Viewers are already changing the way they watch TV and that inflated cable and satellite bills are starting to take an affect on the bottom line. Last year was the first year that cable subscriptions not only stopped growing, but took a small dip from 100.9 million to 100.8 million households. Those household numbers are expected to shrink to 94.6 million households by 2017. Pay-TV companies and networks need to make a change to stop the loss of cord cutters and entice the potential audience that’s never paid for TV. Over-priced bundles with channels no one watches will only serve to alienating customers and potential customers. (via Intel Could Lead Push to A La Carte Pay TV | Gadget Lab | Wired.com)
So don’t be too shocked if something as insanely impractical as the C’SEED 201-inch home theater behemoth becomes ubiquitous. The Porsche-designed outdoor TV screen, billed by C’SEED as the world’s largest, features a high-resolution display comprised of 725,000 LEDs all working synchronously to project as much as 4.4 trillion colors at 5000 nits of brightness.
Gerd adds: talk about ‘Obsession with MORE’ — digital obesity here we come!!
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