Digital Media - Digital Video Recorders (DVR)

Synopsis

Archived report. This report was archived in 2009 and has not been updated. The terms ‘digital or personal recorder’ refer to the range of devices that allow for the recording of broadcasting content. Some synonyms include DVR and PVR. Their growth has followed the rapid success of DVDs and is relevant to the digital TV market because consumer entertainment goods like plasma screen TV, DVDs and personal recorders look to be a major driver of digital TV adoption. The key to the success for DVRs is the Electronic Program Guide. The marketing industry still has concerns regarding the impact of DVRs upon advertising. This report provides an introduction to DVRs including a technical and functional description, statistics and forecasts. It includes information on EPGs and takes a look at the industry pioneer, TiVo. The report also outlines market developments such as emerging mobile DVR applications. For information on Home Media Centres and Home Networking see separate report.

Table of Contents

  • 1. Synopsis
  • 2. Introduction
    • 2.1 Technical description
    • 2.2 Functional overview
    • 2.3 Electronic/Interactive Program Guides
      • 2.3.1 Brief introduction
    • 2.4 Home Media Centres
      • 2.4.1 Brief introduction
  • 3. Market developments
    • 3.1 Global overview
    • 3.2 Network DVR (nDVR)
    • 3.3 DVR market statistics and forecasts
    • 3.4 DVR and advertising
      • 3.4.1 DVRs to impact US TV advertising market
    • 3.5 Mobile DVR applications
  • 4. DVR pioneer: TiVo
    • 4.1 TiVo struggles
  • 5. Related reports
  • Table 1 – DVR households worldwide – 2007
  • Table 2 – DVR shipments worldwide – 2007; 2011
  • Exhibit 1 – Interactive Program Guides versus Electronic Program Guides
  • Exhibit 2 – Top 5 DVR providers worldwide – 2008

Focus Report profile

Technologies

Broadcasting
Digital Media

Number of pages: 6

Status: Archived

Last update: 30 March 2008
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Analyst: Kylie Wansink

NOTE: This report has been archived

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