Research and Markets: Streaming Media Players Find Their Niche Report Provides Information about Key Streaming Media …


Research and Markets (
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

The deliverable is comprised of a PDF and an Excel spreadsheet.

Companies Mentioned:

– Apple

– D-Link

– Netgear

– Roku

– Sony

– TiVo

– Western Digital

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