Feature phones, smartphones, and tablets shipped more than 1.9 billion units combined in 2013. However, the quality of audio experience hasn’t kept pace with other mobile advancements making it the Achilles’ heel.
According to new research from market intelligence firm ABI Research (http://www.abiresearch.com), next-generation devices are poised to deliver high-definition voice capability and a surge in smart audio accessories will result in users spending a greater portion of the waking day with their devices.
"How is it that the mobile device market has managed to become so large and important, yet fail to impress when it comes to the quality of the audio experience?" asks senior practice director Jeff Orr. "As users customize and personalize their mobile device, they increasingly want a better audio experience."
Multiple initiatives are underway to revolutionize the mobile device...| Read more »