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Smart TVs: The Second Generation - Social Networking, Tablets & Targeted Ads

  • ID: 1808132
  • April 2011
  • 96 Pages
  • Rider Research

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 2Wire
  • Google TV
  • Microsoft
  • Philips
  • Sanyo
  • Syabas
  • MORE

"Smart TVs: The Second Generation - Social Networking, Tablets & Targeted Ads" is the second report in a series on smart TVs. It's a survey of the market, looking at events and trends since the beginning of 2011. Based on current evidence, it also attempts to make some predictions and pass along forecasts of others, including the assertion that in the next 3-5 years every home in the "developed world" will have at least one smart TV.

Presented in easy-to-navigate sections, this 96-page report gives:

1) A profile of Social Media integration - how the convergence of Facebook and Twitter into internet TV is forming “Social TV”;

2) A study of prominent content & pay-TV providers in early 2011 - why credible business models are coming out of a mix of broadband streaming, widgets, remote devices and deal-making as determined by such providers as Netflix, Google TV, Hulu, Amazon, Blockbuster, BBC, Dailymotion etc.;

3) The definition of a Smart Device sector as consumers try to figure out a solution to conflicting products and services provided by various manufacturers, platforms and content partners;

4) An analysis of Smart TV sets coming READ MORE >

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FEATURED COMPANIES

  • 2Wire
  • Google TV
  • Microsoft
  • Philips
  • Sanyo
  • Syabas
  • MORE

INTRODUCTION - THE SMART LIVING ROOM: SOCIAL IN A WHOLE NEW WAY

SMART TV: OPEN OR CLOSED - TWO TYPES OF SMART TVS

CONTENTS CHANNELS - ORDERING À LA CARTE

SOCIAL MEDIA INTEGRATION
- Social Media, The TV Set and the New Hollywood Appeal TV & Social Converge as 80% Chat Online with Friends While Watching Warner Bros Renting More and More Movies on Facebook Warner Bros Courts Flixster VMIX Offers Platform for Renting Shows on Facebook Tweets Synched to Live and Recorded Content Sony Lets DVD Viewers Share Movie Clips TV Industry Looks to Twitter, Facebook for Viewers

INDUSTRY DEVELOPMENTS
- Netflix Sets the Pace for ‘Pay-TV’
- YouTube Goes for the OTT Jugular
- Hulu to Bring in $500m in 2011
- Amazon Launches Streaming Service with Lots of Potential Down the Road Dish Joins Online Video & DVD Rental Industry by Buying Blockbuster The Pay-TV Empires Strike Back: Adobe Launches Secure ‘TV Anywhere’ Platform YouView to Publish APIs Redbox’s Kiosk in the Cloud Sears/Kmart Launch Streaming Movie Service Orange Pays $80m for 49% Stake in Dailymotion Telstra to Add More Content & Services Fandor Wants to Be the Netflix for Independent Producers OTT Coming to Charter Subscribers Italy’s Largest Broadcaster Adds OTT Ziggo Tries Its Hand at TV Everywhere Medienmotor Develops Digital ‘Screening Room’
- Mobile TV App Store for Broadcasters Launched Spanish Satco to Use the Net for VoD Crackle Pops Up on More Living Room Hardware Cox Adds HBO, Cinemax OTT iPlayer Offers Shows from ITV, Channel4 and Five Motorola Mobility Debuts SocialTV Companion Service Pause and Fast-Forward Connected Ads Minerva Networks to Power GO TV

SMART DEVICES
- Users and Roku Make Sweet Music Together Google TV Compatibility Now Easier to Achieve Aiming For Every Device, Netflix Comes to Boxee Apple ‘AirPlay Inside’ Stickers Possible for TV Sets Microsoft TV Appears in Intel’s CES Booth Charter Tags TiVo for Future of TV Arris Ships Totally Converged STB Amped Ramps Up Wi-Fi Coverage STB Maker Lands Deal with Two Unnamed Major US Cablecos DirecTV Brings the Net to Its STBs Blinkx Enters the Connected-TV Fray Technicolor Tablet Receives Video from the Pay-TV Service

CONNECTED TV SETS
- Intel Moves Ahead in Smart TVs
- - Iomega TV
- - Amino TV
- - Conceptronic TV
- Samsung Smart TVs to Stream Live TVto Nearby Tablets & Smartphones Vizio Challenges with SingleSmart Device Ecosystem Philips Launches Smart TVs& Speakers with AirPlay Panasonic Adds InteractiveApps to Connected TVs LG Signs Deal to Get Brightcove Customers for Its Smart TV Toshiba Places: Integrated Service Officially Launches Sony’s Smart TV Adapter Espial TV Browser Powers Hitachi Connected TV Casa TV Gets Vodafone Portugal Apps Toshiba to Use Zoran Chips in Its Smart TV TiVo, Insignia Develop Connected TV

