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Canadian Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker

IDC's Canadian Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker® fills the growing demand for detailed, timely, and accurate information on the Canadian PC monitor market. It provides insightful analysis, quarterly market share data, and a five-year forecast by quarter. The core of the product is a comprehensive, Web-based database query interface, detailing changes and trends in the PC monitor market. IDC's Canadian Quarterly PC Monitor Tracker delivers an accurate view of the market from those closest to it.

Technology Coverage

This tracker provides total market size and vendor share for the following technology areas. Measurement for this tracker is in units, end-user spending, and average selling prices.

Core Coverage:

  • Form factors: CRT and LCD
  • Screen size: 13.3in. wide to 34in.+ wide
  • Screen ratio: Standard, widescreen
  • Optional: Product (LED, CCFL), product detail (MFM), interface, screen resolution, panel type, bundling (bundled versus unbundled)
  • Segment group: Commercial, consumer
  • Channel group (direct, indirect) and channel type
  • Period: 1Q08 to current quarter
  • Measurements: Units, shipment values, and ASP
  • Top 15 vendors

Geographic Scope

  • Canada

Forecast Coverage

Forecast for this tracker is updated quarterly and includes historical data from 1Q08 through a current five-year forecast. The five-year forecast is made up of a rolling two years of quarterly forecasts and an additional three years of annual market projections. Examples of the forecasts included in this tracker are as follows:

Core Forecast Coverage:

  • Product category: LCD and CRT
  • Screen size: 13.3in. wide to 34in.+ wide
  • Screen ratio: Standard, widescreen
  • Period: Five-year forecast (two years quarterly, last three years annual only)
  • Optional: Product, product detail
  • Segments and channels
  • Measurements: Units, end-user value, and ASP


This tracker is delivered on a quarterly basis with an intuitive, easy-to-use Web-based query tool. Deliverables for this tracker are listed below. For a complete delivery schedule please contact an IDC sales representative.

  • Historical data
  • Forecast data

IDC's Tracker Methodology

IDC's tracker data is developed using a rigorous methodology that includes well-planned and well-coordinated local, regional, and worldwide data cross-checks combined with a proprietary advanced data consolidation and analysis data platform managed by IDC's Worldwide Tracker organization. Data sources used in the process of determining IDC's tracker numbers include, but are not limited to:

  • In-country local vendor interviews
  • Distribution data feeds
  • Worldwide and regional vendor guidance
  • ODM data
  • In-country local channel partner discussions
  • Import records
  • Feedback from component suppliers
  • Vendor briefings and public financial reports
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