Shipments of digital cameras grew to 15.1 million in 2000, a 130 percent increase over the previous year, according to a new report from market researcher IDC. By 2005, the total number of shipments is expected to hit 39 million annually and should be helped along by several trends, according to Chris Chute, an IDC analyst who wrote the report. Full story. --Richard Shim, ZDNet News
A new market is developing for digital-camera makers.