Reportlinker Adds Global Home Automation Industry

Oct 18, 2010, 15:34 ET from Reportlinker

NEW YORK, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportlinker.com announces that a new market research report is available in its catalogue:

Global Home Automation Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p080473/Global-Home-Automation-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Home Automation in US$ Million. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the North America, Europe, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period 2007 through 2015. A six-year historic analysis is also provided for these markets. The report profiles 154 companies including many key and niche players such as ABB Ltd., Abilia AB, Ameba Group, Inc., AMX Corporation, Control4, Creston Electronics, Inc., GE Security, Haier Group, Home Automation, Inc., Honeywell International, Inc., Lightolier Controls, Lite Touch, Inc., Lutron Electronics, Inc., Monster Cable Products, Inc., Schneider Electric Ltd., Clipsal Australia Pty Ltd., Secant Home Automation, Inc., Siemens AG, SmartHome Controls Ltd., Smarthome, Inc., Teletask, Vantage Controls, Inc., VITY Technology, and White-Rodgers. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

HOME AUTOMATION MCP-1733

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

1. Lighting Controls 4

2. Security Controls 4

3. HVAC Controls 4

4. Entertainment & Integrated Controls 4

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 5

Home Automation: An Introduction 5

Current & Future Analysis 5

Home Automation to Grow 5

Home Energy Management Systems Industry on a High 6

Price Drives the Market 6

North American Markets to Witness Steady Growth 6

Home Automation Security Systems Gaining Prominence 7

Wireless Technologies in Home Automation 7

Technologies Vie for Market Share 8

Advantages of Home Automation System 8

3. MARKET TRENDS & ISSUES 9

Home Automation Dictates Sale of New Homes 9

Lighting Specialists Opt New Marketing Tactics 9

Home Automation Drives Electrical Contracting Sector 9

Theft and Fire Securities Division Slogs 10

Home Automation Further Adds to PC Value 10

Upcoming Trends in Lighting Controls 10

Lighting Controls Light New Hopes 10

Emergence of Web-Based Home Automation System 11

Automated HVAC Systems Appeals Homeowners & Integrators Alike 11

Elite Class Vs Mass Segment 11

Assimilating Billing, Metering, Control & Security Processes 12

Physical Output and Input Control and Remote PID 12

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 13

Home Automation Systems 13

Centrally Controlled Systems 13

Distributed-Control Systems 13

Individual Control Systems 13

Functional Areas of Home Automation System 14

HVAC Controls 14

Lighting Controls 14

Lighting Control Devices 14

Lighting Dimmer 14

Lighting Motion Sensor 14

Occupancy Sensor 14

Photosensor 15

Timer 15

Entertainment Controls 15

Security Controls 15

Home Automation Technologies 15

Batibus 15

European Installation Bus (EIB) 16

LonWorks 16

CEBus (Bus) 16

Bluetooth 16

X-10 17

Konnex 17

Benefits of Home Automation Systems 17

Challenges Ahead 18

5. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS 19

Silicon Laboratories Introduces New Low Power Capacitive

Touch-Sense F99x MCUs 19

Advector Systems to Introduce Wireless HVAC Zoning System 19

Home Automation to Introduce Mini Dome IP Camera 19

Control4 Introduces Control4 My Home Application 19

Sony Launches BDP-S1700ES and Elevated Standard AV Receiver Range 20

RF Micro Devices Launches RF6525 Front End Module 21

NewKinetix Launches Re™ Universal Remote Control App 21

Zigbee® Alliance Rolls Out ZigBee Remote Control™ and ZigBee

Home Automation™ 22

Intamac Systems Introduces Intamac iBridge 22

Kwikset® Rolls Out SmartCode™ Lever 23

Intamac Systems Unveils Intamac iPhone Application 23

Home Automation Unveils New IP-based Products 23

Lagotek Introduces New Home Control Software 24

TELETASK and Domotics Unveils TELETASK Domotics System 24

Perceptive Automation Rolls Out Indigo Version 4.0 25

e-Home AUTOMATION Introduces e-Home CONTROLS Software 26

Myro Control Unveils Myro:Home 26

SmartPowerShop.co.uk Launches New Comfort KP04 Keypad 26

