Annual worldwide sales of PVRs are expected to surpass 50 million units in 2014 according to a recent report from In Stat.

The research firm says 2010 should be a record year with revenues up $1.2 billion over 2009. The firm says unit shipments of PVR products set a new record in 2009, and are well on their way to eclipse that in 2010.

PVR-enabled satellite set top boxes continue to be the largest PVR product segment, followed by cable set top boxes. In 2009, Motorola was the leading PVR product manufacturer with over 4.9 million PVR product unit shipments.

In Canada, a July 2010 survey conducted on behalf of the Television Bureau of Canada, found that among all Canadian adults, approximately one in five (20%) now own a PVR.

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