JUST THE STATS MA'AM
- Computers and TVs, A Consumer Love Story DLNA Installed Base Passes 440m Wi-Fi’s Numbers Keep Growing Philips to Lose £100 million or More in Q1 on TV Sets Twice as Many OTT-to-the-TV Users as IPTV Subscribers by 2015 Market for Storing US Broadcast Content to Be $368 Million in 2015 Only 9% of US Users Are P2P Pirates Smart TVs to Account for 90% of UK Market in 2014 People Want Web Mobility Over Speed in the Home Consumers Aren’t Ready for Cloud-Based Digital Lockers Broadband Gains Offset Pay-TV Losses Americans Watch Almost 5 Hours of TV Daily 1b Projected 802.11acWi-Fi Devices by 2015 Internet Piracy Boosts Some Sales Even the Connected Boob Tube Is Prime Time, Not Amateur Hour Machine-to-Machine Connections to Boom Two-Thirds of Adults Paid for Content, Software iPlayer Sees 10-Fold Increase On Connected Devices VOD Households to Triple by 2015 Germany Projects 5m Connected TVs 7% Of Pay-TV Subscribers Consider Pulling The Plug Dutch Smart TV Market Going Up and Up

INDUSTRY STANDARDS
- W3C Warns on Web Interoperability with Smart TVs, Tablets DVB Approves 3D TV Specs CSA Authorizes Initial HbbTV Testing Three New IEEE Efforts for Wireless Home Networking DTG Publishes Connected TV Functionality Base Linux Foundation Unveils MeeGo TV Group Attempt at Industry-Wide Open Standard for Connected TVs

INDUSTRY OPINIONS & TRENDS
- ‘TV Is Facing Its iPhone Moment’
- Consumers Confused by Web TV Offerings
- BBC Digital Head: Catch-up Will Stay Below 10% LoveFilm CEO: Game Consoles Will Lead the Way to Smart TV
- Opera: Consumers Want a Browser in the TV of Tomorrow Cisco Predicts the TV Future & It’s All Internet-Based Major US Company Delays 2011 Shipment of Pace STBs More OTT Appearing on Pay-TV STBs Content Producers Looking to Use OTT to Distribute Directly to Consumers Comcast CEO Signals Changes Coming for Pay-TV Companies OTT Coming to Pay-TV Services’ STBs This Year
- Fries: ‘TV Anywhere will be Google TV Killer’
- OTT Providers Reach ‘Sweet Spot’
- Foxtel’s Future is IPTV First, Broadcast Second

TABLETS: THE SMARTEST SCREEN
- Comcast Ups Xfinity with iPad Streams and TW Content Time Warner Cable, Content Owners Fight over iPad Streams Cablevision iPad App Offers 300 Live Channels — Complaints Are A-Comin’
- 42% of UK iPad Users Watch Movies & TV Shows on It SeaChange to Launch Live TV on iPads for Major Cableco Resistance Is Futile

SMART TV GUIDES & RECOMMENDATIONS
- Rovi Offers Pay-TV, Tablet & Smartphone Access The Filter Finds What You Want to Watch
- Gracenote: Fulfilling Metadata Dreams Behind the Scenes IntoNow Discovers, Shares What You’re Watching Technicolor Launches Cloud-Based MediaNavi Platform for Pay-TVCompanies CBS Acquires Online Guide Clicker Gala TV Relaunching as Online Channel with Social Hopes TV Gets a Hunch for Your Preferences

TRENDS FROM CES
- Things That Made Consumer Electronics Show 2011 Important

WHAT CONSUMERS WANT

CONCLUSION
- The Future of the TV Is Nothing But Connected, Social A Quick Case on Why You Should Care The Final Question: Are the Home’s Network & Broadband Ready?

CHARTS

Connected Devices from TV Makers
- Hisense
- Hitachi
- Insignia (Best Buy)
- LG
- Mitsubishi
- Panasonic
- Philips
- Pioneer
- Samsung
- Sanyo (subsid of Panasonic Apr 2011)
- Sharp
- Sony
- Toshiba
- Vizio
- Yamaha

Connected Devices from CE Makers
- 2Wire (Now part of Pace)
- Amino Communications
- Apple
- ASUS
- BLOBbox
- D-Link
- HP
- Logitech
- Microsoft
- Netgear
- Neuros
- Nintendo
- Onkyo
- Roku
- Seagate
- Sezmi
- Syabas
- TiVo
- Vudu
- Verismo
- Western Digital
- WyPlay

Available Services on Various Smart TV Platform
- Samsung Apps
- Toshiba
- Sony: Bravia Internet Widgets
- LG Smart TV Apps (Premium)
- Vizio VIA
- Yahoo Connected TV
- Panasonic Viera Cast
- Vizio
- Mitsubishi
- Sharp
- Sanyo
- Philips Net TV
- Vudu
- Western Digital (WD)
- Sezmi
- Podcasts
- TiVo
- Neuros
- Seagate
- Popbox
- Blobbox
- Apple TV
- Google TV
- Boxee
- Roku

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- 2Wire
- Apple TV
- Amino Communications
- Apple
- ASUS
- Boxee
- BLOBbox
- D-Link
- Google TV
- Hitachi
- Hisense
- HP
- Insignia (Best Buy)
- LG
- Logitech
- LG
- Microsoft
- Mitsubishi
- Netgear
- Nintendo
- Neuros
- Onkyo
- Popbox
- Pioneer
- Philips
- Panasonic
- Philips Net TV
- Podcasts
- Panasonic
- Roku
- Seagate
- Samsung
- Sanyo
- Sharp
- Sony
- Seagate
- Sezmi
- Syabas
- Sanyo
- Sezmi
- Sharp
- TiVo
- Toshiba
- TiVo
- Vudu
- Vizio
- Verismo
- Western Digital (WD)
- WyPlay
- Yahoo
- Yamaha

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