Reportlinker Adds Global Loudspeakers Industry

Oct 18, 2010, 13:40 ET from Reportlinker

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

Global Loudspeakers Industry

http://www.reportlinker.com/p092562/Global-Loudspeakers-Industry.html

This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Loudspeakers in both US$ Million and Thousand Units by the following Product Segments: Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3-Piece Speakers, and 6-Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for each region for the period of 2007 through 2015. Also, a seven-year historic analysis is provided for theses markets. The report profiles 471 companies including many key and niche players such as Altec Lansing, LLC, Amaoto Industrial Co., Ltd., Audiovox Corporation, Heco, B&W Group Ltd., Bose Corporation, Boston Acoustics, Inc., Cambridge Sound Works, Cerwin-Vega!, Inc., Creative Labs Inc., Definitive Technology, Directed Electronics, Inc., First Audio Manufacturing (H.K.) Ltd., Focal JM-Lab, Focus Audio, Inc., German Physiks, Grand East Enterprises Ltd., Harbeth Audio Ltd., Harman International Industries, Inc., Harman Multimedia, Hifine, Jazz Hipster Corporation, Jean-Marie Reynaud, KLH Audio Systems, Klipsch Group, Inc., Jamo International Aps, Klipsch Audio Technologies, Labtec, Inc., LRAD Corporation, Marten Design, Maxxsonics USA, Inc., Niles Audio Corporation, Opera Loudspeakers, Pioneer Corporation, QLN Acoustics AB, Quadral, Sammi Sound Technology Corporation, Scandyna International, Sonance, Inc., SpeakerCraft, Inc., Velodyne Acoustics, Inc., and Yamaha Corporation of America. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are mostly extracted from URL research and reported select online sources.

