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Home Media Servers - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: April 2013
  • Region: Global
  • 141 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

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 2010 through 2018. Also, a six-year historic analysis is provided for these markets. The report profiles 52 companies including many key and niche players such as Apple, Inc., Autonomic Controls, Inc., Axentra Corporation, Boxee, Inc., Buffalo Technologies, CyberLink Corp., Dell Inc., DISH Network Corporation, Hewlett-Packard Company, Kaleidescape, Inc., Logitech International S.A., Microsoft Corporation, NETGEAR, Inc., Panasonic Corporation, Performance Personal Computers, Prism Media Products Limited, Roku, Inc., Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., Sling Media, Inc., Sony Corporation, Synology, Inc., TiVo Inc., Toshiba Corporation, VidaBox, LLC, Vizio, Inc., and Western Digital Corporation. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs.

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HOME MEDIA SERVERS

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

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

II. Executive Summary

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

Table 2: World Market for Mobile Handsets by Technology -
Percentage Breakdown of Annual Sales Volume for 2G, 2.5G, 3G,
3.5G, and 3.9G Enabled Handsets for Years 2013& 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3

Table 3: Global Market for Smartphones: Breakdown of Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2011, 2013E & 2015E
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-3
Rapid Growth in Home Digital Media Content - Business Case for
Home Media Servers II-3
Entertainment Content Lead Smartphone Storage: A Review II-4
Rapid Growth in Home Networks Sets Perfect Platform for Growth
in Home Media Servers Market II-5
Table 4: 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 2015
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-6
China Leads the Race with Highest Number of Wired Broadband
Subscriptions II-6
Table 5: World Wired (Fixed) Broadband Industry (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Number of Subscriptions for Leading
10 Countries (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Table 6: World Wired (Fixed) Broadband Industry (2010):
Penetration Rate (in %) for 10 Leading Countries (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7
Wireless Home Networks Only Add to Media Sharing Convenience II-7
Table 7: World Wi-Fi Network Industry (2011): Penetration
Rate (in %) for 10 Leading Countries (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-8
Current & Future Analysis II-8
Developing Markets to Lend Traction II-9
From Computers to Dedicated Devices - Platform List for Home
Media Services Continues to Expand II-9
STB and CE Devices to Find Considerable Demand as Home Media
Servers II-9
Increased Competition among Telecom Service Providers to
Accelerate STB-Media Server Deployments II-9
Network Digital Video Recorders Versus Home Media Servers II-10
Video Game Consoles as Media Servers II-11
NAS Devices - Optimally Positioned to Serve as a Media Server II-11
Cost Benefits Spur NAS Popularity II-12
Declining Cost of Digital Storage Devices to Trans form Home
Media Server into Mass Market Proposition II-12
From Device Manufacturers to Television Service Providers -
Entire Home Entertainment Industry Bets on Home Media Servers II-13
Digital Home Entertainment Market Expected to Witness Robust
Growth - A Summary II-13

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-14
An Introduction II-14
Definition II-14
Hardware Requirement II-14
Software/Operating System Requirement II-15
How Do Home Media Servers Operate? II-15
Digital Living Network Alliance - A Home Media Server
Certification II-15
Advantages II-15
Product Categories II-16
Multimedia PCs II-16
Set-top Box Media Servers II-16
Network Attached Storage (NAS) II-16
High-end Media Servers II-17
Other Devices II-17

3. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-18
ZyXEL Communications Introduces NSA300 Range of Media Servers II-18
Verizon Communications Introduces Home Media Server II-18
Imerge Introduces MS1-3D Home Entertainment Media Server II-18
Toshiba Unveils Regza Home Media Server II-19
Microsoft Unveils DSP Version of Windows Home Server 2011 in
Japan II-19
Viridian PC Systems Introduces VS-4HA Colorado Edition 0tb
Home Server II-20
Kaleidescape Launches Blu-ray Movie Server II-20
Kaleidescape Introduces Cinema One DVD Server II-21
NETGEAR® Rolls Out ReadyNAS Ultra Plus Range of Home Media
Servers II-21
Mechdyne U.K. and Digital Projection International Unveil
Dimension 3D Servers II-21
ZyXEL Communications Launches ZyXEL NSA221 Media Server II-22
Hewlett-Packard Unveils New Models of HP MediaSmart Home Servers II-23
NETGEAR Introduces NETGEAR Stora Network Attached Storage Device II-23
Synology® to Unveil DLNA Compliant Synology Disk Station Media
Server II-23
Okoro Media Systems Introduces 2009 RK Digital Entertainment
Servers II-24
Acer Introduces easyStore AH340-UA230N II-24
VIA Technologies Rolls Out VB8002 Mini-ITX Board II-24
International Business Machines Unveils IBM XIV Storage Server II-25
VidaBox Introduces RoomClient SE Windows Media Center Device II-25
Hewlett-Packard Rolls Out New HP MediaSmart Server II-25
AsusTek Computer Unveils Eee PC D200 Home Media Server II-26

4. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-27
Apple, Inc. (US) II-27
Autonomic Controls, Inc. (US) II-27
Axentra Corporation (Canada) II-27
Boxee, Inc. (US) II-28
Buffalo Technologies (US) II-28
CyberLink Corp. (Taiwan) II-29
Dell Inc (US) II-29
DISH Network Corporation (US) II-30
Hewlett-Packard Company (US) II-30
Kaleidescape, Inc. (US) II-30
Logitech International S.A. (Switzerland) II-31
Microsoft Corporation (US) II-31
NETGEAR, Inc. (US) II-32
Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-32
Performance Personal Computers (US) II-33
Prism Media Products Limited (UK) II-33
Roku, Inc. (US) II-33
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (South Korea) II-34
Sling Media, Inc. (US) II-34
Sony Corporation (Japan) II-35
Synology, Inc. (Taiwan) II-35
TiVo Inc (US) II-36
Toshiba Corporation (Japan) II-36
VidaBox, LLC (US) II-37
Vizio, Inc. (US) II-37
Western Digital Corporation (US) II-38

5. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-39
Table 8: 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 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-39

Table 9: 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 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-40

Table 10: World 15-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 2004, 2012, and 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-41

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 11: US Music Market (2011): Percentage Share
Breakdown of Revenue by Segment - Digital, Physical and
Performance Rights. (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 12: US Mobile Communications Market (2012): Breakdown
Technology Penetration Levels (%) for Mobile Devices,
Personal Computers, and Mobile Internet Subscribers
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Product Launches III-3
Key Players III-6
B.Market Analytics III-14
Table 13: US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

Table 14: US Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-15

2. CANADA III-16
A.Market Analysis III-16
Current and Future Analysis III-16
Key Player III-16
B.Market Analytics III-17
Table 15: Canadian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-17

Table 16: Canadian Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

3. JAPAN III-19
A.Market Analysis III-19
Current & Future Analysis III-19
Product Launches III-19
Key Players III-20
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 17: Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 18: Japanese Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-23

4. EUROPE III-24
Market Analysis III-24
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 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

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 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 21: European 15-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 2004, 2012, and 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

4a. FRANCE III-27
Market Analysis III-27
Table 22: French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-27

Table 23: French Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-28

4b. GERMANY III-29
Market Analysis III-29
Table 24: German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 25: German Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-30

4c. ITALY III-31
Market Analysis III-31
Table 26: Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis
for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million
for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 27: Italian Historic Review for Home Media Servers
with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through
2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-33
A.Market Analysis III-33
Current & Future Analysis III-33
Product Launches III-33
Key Player III-34
B.Market Analytics III-35
Table 28: UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for
Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-35

Table 29: UK Historic Review for Home Media Servers with
Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-37
A.Market Analysis III-37
Current & Future Analysis III-37
Key Player III-37
B.Market Analytics III-38
Table 30: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-38

Table 31: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-39

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-40
A.Market Analysis III-40
Current & Future Analysis III-40
Asia-Pacific - The Fastest Growing Regional Market for Home
Media Servers III-40
Key Statistical Findings III-40
Table 32: Global Laptop/Notebook PC Market (2008 & 2015):
Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Region
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-40

Table 33: World Market for Smartphones (2013E): Breakdown
of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-41
Product Launches III-41
Key Players III-44
B.Market Analytics III-46
Table 34: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 35: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-47

6. MIDDLE EAST III-48
Market Analysis III-48
Table 36: Middle Eastern Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-48

Table 37: Middle Eastern Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-49

7. REST OF WORLD III-50
Market Analysis III-50
Table 38: Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future
Analysis for Home Media Servers with Annual Revenues in US$
Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-50

Table 39: Rest of World Historic Review for Home Media
Servers with Annual Revenues in US$ Million for Years 2004
through 2009 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 52

The United States (34)
Canada (1)
Japan (3)
Europe (8)
- France (2)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (6)

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