Report: 3D in a Third of U.S. Homes by 2014

Ownership of 3DTVs will accelerate rapidly over the next three years, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. The report, "Global 3D-Enabled Device Sales Forecast," predicts that 34% of U.S. homes will own a 3D-ready TV by 2014. In Europe, 3DTV...

Ownership of 3DTVs will accelerate rapidly over the next three years, according to the latest research from Strategy Analytics. The report, "Global 3D-Enabled Device Sales Forecast," predicts that 34% of U.S. homes will own a 3D-ready TV by 2014. In Europe, 3DTV ownership is expected to grow even faster, with 42% of homes owning a 3DTV by 2014.

In spite of early challenges in the 3DTV market, the report predicts that 3D capability will become commonplace across a wide range of consumer electronics devices. Global sales of 3D-enabled devices are forecast to grow 89% in 2011, to reach 95 million units. The forecast includes 3D-ready TVs, 3D TV set-top boxes, 3D Blu-ray players, 3D media players, 3D phones and 3D fixed and portable games consoles.
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