Second Screens are now becoming ‘First Screens’ in living rooms, says Irdeto

Irdeto research finds laptops and smartphones used more often by more than one third of consumers and are set to continue living room domination

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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%).

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