The 2.5-Inch Hard Disk Drive Delivers Home Entertainment: Trends, Advances and Opportunities in the Consumer Electronics Market
The DVR in particular presents a rapidly expanding market opportunity for manufacturers. Already, more than a fifth of all U.S. households utilize a DVR (such as Tivo) for recording their favorite shows and movies. By 2010, as many as half will use DVRs to save an increasing array of high-definition programming, which will require ever more storage. This paper highlights the consumer trends, technical advances and design opportunities that 2.5" HDDs present to device manufacturers to deliver new DVR solutions to a burgeoning market.