Blu-Ray Discs: Market Research Report

Date: May 1, 2012
Pages: 278
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Publisher: Global Industry Analysts, Inc
Report type: Strategic Report
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Blu-Ray Discs: Market Research Report
This report analyzes the worldwide markets for Blu-Ray Discs in Thousand Units and US$ Million.

The report provides separate comprehensive analytics for the US, Japan, Europe, and Rest of World.

Annual estimates and forecasts are provided for the period 2009 through 2018.

The report profiles 37 companies including many key and niche players such as CMC Magnetics Corporation, Falcon Technologies International LLC, Hitachi Maxell Ltd., Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation, Moser Baer India Limited, Panasonic Corporation, Paramount Pictures Corporation, RITEK Corporation, Sharp Corporation, Sony Corporation, Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd., TDK Corporation, Twentieth Century Fox, Umedisc Limited, Universal Studios Home Entertainment, Walt Disney Co., and Warner Bros. Entertainment 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
Disclaimers
Data Interpretation & Reporting Level
Quantitative Techniques & Analytics
Product Definitions and Scope of Study

II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

1.INDUSTRY OVERVIEW

A Quick Primer
Blu-Ray Survives Early Setbacks
Blu-ray Disc Wins the Hard-Fought Format War Against HD-DVD
Why to Upgrade from DVD to Blu-ray?
A Comparison of Blu-ray and DVD Features
Cost Savings: A Sharp Edged Benefit Driving the Uptake of Blu-ray
Emergence of AVC and DTS-HD as the Blu-ray Standard
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession In Retrospect
Will Growth in Europe be Held Hostage by the Debt Crisis?
Outlook
Blu-Ray Storage in IT Environment: A Review
Digital Data Explosion Drives Demand for Blu-Ray Disc Storage
Growing Concerns over Storage Carbon Footprint Throws the Spotlight on Blu-Ray
Developments in Blu-ray Archival Storage Libraries to Drive Gains
Developing Countries Poised to Turbo-Charge Future Growth
Innovation in Blu-ray Players Echoes Opportunities Downstream into the Discs Market
Growth Drivers In a Capsule
HDTVs Propel Popularity of Blu-Ray

Table 1. Projected Breakdown of Household Penetration (%) for HDTV Displays and HDTV Broadcast by Select Country for the year 2015(F) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Rising Mobile Storage Market Boost and for Blu-ray Format
Support from Consumer Electronics and IT Manufacturers: A Shot in Arm
Portable Models: Trigger Growth in the Blu-ray Market
Low Cost Hardware Spur Blu-Ray Popularity

Table 2. Average Retail Price ($) of Blu-ray Player in Comparison to DVD Player for the year 2006 through 2014F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Popularity of PS3 Augur Well for Blu-Ray

Table 3. Global Blu-Ray Technology (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Platform (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Blu-ray Disc Association Announces New Specifications to Improve Data Backup

3D TOUTED TO BECOME KEY INGREDIENT FOR BLU-RAY ADOPTION

Challenges to Reckon with…
Video Streaming: How Real is the Threat to Physical Blu-Ray Discs?
Blu-ray Success Limited in PC Segment
Mandatory Managed Copy Still Far From Reality
Does Blu-Ray Region Codes Really Offer Safety Blanket for Movie Studios?
Will Rising Delivery Channels for Movie Distribution Hamper Blu-Ray Prospects?
Will Fourth Generation Optical Disc Cause Blu-ray Discs to Go Extinct?

2.PRODUCT OVERVIEW

Introduction
Types of Blu-ray Discs
Blu-ray Format
(i) Blu-ray Recordable (BD-R)
(ii) Blu-ray ReWritable (BD-RE)
(iii) Blu-ray ROM
Blu-ray Format Specifications
Advantages
A Comparison of Storage Technologies
Major End-Use Markets
Consumer Electronics
HD Television Recording
HD Video Distribution
HD Camcorder Archiving
PC and PC Peripheral
Mass Data Storage
Digital Asset Management and Professional Storage

