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Viewsonic Cast a Giant “No Confidence” Vote for Smart TV Segment

Wow….. Wired is reporting that Viewsonic has a dismal outlook on the Smart TV space.

"…Viewsonic, for instance, just nixed plans for a Boxee-powered smart TV set and says we won’t see it anytime soon. The company showed off a 46-inch set earlier this year at CES and said we’d have them by the second quarter. But now the company says in a statement:

“’Smart TV’ has not achieved the consumer acceptance or market expectation… that was forecasted over the last couple years. In addition, consumer spending for Smart TV’s in general has experienced a significant slow down as the economy has slowed. Our current strategy is to stay involved with the various technology developments and consider them in the future as they become available.”

Read the full story here: http://www.wired.com/gadgetlab/2011/09/smart-tv-casualty/

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