Half of TVs in Europe in 2014 Will Be 3D TVs
Of all the TVs sold in Europe in 2014, half will be able to play 3D content, according to a study released by Generator Research Development Manager Astra Marketing Ibérica, Jose Luis Garate. Garate. He released , this information yesterday in Madrid during his participation at the conference on pay TV in the capital of Spain.
For that year, more than 25 percent of all televisions installed throughout the world will deliver 3D TV content, which means that by 2014 more than 10 million devices ready for 3D TV will be in operation, according to estimates from another study of "Informa Telecoms & Media."
Jose Luis Garate said the possibilities for this technology and was convinced that in the coming years, the 3D TV is going be successful.
The sale of 3D TVs is going to skyrocket in the coming years, according to forecasts by Informa Telecoms & Media, which estimates that in 2010 there will be 3.2 million 3D TVs in use around the world and by 2012 there will be more than 20 million and by 2013 there will be more than 40 million 3D TVs and in 2014 we will break 100 million 3D TV barrier.
In terms of household penetration in 2013, nearly 10 million homes will have televisions capable of producing 3D TV content and by 2015 there will be 25 million households with 3D TV.
There are mainly two obstacles that the 3D TV industry still has to deal with are mainly the high price of the TVs and the lack of content. Regarding the former, in two or three years, the increase sales should reduce the prices of 3D televisions and price difference between a High Definition TV and other 3D TV will not probably exceed 15 percent."
Regarding the content, many films and the major American industry players are investing a lot for content in this technology.