Research and Markets: World Consumer Electronics Market - Markets at 2013 & Forecasts to 2018

DUBLIN--()--Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/24zq5f/world_consumer) has announced the addition of the "World Consumer Electronics Market - Markets at 2013 & forecasts to 2018" directory to their offering.

The study "Consumer Electronics" focuses on video devices and explores the main technological and industrial trends in the following market segments: TV - STB - Digital Media Boxes - Portable Media Devices - PC. It also delivers key findings on our market sizing and forecasts for CE and connected CE, with a highlight on Ultra HD TV set sales (volume and value) and its prospective up to 2018. The study includes a report and a detailed dataset.

Key Topics Covered:

1. Executive Summary

  • Technological innovation, new services and new consumer habits
  • CE device sales will continue to rise up to 2018
  • Mobile devices: best sellers worldwide
  • Over 2 billion connectable devices will be sold in 2014

2. Methodology

  • Indicators
  • Geographical coverage

3. TVs on the road to UHD and OLED

  • Thriving technological climate
  • UHD taking off: a few technical points
  • UHD taking off: product range expanding
  • UHD recording and broadcasting still in the trial phase
  • UHD equipment and services developing steadily
  • From LCD to OLED: technical highlights
  • UHD TV and OLED pricing models
  • TV sales expected to pick up in 2016
  • Vast majority of TVs sold in North America and Europe are connectable
  • Ultra-HD TV in 8.4% of TV households in 2018

4. Set-top box (STB) segment: steady rollout of new functions

  • Set-top boxes: the future in detail
  • Online content slowing STB market growth
  • Digital STB sales: regional disparities
  • Cable STB: growth shaped by upgrades
  • Satellite STBs: growth thanks largely to Asia-Pacific
  • Terrestrial STBs: weak growth
  • IPTV STB: Average annual growth of 6.8% between 2014 and 2018

5. Digital media box (DMB) segment in the era of new gen consoles and the battle of the streaming boxes

  • DMB: the era of the hybrid box
  • Close to 10% average annual growth between 2014 and 2018
  • Home consoles: the 8th generation is here
  • Blu-ray players, developing more slowly than hoped
  • DMA/DMR: success in the offing
  • DVR

6. Computers: inexorable loss of position in the digital home

  • Market begins to decline in 2015
  • Average 4.2% drop in computer sales between 2014 and 2018 vs. a 15.3% increase for tablets
  • Especially sharp decline for desktop computers

7. Portable media device segment: momentum driven by 8th generation consoles and DMA, aka streaming boxes

  • Mobile devices: equally popular inside and outside the home
  • The most dynamic CE segment
  • Smartphones
  • Tablets
  • Handheld consoles: growing competition from smartphones and tablets
  • Handheld consoles account for 2.7% of portable media device sales worldwide in 2014

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Sector: Consumer Electronics

Contacts

Research and Markets
Laura Wood, Senior Manager
press@researchandmarkets.com
For E.S.T Office Hours Call 1-917-300-0470
For U.S./CAN Toll Free Call 1-800-526-8630
For GMT Office Hours Call +353-1-416-8900
U.S. Fax: 646-607-1907
Fax (outside U.S.): +353-1-481-1716
Sector: Consumer Electronics