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Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in a Tech News World article, by Kris Holt, commenting on the addition of three new characters to Nintendo’s Super Smash Bros. “The addition of these three characters to Super Smash Bros. is significant, because it keeps the game fresh for core gamers and offers something new for those playing for...
Printing Innovation in 3D

Printing Innovation in 3D

 3D printing is disrupting traditional manufacturing and may be the catalyst for the next industrial revolution. It’s moving beyond making prototypes, molds and tooling into the customization of end-use parts for applications ranging from aerospace, medical, automotive, consumer products, architecture and electronics. McKinsey estimates that the 3D printing industry could generate between $230 billion and $550 billion by 2025. Companies like 3D Systems, GE, Shapeways and Stratasys are...
Crowdfunding Unfolding

Crowdfunding Unfolding

Crowdfunding is disrupting the relationship between entrepreneurs, the money raising ecosystem and investors. Kickstarter, Indiegogo and other sites are helping innovators to build businesses and leverage funding with more than 200 online crowdfunding platforms in the U.S. alone. Evidence is mounting that crowdfunding is starting to impinge on the seed turf of angel investors. Venture...
Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in an E-Commerce Times article by Katherine Noyes on the August Release of Flappy Bird 2. Indeed, the new game’s action could be made less compelling via technological tweaks or changes made from a game perspective, but whether it will actually be perceived as less addictive is tough to predict, “because...
Susan Quoted in redOrbit.com Article

Susan Quoted in redOrbit.com Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in a redOrbit.com article by Peter Suciu regarding word that Samsung is developing a competitive device to Google Glass. “We have to remember that Samsung was a great supplier to Apple. Don’t confuse allies with friends,” Susan Schreiner, analyst at C4 Trends, told redOrbit. “It is going to be interesting to...
Susan Quoted in E-Commerce Times Article

Susan Quoted in E-Commerce Times Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in an E-Commerce Times article by Kris Holt regarding PS4 sales. “I haven’t looked underneath a lot of these figures in terms of the demographics, but I would say probably that the PlayStation demographic is more broadly based,” Susan Schreiner, an analyst at C4 Trends, told the E-Commerce Times. “I think...
Let's Collaborate

Let’s Collaborate

This year it was clear that one of the real values of the 2014 International CES is its role as an important venue for collaboration across companies and industries, and that this is a new way of doing business. Historically, collaborations at CES tend to be about bilateral company deals such as large OEMs selecting...
Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in a Tech News World article by Kris Holt regarding Google’s cross-platform multiplayer push and it’s affect on the mobile gaming industry. “I think [adding iOS multiplayer functions is] a smart move because it’s a broadening of the universe,” Susan Schreiner, an analyst at C4 Trends, told TechNewsWorld. “For all these...
Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in a Tech News World article by Kris Holt titled, “Titanfall to Thunder Into Game Stores Monday.” “I think it will give those that have not purchased an Xbox One or had delayed in purchasing it another reason to go out and actually upgrade and buy one,” Susan Schreiner, an analyst...
Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Quoted in Tech News World Article

Susan Schreiner was quoted in a Tech News World article by Kris Holt regarding the success of the hit game, Flappy Bird. “Mobile gamers ‘want something that is simple, easy, fun — doesn’t take too much effort,’ Susan Schreiner, an analyst at C4 Trends, told TechNewsWorld.” “‘They want something they can pick up and play....
Digital Health Checks In At Retail (From Dealerscope Magazine)

Digital Health Checks In At Retail (From Dealerscope Magazine)

Watch for Wearables

Watch for Wearables

For the New Year, C4 is focusing on wearable technologies. Two key events catapulted wearables — the introduction of Google Glass and the launch of the Pebble Smartwatch, the crowdfunding wonder that raised more than $10 million, making it one of the most successful Kickstarter projects to date. The fusion of fashion and accessories with...