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The shroud of indifference in which retailers find themselves as they try to incite consumer interest in 3DTV isn’t expected to lift much this year, while consumer interest in connected TVs continues to thrive, according to a new report. Sales of 3DTVs are projected to actually decline in 2011 as issues surrounding a universal standard, eyewear, dearth of content and price resolve themselves, according SNL Kagan. Principal 3DTV drivers include live sports and ongoing (though waning) interest in theatrical 3D movies. 3DTV households should top 1.8 million by the end of the year, or 2% of

High-def DVD will take on significant market share. This prediction comes from Kagan Research, a research firm that just released its 11th edition of its “The State of Home Video.” The firm predicts that high-definition DVD will account for 18.3 billion in revenue by 2015. Kagan estimates that, by the end of 2006, $16.9 billion in revenue will come from standard-definition DVD, but that by 2009 VHS will be virtually extinct and that high-definition DVD revenue may grow to more than $2.6 billion. But Kagan was quick to point out that it was not placing any bets on which format -- Blu-ray or HD DVD

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