Philips Electronics has announced it will nominate Frans van Houten as its next president and CEO, effective April 1, 2011. He will succeed Gerard Kleisterlee, who will retire from Philips on the same date.
“Television will change fundamentally because of connected TV sets, 3D is only a passing fad,” according to Christoph Puhl, responsible for product training at Philips Austria. One in four people buying in new TV set in Austria is getting a connected TV set.
Philips Electronics has announced the appointment of Pieter Nota as CEO of Philips Consumer Lifestyle and member of its group management, effective September 1, 2010, succeeding Andrea Ragnetti.
Philips Net TV, the connected TV platform of the Dutch consumer electronics manufacturer, is to offer direct access to on-demand movies.
Philips has launched three new ‘Canal Ready’ receivers for the French market, serving both digital terrestrial and DTH satellite viewers.
IFA 2009 – BERLIN. Visitors to this year’s consumer electronics show, which opens today (Friday, September 2), can see live 3D TV demos at the stands of Panasonic, Sony and Philips.
IFA 2009 – BERLIN. Sony is bringing its Bravia Internet Video connected TV service to Europe on Bravia TVs, Blu-ray players and home theatre systems.