Gartner Research

CE and PC Industry Cooperation Brings the Digital Home Closer

Published: 25 August 2003

ID: G00128430

Analyst(s): Van Baker


Companies are beginning to respond to the consumer desire to connect personal computers and consumer electronics devices. In addition to this, a consortium of major PC and CE companies has drafted a framework to ensure interoperability between complying products.

Table Of Contents
  • Overview
  • Predictions
  • Viewpoint
    • New industry group envisions digital home where media moves easily
  • Dynamics
    • Early products point toward the future
    • Even further out in the future
    • The Digital Home Working Group
    • Consumer focus on networking of digital media
    • The future is positive but not without concerns
  • Predictions
  • Recommendations
  • Methodology

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