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Home Audio Equipment - Global Strategic Business Report

  • Published: November 2012
  • Region: Global
  • 716 Pages
  • Global Industry Analysts, Inc

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Audio Equipment in US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theater in a Box, and Home Radios. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, Middle East & Africa, and Latin America. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2010 through 2018. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets.

The report profiles 116 companies including many key and niche players such as:

- Akai
- Bose Corporation
- Boston Acoustics
- Creative Technologies Ltd.
- Denon Electronics (USA) LLC
- Harman International Industries Inc.
- JVC KENWOOD Holdings Inc.
- Koninklijke ("Royal") Philips Electronics NV
- LG Electronics
- Nakamichi Corporation
- Onkyo Corporation
- Panasonic Corporation
- Sanyo Electric Co Ltd.
- Pioneer Corporation
- Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc.
- Polk Audio
- Samsung Group
- Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.
- Sharp Corp.
- Sony Corporation
- Velodyne Acoustics Inc.
- VOXX International Corporation
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HOME AUDIO EQUIPMENT - 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-2
Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3
1. Home Audio Systems I-3
2. Home Audio Separate Components I-3
3. Home Theatre in a Box (HTiB) I-4
4. Home Radios I-4

II. Executive Summary

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1
Is Home Audio Equipment Market Recession Proof? II-1
A Quick Market Primer II-1
Home Audio Equipment Market - Mature yet Bustling with Activity II-2
Feature-Rich Devices Augment Product Uptake II-2
Competition II-3
Factors Influencing the Market II-3
Trends and Issues II-3
Price Deflation - An Endemic Feature of Consumer Electronics
Industry II-3
Technological Innovations and Developments Stimulate Growth
in Audio Industry II-3
Alternate Home Audio Solutions Gather Momentum II-4
Global Soundbar Shipments on the Rise II-4
The Rise of Wireless Streaming II-4
AirPlay to Revolutionize Consumer Audio II-5
Formation of RF4CE II-5
Component Speakers Adapting to Challenging Market Scenario II-5
Networking: A Prolific Aspect of Home Audio Equipment II-6
Networked Home Audio Equipment Post Sturdy Gains II-6
CHAD and Internet Radio are the ‘Talk of the Town' II-7
Innovative Music Storage Options to Phase- out Compact Disc
Concept II-7
Alternative Technologies Sabotage Popularity of Radio II-7
Music Apps to Revolutionize Home Audio Market II-8
Bluetooth Adds a Zing Factor to Home Audio II-8
Audio Return Channel: A Useful Feature for the HDTVs II-8
Demand for High Quality Audio Systems on the Rise II-8
Innovation in Full Swing in the HTiB Market II-9
Loudspeakers Rise in Popularity II-9
Digital Radios Register Strong Growth II-10
Free and Low Cost Alternatives Threaten Home Audio Equipment
Market II-11
DVD Players & DVD Recorders Win Attractive Gains II-11
HD Audio Systems Enhance Internet Content II-11
AV Installers - Gearing Up II-12
Recordable DVD camcorders- The ‘In-thing' II-12
Home Audio Manufacturers Inspired by the iPod II-12
Product Differentiation is the Success Story II-12
Home Theatre Systems to go Wireless II-13
Problem Facing Wireless Components II-13
Development of Custom-Designed CDs Boosts Industry Growth II-13
Satellite Boomboxes Hit the Market II-13
Optical Amplifiers Post Substantial Growth II-14
Consumer Behavior II-14
Buyer Behavior towards Audio Systems II-14
Types of Home-Theatre Consumers II-14
First-Time Buyers II-14
Do-it-Yourselfers II-15
Old Component Owners II-15

