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Announced plan for digital HDTV receivers with interactivity (1997).

Announced program for a DVD-ROM product (1997).


1. As an aside, Thomson announced the shipment of the one-millionth DSS home unit in less than ten months from a standing start. No other consumer electronics or other major product—color TV, VCR, CD, and so on—has ever been accepted at a rate even approaching this level. Consumers are prepared to accept the new digital television systems and hardware.

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