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ABI Research to Host “Device Collision Course: Smartphone, Netbooks and Mobile CE” Webinar

ABI Research (Business Wire) - 02 September 2009

ABI Research to Host “Device Collision Course: Smartphone, Netbooks and Mobile CE” Webinar

ABI ResearchNEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--With the advent smartphones, MIDs (Mobile Internet Devices), smartbooks, netbooks, and connected CE devices, the landscape of mobile CE devices is rapidly becoming cluttered and confusing.

“Today’s mobile device market is experiencing a season of ‘experimentation’ as device vendors bring new classes of wirelessly connected devices to market in a race to capture a greater share of consumers’ mobile computing cycles,” comments ABI Research practice director Kevin Burden. “The development of these new device classes has set market participants on a collision course in defining the unique value and applications of their mobile computing solutions.”

Join ABI Research for an informative and enlightening Webinar, “Device Collision Course: Netbooks, Smartphones and Mobile CE” hosted by the firm’s expert mobile devices team: Kevin Burden, Jeff Orr, and Michael Morgan.

The sixth in ABI Research’s “Stay Connected” Webinar series, this informative session will explore the landscape of mobile CE devices and detail the differing device categories seeking to fulfill consumers’ mobile computing requirements. Key topics covered in this Webinar include:

  • What are the key defining characteristics of emerging mobile device segments?
  • How do emerging mobile CE segments map to consumers’ mobile computing needs?
  • What are the market opportunities for competing classes of mobile CE devices?
  • What are the market opportunities for competing operating systems in the mobile CE market?

The Webinar will take place Thursday September 10 at 11:00 US Eastern Daylight Time.

The event is free. Please register at:

To understand more about the market for netbooks, MIDs and other mobile consumer electronics, please visit ABI Research’s Netbooks, MIDs and Mobile CE Research Service (, Mobile Devices Research Service (, and Mobile Devices Vendor Share (

ABI Research provides in-depth analysis and quantitative forecasting of emerging trends in global connectivity. From offices in North America, Europe and Asia, ABI Research’s worldwide team of experts advise thousands of decision makers through 25 research and advisory services. Est. 1990. For more information visit, or call +1.516.624.2500.


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