Monday, September 5, 2011

Netflix Versus Tivo (Chart)

TiVo tried to make the TV smarter, but it too was out foxed by the cable and satellite companies, who co-opted its DVR technology and stuck it in their own set-top boxes.

Although TiVo is now forcing them to pay patent licensing fees, TiVo itself is in decline as a consumer brand.

All you have to do is look at the chart below Ed Bott at ZDNet put together comparing searches for the term “Netflix” versus “TiVo” and “Media Center.”

TV In The Cloud

Original content Bob DeMarco, Look Beyond the Obvious