Tech companies’ vision of transforming the television set into yet another device that streams content from the Internet may finally be becoming a reality. The NPD Group on Wednesday reported that televisions are now the “primary screen for viewing paid and free video streamed from the Web,” beating out personal computers for the first time. According to NPD’s latest survey, 45% of American consumers are using the television as their primary screen for watching online video content, while just 31% of consumers said they primarily used their PCs to watch online content. Read the full story at Boy Genius Report.
Televisions now used to watch online videos more than computers
Author: Shelly Palmer
Shelly Palmer is Fox 5 New York's On-air Tech Expert (WNYW-TV) and the host of Fox Television's monthly show Shelly Palmer Digital Living. He also hosts United Stations Radio Network's, Shelly Palmer Digital Living Daily, a daily syndicated radio report that features insightful commentary and a unique insiders take on the biggest stories in technology, media, and entertainment. He is Managing Director of Advanced Media Ventures Group, LLC an industry-leading advisory and business development firm and a member of the Executive Committee of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (the organization that bestows the coveted Emmy® Awards).