September 22, 2015
By Rechelle Tangcangco
Singapore – Usage of laptops and smartphones is outpacing that of set-top boxes (STBs) and smart TVs in the connected living rooms of today, according to new global research from Irdeto. The research reinforces a growing consumer trend of multi-screen usage and second screen devices becoming ‘first screens’, with smartphones being the most used devices in living rooms in Singapore (56%), followed by PCs or laptops (39%), STBs (28%), tablets (27%) and smart TVs (26%). In contrast, PCs or laptops are the most used devices in living rooms in Australia (43%), followed by smartphones (30%), tablets (24%), smart TVs (23%) and STBs (18%).