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Posted: Nov 24, 2002 0 comments

Public acceptance of high definition television is growing, but not at the rate hoped for by manufacturers, cable providers, and broadcasters, according to a recently released study by <A HREF="http://www.strategyanalytics.com">Strategy Analytics</A>.

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Posted: Aug 13, 2000 0 comments

Makers of personal video recorders (PVRs) like <A HREF="http://www.tivo.com/">TiVo</A> and <A HREF="http://www.replaytv.com/">ReplayTV</A> have been fighting an uphill battle to get consumers to understand and purchase their products. This reluctance has caused some marketing executives to question whether there is much of a market for personal video services. But consumer apathy toward unknown technology shouldn't be confused with the potential for such services, according to a recently released report from market analysts <A HREF="http://www.techtrends.net/">TechTrends</A>.

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HT Staff Posted: Apr 14, 2004 Published: Apr 15, 2004 0 comments
Manufacturers of digital televisions have clear sailing ahead, according to a new study by In-Stat/MDR
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Barry Willis Posted: Jul 29, 2001 0 comments

Eighteen months after its introduction, the V-chip has found its way into approximately 40% of TV-equipped American homes, but surprisingly few parents use the device to control their children's viewing habits.

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Posted: Feb 16, 2003 0 comments

High definition television (HDTV) and video-on-demand (VOD) services will help push the cable industry to the next level in the coming years, according to a study recently released by Boston-based technology research firm <A HREF="http://www.tracestrategies.com">TRACE strategies</A>.

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SV Staff Posted: Dec 21, 2016 0 comments
Voice control tops a list of 10 top consumer technology trends recently released by Dallas-based research firm Parks Associates.
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HT Staff Posted: Jul 31, 2000 0 comments
Décor-conscious movie buffs dismayed by big, black rear projector sets have something new to look at. Marantz has come up with the PD4290D widescreen plasma monitor--it's only 3.5-inches deep, but offers wide-angle viewing from its 42-inch diagonal screen. Mounted on a wall (with cables hidden) or on its tabletop stand, the $14,999 PD4290D makes an unequivocal statement about melding technology with high style.
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Darryl Wilkinson Posted: Jul 26, 2004 0 comments
Ever had trouble matching a subwoofer to your main speakers and the room? Ever wonder, if Reese's can make peanut butter cups with the peanut butter on the outside, why can't someone make a subwoofer that's intelligent enough to make its own adjustments? If you have, then you can spend your life believing that Thiel Audio created their new SmartSub family of subwoofer products just for you. (The remainder of us will simply admire the technology in this collection that includes four new powered subwoofers, a SmartSub Integrator, and a pair of passive crossovers.)
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SV Staff Posted: Mar 28, 2016 0 comments
Paid subscription streaming is now the largest revenue-generator for the music industry, according to 2015 shipment and revenue statistics released by the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA).
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SV Staff Posted: May 07, 2014 0 comments
One out of five (21 percent) pay TV subscribers use the TV Everywhere streaming services provided by their pay-TV operator at least once a month, according to the new “TV Everywhere” survey from NPD Group.
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SV Staff Posted: Jun 12, 2008 0 comments
As you'll recall, Paramount came up a loser in the HD DVD/Blu-ray battle. Its exclusive support for HD DVD proved to be as adept as the $100 I put on Big Brown at Belmont. DFL, as they say. Anyway, Paramount is now embracing its inner Blu - kind of....
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Mark Fleischmann Posted: Sep 25, 2007 0 comments
A lawsuit filed in a Los Angeles federal court demands that the cable and satellite industries offer channels individually, not in tiers.
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Posted: Dec 29, 2003 0 comments

One of the most esteemed names in audio is teaming up with one of the most respected brands in video.

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HT Staff Posted: Apr 26, 2001 0 comments
Prediction: film industry attorneys and executives will experience unprecedented high blood pressure this summer. The reason: the arrival of DVD recorders from Swiss manufacturer Vivastar.

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