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16
Product Segments II-16
Home Audio Systems II-16
Compact Audio Systems II-16
MP3 II-16
Compact Systems with Home Theatre Surround Sound II-16
Eye Appeal Drives Microsystems II-16
Rack Systems II-17
Cassette Deck II-17
Principle of Operation II-17
Bias II-17
Equalization II-17
Motor II-17
Tape Head II-17
Wow and Flutter II-18
Dolby Noise Reduction II-18
Types of Dolby Noise Reduction II-18
Dolby A II-18
Dolby B and C II-18
Dolby S II-19
Separate Components II-19
Traditional Separate Components to Keep Pace with Digital Era II-19
Upgrades to Check Obsolescence II-19
Frequency Response Range of Audio Products II-20
CD Players II-20
CD-Recorders and ‘Mega' Changers Lead the Way II-20
Technological Journey of CD Players II-20
Awave ACDR II-21
Features II-21
Video DVD Players II-21
Audio & Video DVD Players II-21
Audio DVD Players II-21
CD Audio players II-21
Mini Disc Players II-22
Home Speakers II-22
Development of Home Friendly Speakers II-22
Subwoofers II-22
Speaker Designs II-23
Receivers II-23
Stereo Receivers II-24
Amplifiers II-24
Surround Processor II-24
Set-Top Boxes II-24
Microphones II-25
Home Theatre II-25
Audio/Video Receiver Acts as Control Center II-26
Multiple Speakers Impart Rich, Room- Filling Sound II-26
Conversion of Old Entertainment Components into a Home-Theatre II-26
Room Type and Size is not a Limiting Factor for Home Theatre
Sound II-27
The Need for Home-Theatre-in-a-Box (HTiB) II-27
Home-Theatre-in-a-Box (HTiB) Systems II-27
Home Radio II-27
Discovery of Radio II-27
Internet Radios II-27
Customer Base II-28
Satellite Radio Services for Home Users II-28

3. DISTRIBUTION II-29
Specialty Stores II-29
Department Stores, Discount Stores or Catalog Showrooms II-29
Manufacturers to Gain Direct Access to Consumers through
Internet Distribution II-29
Traditional Retailer Services Continue to Play Crucial Role II-29

4. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS II-30
Yamaha Launches New Home-Theatre- in-a-Box Systems II-30
Intex Technologies Unveils Sound Bar Marvel 250 II-30
Samsung Launches New Home Theatre Systems and Speaker Docks II-30
Steinway Lyngdorf Introduces S-Series Audio System II-31
Polk Audio Introduces New Sound Bar Systems II-31
Armour Home Electronics Introduces Wi-Fi Radio II-31
Pioneer Electronics Launches Elite VSX-60 and VSX-42 Receivers II-32
Samsung Unveils its Latest Home Entertainment Systems II-32
Philips Introduces Latest Range of CitiScape Headphones II-33
Panasonic Rolls Out SC-HTB350, SC-HTB20 and SC-HTB550 Home
Theatre System Models II-33
Harman Kardon Launches BDS x70 Speaker Series and SB 30
