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   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
  
   A Quick Primer.....II-1
Blu-Ray Survives Early Setbacks.....II-1
1$100
   Blu-ray Disc Wins the Hard-Fought Format War Against HD-DVD.....II-2
Why to Upgrade from DVD to Blu-ray?.....II-2
1$100
   A Comparison of Blu-ray and DVD Features.....II-3
Cost Savings: A Sharp Edged Benefit Driving the Uptake of Blu-ray.....II-3
1$100
   Emergence of AVC and DTS-HD as the Blu-ray Standard.....II-4
Impact of the 2007-2009 Recession In Retrospect.....II-4
1$100
   Will Growth in Europe be Held Hostage by the Debt Crisis?.....II-51$100
   Outlook.....II-6
Blu-Ray Storage in IT Environment: A Review.....II-6
1$100
   Digital Data Explosion Drives Demand for Blu-Ray Disc Storage.....II-7
Growing Concerns over Storage Carbon Footprint Throws the Spotlight on Blu-Ray.....II-7
1$100
   Developments in Blu-ray Archival Storage Libraries to Drive Gains.....II-8
Developing Countries Poised to Turbo-Charge Future Growth.....II-8
Innovation in Blu-ray Players Echoes Opportunities Downstream into the Discs
  Market.....II-8
Growth Drivers In a Capsule.....II-8
HDTVs Propel Popularity of Blu-Ray.....II-8
1$100
   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).....II-91$350
   Rising Mobile Storage Market Boost and for Blu-ray Format.....II-10
Support from Consumer Electronics and IT Manufacturers: A Shot in Arm.....II-10
Portable Models: Trigger Growth in the Blu-ray Market.....II-10
1$100
   Low Cost Hardware Spur Blu-Ray Popularity.....II-11
Table 2: Average Retail Price ($) of Blu-ray Player in Comparison to DVD Player for the year 2006 through 2014F (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-11
Popularity of PS3 Augur Well for Blu-Ray.....II-11
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   Table 3: Global Blu-Ray Technology (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Sales by Platform (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-12
Blu-ray Disc Association Announces New Specifications to Improve Data Backup.....II-12
1$350
   3D Touted to Become Key Ingredient for Blu-ray Adoption.....II-13
Challenges to Reckon with .....II-13
Video Streaming: How Real is the Threat to Physical Blu-Ray Discs?.....II-13
Blu-ray Success Limited in PC Segment.....II-13
1$100
   Mandatory Managed Copy Still Far From Reality.....II-14
Does Blu-Ray Region Codes Really Offer Safety Blanket for Movie Studios?.....II-14
1$100
   Will Rising Delivery Channels for Movie Distribution Hamper Blu-Ray
  Prospects?.....II-15
Will Fourth Generation Optical Disc Cause Blu-ray Discs to Go Extinct?.....II-15
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   Introduction.....II-17
Types of Blu-ray Discs.....II-17
Blu-ray Format.....II-17
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   (i) Blu-ray Recordable (BD-R).....II-18
(ii) Blu-ray ReWritable (BD-RE).....II-18
(iii) Blu-ray ROM.....II-18
Blu-ray Format Specifications.....II-18
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   Advantages.....II-20
A Comparison of Storage Technologies.....II-20
Major End-Use Markets.....II-20
Consumer Electronics.....II-20
1$100
   HD Television Recording.....II-21
HD Video Distribution.....II-21
HD Camcorder Archiving.....II-21
PC and PC Peripheral.....II-21
1$100
   Mass Data Storage.....II-22
Digital Asset Management and Professional Storage.....II-22
1$100
   Verizon Communications Enters into Joint Venture with Redbox to Offer New Product
  Portfolio.....II-23
Panasonic Canada Introduces Full HD 3D Models and Blu-ray Players.....II-23
Epson Unveils Discproducer PP-50BD.....II-23
1$100
   Sony Launches Blu-ray Disc Player with 4k2k Video Support.....II-24
McIntosh Laboratory Introduces MVP891 Universal Blu-ray Disc Player.....II-24
ACCESS to Introduce NetFrontTM Living Connect 3.0 Solution.....II-24
1$100
   Sony to Restart Blu-Ray Manufacturing in Tagajo Facility.....II-25
Quickflix Inks Agreement with Telstra for BigPond Movies Rental Business.....II-25
EMI Music and Pink Floyd Sign Agreement to Develop Multi-Format Program.....II-25
CyberLink Enters into Partnership with Panasonic, Samsung, Sony, Hitachi and Philips to
  Setup One-Blue.....II-25
Cinram International Income Fund Inks Agreement with Twentieth Century Fox Home
  Entertainment.....II-25
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   HP Signs One-Blue Licensing Program as Licensor.....II-26
One-Blue Introduces Licensing Program for Blu-ray DiscTM Products.....II-26
Cinram International Income Fund Takes Over 1K Studios.....II-26
Relativity Media Inks Agreement with Cinram International Income Fund.....II-26
Sony Creative Software to Take Over Netblender.....II-26
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   Irdeto Takes Over BD+ Technology of Rovi to Check Blu-ray Piracy.....II-27
Oppo Introduces BD80 Blu-ray Player.....II-27
1$100
   Mitsubishi, Toshiba Electric, Warner Bros and Thomson Licensing Introduce Licensing
  Program for Blu-ray Patents.....II-28
Regency Media Acquires BLUELINE II Blu-ray Disc Manufacturing Lines of Singulus
  Technologies.....II-28
Sony Introduces BDV-E985W 3D Blu-ray Disc Home Entertainment System.....II-28
ASUS Introduces SBW-06C2X-U External Blu-ray Writer.....II-28
Sony Launches Blu-ray Disc Line and BDP-SX1000 Blu-ray Disc Player.....II-28
1$100
   Audiovox Launches AVDBR1 Blu-ray Disc Player.....II-29
Onkyo Unveils BD-SP809 Blu-ray Player.....II-29
Sony Unveils BDX-S500U and BD-5300S Blu-Ray disc Rewritable drives in India.....II-29
1$100
   Panasonic Germany Introduces DMR-BS785 and BS885 Blu-Ray DiscTM Recorders.....II-30
Pioneer Electronics (USA) Introduces Range of Blu-ray Players.....II-30
Pioneer Electronics Launches BDR-206MBK Blu-ray Disc Drive.....II-30
IDA Entertainment to Unveil Cat Shit One Video Anime on Blu-ray Disc in US.....II-30
1$100
   TASCAM Introduces BD-R2000 High-Definition Video Recorder.....II-31
Sharp Launches BD-HP80U and BD-HP90U 3D Network Blu-Ray DiscTM Players.....II-31
Yamaha and DivX Unveil Yamaha DivX PlusTM HD Certified Blu-Ray Players.....II-31
Sharp to Unveil VR-100BR1 Blu-Ray Disk Format.....II-31
1$100
