Android devices are popular throughout the world. In May 2017, for example, Google reported that there were over two billion of these devices that were active on a monthly basis. Whether Americans are using a smartphone, a tablet, a laptop, or another type of device, they spend a large percentage of their day focused on some type of computer screen.
The Mobile Generation
According to a Nielsen Company audience report, adults in particular will spend ten hours and 39 minutes consuming various types of media. Furthermore, when it comes to operating their mobile devices, consumers will spend about 85% of their time using smartphone apps. Given these and other activities, it’s not surprising why the current generation has been labeled as the mobile generation.
Consumers are using their mobile devices to access the Internet with greater frequency. Smartphones and tablet apps, for example, are being used more often than PCs for Internet access. The first time this occurred was back in January of 2014, and the practice continues. On a daily basis, consumers within the Generation Y age bracket alone spend an average of two hours a day on their smartphones and use six different apps.
Embedded Systems and Market Growth
Advancements continue to be made with embedded computer systems. There are several sectors that have been driving growth in the embedded systems market:
- Consumer electronics
This growth is expected to continue within the embedded computing market. Given the forecast period of 2016 to 2022, predictions point to a 6.2% compound annual growth rate. By 2022, the market is expected to be valued at $236.5 billion. It’s important to note that embedded hardware is at the top of the list. It constitutes 90% of the total market share.
What Type of Industrial Computers Does Your Business Need?
Since it’s likely your business is looking for industrial computers, there are a several that may meet your needs. In addition to embedded PCs, you may also be interested in industrial computers without fans. When you speak with a representative, you will be able to discuss your company’s needs in more detail. Furthermore, you can also learn more about recent updates in the field at this time.