Multi-codec immersive telepresence continued its decline with a 32.8 percent year-over-year drop for the full 2012. The video network infrastructure segment was also down about 4.5 percent in 2012 on an annual basis.
Room-based videoconferencing and personal videoconferencing segments experienced mid-single digit growth of 4.1 percent and 5 percent respectively in 2012 on an annual basis.
Regionally, Asia/Pacific grew 10.4 percent year over year in 4Q12. Latin America was close behind with an 8.8 percent year-over-year growth rate in 4Q12. Europe, Middle East, and Africa (EMEA) decreased 5.9 percent and North America decreased 22.9 percent year over year in 4Q12.
Cisco’s 4Q12 results showed a 19.8 percent decline in revenue versus the record high 4Q11, but had a 19 percent quarter-over-quarter increase. Cisco remains the leads the market with 44.8 percent of the market in 4Q12, up slightly from the 43.3 percent share in 3Q12.
Polycom’s 4Q12 revenue increased 5.7 percent quarter over quarter. It was down 18.5 percent year over year. Polycom’s market share stands at 23 percent, down from 25 percent in 3Q12. The vendor had introduced a range of new video products and services to the market in 2012.
Huawei’s 4Q12 revenue increased 34.8 percent quarter over quarter, and an impressive 119.7 percent year over year, reaping the benefits of strong video growth in the Asia/Pacific and Latin America regions.
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