This IDC study provides a high-level, comprehensive view of the U.S. and worldwide POV digital camcorder market. It contains 2006–2011 actual unit shipments and 2012–2016 total unit shipment forecasts. This study does not include analog camcorders, digital still cameras, PC cameras, or mobile devices with image capture functionality (camera phones).
"The camcorder category is undergoing profound changes." — Chris Chute, research manager, Worldwide Digital Imaging Solutions and Services
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