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Global Home Media Servers Industry

  • March 2015
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  • Global Industry Analysts
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  • 144 pages

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Media Servers in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2014 through 2020. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 47 companies including many key and niche players such as -

Apple, Inc.
Autonomic Controls, Inc.
Axentra Corporation
Crestron Electronics Inc.
CyberLink Corp.

Table Of Contents

Global Home Media Servers Industry



I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY and PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1
Disclaimers I-2
Data Interpretation and Reporting Level I-2
Quantitative Techniques and Analytics I-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3


II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Home Media Servers - A Prelude II-1
Electronic Devices with Embedded Home Networking Technologies
to Fuel Growth II-2
Opportunity Indicators: II-3
Table 1: Global Market for Internet Ready Mobile Devices
(2010, 2012 and 2015E) - Breakdown of Annual Sales (in US$
billion) by Product Segment - Laptop/Notebook PC,
Smartphones, and Tablet PCs (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 2: Global Market for Smartphones: Breakdown of Annual
Sales Figures in Billion Units for Years 2010, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Rapid Growth in Home Digital Media Content - Business Case for
Home Media Servers II-4
Entertainment Content Lead Smartphone Storage: A Review II-4
Rapid Growth in Home Networks Sets Growth in Home Media
Servers Market II-5
Table 3: World 6-Year Perspective for Home Networks by Device
Type - Percentage Breakdown of Number of Nodes of Consumer
Electronics, Mobile and Portable Consumer Electronics, and
Data and Communications for Years 2010, 2012, and 2015E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
Smart Homes Open New Opportunities for Media Servers II-6
Opportunity Indicator: II-7
Table 4: Global Home automation Products Market -
Geographic Regions Ranked by CAGR for 2013-2020: China,
Brazil, Russia, India, the US, the UK, France, Germany,
Canada, Italy, Spain, and Japan (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-7
China Leads the Race with Highest Number of Wired Broadband
Subscriptions II-8
Key Statistical Data: II-8
Table 5: Global Broadband Market (2014): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Number of Fixed Broadband Subscriptions by
Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-8

Table 6: Global Broadband Market (2014): Penetration Rate
(in %) of Fixed Broadband Connections for Top 15 Countries
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-9
Wireless Home Networks Only Add to Media Sharing Convenience II-9
Developed Nations: Major Revenue Contributors for Home Media
Servers Market II-10
Developing Markets to Lend Traction to Market Growth II-10
Rising Standards of Living Fuel Market Expansion in
Developing Regions II-10
Growth in Demand for Better Provisioned Houses Augur Well for
Market Growth II-11
Table 7: Total Population Worldwide: Percentage Breakdown by
Urban and Rural Population for the Years 1950-2050P (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-12
Economic Strength of Global Middle Class Infuses Additional
Agility II-12
Table 8: Global Middle Class Population by Geographic Region:
Percentage Share Breakdown for 2010, 2020P and 2030P (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-13
From Computers to Dedicated Devices - Platform List for Home
Media Services Continues to Expand II-13
STB and CE Devices to Find Considerable Demand as Home Media
Servers II-14
Increased Competition among Telecom Service Providers to
Accelerate STB-Media Server Deployments II-14
Network Digital Video Recorders Versus Home Media Servers II-15
Video Game Consoles as Media Servers II-15
NAS Devices - Optimally Positioned to Serve as a Media Server II-16
Cost Benefits Spur NAS Popularity II-17
Declining Cost of Digital Storage Devices to Transform Home
Media Server II-17
Digital Home Entertainment Market to Witness Growth II-18
Online Marketplace: The New Distribution Vertical II-18
Market Outlook II-18

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-19
An Introduction II-19
Definition II-19
Hardware Requirement II-19
Software/Operating System Requirement II-20
How Do Home Media Servers Operate? II-20
Digital Living Network Alliance - A Home Media Server
Certification II-20
Advantages II-20
Product Categories II-21
Multimedia PCs II-21
Set-top Box Media Servers II-21
Network Attached Storage (NAS) II-22
High-end Media Servers II-22
Other Devices II-22

