VDC's ongoing coverage of the barcode solutions market has revealed some powerful market insights. In 2010, the global handheld scanner market grew by an incredible 22%. We expect that growth will return to pre-recession levels in 2011 and continue to grow through 2015. Demand for Stationary 2D imagers is increasing rapidly, however we believe that Stationary 1D imagers will maintain investment consideration for many years to come. While there are a number of emerging technologies that could prove disruptive for barcode label printer manufacturers, the barcode label remains the most cost effective, reliable AutoID solution for all but a short list of applications. VDC's Strategic Insights 2012: Barcode Solutions Market research program will continue to analyze these emerging trends as well as provide data and insights that will help you to identify, define, prioritize and attack the best market opportunities. In addition, this research program will provide you with a first-look at signs of changing market conditions, customer requirements and competitor strategies so that you can stay ahead of your competition.