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Author: Kevin Nolan

Publication Date: Jan 26 2012

Pages: 9

Report Type: Insight, Word

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Report Summary:

A multitude of innovative technologies for controlling next-generation TVs were on display at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show. Equipment vendors LG and Samsung demonstrated products featuring voice and gesture control that will be commercially available this year, while enabling technologies providers including Primesense, SoftKinetic and Tobii took prominent positions in the show halls to present their offerings. Strategy Analytics experienced all of these technologies and we felt that most provide an incomplete solution to the challenges of optimizing the human-machine interface for next-generation TVs. LG’s TV interface in particular is, in our opinion, about as far away from the optimal TV user experience as it is possible to be.

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