USB 3.0 Devices Market - Global Strategic Business Report

USB 3.0 - Global Strategic Business Report

Global Industry Analysts, Date of Publication: Mar 10, 2015, 230 Pages
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USB 3.0 Devices Market - Global Strategic Business 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

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

 I. INTRODUCTION, METHODOLOGY & PRODUCT DEFINITIONS

      Study Reliability and Reporting Limitations                       I-1
      Disclaimers                                                       I-2
      Data Interpretation & Reporting Level                             I-2
       Quantitative Techniques & Analytics                              I-3
      Product Definitions and Scope of Study                            I-3


 II. EXECUTIVE SUMMARY

  1. INDUSTRY OVERVIEW                                                  II-1
      A Prelude                                                         II-1
      Superior Performance Benefits Make Device Manufacturers Sit Up
       and Take Notice of USB 3.0                                       II-1
       USB 3.0 Vs USB 2.0: A Comparative Analysis                       II-2
       USB 3.0 Vs USB 2.0: Comparison of Data Transfer Rates by File
        Size                                                            II-3
      Efficient Battery Maintenance - Business Case for USB 3.0         II-3
      Backward Compatibility - A Boon for Seamless Transition from
       USB 2.0 to USB 3.0                                               II-3
      USB 3.0 Gears Up for Upward Growth                                II-4
       Opportunity Indicator:                                           II-5
        A Peek into End-Use Applications for USB 3.0                    II-5
       Key Statistical Data:                                            II-5
        Table 1: Global USB-Enabled Devices Market (2012, 2014 &
        2016): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Shipments by USB
        Technology (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                 II-5
      Growing Demand for USB 3.0 Interface to Benefit USB 3.0 Chips
       Market                                                           II-6
      PC Segment - The Early Adopter of USB 3.0 Interface               II-6
      Rising Data Portability Needs to Accelerate USB 3.0 Adoption
       in Wider Range of Electronic Devices in Coming Years             II-6
      USB 3.0 Flash Drives Make the Cut in Storage Market               II-7
       Opportunity Indicators                                           II-8
        Table 2: Enterprise Uses of USB Flash Drives: Percentage
        Share Breakdown of Volume of Stored Data by Nature of
        Information (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                II-8

        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)                                                    II-9

        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)                                      II-10
      USB 3.0 High-Bandwidth Storage Devices - A Major Draw             II-10
      Consumer Entertainment & Communication Devices to Follow Suit     II-10
       Smartphones Phones - The Next Frontier                           II-11
        Opportunity Indicator:                                          II-12
         Table 5: World Market for Smartphones (2011 & 2017P):
         Breakdown of Sales in Thousand Units by Geographic
         Region/Country (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)            II-12
       Tablet PCs - Market Laden with Tremendous Potential for USB 3.0  II-13
        Opportunity Indicators:                                         II-13
         Table 6: Global Tablet PCs Market: Breakdown of Annual
         Dollar Sales (in US$ million) for the Years 2012 & 2015
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-13

         Table 7: Global Tablet PCs Market: Breakdown of Annual
         Volume Sales (in Million Units) for the Years 2013 & 2015
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           II-13
      USB 3.0 Poised to Take Center Stage in Camera-Based Applications  II-14
       Leading Camera Interfaces: A Comparative Analysis                II-14
      USB 3.0 to Widen their Footprint in Wide Range of Peripheral
       Devices                                                          II-14
      USB 3.0 Gains Prominence in Switched Device Access                II-15
      USB 3.0 Universal Docking Chipsets Attract Consumer Attention
       in 4K Applications                                               II-15
      USB 3.0 Chipmakers Turn to USB Hub Business                       II-15
      USB 3.0 Host ICs Market to Become More Competitive                II-16
      Declining Costs to Drive Volume Sales                             II-16
      Developing Markets to Turbo Charge Future Growth                  II-16
      USB 3.0 Devices to Face Early ‘In-House’ Competition from USB 3.1 II-17
      ‘Thunderbolt & Thunderbolt 2’ - How Big is the Threat?            II-18
      Will Cloud Services Pose Threat to USB Interface Technologies??   II-18
       Cloud’s Early Stage Status in Data Storage Market to Help USB
        3.0 in Retaining Market Traction                                II-19

