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Smart TV adoption following Smartphone and tablet take-up

There will be almost 650 million connected TVs globally by 2017 as sets become mainstream consumer devices similar to Smartphone and tablets, according to a new report.

Juniper Research says that the cost of watching content via connected TV sets and devices falls, uptake will increase.
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The consumer electronics industry along with key players, such as the content aggregators and platform providers, needs to clearly define this device ecosystem and start working towards driving this phase of growth and turn it into a revenue opportunity”, Juniper analyst, Nitin Bhas said.
Juniper forecasts that ‘Smart Home’ revenues will reach about US$60 billion (€49 billion) by 2017, rising from the 2012 total of US$25 billion.