TP Vision is betting on Android OS for its smart TVs, but at the same time keep its Net TV portal alive.
Google is partnering with TP Vision (Philips), Sharp, Sony, Razer and Asus to to build Android TV into TV sets, set-top boxes and game consoles.
Smart TV application developers can now use a single, integrated process to publish their applications to compliant Smart TV Alliance members’ smart TVs.
The Philips 8000 models are the first Android based TVs coming to Europe and Russia from TP Vision.
Extending the HbbTV to help support IPTV is an idea suggested by Jon Piesing, director standardisation TP Vision.
TP Vision has made modifications on the way it stores user information of Philips smart TVs.
Smartclip, part of Adconion Media, will monetise all ad inventory on the Philips/TP Vision smart TV platform.
Eredivisie Live has launched a new app for Philips smart TVs allowing pay-per-view and free viewing.
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.