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consumer

the end user of a final GOOD or SERVICE which is purchased to satisfy a personal consumption need. See BUYER BEHAVIOUR.

consumer

the basic consuming/demanding unit of economic theory In economic theory, a consuming unit can be either an individual purchaser of a good or service, a HOUSEHOLD (a group of individuals who make joint purchasing decisions) or a government. See BUYER.
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Figure 90: Italy Consumer Electronics Market Value Forecast: $ billion, 2007-2012 152
John Chambers, CEO of Cisco, noted in a speech at the Consumer Electronics Show, according to published reports, that the killer application will be video, which will create an explosion in terms of the need for network capacity.
Our new company direction has allowed us to develop broader product lines across many segments of the consumer electronics industry.
When we set out to develop new subwoofer technology, our primary goal was to make it possible for lifestyle consumer electronics manufacturers to actually integrate deep bass into their products, eliminating the need for a separate subwoofer component.
The new Consumer Electronics Solutions Suite is comprised of 9 "solution packages" that manage the full range of forward supply, reverse logistics and "go-to-market" (channel direct and regional expansion) supply chain activities.
The ability of consumer electronics manufacturers to display life-like images in stunning 1080p HD resolution is likewise driven by analog and mixed-signal technology that converts, conditions and regulates video signals in today's flat-panel plasma and LCD TVs.
dollar consumer electronics division," stated JS Park, President, Consumer Electronics Division, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
dramatically improves display-based products by providing high switching speed FLCOS as microdisplays that deliver brilliant, real-life, digital images enabling next-generation consumer electronics and storage products by providing FLCOS as a Spatial Light Modulator (SLM).
It is clear Eleksen is being recognized for innovation in design and our technology's ability to completely transform the consumer electronics industry," said John Collins, VP of Business Development at Eleksen.
The next big market for MEMS in consumer electronics is likely to involve integrating multiple systems on one chip to add functions to cell phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs).
In addition to providing unique and compelling product assortments and competitive pricing, our CE Playground stores bring the latest consumer electronics technologies to life for our customers, demonstrating for them what is now possible where they work and where they play.
We view this as an excellent opportunity to significantly impact the market by revolutionizing the way video games are consumed, enabling ubiquitous game-play and opening the market to additional consumer electronics manufacturers.

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