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Rise Above Research study finds adding value to prints can boost photo printing Market research News 

Rise Above Research study finds adding value to prints can boost photo printing

According to a new study from Rise Above Research, nearly half of all respondents are interested in printing more information on the back of their photos. This shows the U.S. photo print market still has opportunities for growth and sustainability through new features that add value to printed photos. The interest level in the ability to print more information on... Read More
PI CONNECT Imaging conference updates speakers, sessions News 

PI CONNECT Imaging conference updates speakers, sessions

Pro Imaging CONNECT, the executive conference for the photo/imaging industry, has announced additional speakers for its free Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends virtual conference starting tomorrow. Entrepreneur Matt Sweetwood will lead off the event at 11 a.m. EST with a motivational address, “Successful Business is All About You.” Sweetwood, currently the CEO and co-Founder of Insurious, has more than 30... Read More
Photo Imaging Trends conference announces leading speakers Events 

Photo Imaging Trends conference announces leading speakers

The Dead Pixels Society announces the Pro Imaging CONNECT: Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends virtual conference May 4-6, for a global look at the photo/imaging markets featuring some of the top industry research firms. Each of these sessions, starting at 11 a.m. EST, is designed to be information-packed in a less-than-two-hour program format. Registration is free at this link. The free... Read More
Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends conference announced for May 4-6 Events 

Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends conference announced for May 4-6

The Dead Pixels Society announces the Pro Imaging CONNECT: Worldwide Photo Imaging Market Trends virtual conference May 4-6, for a global look at the photo/imaging markets featuring some of the top industry research firms. Each of these sessions, starting at 11 a.m. EST, is designed to be information-packed in a less-than-two-hours program format. Registration is free at this link. The free... Read More
U.S. photo merchandise market boosted by young people, first-time buyers Market research 

U.S. photo merchandise market boosted by young people, first-time buyers

According to the new 2020 US Photo Merchandise Study from Rise Above Research, 63% of respondents in the 18-24-year-old age group had bought photo products in the last year and almost half of them ordered photo cards for the first time. This demonstrates the U.S. photo merchandise market is healthy and resilient, even during the COVID-19 pandemic. In these challenging times,... Read More
Vecnos launches ultra-slim 360-degree camera IQUI designed for easy shooting and sharing New Products 

Vecnos launches ultra-slim 360-degree camera IQUI designed for easy shooting and sharing

Vecnos Inc. announced the availability and specifications of its ultra-slim, 360-degree IQUI camera, designed for use with the previously launched IQUISPIN app. The new IQUI camera and IQUISPIN app provide a completely new experience for consumers, making the creation of and sharing one-of-a-kind 360 images a snap. The camera-app duo overcomes the significant limitations associated with sharing 360-degree photos over... Read More
Photo merchandise market expected to return to growth in 2021, according to Rise Above Research Market research 

Photo merchandise market expected to return to growth in 2021, according to Rise Above Research

The U.S. photo merchandise market has had an uncharacteristically down year in 2020, due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but according to Rise Above Research, photo merchandise product sales are expected to recover quickly and return to growth in 2021. “Photo merchandise product sales have certainly been impacted by COVID-19, but the market has shown its resiliency amid significant challenges,” said... Read More
Remember the Good Times: The value of a photo News Opinion 

Remember the Good Times: The value of a photo

2020 has been a very stressful year for millions of people, no thanks to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to researchers at Rise Above Research. Studies have shown living with prolonged stress is unhealthy, but recalling specific positive memories and happy life experiences can help with overall well-being and reduce the risk of depression, particularly among young people. Reliving past milestones,... Read More
Rise Above Research forecasts global camera sales to drop 37% this year Market research 

Rise Above Research forecasts global camera sales to drop 37% this year

Fueled by the impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the global digital camera market will see its largest sales drop in history, according to Rise Above Research’s new 2020 Worldwide Digital Camera Forecast. The market will decline 37% overall, compared to 2019. Many factors are behind this decline, including the predominance of smartphones, the perceived lack of and economic impacts resulting... Read More
Dead Pixels Society Podcast: Rise Above Research Market research News Podcasts 

Dead Pixels Society Podcast: Rise Above Research

Gary Pageau of the Dead Pixels Society talks with the co-founders of the new imaging industry marketing research company, Rise Above Research. Ed Lee, founder and director, has more than 20 years of experience covering the consumer and professional digital photography and imaging markets as an industry analyst and market researcher.  David Haueter has 20 years of experience as an industry analyst, with stints at Gartner and Keypoint Intelligence -InfoTrends, primarily... Read More
Rise Above Research says special memories drive photo printing/product opportunities Market research 

Rise Above Research says special memories drive photo printing/product opportunities

The 2010s were the most photographed decade in history, according to Rise Above Research, with more than 8.6 trillion photos were captured globally by film cameras, digital cameras, feature phones, smartphones, and tablets between 2010 and 2019. That’s seven times more photos than the previous decade. Rise Above Research estimates that less than 5% of photos taken in the last... Read More
Rise Above Research says North American digital camera sales to decline 28% in 2020 Market research News 

Rise Above Research says North American digital camera sales to decline 28% in 2020

Rise Above Research, the new industry research firm, predicts a 28% decline in camera sales for North America this year, followed by a rebound in 2021. In 2021, North American camera sales will generate almost $2 billion in revenue. Digital camera sales have been on the decline for the last ten years, as the saturation of smartphones has dramatically reduced the... Read More
Research vets Ed Lee, David Haueter form Rise Above Research Market research News 

Research vets Ed Lee, David Haueter form Rise Above Research

Ed Lee and David Haueter, market research veterans in the digital imaging and printing industries, have partnered to create Rise Above Research, LLC, a new market research and consultancy firm focusing on the digital imaging and photographic printing markets. The two have more than 40 years of combined industry experience working with leading industry analyst and market research firms in... Read More