AND THE EVOLUTION OF
HOME ENTERTAINMENT PRODUCTS
Travel through the history of home entertainment
and see how the DEG has evolved along with the
products it promotes.
players and titles are shipped.
DVD-video player is shipped.
during the format's first four years, making it the
fastest-growing consumer electronics product of all time.
is formed with the express purpose
of promoting DVDs.
a move intended to encompass DVD-Audio and DVD-ROM.
carried DVD titles at a ratio of 20
VHS cassettes for every one DVD.
By 2001 that was down to 7-to-1.
Group first formed, barely more
than half of the industry had
gotten behind DVD. By the start
of the 21st century, every major
studio and consumer electronics
company was on board.
broad array of digital delivery systems, the group changes its name to
during the first half of 2003 bringing the total close to
1.8 billion units since the format's March 1997 launch.
format war between HD DVD and Blu-ray Disc.
the DEG launches a consumer, retailer and
media campaign for Blu-ray Disc.
on Blu-ray Discs jumped 20 percent, hitting
for the first time.
that consumer spending topped
for the 11th consecutive year.
These include promotion to Blu-ray Disc, connected devices and other digital delivery options, including UltraViolet.