"Blu-ray" articles

Find out more with Parks Associates' Choosing Content: Video Viewing research. The project analyzes the use of digital media and its impact on the market for consumer electronics, packaged media, and entertainment services. It reveals the decision processes for consumers and the key variables in choosing what to watch, on what platforms to access their content, and how much (if any) to pay. This reseach aims to discover which options consumers consider first when looking for...
Worldwide sales of "fixed" connected consumer electronics such as smart TVs, connected Blu-ray players, game consoles, and digital video media players will grow from 156 million in 2011 to more than 320 million in 2016. Regardless of whether Apple enters the smart TV market with its "iTV" product, gesture recognition and voice control will be defining features of the smart TV experience. Trends to watch in the smart TV space include interactive features between the...
 
by Parks Associates | Feb. 1, 2012
Tags: Blu-ray, Europe, pay TV, smart TV
In most cases, retail experts say, the slightly older TV models are perfectly fine. Most of what people will buy this season will get them a lot of mileage. For those looking to pick up a new set for the big game. In previous years, some of the best prices were on 42" screens, but as overall prices drop, that sale competition has shifted to 55" sets. The average price of 60" plasmas fell 37% in 2011. The best sales right now are coming in around $800, nearly $200 cheaper...
 
by Parks Associates | Jan. 25, 2012
Tags: Blu-ray, smart TV
The number of U.S. consumers planning to purchase a smart TV has nearly doubled in less than a year, according to new consumer research from Parks Associates. Parks Associates' Consumer Decision Process: Summer Update reports more than 10% of broadband households plan to purchase a smart TV in the second half of 2011, up from 6% in the first half. These households, representing 50% of the nearly one-fourth of U.S. broadband households planning to purchase a flat-panel TV, anticipate an...
 
Join Parks Associates for the complimentary Webcast The Impact of Cloud Services and Improved On-Device Content Experiences July 28th at 1 p.m. Central, hosted by LEVEL Studios. Join speakers Daniel Blackburn, Vice President, Mobile and Tom Kotlarek, Vice President, Technology, LEVEL Studios and Kurt Scherf , Vice President, Principal Analyst, Parks Associates as they discuss how new and converging device categories are making it difficult for manufacturers to understand...
Receiving live TV on a mobile phone, tablet, or computer is a popular feature throughout Western Europe, with 30% of broadband households highly interested in these TV Everywhere services. Connected Consumer in Europe surveyed 10,000 broadband households across France, Germany, Italy, Spain and the U.K., providing a detailed picture of the broadband home in each of these nations. The study examined services received and desired, digital product ownership and purchasing, demand for...
Consumer desire for on-demand and online video content will motivate sales of Internet-connectable TV devices to nearly 350 million units worldwide by 2015, setting the stage for intense competition in app development. Parks Associates' Connected Living Room: Web-enabled TVs and Blu-ray Players forecasts worldwide sales of Internet-connectable HDTVs, Blu-ray players, game consoles, and digital video players such as Roku and Apple TV will grow approximately fourfold from 2010....
Movie server company Kaleidescape has begun shipping the industry’s first Blu-ray Disc movie server, which can rip and stream high-def copies of discs throughout the home when paired with Kaleidescape’s M500 or M300 players. Priced at just less than $1,500, the server must be connected to a player and the discs must remain in the server. The server displays high-resolution cover art along with a brief synopsis of a film, as well as other movie details. For the...
 
by Parks Associates | Dec. 15, 2010
Tags: Blu-ray, retail

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