52 mln wireless multimedia-capable devices to sell by 2010

Industry adoption of next-generation specifications will provide a substantial boost to the market for wireless multimedia networking, prompting growth in excess of 50 mln wireless network devices by 2010. Parks Associates predicts that annual sales and shipments of wireless multimedia-capable devices, including home networking gears, personal computers, and fixed and mobile consumer electronics, will grow from 2.5 mln units in 2006 to nearly 52 mln units by year-end 2010, due in large part to standardization in the market.