well as key system OEMs, are provided for applications such as home appliances (white goods) and audio and video equipment.

Table Of Contents
  • Executive Summary
    • Consumer Electronics Market Begins Rebounding
    • Next-Generation Applications Continue to Show Strong Growth
  • Introduction and Methodology
  • Home Appliance and Other Consumer Equipment Market
    • Overview
    • Market Trends Summary
    • Regional Market Trends
    • Technology Trends
  • Audio Market Trends
    • Audio Technology: Digital Technology Drives New Products
    • Market Outlook: Earnest Growth to Begin
    • Personal/Portable Stereos
    • Audio CD Players
    • Stereo Rack Systems
    • Cassette Tape Players
    • Compact Stereos
  • The 1999 Video Market: Digital Video Goes Mainstream
    • Overview
    • Color Televisions
    • VCRs
    • Camcorders
    • DVD Video Players
    • Set-Top Boxes
    • Video Games
    • Digital Still Cameras

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