Soundbar System II-34
Sony Launches HT-CT260 and the HT-CT60, Home Theatres with
Virtual Surround Sound Systems II-34
CROON Audio Unveils “The Original” Sound System II-34
Sony Rolls Out GPX Line Home Audio Mini-Systems in Jamaica II-35
Sony Introduces 3D Blu-ray Home Theatre System II-35
Crest Audio® Launches NX Dante-8™ Nexsys® Control Module II-35
Proficient Audio Systems Unveils MaxTV™ MT2 Under-TV Audio System II-35
SpeakerCraft Rolls Out SYNERGi Wireless Music System II-36
Onkyo Unveils RBX-500 iLunar Dock Music System II-36
Trinnov Audio Introduces Magnitude32 Home Theatre Processor II-36
Koninklijke Philips Electronics Introduces Home Theatre
Systems, Docking Speakers and GoGEAR II-37
Pioneer India Introduces LX Series Audio Video Receivers and
Home Theatre Packages II-37
Scosche Industries Launches BoomStream Bluetooth 2.1 Portable
Speaker II-38
Walker Audio Unveils Optimization Expertise in Analog and
Digital Systems II-38
Onkyo Unveils ABX-N300 iOnly Stream II-38
Onkyo Unveils CR-N755 II-38
Yamaha Launches New YAS-101 Soundbar II-38
Onkyo Launches HT-S7500 and HT-S6500 Home Theatre Systems II-39
LG Electronics Introduces BH9520TW Home Theatre Systems in
Pakistan II-39
Bose Launches Wave Music System III and Wave Radio III II-39
Samsung to Launch New Range of Audio Dock and Home Theatre
Systems II-40
Samsung Rolls Out New Home Theatre Systems Range II-40
Pioneer Electronics Launches New Range of Audio-Video Receivers II-40
Harman International Industries Launches BDS Range of Home
Theatre Products II-41
Philips Unveils New Fidelio Wireless Speakers Featuring AirPlay® II-41
Philips Launches Portable Blu-ray Player II-41
Philips Introduces New Home Theatre Systems with Smart TV II-42
Philips to Launch Fidelio SoundSphere Docking Speakers II-42
Pioneer Unveils Its Versions of the AirPlay- Equipped Home
Systems II-43
Onkyo Launches HT-S3400 and HT-S5400, Two New HTiB Systems II-43
LG Launches LSB316, With a HD Subwoofer and Sound Bar II-43
Bose Launches CineMate 1 SR and Lifestyle 135 II-43
Onkyo Launches New Audio Products II-44
Klipsch Launches Klipsch Gallery G-17 Air II-44
Philips Unveils HTS9520 Home Theatre System II-45
Creative Launches ZiiSound Dx Series Wireless Modular Speakers II-45
Harman Launches JBL Cinema 500 and JBL Cinema 300, Two Home
Theatre Sound Systems II-45
Aperion Audio Unveils the Aperion Verus Forte Speakers II-45
Harman Kardon Introduces SB16 Home Theatre Soundbar System II-46
Gefen Launches GefenTV Home Theatre Audio Processor II-46
Hansong Launches Wireless Audio Hub Supporting 7.1 Home
Theatre Speaker Systems II-46

