“Who will emerge victorious in the fight for control of our digital living room? In mid-December we surveyed 228 consumer electronics industry professionals on trends for the digital living room – including which companies stand to win or lose,” Paul Carton of ChangeWave Alliancewrites for SeekingAlpha.
Carton reports, “Going beyond the latest Apple TV announcement, the survey focused on the future of ‘media centers’ – which we define as high-powered devices capable of managing a variety of digital content in the living room or around the home (e.g., video, pictures, music, etc.). In a finding sure to make Steve Jobs chortle, industry respondents cite Apple as the media center manufacturer with the best chance of mass market acceptance.”
Looking at currently available products, which media center device/manufacturer do you think has the best chance of mass market acceptance?
Apple – 43%, Sony – 14%, Microsoft – 11%, TiVo – 8%, HP – 7%, Samsung – 4%, Cisco – 4%, Dell – 4%, Other – 17%
Survey results in the full article here.
[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Macaday” for the heads up.]
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