RF Remote Controls in Home Consumer Equipment

The home consumer equipment remote control market is rapidly transitioning from the use of IR to RF technologies and this is enabling a revolution in the way remote controls are used: incorporating advanced functions such as voice, gesture or track pad control; enabling 2 way communications; and significantly improving battery life.

The remote control market represents a massive growth opportunity for RF wireless connectivity technologies with Bluetooth, Wi-Fi, and ZigBee RF4CE all expected to see significant growth.

This study discusses major trends in this market, providing forecasts to 2018 and presenting the major drivers and barriers to RF adoption.

  • 1. REMOTE CONTROLS PRESENT MAJOR GROWTH MARKET FOR RF
    • 1.1. Remote Control Market Background
    • 1.2. Major End Markets for Remote Controls
    • 1.3. Why Choose RF?
    • 1.4. Advantages of Using RF
      • 1.4.1. Line of Sight
      • 1.4.2. Increased Bandwidth, Added Functionality
      • 1.4.3. Increased Battery Life
      • 1.4.4. Integration with a Wider Home Network
    • 1.5. RF Remote Control Forecast
  • 2. BLUETOOTH, ZIGBEE RF4CE, AND WI-FI ALL STRONG CONTENDERS
    • 2.1. Bluetooth
      • 2.1.1. Definition
      • 2.1.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
      • 2.1.3. Bluetooth Smart Offers Ultralow Power
    • 2.2. Wi-Fi
      • 2.2.1. Definition
      • 2.2.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
    • 2.3. ZigBee RF4CE
      • 2.3.1. Definition
      • 2.3.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
  • 3. RF UPTAKE VARIES CONSIDERABLY ACROSS DIFFERENT MARKETS
    • 3.1. Flat Panel TV Market
      • 3.1.1. Definition
      • 3.1.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
    • 3.2. Set-top Box Market
      • 3.2.1. Definition
      • 3.2.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
    • 3.3. DVD/Blu-ray Player/Recorder Market
      • 3.3.1. Definition
      • 3.3.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
    • 3.4. Games Console Market
      • 3.4.1. Definition
      • 3.4.2. Forecasts and Assumptions
  • 4. CONCLUSIONS AND SUMMARY

Tables

  1. Total OEM Remote Control Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  2. Total OEM Remote Control Shipments by Connectivity Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  3. Bluetooth-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  4. Wi-Fi-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  5. ZigBee RF4CE-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  6. Flat Panel TV Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  7. Set-top Box Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  8. DVD/Blu-ray Player/Recorder Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  9. Games Console Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018

Charts

  1. Total OEM Remote Control Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  2. Total OEM Remote Control Shipments, RF versus IR Only, Forecast: 2013 and 2018
  3. Bluetooth-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  4. Bluetooth-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  5. Wi-Fi-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  6. ZigBee RF4CE-enabled Remote Control Shipments by Type, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  7. Flat Panel TV Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  8. Set-top Box Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  9. DVD/Blu-ray Player/Recorder Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
  10. Games Console Remote Control Shipments by Technology, World Market, Forecast: 2010 to 2018
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Research Information

Price
Starting at USD 4500
Publish Date
3Q 2013
Code
AN-1125
Research Type
Application Analysis Report
Pages
21