Caribbean broadcaster Caribcast TV have launched their Google TV platform with help from CDN services and IPTV CRM solution provider Tulix Sytems. Caribcast offers programming aimed at Caribben expat already are already part of the Roku Channel Store. With Tulix, now they can reach those who want to watch programmes via Google TV.
Netgear has expanded their range of smart TV solution NeoTV with NeoTV Prime. Unlike the other models NeoTV Prime comes with Google TV adding Netgear to the list of companies offering Google TV. The new addition to the Netgear family of streaming players offer advance flexibility to your home entertainment; NeoTV Prime allows you to easily search and find what you want to watch.
Now YouTube is on the mobile to TV streaming, the company announced on their blog that their work in progress is coming to fruition. With the YouTube app for Android, you can find the video you would like to watch and stream it to you Google TV. The app plus your phone will behave just like your remote control, you will be able to pause, skip or scroll to the next video from your mobile or tablet - click the TV icon that appears, and the video will play instantly on your Google TV.
Google and Sony are sticking to their partnership to develop the Google TV platform. For the first time Google TV services will be available outside the US. Sony has announced that its Google Android base NSZ-GS7 player will be available in the UK, in July. According to Sony the new Internet player is due to launch in Canada next followed by Australia, France, Germany and Netherlands, Brazil and Mexico.
News out is that Intel will be concentrating the efforts of its Digital Home Group team to a smaller set of digital home solutions. They have decided to shift the Atom SoC platform focus from Digital TV processors to IP set-top media processor and gateway/cable businesses. The Digital Home Group (DHG) has had their mandate changed to include smartphone and tablet solutions as well.
Like Logitech Sony has launched their incarnation of a Google TV solution in Sony Internet TV. Sony has released four models of the television plus on Blu-ray disc player to complement the range. To accompany the TV is a handheld RF QWERTY keyboard for easy browsing and typing. The screen sizes starts at 24-inch for $599.99 to 46-inch for 1,399.99 recommended.
Logitech has delivered on their promise they made in the first half of this year when Google launched its Google TV platform. At the time Logitech was highlighted as one of the key partners to the project and they promised to follow up with the release of a range of product for Google TV. Well four months later they have delivered on that promise with the release of Logitech Revue and a host of other products to help users to better experience Google TV.
Envisioning a home where every electronic devices are connected was once in the realm of science fiction, and mostly pursue by gadget geeks and science fiction enthusiast. This is changing and camera trickery are becoming a reality, faster than we can imagine. Last month the world’s biggest content provider – Google along with other consumer electronics and software partners (Intel, DISH Network, Adobe, Sony and Logitech) announced Google TV, a platform that promises to change Television and home entertainment as we know it.