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prosumer

(PROfessional conSUMER) A person who is very knowledgeable about a subject and likes to purchase high-quality equipment. For example, many digital cameras fall into the prosumer category (see viewfinder). They offer higher quality and more advanced features than the lower-end consumer variety, but still do not possess all the features of the most professional units on the market. See consumer.
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leading developer and manufacturer of Aleratec Award Winning "Prosumers' Choice" solutions for the Blu-ray, DVD/CD, USB duplicating, and DVD/CD publishing markets announced it is now shipping the 1:3 DVD/CD Tower Publisher HLS, a more compact, lighter LightScribe disc publishing tower that is easy to move where it is needed.
Prosumers and distributors There are two parties with different interests.
An extensive study of close to 17,500 people called "Prosumers" (influencers and market drivers that help predict future behaviors six to 18 months from now in the Gen Z, millennial, Gen X and boomer segments) launched in late June at the Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity from Havas Group, which is part of Vivendi.
Toyota Motor Corporation (NYSE: TM), a Japan-based automaker, is planning to use blockchain for a prosumer electricity trading test in collaboration with the University of Tokyo and TRENDE.
But how soon would the Philippines start to feel the changes the prosumer report foreshadowed?
The Pinoy prosumer is someone who explores and embraces innovation; constantly seeks out information and experiences; is highly influential in their larger-than-average but intimate social circles; has marketing savvy and demanding of brands; and an enthusiastic adopter, tester and disseminator of new content, new media, and new tech.
First and foremost, it suggests that today's younger consumers are becoming "prosumers."
First, the image was startlingly good for a light-weight prosumer camera and in many ways richer than what the larger broadcast cameras in use until then had offered.
Of course, becoming a power prosumer is a good option for every company.
Rooted in the sacred geometry of the Golden Ratio, ABH creates prestige cosmetics for a passionate prosumer audience.
On the other, Alvin Toffler stated his prosumer theory for the first time, which is distinguishably economic and focused on the market, as we will show later on.
While the Titan series of cards may have started life as a prosumer card in 2013, since then NVIDIA's GPU designs have become increasingly divergent between compute and graphics.