For many years, IBM, Apple, Microsoft the three technology giants has always wanted to use their own products to occupy the living room. But the home entertainment market pattern is not so easy to break, the sitting room still concentrated at the top of the TV set and machine equipment. Now, we have come into the mobile era, not only in the way people use the mobile devices, also began to use them in home entertainment. So the invasion of the small screen will be an impact of the sitting room of large screen led TV entertainment market?
Mobile devices occupy four ways
Replace of the sitting room, mobile devices and traditional TV direct confrontation;
Resources: use mobile devices to turn online video and games to TV screen;
Control: using mobile devices as interactive TV guide and universal remote control;
Synchronous: using mobile devices as a complementary second screen
TV VS Mobile devices
The depth of the mobile devices in recent report found that mobile video have its biggest alternative of the alternative traditional TV programs. Mobile video is addictive, and there are more opportunities to watch, the user can use the smart phone when commuting to watch, also can lay in bed watching movie before you go to sleep. At present, there are many discuss about treating the tablet as a video watching device. The use of flat peak in the evening after 6 PM, when people get home busy day to relax. There is no doubt that the tablet is treated as an entertainment equipment in every corner in family by the users. But even so, the tablet and TV have natural defacts.
Although the iPad and the new Nexus 10 has a more higher resolution than mainstream TV screen, but they cannot reach the immersive experience of domestic TV. This is why the Roku and Apple TV and the latest Chromecast these devices will have more advantages than the tablet, the equipment is specially designed for the sending the network video to big screen TV. Apple TV devices and tablets are competing intensely in terms of the user video watching platforms, but if the tablet and smart phone can send video images on TV. (Hot search: miracast for iphone)
Mobile equipment vs. connected devices
At present, the below wireless communication standard that can let the TV and wireless mobile devices communicate:
DLNA allows Windows Phone and Android devices via wi-fi share screen on TV. Miracast is a new standard, it USES a built-in wi-fi Direct function, in connection with or without network can be performed under the condition of high definition screen sharing.AirPlay, apple development technology, can only be used for the apple's ecosystem.
More screen interactive era
Mobile devices and TV are not necessarily must be your competition I be dead, they can form a good complementary relationship between them. But now, there are many people are using mobile devices when watching tv, their behavior are spontaneous behavior, they just stop doing something such as check the SMS email
All in all, the more screen interactive era has really come, it is really a great chance for us, especially for the young people to have a try to enjoy the big screen watching.