LOUDSPEAKERS MCP-1224

A GLOBAL STRATEGIC BUSINESS REPORT

CONTENTS

1. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS 1

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitation 1

Disclaimers 2

Data Interpretation & Reporting Level 3

Quantitative Techniques & Analytics 3

Product Definitions and Scope of Study 3

Pair Speakers 4

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers 4

3-Piece Speakers 5

6-Piece Speakers 5

Subwoofer Speakers 5

In-Wall Speakers 5

Outdoor Speakers 5

Multimedia Speakers 5

2. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW 6

A Quick Market Primer 6

Impact of Recession 6

The Changing Landscape of Loudspeakers 6

Contemporary Lifestyles Mould Speaker Design Criterions 7

The Need for Power 7

Ultra-Compact Amplifiers Witness Rising Demand 8

Flat-Panel Speaker Technology Gain in Prominence 8

Market Pulse 8

Retailing Dynamics Change Across Market Segments 8

In-Wall Speakers Lead the Loudspeakers Market 9

Flat Panel Speakers Prove to be Flattering 9

Old Wine in New Bottle 9

Surface Surround Technology Makes Speaker Facets Two-Dimensional 10

Rocket Science Aids in Development of Next Gen Loudspeakers 10

Loudspeakers Now a Law Enforcement Weapon 10

Trends Across Product Segments 11

Watch Out: Curves Ahead 11

Pair Speakers Market Faces a Tsunami of Sorts 11

Satellite/Subwoofer Speaker Market Will Continue to Surge

Post Recession 11

Subwoofers Market Scripting Success 11

In Wall Speakers Mirror Steady Growth 12

Drawbacks of In-Wall Speakers 12

Outdoor Speakers Swimming Against the Tide 13

Multimedia Speakers: Creating a Sonic 13

Opportunities 13

3. LOUDSPEAKER TECHNOLOGY PLATFORM 14

Loudspeakers: A Technical Preview 14

Loudspeakers: A Peek Into its Technology Lifecycle 14

The Technology Learning Curve Has a Slippery Slope 14

Planar Ribbon Drivers: No Longer Pricey 15

A Peek Into its Technical Sophistication 15

Focused Speaker Systems: Technology Overview 16

What the Industry Offers & Where to Look for Good Deals 17

Computer Loudspeaker Designs 17

Conventional Loudspeaker Designs 18

Electrostatic Loudspeaker Designs 18

Electrostrictive Polymer Film Loudspeaker 19

Planar Magnetic Loudspeaker 19

Major Designs Considerations for Computer Loudspeakers 19

Acoustics 19

Analytical Testing of Loudspeakers 19

Objective Testing 20

Subjective Testing 20

Surface Surround Technology 20

New Facets of Surround Sound Speakers 21

Hypersonic Sound System (HSS) 21

Flat Panel Technology 21

Stereo Technology 21

MaxxBass® Technology 22

TAV™ Technology 22

Surface-Mount Loudspeakers 22

Key Manufacturers of Surface-Mount Loudspeakers in North America 22

4. PRODUCT OVERVIEW 28

Loudspeaker: A Technical Exposition 28

Passive Speakers 28

Active Speakers 28

Tweeters 28

Midrange 29

Woofer 29

Types of Speaker Configuration 29

2-Way Speaker Configuration 29

3-Way Speaker Configuration 29

4-Way Speaker Configuration 29

Types of Loudspeakers: A Classification 29

Pair Speakers 29

Bookshelf Speakers 30

Floor-Standing Speakers 30

Center-Channel Speaker 30

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers: A Descriptive Exposition 30

