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Demand for HD PVRs experiences dramatic growth, says In-Stat report

July 6, 2009

HDTV is fueling continued growing demand among consumers for personal video recorders, according to a new In-Stat report.

The report, “The PVR Product Market: Demand Remains Strong,” finds that demand for HD units experienced dramatic growth recently. According to In-Stat analyst Mike Paxton, over the past 18 months, HD PVR shipments have passed SD PVR shipments and now make up nearly 75 percent of all personal video recorder shipments.

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The report also found:

  • Global PVR unit shipments exceeded 25 million in 2008.
  • Multiroom or “whole home” PVR service has become available in an increasing number of U.S. cities over the last year.
  • On a regional basis, growth of PVR products is much stronger in Asia Pacific and Europe, compared with the more mature North American market.
  • Over 25 percent of U.S. survey respondents were extremely or very interested in multiroom PVR capability.

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