3.STRATEGIC CORPORATE DEVELOPMENTS

Verizon Communications Enters into Joint Venture with Redbox to Offer New Product Portfolio
Panasonic Canada Introduces Full HD 3D Models and Blu-ray Players
Epson Unveils Discproducer PP-50BD
Sony Launches Blu-ray Disc Player with 4k2k Video Support
McIntosh Laboratory Introduces MVP891 Universal Blu-ray Disc Player
ACCESS to Introduce NetFrontTM Living Connect 3.0 Solution
Sony to Restart Blu-Ray Manufacturing in Tagajo Facility
Quickflix Inks Agreement with Telstra for BigPond Movies Rental Business
EMI Music and Pink Floyd Sign Agreement to Develop Multi-Format Program
CyberLink Enters into Partnership with Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Hitachi and Philips to Setup One-Blue
Cinram International Income Fund Inks Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment
HP Signs One-Blue Licensing Program as Licensor
One-Blue Introduces Licensing Program for Blu-ray DiscTM Products
Cinram International Income Fund Takes Over 1K Studios
Relativity Media Inks Agreement with Cinram International Income Fund
Sony Creative Software to Take Over Netblender
Irdeto Takes Over BD+ Technology of Rovi to Check Blu-ray Piracy
Oppo Introduces BD80 Blu-ray Player
Mitsubishi, Toshiba Electric, Warner Bros and Thomson Licensing Introduce Licensing Program for Blu-ray Patents
Regency Media Acquires BLUELINE II Blu-ray Disc Manufacturing Lines of Singulus Technologies
Sony Introduces BDV-E985W 3D Blu-ray Disc Home Entertainment System
ASUS Introduces SBW-06C2X-U External Blu-ray Writer
Sony Launches Blu-ray Disc Line and BDP-SX1000 Blu-ray Disc Player
Audiovox Launches AVDBR1 Blu-ray Disc Player
Onkyo Unveils BD-SP809 Blu-ray Player
Sony Unveils BDX-S500U and BD-5300S Blu-Ray disc Rewritable drives in India
Panasonic Germany Introduces DMR-BS785 and BS885 Blu-Ray DiscTM Recorders
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Introduces Range of Blu-ray Players
Pioneer Electronics Launches BDR-206MBK Blu-ray Disc Drive
IDA Entertainment to Unveil Cat Shit One Video Anime on Blu-ray Disc in US
TASCAM Introduces BD-R2000 High-Definition Video Recorder
Sharp Launches BD-HP80U and BD-HP90U 3D Network Blu-Ray DiscTM Players
Yamaha and DivX Unveil Yamaha DivX PlusTM HD Certified Blu-Ray Players
Sharp to Unveil VR-100BR1 Blu-Ray Disk Format
Lite-On Unveils iHBS112 Blu-Ray Disc Writer
Yamaha Launches BD-S667 Blu-Ray Player and RX-V667 3D AV Receiver
Samsung Unveils SH-B123 Optical Disk Drive
Plextor Introduces PlexMedia Blu-Ray Player and PX-B120U External BD-ROM Drive
Sonic Solutions® Integrates Dolby® TrueHD Audio Stream Editing Tools in Scenarist®
Sharp Corporation to Unveil VR-100BR1 Triple Layer Blu-ray Disc Media
Sharp Corporation to Launch New Disc Drives
Imation Unveils TDK Life on Record 6x BD-R
Sony Launches Novel Blu-Ray Disc Line
Sony and Panasonic Launch i-MLSE
CyberLink Rolls out PowerProducer 5.5
Kaleidescape Introduces the 100-disc Blu-ray Disc Vault
Sony India to Roll out Blu-Ray Audio Visual Products
Sony Optiarc Unveils Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Drives
CyberLink Rolls out BDXL Blu-ray Format for Power DVD
Fengtao Software Launches DVDFab Blu-ray Copy
Tipard Studio Introduces the Tipard Blu-ray Converter
Sony Corporation Introduces BDX-S500U Slim External Blu-ray Drive
Sonic Solutions Unveils Novel Version of Scenarist® BD Workgroup
Sharp to Launch Blu-ray Disc
Samsung Electronics Rolls out SH-B123 ODD
Hitachi Unveils HyDrive Blu-ray Drive
Corel to Unveil WinDVD with Blu-ray 3D certification
Panasonic Rolls out New Blu-ray Disc Media
Buffalo Technology Introduces the BR-PX68U2 6x Blu-ray Drive
Sony Creative Launches Blu-print 6 Blu-ray Disc
NetBlender to Launch 3D Authoring and Encoding Capabilities for DoStudio™ Blu-ray Tools
Sony Corporation to Discontinue Production at Hungarian Plant
Wipro Inks Partnership Agreement with Philips to Provide Blu-ray Solutions
Panasonic Establishes Blu-ray 3D™ Advanced Authoring Center
Singulus Technologies Divests Bluline II Replication System
MCE Introduces 8X Blu-ray Recordable Drive for Mac Operating Systems
Sony Introduces Blu-Ray Discs with Interactive BD-Live Video Editing Functionality
DTS Launches Blu-ray Audio Production Tools
Sonic Introduces Sonic BD PowerStation™ for Professional Videographers
Verbatim Americas Unveils New Line of Blu-Ray Disc Products
Samsung Electronics Unveils SH-B083 Drive
Media Distributors Launches Line1 Media
GZ Digital Media to Establish Facility Blu-Ray Disc Manufacturing Facility
Sony Australia Establishes a New Replication Facility for Blu-ray Discs
Pioneer and Sharp to Enter into Joint Venture
Panasonic Establishes 3D Blu-ray Research Laboratory
Sony Establishes New Blu-ray Software Production Facility in China
Ascent Media Group Collaborates with Sofatronic and Akamai Technologies

