A computer is a programmable electronic device designed to accept data, perform prescribed mathematical and logical operations at high speed, and display the results of these operations. Mainframes, desktop and laptop computers, tablets, and smartphones are some of the different types of computers.
The global computers market was valued at $81.8 billion in 2017. Asia Pacific was the largest geographic region accounting for $36.1 billion or 44% of the global market. The USA was the largest country accounting for $17.9 billion or 21.88% of the global computers market.
The Internet of Things (IoT) is emerging as the next big trend in the computers market with the ability to create an impact across the business spectrum. The Internet of Things merged the physical and online worlds to open up to a host of opportunities for companies, governments and consumers. The IoT is a complex ecosystem with multiple players such as device vendors, communication service providers, software vendors and IT service providers. For example, the August Smart Lock uses the Internet of Things platform to automatically lock and unlock the front door of a user’s residence, and can also remotely grant access to guests, friends or staff.
The companies covered are HP, Apple, Advantech, Eurotech, and Kontron.
The countries covered are USA, China, Germany, Brazil, Japan, UK, Spain, Russia, France, Australia, Italy, India and rest of the world.
The computers market is segmented into PCs; Laptops; Tablets; Others - Computers.
PCs are multi-purpose computer whose size, capabilities, and price make it feasible for individual use.
Laptops are portable and compact personal computer with the same capabilities as a desktop computer
Tablets is a portable computer that uses a touchscreen as its primary input device. Most tablets are slightly smaller and weigh less than the average laptop.
Others - Computers are the hardware equipment excluding PCs, Laptops and Tablets.