460 mln network-enabled consumer electronics devices to ship by 2012

Total network-enabled consumer electronics and media devices shipments are expected to grow from 92 mln in 2007 to nearly 460 mln by 2012, exceeding the 368 mln network-enabled home gateways, routers, network adapters and home network storage products shipped the same year. Total home networks in Asia-Pac will grow from 29 mln in 2007 to 85 mln by 2012, with China accounting for nearly half of these, ABI Research says.