This report was authored by Paul Erickson and Tam Williams from Parks Associates and published in January 2022. The report discusses the growth in streaming video adoption and the expanding use of the “over-the-top” (OTT) video services. Device platforms used inside and outside the home to view video are considered. Information is provided regarding potential tradeoffs, complexities, and return-on-investment challenges presented when deploying broad platform support. Adoption of streaming video services is at an all-time high and video service providers need to ensure multi-platform device support.
Keywords: Audio/Video, Connected Home, Consumer Electronics, Energy Efficiency/Management, over-the-top (OTT)