FireWire is making gains into the consumer electronics markets, according to a report released by the research firm In-Stat/MDR. The report notes that in 2001 more consumer products were shipped than PC-based products. In-Stat/MDR also found that the total number of FireWire devices grew by 33 percent to over 46 million units in 2001, and predicts the solid growth will continue with total FireWire devices growing by 21 percent in 2002.