USB 3.0: Market Research Report

Date: January 2, 2015
Pages: 230
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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USB 3.0: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for USB 3.0 in Thousand Units. The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific, and Rest of World. Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2012 through 2020. Market data and analytics are derived from primary and secondary research. Company profiles are primarily based on public domain information including company URLs. The report profiles 89 companies including many key and niche players such as -
  • ASMedia Technology, Inc.
  • Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.
  • Avago Technologies Ltd.
  • Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
  • DisplayLink Corporation
I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Prelude
Superior Performance Benefits Make Device Manufacturers Sit Up and Take Notice of USB 3.
USB 3. 0 Vs USB 2. 0: A Comparative Analysis
USB 3. 0 Vs USB 2. 0: Comparison of Data Transfer Rates by File Size
Efficient Battery Maintenance – Business Case for USB 3.
Backward Compatibility – A Boon for Seamless Transition from USB 2. 0 to USB 3.
USB 3. 0 Gears Up for Upward Growth
Opportunity Indicator:
A Peek into End-Use Applications for USB 3.
Key Statistical Data:

Table 1. Global USB-Enabled Devices Market (2012, 2014 & 2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by USB Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Growing Demand for USB 3. 0 Interface to Benefit USB 3. 0 Chips Market
PC Segment – The Early Adopter of USB 3. 0 Interface
Rising Data Portability Needs to Accelerate USB 3. 0 Adoption in Wider Range of Electronic Devices in Coming Years
USB 3. 0 Flash Drives Make the Cut in Storage Market
Opportunity Indicators

Table 2. Enterprise Uses of USB Flash Drives: Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume of Stored Data by Nature of Information (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 3. World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for USB Flash Drives by Technology - USB2. 0, USB3. 0 and Other Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Million Units for Years 2012 through 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 4. World 4-Year Perspective for USB Flash Drives by Technology - Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for USB2. 0, USB3. 0 and Other Markets for Years 2012 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

USB 3. 0 High-Bandwidth Storage Devices – A Major Draw
Consumer Entertainment & Communication Devices to Follow Suit
Smartphones Phones – The Next Frontier
Opportunity Indicator:

Table 5. World Market for Smartphones (2011 & 2017P): Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Tablet PCs – Market Laden with Tremendous Potential for USB 3.
Opportunity Indicators:

Table 6. Global Tablet PCs Market: Breakdown of Annual Dollar Sales (in US$ million) for the Years 2012 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global Tablet PCs Market: Breakdown of Annual Volume Sales (in Million Units) for the Years 2013 & 2015 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

USB 3. 0 Poised to Take Center Stage in Camera-Based Applications
Leading Camera Interfaces: A Comparative Analysis
USB 3. 0 to Widen their Footprint in Wide Range of Peripheral Devices
USB 3. 0 Gains Prominence in Switched Device Access
USB 3. 0 Universal Docking Chipsets Attract Consumer Attention in 4K Applications
USB 3. 0 Chipmakers Turn to USB Hub Business
USB 3. 0 Host ICs Market to Become More Competitive
Declining Costs to Drive Volume Sales
Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth
USB 3. 0 Devices to Face Early ‘In-House’ Competition from USB 3.
‘Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt 2’ – How Big is the Threat?
Will Cloud Services Pose Threat to USB Interface Technologies??
Cloud’s Early Stage Status in Data Storage Market to Help USB 3. 0 in Retaining Market Traction

2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW

What is USB 3. 0?
USB 2. 0 vs. USB 3.
USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices
USB 3. 0 Chipsets
Methods of Upgrading Legacy Laptops with USB 3. 0 Support
Features of USB 3.
Faster Transfer Speeds
Factors Attributing to Speed Disparities in USB 3. 0 Equipment
Separate Data Lanes for Uploads and Downloads
Quicker Charging of Devices
Increased Power Efficiency
Backward Compatibility
USB 3. 0 Connectors
USB 3. 0 Standard-A Connectors
USB 3. 0 Standard-B Connectors
USB 3. 0 Powered-B Connectors
USB 3. 0 Micro Connectors
USB 3. 0 Micro-B Connectors
USB 3. 0 Micro-AB and USB 3. 0 Micro- A Connectors
Architecture
Physical Layer
Data Encoding/Decoding in USB 3.
Link Layer
Protocol Layer
Operating Systems Supporting USB 3.
Linux OS
Windows XP, Vista &
Windows
Mac OS X
Disadvantages

