A timeline of home entertainment trends

2020 has been one roller coaster of a year – we’ve been spending a lot more time at home than usual, consuming a lot more media than usual, and finding more ways than usual to keep ourselves occupied and entertained. We’re lucky to live in an age where such technology is so readily available – 50 years ago, we didn’t have such advancements in many of the media platforms that we are consuming every day in today’s age.
Compare The Market have created a timeline that tracks these advanced in technology, specifically related to home entertainment trends. The icons incorporated into the image include a throwback to the time of cassette tapes, video rental stores, and CDs. In fact, did you know that 2020 marks 35 years since Blockbuster opened their first store? It also marks 10 years since filing for bankruptcy. We can all remember the feeling of traipsing down the video rental store aisles, deciding on the best movies to watch at a sleepover with friends.
The infographic below tracks the timeline of home entertainment trends from 1910 all the way up until this year, including digital release movies which made their first appearance in the midst of COVID-19. View the full research behind the infographic :
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Infographic Source: https://www.comparethemarket.com.au/home-contents-insurance/home-entertainment-trends/

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