Intelvision Engineering Launches New Home-based Automation System 27

Schneider Electric, Watteco and Philips Unveil New Multi-

Vendor System Modules 27

Apex Digital Collaborates with Zilog to Introduce Apex Connect

Home Controller 27

Intensia Introduces the Intensia L series 28

Watteco Launches New WPC™ Version 2.0 Technology 28

Home Automation Unveils Version 3.1 Controller Firmware 29

Honeywell Introduces My Keypad 29

Schneider Electric Unveils New Customized Automation Package 29

LEA Launches New Powerline Adapters Empowered with Intellon's

New INT6400 30

Siemens Building Technologies Revises Synco 200 Series 30

Siemens Building Technologies Launches New Generation Building

Automation and Control System 31

Siemens Building Technologies Introduces Synco Living Home

Automation System 31

Zilog Collaborates with tvCompass to Roll Out Mobile Software

Solution 32

AMX® Launches New DVI Versions 32

Lutron Electronics Unveils GRAFIK Eye QS Wireless 33

SmartLabs Rolls Out New INSTEON Devices 33

Lutron Electronics Rolls Out Sivoia QS Wireless 34

Lutron Electronics Introduces Access and Control of HomeWorks®

through Apple iPod and iPhone 34

ZyXEL Communications Introduces ZLR-2070S Fixed LTE CPE/SOHO

Router 35

Smarthome Extends Cortexa Line 35

Semtech Launches New SX1231 RF Transceiver 35

Nokia Develops Smart Home Platform 36

General Electric Consumer and Industrial Unveils HabiTEQ 36

Control4 Launches New Remote Controls 36

Xtralis Unveils IT-centric Access Control and Video Security

Solutions Portfolio 37

Control4 Introduces the New SR-250 and SR-150 Remotes 37

Carlo Gavazzi Introduces BH8-CTRLX-230 38

SmartLabs Unveils NetLinc 38

GE Security Introduces Smart Command™ 38

Sony Unveils NHS-130C Rack System 39

Actiontec Electronics Introduces New zControl Range of Home

Automation Gateways 40

Home Automation Rolls Out Snap-Link Mobile 40

Siemens Receives European Certification for Room Controllers 40

AMX® Introduces NXD-500i 41

AMX® Unveils New SIP Communications Gateways 41

Control4 Launches the Control4® Home Controller HC-200 42

Home Automation Rolls Out New Access Control Product Range 42

LiteTouch Launches New Hybrid Installation Technology 43

Lutron Electronics Launches Quantum™ Total Light Management

System 43

Lutron Electronics Integrates GRAFIK Eye QS® and EcoSystem™ 44

Lutron Electronics Launches New Features of Sivoia Drapery

Track Systems 44

Lutron Electronics Unveils Lamp Socket Module 45

Lutron Electronics Unveils Sivoia QED™ Skylight Shade 45

Lutron Electronics Introduces High Efficiency Control Options 45

Lutron Electronics Introduces Illumination™ Software Version 1.3 45

Lutron Electronics Launches New Products for HomeWorks® 46

Skylink Introduces Skylink INSTEON Wireless Motion Sensor 46

SmartLabs Introduces New KeypadLinc On/Off Switch 46

SmartLabs Unveils New IRLinc 47

Convergent Home Technologies Introduces Dianemo© 47

Shuttle Unveils Shuttle Barebone D10 47

SmartLabs Introduces TriggerLinc 48

Homemanageables Rolls Out iPhone Application 48

INNOVUS Unveils New MyHome Version 1.5 48

CommandFusion Introduces iViewer 49

uControl Unveils New Home Security, Monitoring and Automation

Platform 49

HomeSeer Technologies Introduces HomeTroller Home Automation

Controllers 50

Perceptive Automation Rolls Out Indigo Version 3.0 50

Universal Remote Control Launches New KP-900 Wireless Keypad 51

Vantage/Legrand Introduces Enspire™ 52

Universal Electronics Unveils New NevoS70 52

Armour Home Unveils Systemline HomeNet Home Entertainment System 53

Niko Introduces New Touchscreen Control Panel and System

Feedback Module 53

Universal Remote Control Launches the MX-810 and MX-980 Remote

Controls 54

Pacific Control Systems Unveils The Green Home and Green

Building System 55

Control4 Introduces HC-500 56

Remote Technologies Rolls Out New MRP-64 and RKM-1 56

Niles Audio Unveils iRemote® TS 57

Honeywell Launches Wide Array of Innovative Security Solutions 57

NANOMATIC's myrimis/ nanonavi Accessible on ZigBee Global-

standard 57

Westell Offers Redeveloped UltraLine Series3 Residential Gateway 57

6. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/LAUNCHES IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE

BUILDER 58

Zilog Introduces Crimzon RC Blaster Universal Infrared Remote

Control System 58

Comtrend Launches Home Networking Adaptors 58

ZigBee® Alliance Launches ZigBee Home Automation 58

Yitran Launches IT700 and IT800D 58

Atmel® Offers ATAB542x Kit 58

Bticino Offers Axolute 58

The Linear Home Technology Introduces Digi5 Technology 59

Ivory Egg Introduces EnOcean - Revolutionary Home Automation

Solutions 59

HAI Provides Added Support for Audio Control 59

uControl Introduces Next-Generation Home Security Service 59

Hawking Technologies Launches HomeRemote 60

Best Buy Releases ConnectedLife. Home 60

SmartLabs Launches Lighting Control System 60

Monster Introduces Illuminessence Lighting-Control Systems 61

Cortexa Upgrades 'My Home' Home Automation Solution 61

Omron Corporation Launches 'Silent' Relay for HomeAutomation 61

Echelon Introduces Power line Microchip 62

Digital Security Controls Launches Package for Home Automation 62

Watt Stopper/Legrand Introduces Vacancy and Occupancy Sensors 62

Lagotek Launches HIP Version-3 62

Lagotek Introduces Wireless Home Automation System 63

Freescale Launches BeeKit - a ZigBee Compliant Wireless

Connectivity Tool Kit 63

STMicroelectronics Launches ST7540 - the Latest Power Line

Transceiver 64

Maxim Introduces MAX5406, World's Best Stereo Audio Processor. 64

Parature's Web-Based Software Enhances Efficiency of Colorado

vNet 65

HAI Launches LUMINA - Lighting Control System. 65

TAC Launches New Xenta 121 Controllers for Heat Pump and Fan

Coil Applications 65

SmartLabs Launches ICON Line of Lighting Products for Homes 66

Emerson Climate Launches Upgraded Thermostats of White-

Rodgers' 80 Series 66

7. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 67

HomeGrid Forum Establishes Clean Tech Working Group 67

Coronis Collaborate with Watteco 67

ADD Semiconductor and Paltek Enter into Partnership 68

Broadband Forum and HomeGrid Forum Enter into Agreement 68

Intwine Energy Partners with Smarthome 69

Yitran Communications Signs Agreement with Future Electronics 69

Advanced ID Enters into Agreement with NovaMeric 69

Teridian Semiconductor and Future Electronics Enter into

Agreement 70

Home Automation Collaborates with Russound 70

Sigma Designs and SoftAtHome Enter into Partnership 70

Russound Acquires Colorado vNet 70

Atheros Communications Acquires Intellon 71

Lagotek Acquires RS Scene Automation 71

Royal Philips Electronics Takes Over Dynalite 71

Home Automation forms Partnership with Charmed Quark Systems 72

Arkados and Checkolite International Collaborate 72

IAR Systems Ties Up with Ember 72

AVAD Inks Distribution Agreement with Home Automation 73

Control4 Signs Agreement with D&M Europe 73

Smarthome and Gentec Enter into a Distribution Agreement 73

Home Automation Announce Connectivity Partnership with Luxul

Wireless 74

Marmitek Snaps Up XanuraHome 74

Avante Security Signs Joint Venture Agreement with Conundrum

Property Services 74

fifthplay Selects Wind River Linux 74

LS Industrial Systems Enters into Cooperation Agreement with

Yitran Communications 74

Telecom Italia Enters into Partnership with BTicino 75

Lumenergi Collaborates with WattStopper 75

Sigma Acquires Zensys 75

Kuwait Electronic Technology and Al Jassar Announce a Joint

Venture 76

e-Home Establishes Branch Offices in Kuwait and Saudi Arabia 76

Cisco Acquires Pure Networks 76

Remote Surveillance Technologies Acquires Connect4 Design 76

Indo Asian Fusegear and Simon Form a Joint Venture 76

LG Electronics to Supply HomeNet Smart Technology to Goldcrest 77

TC Energy Holdings Snaps Up Encelium Technologies 77

TAC Takes Over Control Innovations 77

Audio Advice Acquires Innovative Systems 77

Wilson-Mohr Takes Over INTEC Controls 77

Cortexa Systems Acquires Cortexa 78

Capitol Sales Signs Distribution Agreement with Home Automation 78

2Wire Acquires Kenati Technologies 78

Leviton Acquires ControlThink 78

Vichai Trading Enters into Home Automation Market 78

8. CORPORATE ACTIVITY IN RECENT PAST - A PERSPECTIVE BUILDER 79

Logitech International Acquires WiLife 79

LG Electronics wins AED30 Million Deal from Star Giga 79

LG Electronics Enters into an Agreement with Royal House Group 79

CABA and HANA Forge Partnership 79

Haier Signs Cooperative Agreement with Cisco 79

Firestone Building Signs Support and Maintenance Agreement

with Intuitive System 80

E-Mon Signs Reseller Agreement Tridium 80

Johnson Controls Acquires Skymark International 80

IEC Lays New Standards for Home Automation 80

Best Buy Selects SmartLabs INSTEON-Based Lighting Control System 80

Matsushita Electric Works Acquires Anchor Electricals 81

Legrand Acquires UStec 81

Lagotek Inks Distribution Agreement with Engenuity 81

Legrand Acquires Vantage Controls 81

Pegasus Acquires Technology from maccontrol 82

Johnson Controls Completes Assets Acquisition of Environmental

Technologies 82

IVCi Announces the Formation of IVCi Home 82

Alarm.com Signs an Agreement with Lagotek 82

