Worldwide WebCam Market Shares Strategies, and Forecasts, 2009-201521 Dec 2010 • by Natalie Aster
“The WebCam market at $866.9 million in 2008 is expected to grow to $3.2 billion by 2015. Strong growth is triggered by the availability of broadband and the inherent value of video communication that is thus enabled. With the Google and Skype two of many applications that provide high quality free video communication, there is plenty of motivation to purchase webcams.
Published: February 2009
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Report Sample Abstract:
Security applications are promising to grow rapidly. The ability ot remotely monitor one room away or across the world using the Internet provides stunning new functionality that is enormously significant. This capability promises to be used by everyone, people in their homes, businesses, police departments, universities, hospitals, and orgainizations. Security webcam systems are able to send alerts to any person or device. Alerts make the systems useful. Social networking promises to drive webcam usage. YouTube for television illustrates how an existing service can be extended.
Competitors for PC and OEM web cameras include Logitech, Creative Labs, Philips and Microsoft. There are a large number of Chinese manufacturers of OEM webcams that are included in notebook computers.
Logitech leads the market for WebCams with 36% share in 2008 which represents a combination of PC and OEM notebook installed devices. Creative Labs participates in the market for WebCams with 9% share in 2008. Microsoft participates in the market with 8% share. Philips was tilted toward security WebCams at 6% share in 2008 overall. Cisco dominates the webcam market for security products and participates in the overall webcam market with 4% share. D-Link emphasizes security applications and participates with 2% share.
More information can be found in the report “Worldwide WebCam Market Shares Strategies, and Forecasts, 2009-2015” by WinterGreen Research.
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