More than 20% of US households to have digital video cameras by year-end 2005

Parks Associates surveyed Americans on their digital video camera usage. As the use of digital video cameras grows, the home computer will evolve to embrace features such as more user-friendly and creative video editing tools (software), viewing (larger monitors and displays), and sharing (via Digital Media Receivers) tools. Given the relatively low percentages of consumers who find such applications compelling, however, this is not currently a must-have application for most PC households. After all, consumers are constrained by time and their own patience when it comes to their home videos.

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