Three Piece Sets 31

Six Piece Sets 31

In-Wall Speakers 31

Outdoor Speakers 31

Pointers for installation of outdoor speakers: 32

Technological Challenges 32

Multimedia Speakers 32

Characteristics of an Ideal Speaker 33

5. PRODUCT INNOVATIONS/INTRODUCTIONS 34

Boston Acoustics to Launch Wide Array of In-Ceiling and In-

Wall Loudspeakers 34

Pioneer' Products Receive THX Certification 34

Acoustic Research Launches Wireless Speaker Conversion System

Range 34

Maxxsonics USA Unveils OEM Controllers and Converters Range 35

Maxxsonics USA Introduces Four Product Catalogs 35

Bowers & Wilkins Enhances XT Series' Cornerstone Model 36

Cerwin-Vega! Unveils Cerwin-Vega Passive Loudspeakers 36

Cerwin-Vega! Launches Cerwin-Vega TS-42 Folded Horn Subwoofer 37

Directed Electronics Re-launches Orion® XTRPRO™ Series

Subwoofers 37

Directed Electronics Re-launches Orion® Cobalt® Subwoofers,

Amplifiers 38

Directed Electronics Re-launches Orion® XTR Series Speakers 38

Klipsch Group to Introduce 400 and 600 Speaker Lines Under

Jamo® Brand 38

Pioneer Electronics Unveils Champion Pro, Champion, ib-Flat

Shallow Car Subwoofer Series 39

Pioneer Electronics Launches Elite® Architectural Loudspeakers 39

Harman Kardon to Launch MS 100 Audio System 40

Atlantic Technology Introduces In-Wall Loudspeakers 40

Infinity Systems Unveils PHI 51 Series and PHI 21 series

Loudspeakers 41

Harman Kardon Unveils HD990 and HK990 41

Boston Acoustics Expands SoundWare Speakers Range 41

Bowers & Wilkins to Launch Latest CCM816 In-Ceiling Speaker 41

Infinity Unveils New Line of Loudspeakers for Automotives 42

JBL Announces the Introduction of iPod® and Time Machine 42

Jamo Unleashes Voice Matched Speakers 43

SpeakerCraft Unveils NEAT 3 43

JBL Rolls Out On Air WEM-1 43

Atlantic Technology to Introduce StreamNet-Ready Speakers 43

Harman Kardon Launches Two New Speaker Systems 44

Definitive Technology Unveils Disappearing™ In-Wall Speakers 44

JBL Professional Launches 8100 Series In-Ceiling Loudspeakers 45

JBL Introduces Control NOW AW outdoor and Control NOW indoor

Loudspeakers 45

MartinLogan to Introduce CLX 45

Klipsch Unveils KL-6504-THX 45

Atlantic Technology Launches IWTS-14 SR and IWTS-30 SR 46

Atlantic Technology Introduces the IWTS-30 LCR Loudspeaker 46

Infinity Unveils a New Kappa® Range of Loudspeakers 47

JBL to Unveil On Stage IIIP iPhone-Ready Loudspeaker Port 47

Atlantic Technology Launches IWTS-4LCR Loudspeaker 47

Bowers & Wilkins to Showcase New Products 48

Bower & Wilkins Introduces Four Models to CM Series Loudspeakers 48

Cerwin-Vega! Launches CVA-28 Active Speaker System 48

Cerwin-Vega! Introduces CVA-115 Active Subwoofer 49

Cerwin Vega! Launches CVP-118 and CVP-121 Subwoofers 49

Jamo Introduces A 804 50

Atlantic Technology Starts Shipment of New IWTS-8eSUB 50

SoundTube Entertainment Launches CM82-EZs Loudspeaker 51

SoundTube Entertainment Introduces HP129i Loudspeaker 51

SoundTube Entertainment Launches RS1001i-II and CM1001d

Subwoofers 52

Velodyne Acoustics Rolls Out Optimum Series Subwoofers 52

Velodyne Acoustics Introduces Digital Equalization - Remote

Series Subwoofers 52

Velodyne Acoustics Launches Impact Series Subwoofers 53

Sonance® Introduces New Variants to Sonance® Architectural

Series 53

Sonance® Introduces BPS-1 54

Sonance® Introduces Two Installation Advances and Refinements

for Architectural Series Speakers 54

Definitive Technology Launches New Mythos® Nine On-wall

Loudspeaker 54

Pioneer Electronics (USA) Unveils New Architectural Speakers

Line 55

Sonance® Introduces RK63 and RK83 Speakers 56

NACSound for Sonance to Unveil Kayak Single Stereo Loudspeaker 56

Sonance Launches Sonamp ASAP3D SE Compact Power Amplifier 57

Sonance Launches BPS-1 Bandpass Subwoofer System 58

Sonance® Introduces SM55 SST 58

Klipsch® Rolls Out New Models of Palladium™ Speaker Series 58

Atlantic Technology Unveils New Flagship Speaker Model 59

Niles Introduces New Outdoor Loudspeakers 59

EAW Unleashes New Subwoofer Model 59

Klipsch Develops New Family of Multi-Room Wireless Audio System 59

Infinity Launches Kappa® Automobile Loudspeakers 59

Niles Introduces New Ceiling Mound Loudspeakers 60

Acoustic Research Launches Discreet Subwoofer 60

Klipsch Unleashes New Commercial Speaker Line 60

Focus Audio Unveils New Speaker Line 60

JBL Professional Rolls Out New Powered VRX Models 60

JBL Professional Launches New Vertec® Models 61

Heco Releases New 3-Way Floorstanding Speakers 61

Fane Introduces New Products 61

Harbeth Audio Launches New Reference Speaker 61

6. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY 62

American Technology Changes Name to LRAD Corporation 62

Prism Sound Enters Into a Strategic Alliance with LOUDSOFT 62

Best Buy Develops New Wireless Technology 62

Sennheiser Signs Distribution Agreement with K-Array 62

Imerge Selects SpeakerCraft 63

FeONIC Signs Agreement with ConnectIT 63

Plantronics Divests Altec Lansing 63

SLS International Inc Files for Bankruptcy 63

Hangzhou Sanhe Electronic Technology Inks Agreement with

Guangzhou Haoyong Industry 63

Mark Levinson and Sister Concerns Merge with JBL Professional 64

Tymphany Separates Premium Audio Video and Scan Speak Division 64

AVAD Enters into Distribution Agreement with MartinLogan 64

Checkolite International Merges with Arkados 65

Duchossois Industries Takes Over Milestone AV Technologies 65

NXT Licenses Balanced Radiator Technology to Akoustiks 65

Guoguang Electric to Purchase Stake in AuraSound 66

Harman International Industries Enters into Global Alliance

with B & W Group 66

Ohm Establishes Ohm Europe 66

Pioneer Establishes Technical Audio Devices (TAD) Laboratories 67

Tannoy Merges with Gibson Guitar 67

Proaktiv Systems Chooses EAW Commercial Power Amplifiers and

Loudspeakers 67

Redline Enters into Marketing Partnership with Amina

Technologies 67