4.FOCUS ON SELECT PLAYERS

CMC Magnetics Corporation (Taiwan)
Falcon Technologies International (FTI)
Hitachi Maxell Ltd (Japan)
Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (USA)
Moser Baer India Limited (India)
Panasonic Corporation (Japan)
Paramount Pictures Corporation (USA)
RITEK Corporation (Taiwan)
Sharp Corporation (Japan)
Sony Corporation (Japan)
Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd (Japan)
TDK Corporation (Japan)
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation
Umedisc Limited (Hong Kong)
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USA)
Walt Disney Co (USA)
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc (USA)

5.GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE

Table 4. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 5. Global 10-Year Perspective for Blu-Ray discs by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 6. Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 7. Global 10-Year Perspective for Blu-Ray discs by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for US, Canada, Japan, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Rest of World Markets for Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

III. MARKET

1.THE UNITED STATES

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Blu-ray Scores High in the Home Video Entertainment Market

Table 8. US Home Entertainment Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumer Spending By Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

US Blu-Ray Market Looks Up
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select US Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 9. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 10. US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

2.CANADA

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Strategic coroporate developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 11. Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 12. Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Millions for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

3.JAPAN

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
The Threat of Reverse-Importation
Recordable Blu-Ray Discs Market to Soar
Market Share Statistics:

Table 13. Japanese BD Optical Disc Drive Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Installed Base for BD Rewriter Drives, and BD-ROM/ Combo Drives (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Development
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 14. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 15. Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4.EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Market Overview
Retailers Play a Vital Role in Successful Adoption of Blu-ray Technology
Market Share Statistics:

Table 16. EU Consumer Spending on Home Video Entertainment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 17. European BD-Enabled Households (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Hardware Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 18. European Blu-ray Disc Market (2010): Average Consumer Price of Retail Blu-Ray Disc for Select Country (in Euros) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 19. European Blu-ray Disc Market (2010): Average Consumer Price of Rental Blu-Ray Disc for Select Country (in Euros) (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 20. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 21. European 10-Year Perspective for Blu-Ray discs by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Unit Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 22. European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 23. European 10-Year Perspective for Blu-Ray discs by Geographic Region- Percentage Breakdown of Value Sales for France, Germany, Italy, UK and Rest of Europe Markets for Years 2009, 2012 and 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4A.FRANCE

Market Analysis

Table 24. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 25. French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4B.GERMANY

A. Market Analysis
Market Overview
B. Market Analytics

Table 26. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figuresin Million units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 27. German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4C.ITALY

Market Analysis

Table 28. Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 29. Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4D.THE UNITED KINGDOM

A. Market Analysis

Table 30. UK Retail Video Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Video Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

B. Market Analytics

Table 31. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 32. UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

4E.REST OF EUROPE

A. Market Analysis
Strategic Corporate Developments
B. Market Analytics

Table 33. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 34. Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

5.ASIA-PACIFIC

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
Grey Market in India: A Cause for Concern
B. Market Analytics

Table 35. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 36. Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

6.REST OF WORLD

A. Market Analysis
Outlook
China: Market Overview
Product Launches
Strategic Corporate Developments
Select Players
B. Market Analytics

Table 37. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)
Table 38. Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)

IV. COMPETITIVE LANDSCAPE

Total Companies Profiled: 37 (including Divisions/Subsidiaries - 49)
The United States (15)
Japan (12)
Europe (11)
- France (1)
- Germany (4)
- The United Kingdom (4)
- Rest of Europe (2)
Asia-Pacific (Excluding Japan) (9)
Latin America (1)
Middle East (1)
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