StreetInsider reports that in a note to clients today, analysts at Ticonderoga wrote, “During our meetings in Taipei, we are hearing more about adding new features to smartphones (and potentially tablets), including mobile digital TV and miniature embedded pico projectors. For example, ATSC-M/H (Advanced Television Systems Committee) Mobile Digital TV could increasingly become available in high-end smartphones in the future and we believe the next generation Apple iPhone 5 represents an attractive candidate for this feature.”
Ticonderoga continued: Watching local TV stations on a smartphone could be an attractive option for some consumers. Additionally, an embedded pico projector allows users to project a slide presentation or video on a wall or other surface area in large size, which makes sense for the iPhone 5 in our view as Apple seeks to expand the features in the next generation iPhone. Not only do we believe both features could have appeal for smartphones such as the iPhone and other leading brands but also tablet devices such as the iPad could benefit from these expanded capabilities.
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[Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]