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS IN THE RECENT PAST - A
PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-48
Pioneer Unveils Four Novel Home Theatre Systems for the
Japanese Market II-48
Panasonic Launches SC-ZT2, A 3D-enabled Wireless Home Theatre
Audio System II-48
Sony Releases 3D-Compatible Home Theatre Systems and Sound Bars II-48
Panasonic Launches Its 2010 Line of Blu-ray Home Theatres II-48
Samsung Unveils New Soundbars, HW-C450 and HW-C451 for Its
Home Theatre Range II-48
Sony Launches 2.1 and 5.1 Channel Home Cinema Packages II-49
Aperion to Launch Aperion Intimus 4T Summit Wireless 5.1 II-49
Philips Launches Philips Wall Theatre Systems II-49
Logitech Launches Z506 Surround Sound Speakers II-50
Sony Launches Blu-ray Disc Player and ES Series AV Receivers II-50
Polk Launches LSiM Series Home Audio Speakers II-51
LG Electronics Unleashes LSB316 HD Sound Bar II-51
Woodbridge Stereo/Video/Integration Launches KEF's Home
Theatre Speakers II-52
Yamaha Unveils YHT-494 Home Theatre II-52
Onkyo Releases HTX-22HDX HD Home Cinema System II-52
Texas Instruments Introduces TAS5631 and TAS5630 Class D Audio
Amplifiers II-53
Denon Launches Home Theatre Solution DHT-1311XP II-53
Onkyo Introduces HT-S9300THX Home Theatre System II-54
Onkyo Unveils HT-S7300 and HT-S6300 Home Theatre Solutions II-54
Bose Unveils Lifestyle Home Theatre Sound Systems II-55
Leon Speakers Launches Home Audio Systems II-55
Creative Unveils New Wireless Audio Solutions II-55
DTS Introduces DTS Envelo Headphone™ and DTS Envelo Speaker™
Technologies II-56
Kenwood Unveils Two Novel Amateur Radio Transceivers II-56
Sharp Introduces Advanced Home-Theatre- In-A-Box System II-56
Yamaha Launches Advanced Digital Sound Projectors II-57
Onkyo to Unveil New Home Theatre Products II-57
Panasonic Unveils Wireless Home Theatre Audio System II-57
Denon Introduces S-5BD System II-58
Vtech® Communications Introduces IS9181 II-58
JVC to Launch Home Theatre in a Box II-58
JVC Launches AC/DC RAP-51 and NX-PN10 II-58
Cisco Unveils Linksys II-59
Sharp Launches 2.1-Channel Sound Bars II-59
Sharp Unveils Three New iPod Docking Systems II-59
Yamaha Electronics Unveils YHT-S400 Two-Piece Home Theatre
Audio Package II-59
Creative Technology Unveils Creative Inspire™ S2 Speaker System II-60
JVC Kenwood Introduces Home AVC RYOMA II-60
SanDisk Unveils Sansa® Clip+ MP3 Player II-60
Best Buy Rolls out Rocketfish Wireless Home Audio System II-61
Texas Instruments Launches Two New Class- D Audio Amplifier II-61
Best Buy and Sony Introduce ALTUS Product Line II-61
Onkyo Introduces HTiB Systems II-61
Kleer Launches Wireless Audio Module KLR3012 II-62
Vizio Forays into Home Audio Products Market II-62
JVC Introduces XV-BP1 Blu-Ray Disc Player II-62
Monitor Audio Launches Soundbar II-63
Sharp to Roll out XL-DH228NH and XL- DH258NH Audio Systems II-63
Sharp Unveils Sound Bar Models II-63
Sony Introduces Walkman MP3 Players II-63
Sherwood Unveils Soundbars II-63
Pioneer Electronics Introduces A/V Receivers II-64
NAD Electronics Unveils High Definition AV Receivers II-64
Bowers & Wilkins to Introduce Soundbar II-64
JVC Unveils Three Home Theatre Systems II-64
iHome Rolls Out New Range of Home Audio Products II-65
Polk Introduces SoundBar SDA II-65
Miccus Launches BluBridge Product Range II-65
Creative Technology Introduces Silencer™ Audio Technology with
Creative Tournament Gaming Headset HS-1100 II-66
Dolby Introduces Advanced PC Entertainment Experience Program II-66
Dolby Laboratories Launches Dolby® Pulse Audio Technology II-66
Kenwood Corporation to Launch Prodino (CORE-A55) II-66
Kenwood Corporation Introduces AV Control Center II-67
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Launches 7.1 Channel AV Home
Theatre Receivers II-67
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Launches YAS-71 AIR SURROUND
XTREME II-67
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Introduces NS-210 and NS-310
Series Speakers II-67
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Unveils RX-Z7 7.1 AV Home
Theatre Receiver II-68
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Introduces New Series of Home
Theatre Receivers II-68
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Unveils Home-Theatre-in-a-Box
Systems II-69
Yamaha Electronics Corporation Launches MCR-730 and MCR-230 II-69
Altec Lansing Unveils Expressionist™ Ultra II-69
NuVo Technologies to Launch Renovia II-69
UBICOM Unveils Networked Audio Player Reference Design II-70
Sony Launches RHT-G Series of Home Cinema Audio System in TV
Stand II-70

