Dublin, Sept. 26, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/xbmt3w/streaming_media) has announced the addition of the "Streaming Media Players Find Their Niche" report to their offering.
The growth of over the top video services is attracting attention to consumer electronics products that can efficiently support streaming media services. One of these products, the streaming media player, has enjoyed significant growth over the past two years. MRG is forecasting that worldwide unit shipments of streaming media players, led by Apple TV and Roku, are projected to continue in 2012, with total unit shipments on track to exceed 8.3 million.
This research report examines the market for streaming media player products. It discusses the growing importance of streaming video services, the functionality of streaming media player products, challenges facing the market, and it provides information about key streaming media player product vendors. The report provides worldwide streaming media player unit shipment and revenue forecasts, unit shipments to specific geographic regions, vendor market shares, and an installed base forecast.
The majority of data collection for this report is based on primary research gathered from telephonic, email, and personal interviews with:
- Consumer electronics manufacturers
- Streaming media player product manufacturers
- Service providers with IP--based video services
- Hard disk drive manufacturers
- Semiconductor component suppliers to the consumer electronics industry
In addition, the author spoke to pay--TV service providers and assorted broadcasting and communications industry interest groups. A significant amount of data was collected from conferences, meetings, and attendance at industry and technology trade shows. The 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show and OTT CON 2012 were particularly valuable.
Secondary research included detailed analysis of the worldwide market for streaming media products and services. A large amount of this secondary research data came from industry publications, TV databases were consulted frequently during the research.
All prices and revenues discussed in this report are quoted in US dollars.
The deliverable is comprised of a PDF and an Excel spreadsheet.
- Western Digital
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