Opportunities for living room application platforms

1 Summary

Living room platform environments will change dramatically over the next few years. While the installed base and near-term opportunities are dominated by legacy set-top boxes driven by cable, telephone and satellite operators, OTT devices and services with thousands of TV applications will likely disrupt business and experience models and will slowly gain traction at the expense of cable and satellite companies.

As with all markets in their infancy, change is swift, and winners and losers will be decided concurrently with the emerging technologies that decisively address the consumers’ and ecosystem’s needs. This research note addresses key trends, companies and technologies that will shape the future of living room application-development environments.

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