Global Smart TVs Industry

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Global Smart TVs Industry

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This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Smart TVs in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of the World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2011 through 2018. The report profiles 24 companies including many key and niche players such as Haier Group, Hisense Group, Hitachi, Ltd., Lenovo Group Limited, LG Electronics, Mitsubishi Electric Corp., Panasonic Corporation, Royal Philips Electronics N.V., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, TCL Corporation, Toshiba Corporation, and VIZIO, Inc. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based upon search engine sources in the public domain.

I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations I-1

Disclaimers I-2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level I-2

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics I-3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study I-3

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW II-1

Smart TVs - A New Breed of Television Sets II-1

Current and Future Analysis II-1

Developing Countries - Hotspots for Growth II-1

Strong Broadband Penetration Sets Platform for Smart TV Adoption II-2

Asian Companies Rule the LCD/LED TV Market II-2

Table 1: Global LCD/LED TV Market (2011): Percentage Shares

of Unit Shipments by Player (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-3

Aggressive Promotional Strategies Increase Data Consumption

over Smart TVs II-3

Collaboration in the Ecosystem Holds the Key for Success II-3

2007-2009 Recession in Retrospect II-4

Quick Recovery to Continue in the Medium Term II-4

Will Growth in Europe be Held Hostage to the European Debt

Crisis? II-4

2. MARKET TRENDS II-6

Ancillary Segments to Make Profits II-6

Broadcasters - One of the Key Beneficiaries of Smart TV Success II-6

Content Providers Poised to Gain II-6

Smart TVs - An Opportunity for Pay-TV Operators II-6

Smart TVs - Best Platforms for Advertisers II-7

Table 2: Global Advertising Spend (2010 & 2013): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Revenue by Advertisement Medium (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-7

