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prosumer

(prəˈsjuːmə)
n
1. (Economics) an amateur user of electronic equipment that is of a standard suitable for professional use
2. (Commerce) a consumer who is involved in the design of a company's products
[C21: professional + consumer]
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Prosumers are active energy users who both consume and produce renewable energy (re).
Estamos en estos momentos viviendo una de sus predicciones que se refleja en los asi llamados prosumers --figura resultante de la fusion de los roles de productor (producer) y consumidor (consumer)-- descrita por el autor en 1979.
If prosumers are repeatedly placed on hold for 10 minutes when they phone your office, they may write you off and seek a provider who's more responsive.
Global prosumers are best defined as the 25 to 28 percent of consumers who regularly make or break products and brands, or create market shifts.
At the same time, a new group of consumers will take center stage, known as prosumers.
With its impressive performance on existing client multi-threaded applications, the AMD Athlon 64 X2 dual-core processor will take prosumers and digital media enthusiasts to a new level with content creation and multimedia experiences.
Since the last Maximising Wireless Profit SOHO report was written in 2009, there has been a rapid growth in the penetration of smartphones in this segment, as well as the rise in numbers of a group of white-collar professionals that source their own mobile communications equipment but use it in the course of their employment within companies of all sizes - prosumers.
Consumer co-ownership in re citizen energy has proved successful in engaging consumers in financing res, Thus becoming prosumers which in turn induced positive behavioural changes in energy consumption.
The Astra 4450 ships with everything consumers, prosumers and SOHO users need to scan right out of the box.
OZ's market research shows that prosumers want easy-to-use, mobile access to all their email, all the time, but want to avoid the costs and complications of "enterprise" mobile email.
The My Cloud EX2 Ultra NAS is designed from the ground up for creative professionals and prosumers that need to automatically sync content across computers, easily share files and folders and enjoy multiple backup options so they can create their own personalized digital library with ease.
Divio is also targeting the mass-market adoption of DV by enabling video professionals, prosumers and consumers to easily transform high-quality video from analog to digital and digital to analog.