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Despite a slowdown in demand, inkjet-printer shipments grew 5.6 percent year-over-year, led primarily by Epson.
The brightest spot for the quarter was the year-over-year expansion of color inkjet MFPs in the 11-20 ppm range, which grew 4.7 percent to more than 6.2 million units shipped.
It was another quarter of declining printer and copier/MFP sales in Western Europe, with market-research firm International Data Corporation (IDC)...
The majority of growth was experienced in the Asia Pacific (excluding Japan) and U.S. markets, rather than in Europe.
The printing consumables market in Central Europe, the Middle East, and Africa (CEMA) declined year-on-year in units by 3.2 percent...
HP saw a boom in copier sales last year in India – IDC noted that “On the copier side, HP grew significantly in 2018 with a shipment growth of 202 percent and a market share of 11.4 percent.”
According to IDC, the brightest spot for the quarter was HP’s positive year-over-year performance of 3.6 percent growth in unit shipments.
The main area of growth was the A3 inkjet market, which comprises desktop and standalone devices; both increased in fourth-quarter 2018. They also increased for 2018 as a whole.
Together, 3D printers and materials will account for more than two-thirds of the worldwide spending total throughout the forecast, reaching $5.3 billion and $4.2 billion respectively in 2019.
Worldwide spending on the Internet of Things (IoT) is forecast to reach $745 billion in 2019, an increase of 15.4%...
This was the first quarter in the APeJ region in which ink-tank inkjet shipments were greater than ink-cartridge inkjet printers, making ink-tank printers the leading product in the inkjet market for the APeJ region with 51.1 percent share.
HP Inc. (excluding HP Inc.’s Samsung Printing Solutions group) maintained its leadership in the hardcopy-peripherals market in India with a market share of 39.4 percent and a 22.7 percent quarter-on-quarter growth
The business inkjet market is showing signs of transition as higher-priced and higher-specification devices are shipping in place of entry-level models
HP extended its lead in the large-format digital printer market with nearly 35 percent of worldwide shipments in second-quarter 2018.
While cloud computing presents organizations with novel opportunities, a number of new risks — including cybersecurity disclosure and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) compliance — make cloud solutions susceptible to unexpected security threats.