Monthly Archives: August 2016

Examples of Questions Addressed in TUP 2016 – Printers

The Printers Chapter of TUP 2016 features answers to the key questions describing the current market for PC printers. In addition to reporting market penetration and share, TUP dives deeper to profile who is – and isn’t – using PC printers, and how they are being used. Further, this chapter addresses those who are printing remotely, either to their own printers or to someone else’s or a service.

In addition to the following printer and printing-focused questions, TUP 2016 also includes many other chapters which comprehensively describe the most important devices and behaviors of technology users today.

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Examples of Questions Addressed in TUP 2016 – Activities

Yes, people use their work computers for personal activities, and use the Smartphones they bought with their own money for their work. It’s not enough to only look at devices, or to ignore the workplace. That’s why the MetaFacts TUP service focuses on the full range of technology users, just as it has for over 30 years.TUP Spans a Full Range of Activities

The Activities Chapter of TUP 2016 features answers to the key questions describing how connected devices are being used. Spanning a broad range of activities – from social networking to shopping, and productivity to entertainment, TUP reveals who is focused on which technology activities. Furthermore, TUP drills down into which devices are being used for which activities. So, you will know just how much impact Smartphones or Tablets truly do or don’t have on PC usage.

Courtesy Mike Licht Creative CommonsThe Activities chapter of Technology User Profile (TUP) 2016 has eight main sections:

  • Social Networking
  • Shopping
  • Communication
  • Entertainment
  • Graphics/Image
  • Information/Search
  • Cloud Storage/Sharing
  • Personal/Productivity

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Examples of Questions Addressed in TUP 2016 – Graphics & Images

Images continue to explode in usage as one market segment after another have Smartphones, Digital Cameras, and Scanners at their fingertips. They’re sharing images using fast Internet and phone connections, and social networks.

No longer bound to film cameras and developers, consumers are choosing a wide variety of ways to take photos and scan documents, and also many ways to share them. From Smartphones and Tablets, to Desktop PCs and Notebooks, different segments of consumers choose different devices as their focus. Furthermore some consumers delve back into their historical photo collections, while others seem to be documenting their every mood and meal for their group of friends and family.Courtesy James Mitchell Creative Commons

The Technology User Profile (TUP) 2016 service addresses a wide range of key questions. Each answer is supported by primary research, specifying the thousands of respondents in the sample size and notable statistical significance. How consumers and employees use Graphics and Images is a subject of intense interest for a wide range of tech device manufacturers and app developers.

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