Report Forecasts HDTV Purchases
- Education Is Key to Bridging the HD Divide. Lee, Douglas A. // Television Week;3/17/2008, Vol. 27 Issue 8, p10
The author contends that consumer confusion over high-definition (HD) technology can be resolved through consumer education. He claims that HD enriches the home viewing experience with an expansive view of intense color and sharp detail as well as dynamic sound quality. The author says U.S....
- HD's Mixed Bag for the Holidays. Winslow, George // Multichannel News;12/8/2008, Vol. 29 Issue 48, p10
The article focuses on the popularity of high-definition (HD) televisions in about one-third of homes in the U.S. It cites the prediction of Electronics Association that a total of 27.7 million new HD sets will be sold in 2009 and according to Maryann Baldwin, vice president of Madrid Media...
- The consumer connection: The really big question mark for DTV. Whitaker, Jerry // Broadcast Engineering;Apr99, Vol. 41 Issue 4, p34
Presents viewpoints that surround the issue of digital television (DTV) in the United States. Challenge of accurately predicting what consumers want out of DTV; Consumer acceptance of the technology; Innovations offered to consumers; DTV implementation; Issue on high definition television;...
- Down in D.C., the Swamp Fox threatens a bill to speed the rollout of HDTV. But it's the consumer who'll decide when. Gloede, W.F. // Cable World (10427228);7/22/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p42
Deals with the issues involved in the effort of cable television operators to push high definition television (HDTV) to consumers in the U.S. Proposals for dual must-carry and the bandwidth necessary to carry HDTV signals; Reminder to cable operators about the danger and opportunity innovated...
- HDTV From a Consumer Perspective. // Multichannel News;11/29/2004, Vol. 25 Issue 48, p26
Presents the results of a survey conducted by Leichtman Research Group on consumer perception of high-definition television and financial status of purchasers of HD sets and programming sets in the U.S.
- Study: No Need for High-Def Discs. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Magazine;9/23/2007, Vol. 29 Issue 38, p10
The article highlights the findings of a study on the views of consumers on high definition television (HDTV) in the U.S. The study discovered that 52 percent of people with HDTV have knowledge on Blu-ray Disc and HD DVD, but only 11 percent are interested in buying a high definition player. It...
- HDTV Survey: Format's Household Penetration to Top 20 Percent in 2005. Gruenwedel, Erik // Home Media Retailing;1/23/2005, Vol. 27 Issue 4, p8
Presents forecasts on the number of U.S. households with a high-definition television (HDTV) in 2005. Factors most likely to motivate purchase of HDTV sets; Challenges affecting the adoption of HDTV among U.S. consumers; Average retail price of HDTV sets.
- Want HDTV? Be Careful. Greeley, Paul // Broadcasting & Cable;2/6/2006, Vol. 136 Issue 6, p26
Comments on the factors consumers should consider before buying a high-definition television (HDTV) set. Confusion caused by the specifications of various HDTV sets; HDTV set recommended by "Consumer Reports" magazine; Experience watching television programs in HDTV.
- High income=high-def. Fielding, Michael // Marketing News;2/15/2007, Vol. 41 Issue 3, p4
The article discusses the results of a survey concerning high definition (HD) television ownership. The survey of 1,300 U.S. households, which was done by the Durham, New Hampshire based Leichtman Research Group Inc., found that one-in-six households in the United States own at least one...