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-71
DTS Takes Over SRS Labs II-71
Yamaha Merges Yamaha Electronics with Yamaha Corporation of
America II-71
GuoGuang Electric and Onkyo Enter into Joint Venture II-71
DTS Joins Hands with Nextreaming II-72
Toshiba Selects Audyssey's Premium Television Sound Technology
for its Range of HC TVs II-72
SMSC Takes Over BridgeCo II-72
Audiovox Takes over Klipsch II-72
Starpower Enters Acquires Kellum II-73
Onkyo Chooses DTS Neo:X™ Technology for TX-NR1009 Home Theatre
Receiver II-73
Audiovox Corporation Undergoes Name Change to VOXX
International Corporation II-73

7. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN THE RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER II-74
Avnera Collaborates with Best Buy to Distribute Wireless Audio
Technology II-74
Focus Enhancements and Hansong Enter into Partnership II-74
DTS Takes Over Neural Audio Corporation II-74
JVC Kenwood Merges Home Audio Operations of Subsidiary Companies II-75
Warrantech and Queen City Enter into Agreement II-75
Mark Levinson, Revel and Lexicon Merges With JBL Professional
to Form High Performance Home A/V II-75

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS II-76
Akai (Singapore) II-76
Bose Corporation (US) II-76
Boston Acoustics (US) II-76
Creative Technologies, Ltd. (Singapore) II-76
Denon Electronics (USA), LLC (US) II-77
Harman International Industries, Inc (US) II-77
JVC KENWOOD Corporation (Japan) II-78
Koninklijke ("Royal") Philips Electronics NV (Netherlands) II-78
LG Electronics (South Korea) II-78
Nakamichi Corporation (Japan) II-79
Onkyo Corporation (Japan) II-79
Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-79
Sanyo Electric Co Ltd (Japan) II-79
Pioneer Corporation (Japan) II-80
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Inc. II-80
Polk Audio (US) II-80
Samsung Group (Korea) II-81
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. (Korea) II-81
Sharp Corp. (Japan) II-81
Sony Corporation (Japan) II-82
Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. (US) II-83
VOXX International Corporation (US) II-83
Klipsch Group, Inc. (US) II-83
Yamaha Corporation (Japan) II-84
Yamaha Corporation of America (US) II-84

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-85
Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-85

Table 2: World Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-86

Table 3: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-87

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-88

Table 5: World Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-89

Table 6: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-90

Table 7: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-91

Table 8: World Historic Review for Home Audio Systems by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-92

Table 9: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Systems by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa and Latin America Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-93

Table 10: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Systems by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,
Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa,
and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual
Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-94

Table 11: World Historic Review for Home Audio Systems by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-95

Table 12: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Systems by
Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-96

Table 13: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Separate Components by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East & Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-97

Table 14: World Historic Review for Home Audio Separate
Components by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-98

Table 15: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Separate
Components by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-99

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Separate Components by Geographic Region - US,
Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle
East & Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-100

Table 17: World Historic Review for Home Audio Separate
Components by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-101

Table 18: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Separate
Components by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets for Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-102

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Theatre in a Box by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &
Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-103

Table 20: World Historic Review for Home Theatre in a Box by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-104

Table 21: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Theatre in a Box
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-105

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Theatre in a Box by Geographic Region - US, Canada,
Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East &
Africa, and Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-106

Table 23: World Historic Review for Home Theatre in a Box by
Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific
(excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America
Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in
US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-107

Table 24: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Theatre in a Box
by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales
for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-108

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Radios by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-109

Table 26: World Historic Review for Home Radios by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-110

Table 27: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Radios by
Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-111

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Radios by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,
Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), Middle East & Africa, and
Latin America Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) II-112

Table 29: World Historic Review for Home Radios by Geographic
Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding
Japan), Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) II-113

Table 30: World 15-Year Perspective for Home Radios by
Geographic Region -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan),
Middle East & Africa, and Latin America Markets for Years
2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) II-114

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1
A.Market Analysis III-1
Outlook III-1
Market Primer III-1
Table 31: Home Audio Component Market in the US (2010):
Percentage Breakdown of Revenues by Category-Component
Speakers, Home Receivers and Other Components (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2

Table 32: US AV Receivers Market (2010): Percentage
Breakdown of Unit Shipments by Price Range (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-2
Competitive Analysis III-2
Top 5 Brands in the Home Audio Equipment Market in the US
(2009): Ranked on the Basis of Market Share III-2
Some Significant Trends in 2010 III-3
MP3-player Docking Speaker Systems Beat Recession III-3
Audio Retailers Target HTiB, 2-Channel Systems for Better Gains III-3
Top 5 Home Audio Equipment Retailers (2012): Ranked on the
Basis of Market Share III-4
Market for Home Theatre in a Box III-4
HTiB and All-in-One Music Systems Sales on Rise III-4
Growth Drivers III-5
Networked Home Audio Products Lure Consumers III-5
DVD Player- The American Favorite III-5
Attractive Designs Fuel Microsystems Sales III-5
Drivers for Audio Components Market III-5
Customizable Music Mixes Fuel Industry Growth III-6
DVD Upgrades Excel Home Theatres Sales III-6
College Students: The Influential Buying Group III-6
Strategic Corporate Developments III-6
Product Innovations/Launches III-9
Key Players III-18
B.Market Analytics III-22
Table 33: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

