Evolution of Digital Music on Connected Devices

This report analyzes the catalysts for connected audio products such as A/V receivers, all-in-one home theater systems, wireless speakers, speaker docks, speaker bars, multiroom digital music systems, and others. It examines the trends shaping and growth of the digital music market, focusing specifically on streaming music services. It provides an overview of key technologies for connected audio products and includes global forecasts for both subscription music services and connected audio products.

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The Bottom Line

Dashboard: Key Statistics

1.0      Report Summary

1.1      Purpose of the Report

1.2      Data Sources

2.0      Drivers for the Growth of the Connected Audio Market

2.1      Consumer Uptake of Music Services

2.2      Revenue Growth

2.3      Types of Music Services

2.3.1   Download Services

2.3.2   Streaming Music Services

2.4      Cloud Music Services

3.0      Connected Consumer Electronics and Use as a Music Platform

3.1      Connected Consumer Electronics: The Overall Market

3.2      Connected Audio Products

3.3      Consumer Data: Ownership of Connected Audio Products

3.4      Music Services Linked to Connected Audio Products

3.5      Manufacturers Promoting Audio Connectivity

4.0      Key Technologies

4.1      Media Processors

4.2      Wireless Solutions

4.3      Bluetooth

4.3.1   Wi-Fi

4.3.2   AirPlay

4.3.3   The Wireless Speaker and Audio Association (WiSA™)

4.3.4   Other Wireless Solutions

4.4      DLNA

5.0      Market Forecasts

5.1      Digital Music – Online Streaming Services

5.2      Connected CE for Digital Music Products

6.0      Implications and Recommendations

7.0      Appendix

7.1      Glossary

7.2      Index

At Least Monthly Activity: Music Streaming/Downloading
Hours per Week Listening to Streaming Music/Audio
Top Sites for Accessing Music Online
Music Subscribers
Streaming Music Services: Paying Users
U.S. Digital Music Market: Total Revenues
Subscription Revenues as a Percentage of Digital Music Revenues
Global Digital Music Revenues
Music Download Services
iTunes Song Downloads
Annual U.S. Growth of Digital Downloads: Albums vs. Singles
Streaming Music Services
Local Radio Streaming Services
Growth of Streaming Music Users
Cloud Music Services
Forecasted Unit Sales of Connected CE (2012 – 2017)
Percentage of Audio Products that are Networked/Wireless
Categories of Connected Audio Products
Music Services: Consumer Engagement on Connected Devices
Ownership of Connected Audio Systems
How Do Music Systems Connect to the Internet?
Type of Connected Audio System
Online Music Services Used with Connected Audio Systems
Who Pays for Streaming Music Services?
Music Subscription Services and Audio Product Availability
Major Audio Manufacturers and Connected Music Products
Average Price for Wireless/Networked Audio Consumer Electronics
Networked Audio Media Processor Vendors
Bluetooth Certified Audio Visual Products
Wi-Fi CERTIFIED™ Audio Products
Apple AirPlay® Products
Other Wireless Solutions for A/V
DLNA® Certified Audio Video Systems
Online Music Streaming Services Forecast Methodology
Digital Music Subscribers: 2010-2012
Online Music Subscribers: Year-end 2012
Regional Breakdown: 2012 Online Music Subscribers
Regional Breakdown: 2012 Online Music Subscribers
Online Music Subscribers – Table
Online Music Subscription Revenues – Table
Online Music Subscription Revenues – Bar Chart
Regional Breakdown: 2017 Online Music Subscribers
Online Music Active Listeners – Table
Online Music Advertising Revenues – Table
Network-capable Audio Consumer Electronics Forecast Methodology
Connected CE for Digital Music Products Forecast
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: A/V Receivers
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: All-in-One Home Theater Systems
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Internet Radios
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Microsystems
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Multi-room Digital Music Systems
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Networked Audio Players
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Sound Bars
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Speaker Docks
Unit Sales of Network-capable Consumer Electronics: Wireless Speakers

Publish Date: 3Q 2013

Pages: 69


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