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Professional AV Analytics, Data and Research

Projection Market Insights, Analysis and Forecasts

Futuresource has a history of tracking digital projection that stretches back over 25 years, analysing market trends; technologies and products; vendors; applications and related services. The individuals that launched Futuresource's projection market tracking are still here and we have a combined team experience of over 60 years' in this category.

Services Available

Futuresource offer a wide range of services to the projection industry, these include:

  • Product Track - Quarterly Market Sizing, Analysis and Forecasts
  • Channel Track - Monthly Distribution Tracking and Quarterly Reseller Survey
  • Price Track - Weekly Pricing
  • End User Insights
  • Custom Research Programmes and One-off Hot Topic Reports

Product Track

The quarterly projection tracker is a full-range service wrapping insights and research programmes around an extremely detailed data set which covers the breadth of the projector business from pocket LED to digital cinema product. Sales-in data is collected directly from projection vendors each quarter by model and country, delivering over 95% market coverage. Collecting sales information at country and model level allows data to be analysed to an incredibly granular level, providing countless country, brand and specification combinations. Interviews with component suppliers, the channel and the vendors themselves are used to cross-check data submissions and build insights. Three core elements support the main research programme:

  • 4x Quarterly Reports

  • Historical Brand Share and 5-Year Forecasts

  • Executive Report (PDF)

  • Historical and Forecast Data Delivered via Futuresource's 'Desktop Analyzer' Platform, accessible through a Windows application or web-based interface.

  • Web debrief session with a Futuresource Analyst

Quantitative Data
  • Delivered Quarterly

Data Segmentation
  • Quarterly Shipments - Volume, Value & ASP

Product Segmentation
  • Ultra-Mobile, Mainstream B2B, B2B Short-Throw, Installation & Large Venue, Digital Cinema, Dedicated Home Cinema

Geographical Coverage
  • 68 Geographies, Individually Itemised

Other Segmentation Examples
  • Brand, Brightness, Resolution, Weight, Light Source, Technology, Throw Ratio, Interactivity, Price Segment, Lens Shift, Network Options

Qualitative Insights - Delivered Quarterly
  • Quarterly PPT Reports

    • Our analysts discuss key trends impacting the quarter and longer-term implications for the market. Analysis is shaped not just by Futuresource's findings from the projector tracking service, but also from research conducted with end users, the channel and vendors, as well as drawing on extensive experience in the wider AV industry. Two additional core elements contribute to the quarterly reports - 1) Research from other related services to provide context to wider trends and forecasting assumptions. 2) 'Hot Topic' insight packs supplement each report covering the major trends impacting the projection category.

  • Debriefts & Helpline
    • Futuresource views direct access to its analyst teams as an essential tool to building close long-term working relationships with our clients.

    • Subscription services are supported by onsite visits, meetings at major trade shows and quarterly reviews

Channel Track - Monthly Distribution Tracking

The monthly distribution tracking service is long established, collecting sales and inventory information by model and country directly from a sizeable sample of distributors across the EMEA region. This service is designed for distributors, resellers and manufacturers who wish to analyse short-term market trends and supplement the core quarterly tracking service to.

  • 12x Monthly Reports

  • Data delivered via Futuresource's 'Desktop Analyzer' Platform, accessible through a Windows application or web-based interface

Data Segmentation
  • Brand/Model, Channel Segmentation, Channel Type

Channel Track - Quarterly Reseller Service
  • The quarterly reseller service is a qualitative survey, interviewing 150 decision-makers across resellers and retailers in the top 5 European markets. It is designed to deliver feedback regarding key industry developments, new product issues and assess new emerging trends and hot topics. Uniquely for syndicated surveys, subscribing clients have the option to review and suggest question topics.

  • Results are delivered in the 'Analyzer Desktop Software'

Geographical Coverage
  • France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the UK

Price Track

The Daily Price Tracking and Value Added reporting service is a worldwide service, based on actual pricing data sourced from online sales-based websites.

End User Insights

Consumer research has been a key element of Futuresource's research and consulting services for many years, providing the end customer perspective to our consumer electronics, content and education technology services.

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Contact Us

For more information about how Futuresource Consulting's Professional AV services can benefit your business, please contact:

Chris McIntyre-Brown

Associate Director - Professional AV

+44 (0) 1582 500 172

About Us

Here at Futuresource Consulting we deliver specialist research and consulting services, providing market forecasts and intelligence reports. Since the 1980s we have supported a range of industry sectors, which has grown to include: CE, Broadcast, Entertainment Content, EdTech and many more.