Table 34: US Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-23

Table 35: US 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-24

Table 36: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-25

Table 37: US Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-26

Table 38: US 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment -Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-27

2. CANADA III-28
A.Market Analysis III-28
Current & Future Analysis III-28
Product Launch III-28
B.Market Analytics III-29
Table 39: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-29

Table 40: Canadian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-30

Table 41: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 42: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

Table 43: Canadian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-33

Table 44: Canadian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-34

3. JAPAN III-35
A.Market Analysis III-35
Outlook III-35
Strong Growth Patterns on Cards III-35
Japanese Manufacturers Shift Production Bases III-35
Exports & Import Notes III-35
Strategic Corporate Development III-36
Product Innovations/Launches III-36
Key Players III-39
B.Market Analytics III-43
Table 45: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-43

Table 46: Japanese Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-44

Table 47: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-45

Table 48: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-46

Table 49: Japanese Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-47

Table 50: Japanese 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-48

4. EUROPE III-49
A.Market Analysis III-49
Outlook III-49
“Digitalization” Is the Name of the Game III-49
A Gloomy Outlook for the Soundbar Demand in Europe III-49
Regulations in European Union III-50
Effect of the Eurozone Crisis on the Home Audio Equipment
Market III-50
B.Market Analytics III-51
Table 51: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-51

Table 52: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-52

Table 53: European Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, United
Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-53

Table 54: European Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-54

Table 55: European 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-55

Table 56: European 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-56

Table 57: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Geographic Region - France,
Germany, Italy, United Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of
Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-57

Table 58: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis
for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-58

Table 59: European Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Geographic Region - France, Germany, Italy, United
Kingdom, Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-59

Table 60: European Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-60

Table 61: European 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom,
Spain, Russia and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2004,
2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-61

Table 62: European 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-62

4a. FRANCE III-63
A.Market Analysis III-63
Current & Future Analysis III-63
Product Launch III-63
B.Market Analytics III-64
Table 63: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-64

Table 64: French Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-65

Table 65: French 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-66

Table 66: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-67

Table 67: French Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-68

Table 68: French 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-69

4b. GERMANY III-70
A.Market Analysis III-70
Current & Future Analysis III-70
B.Market Analytics III-70
Table 69: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-70

Table 70: German Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-71

Table 71: German 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-72

Table 72: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-73

Table 73: German Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-74

Table 74: German 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-75

4c. ITALY III-76
A.Market Analysis III-76
Current & Future Analysis III-76
B.Market Analytics III-77
Table 75: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-77

Table 76: Italian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-78

Table 77: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-79

Table 78: Italian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-80

Table 79: Italian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-81

Table 80: Italian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-82

4d. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-83
A.Market Analysis III-83
Current & Future Analysis III-83
Product Launch III-83
B.Market Analytics III-84
Table 81: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010 through 2018
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-84

Table 82: UK Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-85

Table 83: UK 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for Years 2004, 2011
& 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-86

Table 84: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through 2018 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-87

Table 85: UK Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-88

Table 86: UK 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio Equipment by
Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for Years 2004, 2011 &
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-89

4e. SPAIN III-90
A.Market Analysis III-90
Current & Future Analysis III-90
B.Market Analytics III-90
Table 87: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-90

Table 88: Spanish Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-91

Table 89: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-92

Table 90: Spanish Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-93

Table 91: Spanish Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-94

Table 92: Spanish 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-95

4f. RUSSIA III-96
A.Market Analysis III-96
Current & Future Analysis III-96
B.Market Analytics III-96
Table 93: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-96

