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Market Trends: Semiconductor Architecture of the TV Is Changing

Published: 14 July 2015

ID: G00272093

Analyst(s): Paul O'Donovan


New, very thin display technologies mean all of the electronics, including the need for a "tuner," are disappearing from behind the TV screen and moving into a separate box. For product marketing managers at semiconductor vendors, this situation will affect the semiconductor architecture of the TV.

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Market Trend

  • Consumers Want Super-Thin TVs With as Many Connections to Video Sources as Possible
  • Technology Trend
    • Accessibility to Video Content in the Home Is Changing the Semiconductor Architecture in the TV

Vendors to Watch

  • Qualcomm
  • Silicon Image

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