   Lite-On Unveils iHBS112 Blu-Ray Disc Writer.....II-32
Yamaha Launches BD-S667 Blu-Ray Player and RX-V667 3D AV Receiver.....II-32
Samsung Unveils SH-B123 Optical Disk Drive.....II-32
1$100
   Plextor Introduces PlexMedia Blu-Ray Player and PX-B120U External BD-ROM Drive.....II-33
Sonic Solutions® Integrates Dolby® TrueHD Audio Stream Editing Tools in
  Scenarist®.....II-33
Sharp Corporation to Unveil VR-100BR1 Triple Layer Blu-ray Disc Media.....II-33
1$100
   Sharp Corporation to Launch New Disc Drives.....II-34
Imation Unveils TDK Life on Record 6x BD-R.....II-34
Sony Launches Novel Blu-Ray Disc Line.....II-34
Sony and Panasonic Launch i-MLSE.....II-34
CyberLink Rolls out PowerProducer 5.5.....II-34
1$100
   Kaleidescape Introduces the 100-disc Blu-ray Disc Vault.....II-35
Sony India to Roll out Blu-Ray Audio Visual Products.....II-35
Sony Optiarc Unveils Blu-ray Disc Rewritable Drives.....II-35
CyberLink Rolls out BDXL Blu-ray Format for Power DVD.....II-35
Fengtao Software Launches DVDFab Blu-ray Copy.....II-35
Tipard Studio Introduces the Tipard Blu-ray Converter.....II-35
1$100
   Sony Corporation Introduces BDX-S500U Slim External Blu-ray Drive.....II-36
Sonic Solutions Unveils Novel Version of Scenarist® BD Workgroup.....II-36
Sharp to Launch Blu-ray Disc.....II-36
Samsung Electronics Rolls out SH-B123 ODD.....II-36
1$100
   Hitachi Unveils HyDrive Blu-ray Drive.....II-37
Corel to Unveil WinDVD with Blu-ray 3D certification.....II-37
Panasonic Rolls out New Blu-ray Disc Media.....II-37
1$100
   Buffalo Technology Introduces the BR-PX68U2 6x Blu-ray Drive.....II-38
Sony Creative Launches Blu-print 6 Blu-ray Disc.....II-38
NetBlender to Launch 3D Authoring and Encoding Capabilities for DoStudio™ Blu-ray
  Tools.....II-38
1$100
   Sony Corporation to Discontinue Production at Hungarian Plant.....II-39
Wipro Inks Partnership Agreement with Philips to Provide Blu-ray Solutions.....II-39
Panasonic Establishes Blu-ray 3D™ Advanced Authoring Center.....II-39
Singulus Technologies Divests Bluline II Replication System.....II-39
MCE Introduces 8X Blu-ray Recordable Drive for Mac Operating Systems.....II-39
1$100
   Sony Introduces Blu-Ray Discs with Interactive BD-Live Video Editing
  Functionality.....II-40
DTS Launches Blu-ray Audio Production Tools.....II-40
Sonic Introduces Sonic BD PowerStation™ for Professional Videographers.....II-40
1$100
   Verbatim Americas Unveils New Line of Blu-Ray Disc Products.....II-41
Samsung Electronics Unveils SH-B083 Drive.....II-41
1$100
   Media Distributors Launches Line1 Media.....II-42
GZ Digital Media to Establish Facility Blu-Ray Disc Manufacturing Facility.....II-42
Sony Australia Establishes a New Replication Facility for Blu-ray Discs.....II-42
Pioneer and Sharp to Enter into Joint Venture.....II-42
1$100
   Panasonic Establishes 3D Blu-ray Research Laboratory.....II-43
Sony Establishes New Blu-ray Software Production Facility in China.....II-43
Ascent Media Group Collaborates with Sofatronic and Akamai Technologies.....II-43
1$100
   CMC Magnetics Corporation (Taiwan).....II-44
Falcon Technologies International (FTI).....II-44
Hitachi Maxell Ltd (Japan).....II-44
Lions Gate Entertainment Corporation (USA).....II-44
1$100
   Moser Baer India Limited (India).....II-45
Panasonic Corporation (Japan).....II-45
Paramount Pictures Corporation (USA).....II-45
1$100
   RITEK Corporation (Taiwan).....II-46
Sharp Corporation (Japan).....II-46
Sony Corporation (Japan).....II-46
1$100
   Taiyo Yuden Co Ltd (Japan).....II-47
TDK Corporation (Japan).....II-47
Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation.....II-47
Umedisc Limited (Hong Kong).....II-47
Universal Studios Home Entertainment (USA).....II-47
1$100
   Walt Disney Co (USA).....II-48
Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc (USA).....II-48
1$100
   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).....II-491$350
   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).....II-501$350
   Table 6: Global Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....II-511$350
   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).....II-521$350
   A. Market Analysis.....III-1
Outlook.....III-1
Blu-ray Scores High in the Home Video Entertainment Market.....III-1
Table 8: US Home Entertainment Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Consumer Spending By Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-1
US Blu-Ray Market Looks Up.....III-1
1$200
   Product Launches.....III-24$225
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-65$275
   Select US Players.....III-112$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-13
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).....III-13
1$200
   Table 10: US Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-141$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-15
Outlook.....III-15
Strategic coroporate developments.....III-15
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-16
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).....III-16
1$200
   Table 12: Canada Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Millions for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-171$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-18
Outlook.....III-18
The Threat of Reverse-Importation.....III-18
Recordable Blu-Ray Discs Market to Soar.....III-18
1$75
   Market Share Statistics:.....III-19
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).....III-19
Product Launches.....III-19
3$200
   Strategic Corporate Development.....III-221$75
   Select Players.....III-232$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-25
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).....III-25
1$200
   Table 15: Japanese Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-261$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-27
Outlook.....III-27
Market Overview.....III-27
Retailers Play a Vital Role in Successful Adoption of Blu-ray Technology.....III-27
1$75
   Market Share Statistics:.....III-28
Table 16: EU Consumer Spending on Home Video Entertainment (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Category (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28

