JPR To Release Report on the PC Graphics Industry; Offers Forecasts through ‘04 for Graphics Supplie

Comprehensive market report Comprehensive market report for 2H'01, to be released April 15, identifies growth opportunities, industry trends, shifts in players, financial results

Robert Dow

TIBURON, Calif. — April 9, 2002 – Leading research
and consulting firm for multimedia and graphics, Jon Peddie Research
(JPR), announced it will release Jon Peddie’s Market Watch 2H’01,
on Monday, April 15. The detailed report takes an in-depth look at
activity in the PC-based graphics market for the second half of 2001
and contains vital statistics, analysis, and forecasts for all industry
segments through 2004.

Jon Peddie’s Market Watch provides graphics unit shipments by quarter,
shipment forecasts by quarter, supplier market share, performance
and price segmentation for graphics devices, as well as product news,
design wins, financial results and share price performance for leading

In addition to product data, Market Watch also features JPR’s Graphics
Market Index (GMI), which tracks leading graphics suppliers’ share
price performance over time as a composite index against the major
U.S. equity markets. The current edition of Market Watch references
GMI data from July 2, 2001 through February 8, 2002.

ʔThe data we have compiled and interpreted in this supply-side report
will help identify opportunities and boost innovation and competition
in an industry that is emerging from a very difficult year,” said
Dr. Jon Peddie, president of Jon Peddie Research.

ʔThe saturated PC market, the events of September 11, and the general
economic downturn in 2001 served to depress anticipated growth in
the PC graphics sector during the second half of last year. Our report
gives graphics supplier the tools to understand market share and the
predictors that will help them benefit from an improved economic climate
in 2002,” said Lisa Epstein, a senior analyst at Jon Peddie Research.

Jon Peddie Research is a technically oriented marketing and management
consulting firm. The company has been active in the graphics and multimedia
fields for more than 30 years. Based in Tiburon, California, JPR provides
specialized services to companies in high tech fields including graphics
hardware development, multimedia for professional applications and
consumer electronics, high end computing and Internet access product

Market Watch Table of Contents in Brief

— Desktop Graphics Controller Shipments and Comparisons
— Desktop Graphics Controller Forecast — Mobile Display Controller
Shipments and Comparisons
— Mobile Display Controller Forecast — Add-in Board Shipments
and Comparisons — Add-in Board Forecast
— Product and Financial Information for Leading Graphics Suppliers