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Examples of questions address in TUP 2017 – Printers

The Printers Chapter of TUP 2017 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 2017 also includes many other chapters which comprehensively describe the most important devices and behaviors of technology users today.

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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.

To learn how your company can subscribe, please contact MetaFacts.

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TUP 2016 Graphics/Imaging Activities Section (L5)

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Photos, graphics, and images are at the heart of most Connected Adults’ experiences with technology devices. This can span many activities – sharing photos they’ve taken with their Smartphone, looking at images made by others, printing images with a wireless or remote connection, or creating presentations.
This section includes graphics/imaging activities-related answers selected from the many questions in the comprehensive TUP survey. The key banner points are four: the primary device type for graphics/imaging (PC, Media Tablet, Mobile Phone), Breadth of Graphics/Imaging Activities (Fewest, Moderate, Broadest), Primary Device Type (Smartphone, Tower Desktop, Notebook, Tablet), and Primary Device Operating System (Windows, Apple, Google). The data-rich deliverable is designed for quick recognition of important findings, including statistical testing and indexes comparing values to their national averages. This report results cover many key topics: user and household demographics, and activities (major, entertainment, device activities, PC activities, Home PC activities, Printer activities).

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