  2. PRODUCT OVERVIEW                                                   II-20
      What is USB 3.0?                                                  II-20
       USB 2.0 vs. USB 3.0                                              II-20
      USB 3.0 Enabled Devices                                           II-21
      USB 3.0 Chipsets                                                  II-21
      Methods of Upgrading Legacy Laptops with USB 3.0 Support          II-21
      Features of USB 3.0                                               II-21
       Faster Transfer Speeds                                           II-21
        Factors Attributing to Speed Disparities in USB 3.0 Equipment   II-22
         Separate Data Lanes for Uploads and Downloads                  II-22
         Quicker Charging of Devices                                    II-22
         Increased Power Efficiency                                     II-22
         Backward Compatibility                                         II-22
      USB 3.0 Connectors                                                II-23
       USB 3.0 Standard-A Connectors                                    II-23
       USB 3.0 Standard-B Connectors                                    II-23
       USB 3.0 Powered-B Connectors                                     II-23
       USB 3.0 Micro Connectors                                         II-23
        USB 3.0 Micro-B Connectors                                      II-23
        USB 3.0 Micro-AB and USB 3.0 Micro- A Connectors                II-24
       Architecture                                                     II-24
        Physical Layer                                                  II-24
         Data Encoding/Decoding in USB 3.0                              II-24
          Link Layer                                                    II-24
          Protocol Layer                                                II-25
       Operating Systems Supporting USB 3.0                             II-25
        Linux OS                                                        II-25
        Windows XP, Vista & 7                                           II-25
        Windows 8                                                       II-25
        Mac OS X                                                        II-26
       Disadvantages                                                    II-26

