'Connected Televisions/TVs' Still Not Very Connected/Internet Connected TVs Are Used To Watch TV, And That’s About All

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The National Purchase Diary (NPD) Group Blog reports that "Internet Connected TVs Are Used To Watch TV, And That’s About All -- The Internet connected high definition television (HDTV) screen has so far failed to break beyond the bounds of its TV-centric heritage, with little use for the big screen beyond the obligatory video services. But the connection is being used to provide access to a far wider variety of alternative sources for video content. The latest NPD Connected Intelligence Application & Convergence report highlights that nearly six out of ten consumers who own a connected HDTV are accessing Over-the-Top (OTT) video services through the device.

Seen on DSL/Broadband Reports. Your old school overlord still uses an almost seventeen/17 years old 20" Sharp cathode ray tube (CRT) TV (January 1996) connected to a four years old DTV Pal digital video recorder (DVR), a twelve/12(?) years old video casette recorder (VCR), and a computer. :P