Victor Company of Japan Enters into a Joint Venture with Kenwood 68

JBL Professional's Control 200 Series Gets UL Listing 68

JBL Professional Joins METAlliance 68

Pioneer Creates New Hi-Fi Audio Systems Subsidiary 68

DTS Inks Strategic Agreement with Foxconn 68

7. STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS IN THE RECENT PAST 69

Sonance Inks Distribution Agreement with NACSound 69

Velodyne Expands Distribution Deal with AVAD 69

Loud Technologies to Acquire Martin Audio 69

SLS Loudspeakers Authorize First Choice as its Northwest

Distributor 69

Yamaha Mulls Plans to Divest its US Manufacturing Subsidiaries 69

Klipsch Group Purchases Audio Products International 70

SoundTube Sings Up Online Marketing as its Distributor 70

Directed Electronics Acquires Polk Audio 70

Yamaha to Construct Audio Systems Company in North America 70

Rives Audio Acquires Talon Loudspeakers 71

Westan Inks Distribution Agreement with Whatmough Audio 71

Klegg Purchases Smart Speaker Technologies 71

Pioneer Signs Distribution Agreement with Autocop India 71

8. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS 72

Altec Lansing, LLC (USA) 72

Amaoto Industrial Co., Ltd. (Taiwan) 72

Audiovox Corporation (USA) 72

Heco (Germany) 73

B&W Group Ltd. (UK) 73

Bose Corporation (USA) 73

Boston Acoustics, Inc. (USA) 73

Cambridge Sound Works, Inc. (USA) 74

Cerwin-Vega!, Inc. (USA) 74

Creative Labs Inc (USA) 74

Definitive Technology (USA) 74

Directed Electronics, Inc. (USA) 74

First Audio Manufacturing (H.K.) Ltd. (Hong Kong) 74

Focal JM-Lab (France) 75

Focus Audio, Inc. (Canada) 75

German Physiks (Germany) 75

Grand East Enterprises Ltd. (China) 75

Harbeth Audio Ltd. (UK) 75

Harman International Industries, Inc. (USA) 76

Harman Multimedia (USA) 76

Hifine (Germany) 76

Jazz Hipster Corporation (Taiwan) 76

Jean-Marie Reynaud (France) 77

KLH Audio Systems (USA) 77

Klipsch Group, Inc. (USA) 77

Jamo International Aps (Denmark) 77

Klipsch Audio Technologies (USA) 78

Labtec, Inc. (USA) 78

LRAD Corporation (USA) 78

Marten Design (Sweden) 79

Maxxsonics USA, Inc. (USA) 79

Niles Audio Corporation (USA) 79

Opera Loudspeakers (Italy) 79

Pioneer Corporation (Japan) 80

QLN Acoustics AB (Sweden) 80

Quadral (Germany) 80

Sammi Sound Technology Corporation (Korea) 80

Scandyna International (Denmark) 80

Sonance, Inc (USA) 81

SpeakerCraft, Inc. (USA) 81

Velodyne Acoustics, Inc. (USA) 81

Yamaha Corporation of America (USA) 81

9. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE 82

Analytics by Value 82

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

loudspeakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 82

Table 2: World Historic Review for loudspeakers by Geographic

Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding

Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 83

Table 3: World 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

and Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 84

Table 4: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Pair Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 85

Table 5: World Historic Review for Pair Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 86

Table 6: World 11-Year Perspective for Pair Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

and Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 87

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

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 88

Table 8: World Historic Review for Satellite/Subwoofer

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

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

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 89

Table 9: World 11-Year Perspective for Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Dollar Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) & Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (Includes Corresponding Graphs/Chart) 90

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

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers by Product Segment - 3 -Piece

Speakers, & 6 -Piece Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed

with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2007

through 2015 (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 91

Table 11: World Historic Review for Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers by Product Segment - 3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 -Piece

Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 92

Table 12: World 11-Year Perspective for Satellite/ Subwoofer

Speakers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar

Sales for 3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 92

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

Subwoofer Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 93

Table 14: World Historic Review for Subwoofer Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 94

Table 15: World 11-Year Perspective for Subwoofer Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 95

Table 16: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

In-Wall Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 96

Table 17: World Historic Review for In-Wall Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 97

Table 18: World 11-Year Perspective for In-Wall Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 98

Table 19: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Outdoor Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 99

Table 20: World Historic Review for Outdoor Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 100

Table 21: World 11-Year Perspective for Outdoor Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (Includes

Corresponding Graphs/Chart) 101

Table 22: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Multimedia Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