Table 94: Russian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand
Units for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-97

Table 95: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-98

Table 96: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for
Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio
Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a
Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-99

Table 97: Russian Historic Review for Home Audio Equipment
by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets
Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$
Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes corresponding
Graph/Chart) III-100

Table 98: Russian 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-101

4g. REST OF EUROPE III-102
A.Market Analysis III-102
Current & Future Analysis III-102
A Peek into the Swedish Media Player Docks Market III-102
Strategic Corporate Development III-102
Product Launches III-102
Key Players III-105
B.Market Analytics III-106
Table 99: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-106

Table 100: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-107

Table 101: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-108

Table 102: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-109

Table 103: Rest of Europe Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-110

Table 104: Rest of Europe 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-111

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-112
A.Market Analysis III-112
Outlook III-112
Growing Demand for Audio Docks III-112
Focus on Select Markets III-112
China III-112
Market Primer III-112
Table 105: Percentage Breakdown of Volume Audio Equipment
Shipments in China by Category: (2010) (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-113
Microphones: A Lucrative Component Market III-113
Regulations in the Chinese Market III-114
Philippines III-114
Market Primer III-114
Hong Kong III-114
Digitalization in the AV Equipment III-114
AV Market Relies on Imports of Components III-115
Sales Channels III-115
Market Trends III-115
Nothing but the ‘Best' III-115
Prime Sourcing Center for Premium Products III-116
Producers Shift Production Plants to Chinese Mainland III-116
Focus on ODM III-116
Regulations Governing AV Equipment Trade III-116
Parts and Accessories Lead Hong Kong' A/V Exports III-117
India III-117
Home Audio Market Poised for Growth III-117
Low-End Audio Equipment Register Stagnant Growth III-117
Growing Preference for Superior Technology Products III-117
Strategic Corporate Development III-118
Product Launches III-118
Key Players III-120
B.Market Analytics III-122
Table 106: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-122

Table 107: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-123

Table 108: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment -Percentage Breakdown of Volume
Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-124

Table 109: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Market
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-125

Table 110: Asia-Pacific Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-126

Table 111: Asia-Pacific 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-127

6. MIDDLE EAST AND AFRICA III-128
A.Market Analysis III-128
Outlook III-128
Market Snapshots III-128
Review of Select Markets III-128
South Africa III-128
B.Market Analytics III-129
Table 112: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment -
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for
Years 2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-129

Table 113: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-130

Table 114: Middle East & Africa 15-Year Perspective for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment -Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-131

Table 115: Middle East & Africa Recent Past, Current &
Future Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment -
Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home
Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently
Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years
2010 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-132

Table 116: Middle East & Africa Historic Review for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems,
Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and
Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-133

Table 117: Middle East & Africa 15-Year Perspective for Home
Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-134

7. LATIN AMERICA III-135
A.Market Analysis III-135
Current & Future Analysis III-135
Analysis by Select Markets III-135
Mexico III-135
B.Market Analytics III-136
Table 118: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2010
through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-136

Table 119: Latin America Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in Thousand Units for Years 2004 through 2009
(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-137

Table 120: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Volume Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-138

Table 121: Latin America Recent Past, Current & Future
Analysis for Home Audio Equipment by Product Segment - Home
Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre
in a Box and Home Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with
Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2010 through
2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-139

Table 122: Latin America Historic Review for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Home Audio Systems, Home
Audio Separate Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home
Radio Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales
Figures in US$ Million for Years 2004 through 2009 (includes
corresponding Graph/Chart) III-140

Table 123: Latin America 15-Year Perspective for Home Audio
Equipment by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of
Dollar Sales for Home Audio Systems, Home Audio Separate
Components, Home Theatre in a Box and Home Radio Markets for
Years 2004, 2011 & 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-141

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 116 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - (153)

The United States (64)
Canada (2)
Japan (13)
Europe (35)
- France (2)
- Germany (10)
- The United Kingdom (12)
- Italy (3)
- Spain (1)
- Rest of Europe (7)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (37)
Africa (2)

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