[LINK] Deloitte: key developments next 12-18 months

stephen at melbpc.org.au stephen at melbpc.org.au
Tue Feb 28 14:54:43 AEDT 2012


22nd February 2012: This annual publication presents Deloitte’s view of 
key developments over the next 12-18 months that are likely to have 
significant medium-to-long-term impacts for companies in TMT and other 

Each area is analysed with its own list of key predictions and trends.  
These are summarised by the contents headings below:


Consumer tech demand defies the economic headwinds 
It takes two to tablet: the rise of the multi-tablet owner 
Billions and billions: big data becomes a big deal 
Hard times for the hard disk: solid state storage surges 
Ambient radio frequency power harvesting: a drop in the bucket 
3D printing is here – but the factory in every home isn’t here yet!


Targeted television advertisements miss the point
The schedule dominates, still
All aboard for the catch-up commuter thanks to the portable DVR
A “brand” new day for online ads
Market research is all in your head: MRI machines and media
Extracting the premium from social games
Online coupons: from novelty, to celebrity, to sizeable niche


The $100 “smartphone” reaches its first half billion
NFC and mobile devices: payments and more!
Web bypass: delivering connectivity without the Internet
More data caps: it’s the end of the (wire)line for unlimited Internet
So many apps – so little to download



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