The biggest unknown for media and amusement players is how constrained consumer behavior will regard their fundamental business models. More than 70% of a film’s profits are generated by home television system mostly comprised of the $24 billion DVD industry, which also boosts the back-end profitability of live internet TV series. In this trying? scotch environment, it is likely that more consumers will opt for the living room DVR or laptop arouse.
That could mean that generally, HDTV (already in 42% of households), cable TV subscriptions and high-velocity Internet get at are in, while retailed DVDs and take in digital hardware are out. The question for filmed entertainment divisions is not whether revenue from Blu-ray, VOD and digital will hold back to grow steadily–but whether Blu-ray, VOD, and digital will grow fast enough to contrabandist declines in traditional media such as standard-definition DVDs. If newspaper, music and local TV field of study are any indication, fragmentation and monetization challenges can be devastating.
DVR penetration in 34% of households and broadband penetration in about 84% of all U.S. homes already make it cheaper to access entertainment. Free broadband has expanded formal “TV viewing” on oecumenical screens to include streaming videos on Hulu and YouTube or Facebook and MySpace, online games and even illegal movie downloads.
YouTube has a 44% percentage of online video viewing, according to October 2008 figures from comScore. It may be that social networking will suffer a backup for more traditional TV and movie viewing. So, if you still need to be told, we are in for a jolty ride and this crisis will explode consumption of free content whilst sending media and entertainment companies into a crisis. Everyone cuts out luxuries when the chips are down.
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TiVo, king of the program recordershas announced a nomadic website that lets users remotely schedule programs from selected mobile cell earphones.
The new Mobile website, m.tivo.com has been optimised for the mobile smaller screen and whilst non TiVo users can browse the website and find TV shows. This new move by TiVo extends their presence on the far side the home living room into the mobile arena, and TiVo is working on an app for BlackBerry as well.
The Website launched Tuesday also lets users wait schedules by actor, conductor, championship, and keyword. It also offers TV show recommendations based on choices made by previous visitors.
Alviso, California-based TiVo has at lowest one program that involves the transfer of TV content to mobile devices.
TiVo’s Desktop Plus allows users to transfer recorded TV shows to their PCs or a number of portable and mobile devices such as the Sony PSP and the Apple iPod, along with compatible mobile phones.
TiVo has more internet TV plans coming. In December it plans to make movies and TV episode streams available to customers good manners of Netflix.