Expanded coverage in TUP 2016 – wearables, IoT, connected home, and more

MetaFacts has expanded coverage again in Technology User Profile (TUP) with the TUP 2016 Edition.

We’ve carefully chosen the hottest tech products and services, and sized how real they are before including them in the comprehensive TUP survey.

For TUP 2016, several quickly-developing and competitive tech products and services include:

  • More Wearables, beyond watches and fitness bands – VR Goggles/headsets (e.g. Oculus Rift, HTC Vive)
  • IoT – from Internet-connected video doorbells to smart locks
  • Home Projectors
  • Standalone Scanners
  • 3D Printers
  • Voice- enabled personal assistants (e.g. Google Now, Apple Siri, Microsoft Cortana, Amazon Alexa) and Voice-enabled Wireless Speakers (e.g. Amazon Echo)
  • Smartphone service details including data caps and family plans
  • “Instant ink” subscriptions
  • Expanded coverage of gaming notebooks and desktops, spanning those designed for gaming to PCs (and other devices) used for casual gaming

These combine with the hundreds of other elements tracked in TUP to form a deeply complete picture.

We know our clients rely on TUP for more than topline estimates, and instead value the completeness of TUP to reveal a truly useful, nuanced, and solid technology user profile.

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TUP 2016 Home/Family PCs Section (E2)

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Home PCs are the most widely-used Connected Device. Connected Users use more than one type of device, yet continue to rely on their Home PCs. Home PCs are increasingly being used for different activities than Tablets and Smartphones as a growing number of users adopt and shift their attention to those. Some market segments, however, continue to rely primarily on their Home PCs.

This section includes PC-related answers selected from the many questions in the comprehensive TUP survey. The key banner points are two: respondents with a Home PC and high or low income, and Home PCs and household composition (1-person, 2-persons and no children, 2-persons and children). The data-rich deliverable is designed for quick recognition of important findings, including indexes comparing values to their national averages. This report results cover many key topics: PC brands and newness, OS & OS ecosystems, other connected devices, user and household demographics, details about the usage profile, PC activities, purchase plans, and technology spending.

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