Gartner Research

Smart Cards and Digital TV

Published: 01 September 2000

ID: G0092108

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan, Andrew Phillips


Digital TV is driving e-commerce into consumer homes. This document explores the trends in payment via the TV set and provides forecasts for pay-TV smart card and financial smart card shipments, by world region, and worldwide digital set-top box production.

Table Of Contents
  • Introduction
  • Interactivity Is Growing, but Payment Methods Vary
  • Interactive Set-Top Boxes Must Have Back Channel Connected
  • Dataquest Perspective

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