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-23
Verizon to Launch New Video Media Server II-23
Advantech Rolls Out HVS-9600 Networked Media Server II-23
ChipSiP Technology Unveils Smart Home Server II-23
RMV AV MediaNet Unveils RipServe Madbox Server II-23
Samsung Electronics Takes Over Boxee II-23
Splashtop Inks Partnership with Amahi II-23
USL Rolls Out CMS-2200 Cinema HFR Media Server II-24
Baetis Audio Launches Revolution II Media Server II-24
Baetis Audio Launches Baetis XRâ„¢ Media Server II-24
Corsair Components Introduces Voyager Air II-24
Motorola and Verizon Develop Motorola Medios+ VMS1100 Media
Server II-24
Dataton Unveils WATCHPAXâ„¢ Media Server II-24
Samsung Electronics Rolls Out HomeSync Android Media Center II-24
Verizon Communications Introduces New Home Media Server II-25
ZyXEL Communications Introduces NSA300 Range of Media Servers II-25

4. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-26
Apple, Inc. (US) II-26
Autonomic Controls, Inc. (US) II-26
Axentra Corporation (Canada) II-27
Crestron Electronics Inc. (US) II-27
CyberLink Corp. (Taiwan) II-27
Kaleidescape, Inc. (US) II-28
Logitech International S.A. (Switzerland) II-28
Pace plc (UK) II-29
Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-29
Prism Media Products Limited (UK) II-29
ReQuest, Inc. (US) II-30
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-30
Sling Media, Inc. (US) II-30
Sony Corporation (Japan) II-31
Synology, Inc. (Taiwan) II-32
TiVo, Inc. (US) II-32
VidaBox, LLC (US) II-32
Vizio, Inc. (US) II-33
Western Digital Corporation (US) II-33

5. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-34
Table 9: World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Home Media Servers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East, and Rest
of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-34

Table 10: World Historic Review for Home Media Servers by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East, and Rest of World Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2007 through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-35

Table 11: World 14-Year Perspective for Home Media Servers by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Revenues for US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East, and Rest of World Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-36


III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Current and Future Analysis III-1
Changing Media Consumption Habits Favors Home Media Servers
Market III-1
Key Statistical Findings III-2
Table 12: US Music Market (2014): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenues by Segment (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-2
Product Launches III-2
Strategic Corporate Developments III-3
Select Players III-4
B.Market Analytics III-8
Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-8

Table 14: US Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-9

2. CANADA III-10
A.Market Analysis III-10
Current and Future Analysis III-10
Axentra Corporation - A Key Canadian Player III-10
B.Market Analytics III-11
Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-11

Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-12

3. JAPAN III-13
A.Market Analysis III-13
Current and Future Analysis III-13
Select Players III-13
B.Market Analytics III-15
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-15

Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4. EUROPE III-17
Market Analysis III-17
Table 19: European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers by Region/Country - France, Germany,
Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2014 through
2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 20: European Historic Review for Home Media Servers by
Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Revenues
in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

Table 21: European 14-Year Perspective for Home Media
Servers by Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of
Revenues for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe
Markets for Years 2007, 2015 and 2020 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-19

4a. FRANCE III-20
Market Analysis III-20
Table 22: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-20

Table 23: French Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-21

4b. GERMANY III-22
Market Analysis III-22
Table 24: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 25: German Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4c. ITALY III-24
Market Analysis III-24
Table 26: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 27: Italian Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through
2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-26
A.Market Analysis III-26
Current and Future Analysis III-26
Select Players III-26
B.Market Analytics III-27
Table 28: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 29: UK Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2013
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-29
A.Market Analysis III-29
Current and Future Analysis III-29
Product Launch III-29
Logitech International S.A. - A Key Player III-29
B.Market Analytics III-30
Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-32
A.Market Analysis III-32
The Fastest Growing Regional Market III-32
Product Launches III-32
Select Players III-33
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 32: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 33: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

6. MIDDLE EAST III-37
Market Analysis III-37
Table 34: Middle Eastern Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-37

Table 35: Middle Eastern Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-38

7. REST OF WORLD III-39
Market Analysis III-39
Table 36: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2014 through 2020 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-39

Table 37: Rest of World Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2007
through 2013 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40


IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 47 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 49)

The United States (30)
Canada (1)
Japan (4)
Europe (5)
- France (1)
- The United Kingdom (1)
- Rest of Europe (3)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (9)

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