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Subject: US households with DVD burners.
Category: Computers > Hardware
Asked by: bigbopmomo-ga
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Posted: 27 Apr 2006 18:48 PDT
Expires: 27 May 2006 18:48 PDT
Question ID: 723550
What is the projected number of US Households that will have at least
1 PC with a DVD burner, for the years 2006 to 2010?  Please cite your source.
Subject: Re: US households with DVD burners.
Answered By: czh-ga on 26 May 2006 21:19 PDT
Hello bigbopmomo-ga,

It?s surprising that market research on the penetration of DVD burners
in US households is very difficult to find. Part of the problem might
be that there are competing technologies and it is not clear who has

After much searching I was able to find the information you?re looking
for. According to a survey published earlier this year by The Carmel
Group, about 14 per cent of US households have digital video recorders
today and they forecast that nearly 50 per cent will have them by

I?ve included links some additional sources as well to help you
understand the current state of the industry.

Wishing you well for you projects.

~ czh ~
Study Predicts DVR Sales will Triple by 2010

Digital Video Recorders are the inevitable successors to VCR's, and
will be in 50% of U.S. homes by 2010. These are just two of the
conclusions drawn from a study recently conducted on DVRs. It seems
the DVR is finally catching on with a mass audience and will be
growing in popularity in the coming years. Read more about this study
from The LA Times and The Rocky Mountain News.

DVRs to become commonplace
Study says they'll be in half of U.S. TV homes by 2010

February 21, 2006
It won't happen overnight, but digital video recorders - which allow
users to record programs, zip through ads and pause live TV - will
someday be as common as remote controls in American living rooms,
according to a new report.

By 2010, nearly half of all U.S. television-owning households will
have a DVR, compared with about 14 percent - or 15.6 million - right
now, according to a study by California-based consulting firm The
Carmel Group.

The Carmel Group
Digital Video Recorders -- Time in A Magical Box 
February 20, 2006,
Price: $499.00

DVRs: "A Can't Live Without Device"

Tuesday, April 26, 2005 
DVD Recorder Sales to Reach $12B by 2009

Consumers are saying ?sayonara? to the VCR and local electronics
stores are saying ?hello? to more DVD players and DVD recorders, in
what has become one of the biggest electronics success stories in
history, according to Semico Research.

While most consumers still need a VCR if they wanted to archive a
favorite TV show or camcorder content, DVD recorders are rapidly
taking the place of the VCR in the home, with DVD recorders by units
forecasted to grow from 22.8 million this year to 86.9 million by
2009, representing a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 39.7
percent, the Phoenix, Ariz.-base market research firm said.

DVD recorder revenues are expected to reach US$12 billion by 2009 from
US$6.3 billion this year, a CAGR of 18%.

?Adoption has been hampered in recent years by the existence of
several different formats: DVD-RAM, DVD-R/RW, and DVD+R/RW,? said
Adrienne Downey, senior analyst at Semico, in a statement.

New leader in DVD recorder chips

LSI Logic rebounds to dominate this fast-growing chip market
Electronic Business, 9/1/2005

Although DVD recorders were introduced several years ago, they caught
on slowly, because early models cost more than $500 and buyers were
confused by an array of rival recording formats. But sales are picking
up as name-brand prices fall below $200 and discount brands creep
below $100. Semiconductor analyst Rick Faust, with investment bank
C.E. Unterberg, Towbin, expects DVD-recorder sales to soar when prices
of well-known brands reach $99. When that happens, he says, "we're
going to see DVD recorders basically cannibalize sales of the

The Infotech Forecast® Reports
Special Report: The Future of DVD
Units Sold and Installed Base for 13 distinct formats and platforms
Complete history and forecasts 1996 - 2025

Pioneer lowering 2006 DVD recorder shipment goal worries Taiwan makers 

DVD Recorder Makers In 'Fruitless Battle'
Posted Feb 02, 2005 - 03:41 AM

It is estimated that one in 10 Japanese households owns a DVD
recorder, an indication of mass proliferation.

Users' peripherals: 82% have CD-RW, 76% have CRT, 68% have DVD-ROM 

Parks Associates surveyed 4,000 US households asking them about
peripherals on their PCs. CD burners and DVD readers were pretty
popular among US households, and 76% still relied on the CRT monitors
for their home desktops. 31% said they had LCD monitors, which creates
the overlap of 7% of the users, which corresponds to those using
dual-monitor setup and the users who frequently have to switch their
PCs between different monitors. Almost a third of US households had a
DVD writer on their PCs, 17% boasted a TV tuner card.

Storage and Management for the Connected Home
Publish Date: Sep 05
PDF document -- $3,000.00


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