Definition of people meter in English:

people meter

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  • (In North America) an electronic device used to record the television viewing habits of a household so that the information obtained can be used to compile ratings.
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    • All the industry cares to track with a device called people meters is audience viewing patterns for the benefit of advertisers.
    • Nielsen Media Research has announced it will begin installing local people meters in 600 Boston households in September.
    • That could change if people meters show higher viewership levels for cable.

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