How convenient. Word gets out that Google ( Nasdaq: GOOG ) is launching its Google TV (or IPTV) service internationally at exactly the same time the big search...
One day after Sony announced it would begin selling a Google TV set-top for $199 in July, Vizio on Tuesday launched a $99 Google TV receiver.
The long-awaited Google IPTV service will burst onto the international scene starting in the next few days in Australia, France, Germany, The Netherlands, Brazil and Mexico. The service has already been active--to a point--in the United States for the past few years.
Sony said it will begin selling a Google TV receiver in retail outlets July 25 for $199. The set-top will allow viewers to access online video content from Netflix and other providers, and also offer access to cable- and satellite-TV programming if subscribers connect it to a set-top from a pay-TV provider.
Just two years after it launched one of the first 24-hour channels dedicated to 3D programming, DirecTV said it has converted its n3D channel to a part-time programming channel that will feature occasional events such as NBC's coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics in London.
LG Electronics and Phillips Electronics majority owner TP Vision teamed up to create Smart TV Alliance, which the companies said will focus on spurring the development of applications that can deliver movies, music and interactive services to consumers that buy connected TVs.
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Japan's national public broadcasting organization NHK used its Science & Technology Research Laboratories Open Day to unveil prototype receivers and a new iTV service--Hybridcast--that it hopes
Video search engine blinkx, which scored a big content deal last week with AnyClip, is back this week with news that a blinkx app is now available on Sony Internet-enabled home entertainment devices.
I would hazard a guess that the high-tech industry has an impressive track-record of success, and failures, in about equal measures. Looking at the IT and telecoms world, some very big names have