Shipment value of the Taiwanese communications industry is estimated to score about NTD 2.96 trillion (USD 98.3 billion; USD1 = NTD 30.1) in 2017, down 4% year-on-year, according to Taipei-based research institute Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute). "Despite the market continues to decline, mobile devices will still account for 64.4% of total communications shipments," says Allen Cheng, industry analyst with MIC.
Taiwanese Communications Shipment Value by Sector, 2017
Source: MIC, June 2017
"Aside from mobile devices, the industry will start to focus more on wrist wearable. AR/VR (Augmented Reality/Virtual Reality) HMD (Head Mounted Display), drone, and robot sectors in the second half of 2017. In 2017, we estimate shipment value of wrist wearables will reach nearly NTD120 billion (USD3.99 billion), up nearly 8% year-on-year, while shipment volume will grow over 25% year-on-year; AR/VR HMD will reach over NTD 7 billion (USD 232.6 million), up over 50% year-on-year, drone over NTD170 million (USD5.65 million), and robot nearly NTD 1.7 billion (USD56.5 million)."
To know more, please visit: Mobile Communications Industry Developments & Future Trends, The Taiwanese VR Head Mounted Display Industry, 1Q 2017, Worldwide Major Mobile Phone Vendor Performance, 1Q 2017, The Rise of Machines: Technology & Market Trends of Service Robots
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