  3. PRODUCT INTRODUCTIONS/INNOVATIONS                                  II-27
      Patriot Launches Supersonic Bolt XT USB 3.0 Flash Drive           II-27
      Kensington Announces New USB3.0 Products                          II-27
      DataLocker Unveils Sentry 3.0 Encrypted Flash Drive               II-27
      Synopsys Introduces USB 3.1 IP Solution                           II-27
      Molex Launches Next-Generation Series of USB 3.0 Panel-Mount
       Receptacles                                                      II-27
      Imation Rolls Out High-Performance External USB 3.0 SS Hard Drive II-27
      DisplayLink and Plugable Technologies New USB 3.0 Solution        II-28
      Toshiba DPD Launches TransMemory® ID USB 3.0 Flash Drive          II-28
      Lexar Launches JumpDrive M20 Mobile                               II-28
      SanDisk Releases High-Speed SanDisk Ultra Fit™ USB 3.0 Flash
       Drive                                                            II-28
      Corsair® Rolls Out Flash Voyager® GTX USB 3.0 Flash Drive         II-28
      DisplayLink® Launches DL-5900 USB 3.0 Dual-Head Chipset           II-28
      Plugable Rolls Out USB3-SWITCH2 USB 3.0 Switch                    II-28
      DisplayLink® Launches DL-5700 USB 3.0 Chipset                     II-29
      SanDisk Announces SanDisk Extreme PRO® USB 3.0 Flash Drive        II-29
      Kingston Launches DataTraveler® Locker+ G3 (DTLPG3) USB 3.0
       Flash Drive                                                      II-29
      Targus® Unveils Targus Universal USB 3.0 DV2K Docking Station     II-29
      DisplayLink® Rolls Out DL-5500 USB 3.0 Chipset                    II-29
      Adnaco Technology Launches Adnaco-SU1 USB 3.0 Fiber Optic
       Extension System                                                 II-29
      PixeLINK Rolls Out New USB 3.0 CMOS Microscopy Cameras            II-29
      Club 3D Launches New USB 3.0 to 4K Docking Station                II-30
      ADATA® Technology Introduces UV131 USB 3.0 USB Flash Drive        II-30
      Glyph Unveils The BlackBox Mobile Storage Solution                II-30
      Lexar Rolls Out Lexar® JumpDrive® M10 Secure USB 3.0 Flash Drive  II-30
      Sonnet Unveils COMPACT PRESTO™ Gigabit USB 3.0                    II-30
      HighPoint Introduces RocketU 1144C 4-Port USB 3.0 HBA             II-30
      Plugable Technologies Unveils Aluminum 7 Port USB 3.0 Hub         II-30
      Belkin and DisplayLink Roll Out Novel USB 3.0 Based Docking
       Stand Products                                                   II-31
      TRENDnet Unveils AC1200 Dual Band Wireless USB 3.0 Adapter        II-31
      Kingston Unveils DataTraveler Ultimate 3.0 Generation 3 USB 3
       .0 Flash Drive                                                   II-31
      Corsair Introduces New Line of Flash Voyager GT Turbo Flash
       Drives                                                           II-31
      Renesas Electronics Unveils New USB 3.0 Hub Controller            II-31
      ELECOM Unveils MF-SU3-G Series USB3.0 Flash Drives                II-31
      LaCie Unveils New Rugged USB 3.0 Thunderbolt™ Series Hard Drive   II-31
      PKparis Rolls Out PK K’1 Miniature USB 3.0 Key                    II-32
      Etron Technology Unveils EV2669 Flash Drive Controller            II-32
      Transcend Information Unveils Novel 64GB Capacity USB 3.0
       Flash Drives                                                     II-32
      Silicon Motion Unveils SM3267 USB 3.0 Controller Chip             II-32
      Etron Technology Introduces EV26699 USB 3.0 Flash Drive
       Controller IC                                                    II-32
      Fresco Logic Launches FL2000 USB-Device Display Controller        II-32
      Plugable Technologies Introduces USB 3.0 to HDMI/DVI Graphics
       Adapter                                                          II-32
      DisplayLink Launches Fujitsu USB 3.0 Port Replicator PR08         II-33
      L-com Introduces USB 3.0 Female Bulkhead Cables                   II-33
      Lexar Introduces JumpDrive Series High-Speed USB 3.0 Flash Drives II-33
      Toshiba America Information Systems Launches Dynadock USB 3.0 Hub II-33
      Microsoft Selects Cypress’s EZ-USB FX3 USB 3.0 Controller         II-33
      Tokyo Electron and Cypress Semiconductor Jointly Develop USB
       3.0 Device Interface Card                                        II-33
      Etron Technology to Launch Three USB 3.0 IC Controllers           II-33

  4. RECENT INDUSTRY ACTIVITY                                           II-34
      Avago Technologies Takes Over PLX Technology                      II-34
      SPYRUS Partners with PNY Technologies                             II-34
      LenovoEMC Rebrands Iomega Products and Programs                   II-34
      Microchip Technology Takes Over Standard Microsystems             II-34

