Consumer Electronics, Semiconductor & Electronics: STB and Dongle Market
STB are devices that are connected to a TV at the user’s premises. These devices enable the user to receive unencrypted subscribed channels through an addressable system for viewing encrypted channels. They connect a TV to an external signal source and transform the transmitted signal into video content, which is then displayed on the screen. A smart STB is the one which brings internet to TV. It helps in connecting to internet and streaming online content. They have some or all the following features; streaming media from other connected devices to TV, the capability of recording the content from TV, Pause, Rewind, and Fast-forward Live TV WIFI function, support for multi-screen interaction and the use of embedded cable modem broadband coverage. Many of these devices come in a portable dongle format. The latest one is the Google’s Chromecast.
Analysts forecast the Global Smart STB and Dongle market will grow at a CAGR of 24.99 percent over the period 2013-2018.
Covered in this Report
The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the Global Smart STB and Dongle market for the period 2014-2018. To calculate the market size, the report considers the global shipments of smart STBs and dongles.
The Global Smart STB and Dongle Market 2014-2018, has been prepared based on an in-depth market analysis with inputs from industry experts. The report covers the Americas and the EMEA and APAC regions; it also covers the Global Smart STB and Dongle market landscape and its growth prospects in the coming years. The report also includes a discussion of the key vendors operating in this market.