Buyers of TV sets in the UK, France, Germany and Italy are increasingly looking for connected TVs with bigger screens, according to comparison site Idealo.
CE manufacturer Philips has added a number of new partners to its connected smart TV platform Net TV.
VOD platform Viewster is launching mobile apps for iOS and Android and is overhauling its VOD website.
IFA 2012 – BERLIN. TPVision, the joint venture between Philips and TPV, is launching Blinkbox, YouTube Rentals, music streaming service Deezer and a new Social App on its smart TVs.
IFA 2012 – BERLIN. IBM has launched a cloud platform for the consumer electronics industry and Philips is the first taker.
IFA 2012 – BERLIN. Four companies are joining the Smart TV Alliance, Qualcomm, MStar, Obigo and YuMe.
Samsung, LG and Sony do not wish to work with the adult business for the moment, according to one provider of such entertainment.
Founding members LG Electronics and TP Vision (for Philips TVs) have announced the establishment of the Smart TV Alliance with other Japanese TV manufacturers in the process of joining. The Alliance forms a cooperation that aims at enhancing the Smart TV experience by creating a non-proprietary ecosystem for application developers to create attractive, platform-independent services.
Consumer electronics manufacturer Philips is taking its Smart TVs to the next level with Smart TV Premium, allowing viewers to stream content to iPhones and iPads.
Dutch public broadcaster NOS is planning to fire up to 12 live streams during the Olympic Summer games, which will target multi-screens.