US$ Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 102

Table 23: World Historic Review for Multimedia Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 103

Table 24: World 11-Year Perspective for Multimedia Speakers

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales

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

and Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (Includes

Corresponding Graphs/Chart) 104

Analytics by Volume 105

Table 25: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Loudspeakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 105

Table 26: World Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 106

Table 27: World 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 107

Table 28: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Pair Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 108

Table 29: World Historic Review for Pair Speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 109

Table 30: World 11-Year Perspective for Pair Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 110

Table 31: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers by Geographic Region - US,

Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and

Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015

(includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 111

Table 32: World Historic Review for Satellite/Subwoofer

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

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

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding

Graph/Chart) 112

Table 33: World 11-Year Perspective for Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of

Volume Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) & Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 &

2015 (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 113

Table 34: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers by Product Segment - 3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 114

Table 35: World Historic Review for Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers by Product Segment - 3 -Piece Speakers, and 6

-Piece Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 115

Table 36: World 11-Year Perspective for Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume

Sales for 3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers for Years

2005, 2010 & 2015 115

Table 37: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Subwoofer Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 116

Table 38: World Historic Review for Subwoofer speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 117

Table 39: World 11-Year Perspective for Subwoofer Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 118

Table 40: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

In-Wall Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 119

Table 41: World Historic Review for In-Wall speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 120

Table 42: World 11-Year Perspective for In-Wall Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 121

Table 43: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Outdoor Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 122

Table 44: World Historic Review for Outdoor speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 123

Table 45: World 11-Year Perspective for Outdoor Speakers by

Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

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

Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 124

Table 46: World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Multimedia Speakers by Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan,

Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan) and Rest of World

Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in

000 Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 125

Table 47: World Historic Review for Multimedia speakers by

Geographic Region - US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific

(excluding Japan) and Rest of World Markets Independently

Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years

2000 through 2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 126

Table 48: World 11-Year Perspective for Multimedia Speakers

by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

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

Japan) & Rest of World for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 127

10. THE UNITED STATES 128

A.Market Analysis 128

Current & Future Analysis 128

Market Primer 128

Short Market Sizzlers 128

Market Structure & Competition 129

Table 49: US Multimedia Speaker Market (2007): Percentage

Share Breakdown of Key Players (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 129

Target Markets 130

Competitive Variables of the Home Speaker Segment 130

The Role of Price 130

Historic Market Share Findings 131

Table 50: Loudspeaker Market in the US: Percentage Market

Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005 - B&W

Loudspeakers, Bose Corporation, Boston Acoustics, Cerwin

Vega, Harman International Industries (Infinity & JBL),

Klipsch Audio Technologies, Polk Audio*, Sony, Yamaha and

Others (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 131

Table 51: Pair Speakers Market in the US: Percentage

Market Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005

- B&W Loudspeakers, Bose Corporation, Boston Acoustics,

Cerwin Vega, Harman International Industries (Infinity &

JBL) KLH Audio Systems, Klipsch Audio Technologies, Polk

Audio, Sony and Others (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 132

Table 52: Three Piece Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers Market

in the US: Percentage Market Share of Leading Players for

the Years 2004 & 2005 -Audiovox Corporation (Acoustic

Research), Bose Corporation, Boston Acoustics, Harman

International Industries (Infinity), KLH Audio Systems,

Polk Audio, and Others (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 133

Table 53: Six-Piece Satellite\Subwoofer Speaker Market in

the US: Percentage Market Share of Leading Players for the

Years 2004 & 2005 - Audiovox Corporation (Acoustic

Research), Bose Corporation, Boston Acoustics, Audio

Products International (Energy®), Harman International

Industries (Infinity & JBL), KLH Audio Systems, Polk

Audio, Sony, Yamaha, and Others (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 134

Table 54: Subwoofers Market in the US: Percentage Market

Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005 -

Boston Acoustics, Definitive Technology, Audio Products

International (Energy & Mirage), Harman International

Industries (Infinity & JBL), Klipsch Audio Technologies,

Polk Audio, Velodyne Acoustics, Yamaha, and Others

(includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 135

Table 55: In-Wall Speakers Market in the US: Percentage

Market Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005 -

Boston Acoustics, Cambridge Sound Works, Niles, Polk

Audio, and Others (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 136

Table 56: Outdoor Speakers Market in the US: Percentage

Market Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005 -

Audiovox Corporation (Acoustic Research), B&W, Bose

Corporation, Boston Acoustics, Harman International

Industries (Infinity), KLH Audio Systems, Niles, Polk

Audio, Sonance, and Others (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 137

