Tuesday, May 18, 2010

Google is set to introduce its Smart TV software

"The revolution we're about to go through is the biggest single change in television since it went color," Intel Chief Executive Paul Otellini told analysts last week.

Google this week is expected to debut its Smart TV Internet-television software. The software is expected to be built into Internet-connected TVs, Blu-ray players and set-top boxes.

A commercial launch date has yet to be announced. The initiative which involves major industry players Sony, Intel and Logitech -- will allow viewers to navigate among a variety of media formats, including TV, streaming content and home videos.

Google will release development tools for it in hopes that third-party software creators will build applications for Smart TV the same way they did for smart phones.

Read more at:Los Angeles Times

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