Smart TVs - Opportunities Galore for Broadband Service Providers II-8

Smart TVs & IPTVs - The Battle for Supremacy Begins . II-8

Netflix and Cloud Computing Models Take Smart TV Experience

to an All New High II-8

Why the 'Smartness' Might not Impress - A Sneak Peek into the

List of Challenges for Smart TVs II-8

Choice and Affordability of Programs II-9

Broadband Availability II-9

Lack of User Friendly Navigation and Interface II-9

Standardization II-9

Non-Cooperation of Content Providers II-10

Smart TVs to Replace PCs? II-10

Smart TVs Become Social TVs II-10

3. SMART TV SERVICES - AN OVERVIEW II-11

A Primer II-11

Android Versus iOS War Spills into the Smart TV Market II-11

Google TV II-11

Google to Revolutionize Online TV Marketing II-12

Google Fails To Work its Magic? II-12

Dampeners for Google's Growth II-13

Variety of Programs Offered II-13

No Apps for Video Content II-13

Limited Applications for Games II-13

Apple TV II-13

Roku II-14

Boxee II-14

Google Has An Edge Over Apple? II-14

Drivers for Google Smart TV II-14

Google TV Compliant Devices II-14

Public Disclosure of Source Code II-15

Versatility of Android Platform II-15

Design challenges II-15

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW II-16

Smart TVs - Technological Overview II-17

Difference between Smart TV and Internet Connectable II-18

Smart TVs - Various Interfaces to Get Connected II-18

TV+ II-19

Over-the-Top (OTT) Multimedia Devices II-19

Connected Media Centre II-19

TV App Store II-19

Integrated Platform II-19

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/LAUNCHES II-20

TCL and Yunnan Telecom Partner to Launch Smart TV II-20

Samsung and MTS Introduce Samsung Smart TV with Omlet.ru Access II-20

BesTV News Media, Konka Group and China UnionPay Launch Smart

TV Payment Terminal II-20

LG Electronics Unveils Interactive Smart TV Advertising Solution II-20

Best Buy Launches TiVo® Design Connected TV II-21

Samsung Introduces First 3D Enabled Smart TVs II-21

LG Unveils Smart TV in Indian Market II-21

Samsung Introduces New 3D Smart TV II-21

LG Electronics Launches 72-inch Cinema 3D Smart TV II-22

Samsung Introduces Smart TVs in Pakistan II-22

Nyxio Technologies Launches VioSphere Smart TV II-22

LG Introduces 3D Cinema and Smart TV II-22

Samsung Rolls out New Range of Smart TVs II-23

Samsung Electronics Introduces GenNext Smart TVs II-23

Skyworth Introduces 3D Smart TV II-23

Philips Launches Latest Range of Smart TVs II-23

Philips Launches 7000 Series Smart LED TV II-24

Philips Introduces 8000 Series Smart LED TV Featuring 3D Max II-24

Philips Launches 9000 Series Smart LED TV with Full HD 3D II-25

Toshiba Launches Series of 3D, Connected, LED and LCD TVs II-26

Sharp Launches World's First 80-inch LED LCD TV AQUOS II-27

Philips Launches New Cinema 21:9 Gold Series Smart LED TV II-27

Lenovo to Launch LeTV Smart TV II-28

Vestel to Unveil First BitTorrent Certified Smart TV II-28

Samsung Releases 3D Smart TV New Line II-28

LG Launches Cinema 3D Smart TV II-29

Samsung Introduces Smart TVs II-29

Sony Launches Sony Internet TV II-29

TCL Unveils Smart TV on Android Platform II-30

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY II-31

Google in Collaboration with LG and Samsung for Google TV II-31

Samsung and ARN Sign Deal II-31

iConcerts Partners with Device Manufacturers for VoD Music

Service II-31

KIT Digital in Partnership with LG Electronics II-31

Samsung Enters into Strategic Alliance with Yandex II-32

Samsung Ties Up With YuppTV II-32

Philips, LG, Sharp and Loewe in Smart TV Partnership II-32

Samsung Signs Partnership with Comcast II-33

Yahoo! and Vestel Group in Partnership II-33

Samsung and Orange Enter Into Partnership Agreement II-33

Samsung Signs Contract with BesTV II-33

Panasonic and ARM Team Up to Introduce a System-on-Chip II-34

Samsung and Belgacom Enter into Strategic Partnership II-34

Samsung Launches First Adobe AIR Based Application for Smart TV II-34

Samsung Electronics Enters into Partnership with Telstra II-34

Samsung Electronics Enters into Partnership with Time Warner II-34

Toshiba Ties Up with Yahoo! Connected TV II-35

Google Partners with Multiple Companies for Google TV II-35

LG Electronics Partners with CJ Group for Smart TVs II-35

Samsung and Yahoo! Extend Partnership II-36

7. FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS II-37

Haier Group (China) II-37

Hisense Group (China) II-37

Hitachi, Ltd. (Japan) II-37

Lenovo Group Limited (China) II-38

LG Electronics (South Korea) II-38

Mitsubishi Electric Corp (Japan) II-39

Panasonic Corporation (Japan) II-39

Royal Philips Electronics N.V. (The Netherlands) II-39

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (South Korea) II-40

Sharp Corporation (Japan) II-40

Sony Corporation (Japan) II-40

TCL Corporation (China) II-41

Toshiba Corporation (Japan) II-41

VIZIO, Inc. (US) II-41

8. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE II-42

Table 3: Global Past, Current & Future Analysis for Smart TVs

by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe,

Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of the World Markets

Independently Analyzed with Smart TV Shipments in Thousand

Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) II-42

Table 4: Global 7-Year Perspective for Smart TVs by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments

for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan)

and Rest of the World for Years 2012 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) II-43

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES III-1

A.Market Analysis III-1

Current and Future Analysis III-1

TV Usage Continues to Grow Despite Online Availability of

Videos III-1

Product Launches III-1

Strategic Corporate Developments III-4

Key Player III-5

B.Market Analytics III-6

Table 5: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-6

2. CANADA III-7

A.Market Analysis III-7

Current and Future Analysis III-7

B.Market Analytics III-7

Table 6: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-7

3. JAPAN III-8

A.Market Analysis III-8

Current and Future Analysis III-8

Strategic Corporate Development III-8

Key Players III-8

B.Market Analytics III-11

Table 7: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-11

4. EUROPE III-12

A.Market Analysis III-12

Current and Future Analysis III-12

Strategic Corporate Development III-12

B.Market Analytics III-13

Table 8: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs by Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK,

Russia and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-13

Table 9: European 7-Year Perspective for Smart TVs by

Geographic Region/Country - Percentage Breakdown of Unit

Shipments for France, Germany, UK, Russia and Rest of

Europe Markets for Years 2012 & 2018 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) III-14

4a. FRANCE III-15

A.Market Analysis III-15

Current and Future Analysis III-15

Strategic Corporate Development III-15

B.Market Analytics III-16

Table 10: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-16

4b. GERMANY III-17

A.Market Analysis III-17

Current and Future Analysis III-17

Strategic Corporate Development III-17

B.Market Analytics III-18

Table 11: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-18

4c. THE UNITED KINGDOM III-19

A.Market Analysis III-19

Current and Future Analysis III-19

Strategic Corporate Development III-19

B.Market Analytics III-20

Table 12: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-20

4d. RUSSIA III-21

A.Market Analysis III-21

Current and Future Analysis III-21

Product Launch III-21

Strategic Corporate Development III-21

B.Market Analytics III-22

Table 13: Russian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-22

4e. REST OF EUROPE III-23

A.Market Analysis III-23

Current and Future Analysis III-23

Product Launches III-23

Strategic Corporate Developments III-27

Key Player III-28

B.Market Analytics III-29

Table 14: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand

Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-29

5. ASIA-PACIFIC III-30

A.Market Analysis III-30

Current and Future Analysis III-30

B.Market Analytics III-31

Table 15: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart TVs by Geographic Region - China, and

Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets Independently Analyzed with

Shipments in Thousand Units for Years 2011 through 2018

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-31

Table 16: Asia-Pacific 7-Year Perspective for Smart TVs by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Shipments

for China and Rest of Asia-Pacific Markets for Years 2012 &

2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-32

5a. CHINA III-33

A.Market Analysis III-33

Current and Future Analysis III-33

Product Launches III-33

Key Players III-34

B.Market Analytics III-36

Table 17: Chinese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand Units for

Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) III-36

5b. REST OF ASIA-PACIFIC III-37

A.Market Analysis III-37

Current and Future Analysis III-37

Focus on Select Regional Markets III-37

India III-37

Korea III-37

Product Launches III-38

Strategic Corporate Developments III-40

Key Players III-41

B.Market Analytics III-42

Table 18: Rest of Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand

Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-42

6. REST OF WORLD III-43

A.Market Analysis III-43

Current and Future Analysis III-43

UAE - A Key Market III-43

Product Launches III-43

Strategic Corporate Development III-44

B.Market Analytics III-44

Table 19: Rest of the World Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Smart TVs Analyzed with Shipments in Thousand

Units for Years 2011 through 2018 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) III-44

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 24 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 34)

The United States (9)

Japan (6)

Europe (5)

- Germany (1)

- The United Kingdom (2)

- Rest of Europe (2)

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (14)

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