FARMINGTON, Conn., Jan. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The list of companies involved in home control technology is growing. In an increasingly saturated consumer electronics marketplace where operators continuously struggle to find new streams of revenues, the connected home represents a glimmering opportunity. While the connected home comes in various guises, many consumers are already utilizing many smart devices and services for low-level smart home functionality. Building on a foundation characterized by a strong consumer interest ecosystem, members and new market entrants must act swiftly in order to stake a claim in this market.
Within the realm of connected devices, set-top boxes (STBs) (including digital cable, satellite, IP/DSL and digital terrestrial) led the way in 2011. However, by 2014 digital televisions (DTVs) will supplant STBs as the predominant connected device, representing a 37.0% share of the total connected device market in that year.
Energy management, a critical aspect of home monitoring and control, will be huge for the connected home technology market and a great opportunity for involved individuals and organizations to learn more is by attending the Smart Energy Summit in San Antonio, Texas. This year's event will examine the expanding market for energy solutions and home controls and its impact on utilities, service providers retailers, manufacturers and consumers.
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Global Information (GII) also provides market research reports equipped with tactical information, forecast data and quantitative analysis to help executives and firms realize opportunities and make business decisions with confidence. See below for recommended reading on the global connected home and connected electronic device markets.
Global Connected Home Market 2013-2018: Smart Appliances, DLNA & 3-Screen Strategy
The global connected home market is expected to be worth $101 billion in 2013. For operators, the connected home can turn all households into high ARPU households. For content providers the connected home will provide a surge in demand for commercial content. Overall, the connected home's interoperability allows content and services to be delivered to ultimately more end-points, thus increasing revenue opportunities for both content and service providers.
An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/kt258244-global-connected-home-market-smart-appliances-dlna.html
Consumer Electronic Devices Get Connected to the Home Network
As refinements are occurring for home networking technologies, and households in developed and emerging markets are experiencing a significant increase in broadband throughput, the trend toward connected consumer electronics devices is growing.
This report analyzes the consumer electronics devices that are being connected, as well as the networks that support the connectivity, by device type and by region. The report includes worldwide and regional forecasts for Blu-ray devices, video game consoles, DTVs, set-top boxes and streaming media players as well as the number of those devices that are and will be connected.
An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/mr260329-consumer-electronic-devices-get-connected-home.html
Worldwide Consumer Electronics: Product Trends and Markets
The consumption of consumer electronic products is intimately tied to the economic health of the geographic region. Nevertheless, technological improvements in consumer electronics products will continue to spur consumer purchases. Future growth of the industry will depend on innovations and new product introductions.
This report describes the worldwide consumption of consumer electronic products, describing the trends in product capability and sophistication. Markets are forecast with the consumer products categorized as the following: video equipment, audio equipment, computer products, telephone equipment, and personal products.
An Executive Summary for this report and free sample pages from the full document are available at http://www.giiresearch.com/report/if4974_wce.html
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