Table 17: European BD-Enabled Households (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Volume Sales by Hardware Type (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-28

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).....III-28
1$200
   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).....III-29
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-29
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-30
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).....III-30
1$200
   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).....III-311$200
   Table 22: European Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million Units for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-321$200
   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).....III-331$200
   Market Analysis.....III-34
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).....III-34
1$200
   Table 25: French Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-351$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-36
Market Overview.....III-36
B. Market Analytics.....III-36
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).....III-36
1$200
   Table 27: German Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-371$200
   Market Analysis.....III-38
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).....III-38
1$200
   Table 29: Italy Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-391$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-40
Table 30: UK Retail Video Market (2011): Percentage Share Breakdown of Revenues by Video Format (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-40
1$200
   B. Market Analytics.....III-41
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).....III-41
1$200
   Table 32: UK Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-421$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-43
Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-43
1$75
   B. Market Analytics.....III-44
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).....III-44
1$200
   Table 34: Rest of Europe Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-451$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-46
Outlook.....III-46
Grey Market in India: A Cause for Concern.....III-46
B. Market Analytics.....III-46
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).....III-46
1$200
   Table 36: Asia-Pacific Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-471$200
   A. Market Analysis.....III-48
Outlook.....III-48
China: Market Overview.....III-48
Product Launches.....III-48
2$125
   Strategic Corporate Developments.....III-50
Select Players.....III-50
2$125
   B. Market Analytics.....III-52
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).....III-52
1$200
   Table 38: Rest of World Recent Past, Current & Future Analysis for Blu-Ray Discs Analyzed with Annual Sales Figures in US$ Million for Years 2009 through 2018 (includes corresponding Graph/Chart).....III-531$200
    
 
 


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