Table 57: Multimedia Speakers Market in the US: Percentage

Market Share of Leading Players for the Years 2004 & 2005 -

Plantronics (Altec Lansing), Bose Corp., Boston

Acoustics, Cambridge Sound Works Inc., Klipsch, Labtec

Inc., and Others (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 138

Historic Retailing Statistics 139

Table 58: Loudspeaker Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, Direct Sales,

and Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 139

Table 59: Pair Speaker Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, Direct Sales,

and Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 139

Table 60: Satellite/Subwoofer Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, Direct Sales,

and Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 140

Table 61: Subwoofer Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, and Direct

Sales (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 140

Table 62: In-Wall Speaker Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, and Direct

Sales (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 141

Table 63: Outdoor Speaker Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, and Direct

Sales (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 141

Table 64: Multimedia Speaker Market in the United States:

Percentage Market Share Breakdown of Leading Retailing

Avenues for the Year 2005 - Specialty Electronics Stores,

Mass Merchandisers, Independent Retailers, Direct Sales,

and Discount Stores (includes corresponding Graphs/Chart) 142

B.Market Analytics 142

Value Analysis 142

Table 65: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6

-Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 142

Table 66: US Historic Review for Loudspeakers by Product

Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3

-Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers), Subwoofer

Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, & Multimedia

Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 143

Table 67: US 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia

Speakers for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart) 144

Volume Analysis 145

Table 68: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for

Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 145

Table 69: US Historic Review for Loudspeakers by Product

Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3-

Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers), Subwoofer

Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, & Multimedia

Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales

Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through 2006 (includes

corresponding Graph/Chart) 146

Table 70: US 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 147

11. CANADA 148

Market Analysis 148

Value Analysis 148

Table 71: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 148

Table 72: Canadian Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 149

Table 73: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 150

Volume Analysis 151

Table 74: Canadian Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 151

Table 75: Canadian Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 152

Table 76: Canadian 11-Year Perspective for Loud speakers

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 153

12. JAPAN 154

Market Analysis 154

Value Analysis 154

Table 77: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 154

Table 78: Japanese Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 155

Table 79: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 156

Volume Analysis 157

Table 80: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 157

Table 81: Japanese Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 158

Table 82: Japanese 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 159

13. EUROPE 160

Market Analysis 160

Current & Future Analysis 160

Value Analysis 160

Table 83: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Country/Region - France, Germany,

Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 160

Table 84: European Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Country/Region - France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 161

Table 85: European 11-Year Perspective for loudspeakers by

Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 162

Table 86: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$

Million for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 163

Table 87: European Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 164

Table 88: European 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Dollar Sales for

Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 165

Volume Analysis 166

Table 89: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Country/Region - France, Germany,

Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 166

Table 90: European Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Country/Region - France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and

Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual

Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through 2006

(includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 167

Table 91: European 11-Year Perspective for Loudspeakers by

Country/Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for

France, Germany, Italy, United Kingdom and Rest of Europe

for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 168

Table 92: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis

for Loudspeakers by Product Segment - Pair Speakers,

Satellite /Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6-

Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers,

Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia Speakers Markets

Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in 000

Units for Years 2007 through 2015 (includes corresponding

Graphs/Chart) 169

Table 93: European Historic Review for Loudspeakers by

Product Segment - Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer

Speakers (3 -Piece Speakers, and 6 - Piece Speakers),

Subwoofer Speakers, In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, &

Multimedia Speakers Markets Independently Analyzed with

Annual Sales Figures in 000 Units for Years 2000 through

2006 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart) 170

Table 94: European 11-Year Perspective for Loud speakers

by Product Segment - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales

for Pair Speakers, Satellite/Subwoofer Speakers (3 -Piece

Speakers, and 6 -Piece Speakers), Subwoofer Speakers,

In-Wall Speakers, Outdoor Speakers, and Multimedia

Speakers for Years 2005, 2010 & 2015 (includes

corresponding Graphs/Chart)

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