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Market Trends: Smart TVs Are the Focus of the TV Market, Worldwide, 2012

Published: 31 October 2012

ID: G00228408

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan


The TV market is highly competitive, but demand is slowing. The only way for TV manufacturers to differentiate is to "go smart" and connect TVs to multiple platforms.

Table Of Contents


Market Trend

  • The Market Is Being Driven by Competition Among Manufacturers
  • The Technology Trends
    • The User Interface
    • Apps on the TV
    • Connectivity
  • Market: The TV Market Is In Replacement Mode

Contrarian View: If the Development of Screen Technologies Continues Then TVs Will Become Dumb Displays

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