NEW YORK, March 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue: Southern Cone Markets for HMI and Industrial PCshttp://www.reportlinker.com/p01120887/Southern-Cone-Markets-for-HMI-and-Industrial-PCs.html#utm_source=prnewswire&utm_medium=pr&utm_campaign=Personal_Computer_and_ServerStrong Potential for Growth Fueled by Economic Development This research service aims to provide an insight into the human-machine interface (HMI) equipment and industrial personal computer (IPC) market, with a focus on the Southern Cone region of South America. The study discusses the factors driving and restraining the growth in this market and presents a revenue forecasts. The base year is 2011, and the forecast period is 2012 to 2016. The study sheds light on the main distribution channels and their proportional participation on the revenue flow chain. The most important end-user segments and the competitive environment are analyzed to highlight opportunities and trends in this market. •The Southern Cone human-machine interface (HMI) market is expected to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of X percent from 2011 to 2016, reaching $X million in 2016.•An HMI average price in 2011 was $X and is expected to remain constant.•This market sold X units in 2011, and is expected to sell Xunits by 2016, following the same growth rate then revenue.•The top three market participants had a market-share concentration of 65.6 percent in 2011.•From the customer's point of view, the most relevant purchasing criteria taken into consideration for this specific product are price and delivery time.•Although the Southern Cone HMI market remains small in terms of revenue and growth, it shows strong potential as automation processes are becoming more popular in achieving higher productivity in the region.•The Southern Cone industrial personal computer (IPC) market is small and undeveloped but is expected to grow at a CAGR of X percent from 2011 to 2016, reaching $X million at the end of the study period.•Asian manufacturers had the biggest market share— percent—in 2011. Advantech and Siemens presence also had notable presences.•From the customer's point of view, the most relevant purchasing factors are after-sales and brand.•Although the Southern Cone IPC market is not important as measured by revenue or growth rate, it might offer some interesting opportunities as the automation culture in the region evolves.