Smart Accessories

1Q 2013 | Technology Analysis Report | AN-1385 | 20 pages | 8 tables | 2 charts | PDF

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Table of Contents

  • 1. SMARTER DEVICES REQUIRE SMARTER ACCESSORIES
    • 1.1. Smartphones Start the Shift toward Intelligence
    • 1.2. Definition of Accessories
    • 1.3. Definition of Smart Accessories
    • 1.4. Bluetooth v.4.0 Is the Key Technology Path for Smart Accessories
  • 2. SMART ACCESSORIES - BUSINESS CONSIDERATIONS
    • 2.1. Market Considerations for Smart Accessories
      • 2.1.1. Smartphones Are Driving Accessory Revenues
      • 2.1.2. Generic Accessory Value Propositions Are in Decline
      • 2.1.3. Accessories Are Becoming Commoditized
      • 2.1.4. Hardware Is Both a Differentiator and a Barrier to Entry to Applications
      • 2.1.5. Market Immaturity Creates Inefficient Product Development
    • 2.2. Mobile Device OEM Considerations for Smart Accessories
      • 2.2.1. Smart Accessories Will Not Be in the Box
      • 2.2.2. Device OEMs Are Currently Best Positioned to Develop Smart Accessories
      • 2.2.3. Smart Accessory Ecosystems as a Moat
    • 2.3. Third-party Accessory OEM Considerations for Smart Accessories
      • 2.3.1. Smart Accessory Development Will Require New Skill Sets
      • 2.3.2. The First App Is Always Free
  • 3. SMART ACCESSORIES - TECHNOLOGY ENABLERS
    • 3.1. Bluetooth v4.0
    • 3.2. Bluetooth Smart and Smart Ready
    • 3.3. Bluetooth IC Vendor Product Portfolios
      • 3.3.1. Broadcom
      • 3.3.2. CSR
      • 3.3.3. EM Microelectronics
      • 3.3.4. Marvell
      • 3.3.5. MediaTek
      • 3.3.6. Nordic Semiconductor
      • 3.3.7. Qualcomm
      • 3.3.8. STMicroelectronics
      • 3.3.9. Texas Instruments
      • 3.3.10. Toshiba
      • 3.3.11. Smart SDKs
    • 3.4. Other Communication Protocols
      • 3.4.1. USB
      • 3.4.2. NFC
      • 3.4.3. Audio Port
  • 4. SMART ACCESSORIES - DEVICE AND SEGMENT OPPORTUNITIES
    • 4.1. Bluetooth v4.0 Dual-mode Device Shipments
    • 4.2. Mobile Phone Accessories
    • 4.3. PC Peripherals
    • 4.4. Media Tablet Accessories
    • 4.5. Health, Medical, and Fitness Accessories

Tables

  1. List of Ratified GATT Services, World Market, 2012
  2. List of Key Bluetooth Smart IC OEMs, World Market, 2012
  3. Bluetooth v4.0 Dual-mode Device Shipments, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  4. Bluetooth-enabled Handset Accessories by Product Category, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  5. PC Accessory Shipments by Bluetooth Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  6. Media Tablet Accessory Shipments by Bluetooth Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  7. Health and Medical Accessory Shipments by Bluetooth Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  8. Sports and Fitness Accessory Shipments by Bluetooth Type, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018

Charts

  1. Bluetooth-enabled Device Shipments by Bluetooth Version, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018
  2. Aftermarket Accessories Revenues, World Market, Forecast: 2013 to 2018


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