3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS

Patriot Launches Supersonic Bolt XT USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Kensington Announces New USB3. 0 Products
DataLocker Unveils Sentry 3. 0 Encrypted Flash Drive
Synopsys Introduces USB 3. 1 IP Solution
Molex Launches Next-Generation Series of USB 3. 0 Panel-Mount Receptacles
Imation Rolls Out High-Performance External USB 3. 0 SS Hard Drive
DisplayLink and Plugable Technologies New USB 3. 0 Solution
Toshiba DPD Launches TransMemory ID USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Lexar Launches JumpDrive M20 Mobile
SanDisk Releases High-Speed SanDisk Ultra Fit USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Corsair Rolls Out Flash Voyager GTX USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
DisplayLink Launches DL-5900 USB 3. 0 Dual-Head Chipset
Plugable Rolls Out USB3-SWITCH2 USB 3. 0 Switch
DisplayLink Launches DL-5700 USB 3. 0 Chipset
SanDisk Announces SanDisk Extreme PRO USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Kingston Launches DataTraveler Locker+ G3 (DTLPG3) USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Targus Unveils Targus Universal USB 3. 0 DV2K Docking Station
DisplayLink Rolls Out DL-5500 USB 3. 0 Chipset
Adnaco Technology Launches Adnaco-SU1 USB 3. 0 Fiber Optic Extension System
PixeLINK Rolls Out New USB 3. 0 CMOS Microscopy Cameras
Club 3D Launches New USB 3. 0 to 4K Docking Station
ADATA Technology Introduces UV131 USB 3. 0 USB Flash Drive
Glyph Unveils The BlackBox Mobile Storage Solution
Lexar Rolls Out Lexar JumpDrive M10 Secure USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Sonnet Unveils COMPACT PRESTO Gigabit USB 3.
HighPoint Introduces RocketU 1144C 4-Port USB 3. 0 HBA
Plugable Technologies Unveils Aluminum 7 Port USB 3. 0 Hub
Belkin and DisplayLink Roll Out Novel USB 3. 0 Based Docking Stand Products
TRENDnet Unveils AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3. 0 Adapter
Kingston Unveils DataTraveler Ultimate 3. 0 Generation 3 USB 3. 0 Flash Drive
Corsair Introduces New Line of Flash Voyager GT Turbo Flash Drives
Renesas Electronics Unveils New USB 3. 0 Hub Controller
ELECOM Unveils MF-SU3-G Series USB3. 0 Flash Drives
LaCie Unveils New Rugged USB 3. 0 Thunderbolt Series Hard Drive
PKparis Rolls Out PK K’1 Miniature USB 3. 0 Key
Etron Technology Unveils EV2669 Flash Drive Controller
Transcend Information Unveils Novel 64GB Capacity USB 3. 0 Flash Drives
Silicon Motion Unveils SM3267 USB 3. 0 Controller Chip
Etron Technology Introduces EV26699 USB 3. 0 Flash Drive Controller IC
Fresco Logic Launches FL2000 USB-Device Display Controller
Plugable Technologies Introduces USB 3. 0 to HDMI/DVI Graphics Adapter
DisplayLink Launches Fujitsu USB 3. 0 Port Replicator PR08
L-com Introduces USB 3. 0 Female Bulkhead Cables
Lexar Introduces JumpDrive Series High-Speed USB 3. 0 Flash Drives
Toshiba America Information Systems Launches Dynadock USB 3. 0 Hub
Microsoft Selects Cypress’s EZ-USB FX3 USB 3. 0 Controller
Tokyo Electron and Cypress Semiconductor Jointly Develop USB 3. 0 Device Interface Card
Etron Technology to Launch Three USB 3. 0 IC Controllers

4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY

Avago Technologies Takes Over PLX Technology
SPYRUS Partners with PNY Technologies
LenovoEMC Rebrands Iomega Products and Programs
Microchip Technology Takes Over Standard Microsystems

5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS

Chip Manufacturers
ASMedia Technology, Inc. (Taiwan)
Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (US)
Avago Technologies Ltd. (US)
Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US)
DisplayLink Corporation (US)
Etron Technology, Inc. (Taiwan)
Faraday Technology Corporation (Taiwan)
Fresco Logic, Inc. (US)
Fujitsu Limited (Japan)
Intel Corporation (US)
LucidPort Technology, Inc (US)
Microchip Technology Inc. (US)
Renesas Electronics Corporation (Japan)
Synopsys, Inc. (US)
VIA Labs, Inc (Taiwan)
Texas Instruments (US)
USB 3. 0 Enabled Device Manufacturers
Apple Inc. (US)
Dell Corporation (US)
ELECOM Co Ltd (Japan)
LaCie S. A. S (France)
Microsoft Corporation (US)
Hewlett-Packard Company (US)
Kingston Technology Company (US)
LenovoEMC Ltd. (US)
Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc (US)
Samsung Corporation (South Korea)
SanDisk Corporation (US)
Seagate Technology LLC (Ireland)
Toshiba Corporation (Japan)
Transcend Information, Inc (Taiwan)

6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 8. World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices by Geographic Region - US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 9. World 9-Year Perspective for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices by Geographic Region - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for US, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific (excluding Japan), and Rest of World Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1. THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Mixed Bag Outlook for USB 3. 0 Devices in Short to Medium Term Period
Continued Demand for Flash Drives Augurs Well for the Market

Table 10. US USB Flash Drives Market (2013): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 11. US Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2. JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 12. Japanese Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3. EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Projected Improvement in Economy After Debit Crisis to Boost Demand Prospects
B. Market Analytics

Table 13. European Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices by Region/Country - France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets Independently Analyzed with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 14. European 9-Year Perspective for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices by Region/ Country - Percentage Breakdown of Volume Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK, and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2012, 2015 & 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3A. FRANCE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
Lacie S. A. S – A Major French Usb 3. 0 Device Manufacturer
B. Market Analytics

Table 15. French Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3B. GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 16. German Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3C. ITALY

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 17. Italian Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3D. THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
B. Market Analytics

Table 18. UK Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3E. REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launch
B. Market Analytics

Table 19. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4. ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Continued Craze for Mobile Computing, Storage, Communication & Entertainment Platforms o Drive Business Case for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices
Opportunity Indicators

Table 20. CAGR % of Volume Sales for USB Flash Drives & Smartphones in Asia-Pacific for Period 2010-2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 21. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5. REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Product Launches
B. Market Analytics

Table 22. Rest of World Recent Past, Current and Future Analysis for USB 3. 0 Enabled Devices with Annual Sales in Thousand Units for Years 2012 through 2020 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 89 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 100)
The United States (54)
Canada (4)
Japan (8)
Europe (12)
  France (4)
  The United Kingdom (3)
  Rest of Europe (5)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (22)
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