  5. FOCUS ON SELECT GLOBAL PLAYERS                                     II-35
      Chip Manufacturers                                                II-35
       ASMedia Technology, Inc. (Taiwan)                                II-35
       Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (US)                                II-35
       Avago Technologies Ltd. (US)                                     II-35
       Cypress Semiconductor Corporation (US)                           II-35
       DisplayLink Corporation (US)                                     II-36
       Etron Technology, Inc. (Taiwan)                                  II-36
       Faraday Technology Corporation (Taiwan)                          II-37
       Fresco Logic, Inc. (US)                                          II-37
       Fujitsu Limited (Japan)                                          II-37
       Intel Corporation (US)                                           II-38
       LucidPort Technology, Inc (US)                                   II-38
       Microchip Technology Inc. (US)                                   II-38
       Renesas Electronics Corporation (Japan)                          II-39
       Synopsys, Inc. (US)                                              II-39
       VIA Labs, Inc (Taiwan)                                           II-40
       Texas Instruments (US)                                           II-40
      USB 3.0 Enabled Device Manufacturers                              II-40
       Apple Inc. (US)                                                  II-40
       Dell Corporation (US)                                            II-41
       ELECOM Co Ltd (Japan)                                            II-41
       LaCie S.A.S (France)                                             II-41
       Microsoft Corporation (US)                                       II-42
       Hewlett-Packard Company (US)                                     II-42
       Kingston Technology Company (US)                                 II-42
       LenovoEMC Ltd. (US)                                              II-43
       Micron Consumer Products Group, Inc (US)                         II-43
       Samsung Corporation (South Korea)                                II-43
       SanDisk Corporation (US)                                         II-44
       Seagate Technology LLC (Ireland)                                 II-44
       Toshiba Corporation (Japan)                                      II-45
       Transcend Information, Inc (Taiwan)                              II-45

  6. GLOBAL MARKET PERSPECTIVE                                          II-46
      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)                                                      II-46

      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)                                        II-47


 III. MARKET

  1. THE UNITED STATES                                                  III-1
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-1
        Outlook                                                         III-1
        Mixed Bag Outlook for USB 3.0 Devices in Short to Medium
         Term Period                                                    III-1
        Continued Demand for Flash Drives Augurs Well for the Market    III-1
         Table 10: US USB Flash Drives Market (2013): Percentage
         Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by End-Use Segment
         (includes corresponding Graph/Chart)                           III-1
        Product Launches                                                III-2
        Strategic Corporate Developments                                III-7
        Select Players                                                  III-7
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-15
        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)                                                    III-15

  2. JAPAN                                                              III-16
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-16
        Outlook                                                         III-16
        Product Launches                                                III-16
        Select Players                                                  III-16
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-18
        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)                                                    III-18

  3. EUROPE                                                             III-19
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-19
        Outlook                                                         III-19
        Projected Improvement in Economy After Debit Crisis to Boost
         Demand Prospects                                               III-19
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-20
        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)               III-20

        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)                                                    III-21

  3a. FRANCE                                                            III-22
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-22
        Outlook                                                         III-22
        Product Launches                                                III-22
        Lacie S.A.S - A Major French Usb 3.0 Device Manufacturer        III-22
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-23
        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)                                                    III-23

  3b. GERMANY                                                           III-24
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-24
        Outlook                                                         III-24
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-24
        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)                                                    III-24

  3c. ITALY                                                             III-25
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-25
        Outlook                                                         III-25
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-25
        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)                                                    III-25

  3d. THE UNITED KINGDOM                                                III-26
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-26
        Outlook                                                         III-26
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-26
        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)                                                    III-26

  3e. REST OF EUROPE                                                    III-27
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-27
        Outlook                                                         III-27
        Product Launch                                                  III-27
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-27
        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)                                      III-27

  4. ASIA-PACIFIC                                                       III-28
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-28
        Outlook                                                         III-28
        Continued Craze for Mobile Computing, Storage, Communication
         & Entertainment Platforms o Drive Business Case for USB 3.0
          Enabled Devices                                               III-28
         Opportunity Indicators                                         III-28
          Table 20: CAGR % of Volume Sales for USB Flash Drives &
          Smartphones in Asia-Pacific for Period 2010-2018 (includes
          corresponding Graph/Chart)                                    III-28
        Product Launches                                                III-29
        Select Players                                                  III-29
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-32
        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)                                      III-32

  5. REST OF WORLD                                                      III-33
      A.Market Analysis                                                 III-33
        Outlook                                                         III-33
        Product Launches                                                III-33
      B.Market Analytics                                                III-34
        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)                                      III-34


 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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