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Research and Markets: Global Wireless Audio Device Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018: Speakers, Headphones, Sound-Bars & Microphones

Research and Markets ( has announced the addition of the "Global Wireless Audio Device Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2018: Speakers, Headphones, Sound-Bars & Microphones" report to their offering.

The total wireless audio device market is expected to reach market revenue of $13.75 billion by 2018

Wireless audio devices use wireless connectivity to stream and play music and other audio. Technological advancements in audio technologies have changed the way music is streamed and enjoyed. The audio industry has woken up to the demands of wireless enabled audio devices such as speakers, sound-bars, headphones and microphones.

This report mainly focuses on the audio devices that are going 'wireless'. The end user demand for such devices arise not only from the home and consumer end but also from commercial and other niche applications such as defense and automotive. The report deals with all the driving factors, restraints, and opportunities with respect to the global wireless audio market, which are helpful in identifying trends and key success factors for the industry.

In terms of product segments, wireless headphones accounted for the largest market revenue at $1.25 billion, while wireless microphones enjoyed the least market share, in 2012. Moreover, wireless sound bar market is expected to grow at the highest CAGR from 2013 to 2018. For the application segment, commercial application accounted for the largest market revenue, while other application sectors such as automotive and defense enjoyed the least market revenue in 2012. Americas, with U.S. commanded for largest market share revenue. However, Asia-Pacific, with Japan, Australia and China leading the way, is likely to grow at the highest CAGR.

The wireless audio technology is a revolution in audio experience that will certainly be showing growth in every part of the globe. Industry experts opine that the wireless technology in audio devices will contribute to the growing audio industry, especially in APAC region.

Scope of the Report


The wireless audio device market by field devices is segmented into wireless speakers, wireless headphones, wireless microphones and sound bars. Each of the above mentioned market segments are further divided by geography (Americas, Europe, APAC and ROW).


The market by technology discuses the applications of technologies used in wireless audio devices the technologies discussed includes: Bluetooth, WI-Fi, RF, IR and SKAA.


The application market is segmented into home application sector, consumer application sector, commercial application sector and others. Commercial application sector includes hospitality area like hotels, events and data centers. The other application includes automotive and defense applications.

Key Topics Covered:

1 Introduction

2 Executive Summary

3 Market Overview

4 Wireless Audio Device Market By Products

5 Wireless Audio Device Technology Market

6 Wireless Audio Device Market By Application

7 Wireless Audio Device Market By Geography

8 Competitive Landscape

9 Company Profiles

- Apple, Inc

- Avnera Corporation

- Bluetooth Sig, Inc

- Bose Corporation

- Boston Acoustics, Inc

- Csr Plc

- Harman International Industries Inc

- Klipsch Group, Inc

- Logitech International SA

- Philips Electronics Corporation

- Plantronics, Inc

- Polk Audio, Inc

- Sennheiser Electronic Gmbh & Co Kg

- Shure, Inc

- Sonos, Inc

- Sony Corporation

- St andard Microsystems Corporation (Smsc)

- Vizio, Inc

- Voxx International Corporation

- Yamaha Corporation

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