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OTT Popularity Scares TV Makers into Building a Common Connected TV System?

OTT Popularity Scares TV Makers into Building a Common Connected TV System?

Yeah, it's a weird bit of news but it seems that fear of Apple and Google taking a big slice of their TV viewer's time and business, was motivation enough for some of the largest TV manufacturers to get together and build exact what I ...

Ad Interaction High on Connected TV Where Ad-Supported Content Preferred [Study]

Ad Interaction High on Connected TV Where Ad Supported Content Preferred [Study]

YuMe has got some new research showing that online video viewers prefer ad-supported content over actually paying for content in a pay-per-view or subscription-based model while using their connected TVs along with a lot of other good information in The Who, What, When, Where, Why and ...

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why It's Such a Squiggly Mess

Roku CEO on the Future of Television & Why Its Such a Squiggly Mess

The future of television, as Roku Founder and CEO Anthony Wood sees it, is not as futuristic as you'd think, where we'll be able to watch every movie ever made, in any language, day or night. Wood says the future is getting close. I caught ...

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Why You Should Be At Streaming Media East Next Week

Streaming Media East is ready to hit New York City next week and we've got the top reasons why you should be attending. As an added bonus, we've also got a discount code for you to shave off a bit of the price to make ...

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

More than 20% of US Households Have Connected TV, Most Never Connect it

Yet another report on the connectedness of our TVs has been released and shows that some one in five US households have a connected TV be it solo or through a game console. In fact, game consoles lead the charge, but that's sort of a ...

Boxee Live TV Adapter - Without DVR Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Boxee Live TV Adapter   Without DVR Is It Too Little, Too Late?

Continuing the trend of screen convergence, Boxee has released the USB Live TV dongle for its Boxee boxes along with version 1.5 today. For those that don't want a full-on premium TV subscription, but do want local channels, can now get that along with your ...

Boxee Hooks Up With Facebook To Make Live TV Social

Boxee Hooks Up With Facebook To Make Live TV Social

Boxee will give you the ability to share what you're watching straight to Facebook with a new expansion of the integration of the service into its software. Those of you with the Live TV dongle attached to your Boxee Boxes will be able to share ...

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee Said To Drop The PC Client Biz With Latest Boxee 1.5 Version

Boxee version 1.5 will be the last PC client there is, it seems they no longer want to support that build your own Boxee box initiative. It's partly because they see the Internet TV revolution moving away from Boxee-style boxes and instead going to connected ...

Gaming Consoles The Main Source For Online TV Viewing

Gaming Consoles The Main Source For Online TV Viewing

Man, gaming consoles have way more capabilities than when I was playing my Sega Genesis nonstop back in the day.  Machines like the Xbox 360, Wii, and Playstation 3 have become increasingly powerful and able to do more than just play games, and online video ...

Boxee Getting Into TV Tuning With Boxee Live TV Tuner

Boxee Getting Into TV Tuning With Boxee Live TV Tuner

Boxee is breaking the mold it set for itself and will now begin to include a new Boxee Live TV Tuner according to GigaOm who got an unreleased version of the Boxee 1.5 update which will be released soon.