SmartLabs, Perceptive Automation and HAL Enter into Partnership 83

Crestron and CIMAX/VIG Enter into Partnership 83

Schneider Electric Acquires IBS 83

9. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 84

ABB Ltd. (Switzerland) 84

Abilia AB (Sweden) 84

Ameba Group, Inc. (US) 84

AMX Corporation (US) 84

Control4 (US) 85

Crestron Electronics, Inc. (US) 85

GE Security (US) 85

Haier Group (China) 85

Home Automation, Inc. (US) 85

Honeywell International, Inc. (US) 86

Lightolier Controls (US) 86

LiteTouch, Inc. (US) 86

Lutron Electronics, Inc. (US) 86

Monster Cable Products, Inc. (US) 87

Schneider Electric Ltd. (UK) 87

Clipsal Australia Pty Ltd (Australia) 87

Secant Home Automation, Inc. (Canada) 87

Siemens AG (Germany) 88

SmartHome Controls Ltd. (UK) 88

Smarthome, Inc. (US) 88

Teletask (Belgium) 88

Vantage Controls, Inc. (US) 89

VITY Technology (France) 89

White-Rodgers (US) 89

10. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 90

Table 1: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Home

Automation by Geographic Region - North America, Europe, and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 90

Table 2: World Historic Review for Home Automation by

Geographic Region - North America, Europe, and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 91

Table 3: World 11-Year Perspective for Home Automation by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

North America, Europe, and Rest of World Markets for Years

2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

11. NORTH AMERICA 93

A.Market Analysis 93

Market in North America: A Quick Primer 93

Current and Future Analysis 93

Changing Lifestyles: A Prime Stimulant 93

Housing Slump Slows Down Home Automation Market Growth 94

Housing Market in the US - A Historic Review 94

Table 4: Total Housing Starts in the US: 2002-2007 (in

million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 5: Total Existing Home Sales (Single-Family and

Condo/Co-op) in the US: 2002-2007 (in million) (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Table 6: Total New Home Sales in the US: 2002- 2007 (in

million) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 95

Key Market Trends 96

Z-Wave Gains Popularity in the Home-Automation Market 96

Competitive Landscape 96

B.Market Analytics 97

Table 7: North American Recent Past, Current & Future

Analysis for Home Automation by Functional Area - Lighting

Controls, Security Controls, HVAC Controls and Entertainment

Controls Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 8: North American Historic Review for Home Automation

by Functional Area - Lighting Controls, Security Controls,

HVAC Controls and Entertainment & Integrated Controls

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 98

Table 9: North American 11-Year Perspective for Home

Automation by Functional Area - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for Lighting Controls, Security Controls, HVAC

Controls and Entertainment Controls Markets for Years 2005,

2010, and 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 99

12. EUROPE 100

A.Market Analysis 100

Current and Future Analysis 100

A Primer 100

Europe to See Spike in Smart Homes and Assisted Living 101

B.Market Analytics 102

Table 10: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Home Automation by Geographic Region - France, Germany,

UK, Italy, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 102

Table 11: European Historic Review for Home Automation by

Geographic Region - France, Germany, UK, Italy, and Rest of

Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 12: European 11-Year Perspective for Home Automation

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

for France, Germany, UK, Italy, and Rest of Europe Markets

for Years 2005, 2010, and 2015 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 104

13. REST OF WORLD 105

A.Market Analysis 105

A Primer 105

Home Automation Systems Market in Asia-Pacific - A Regional

Review 105

Australia - A Small Yet Growing Market for Home Automation 105

Growth in Building Industry Propels Demand for HVAC

Controls in China 105

B.Market Analytics 106

Table 13: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Market

Analysis for Home Automation with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 14: Rest of World Historic Review for Home Automation

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2001

through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 154 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 164)

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Region/Country Players

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The United States 87

Canada 7

Japan 3

Europe 38

France 5

Germany 4

The United Kingdom 16

Italy 4

Spain 1

Rest of Europe 8

Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) 26

Middle East 3

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