Connected TV

Panasonic’s Spring-into-Summer 3D Push
July 1, 2010

Panasonic is moving full speed into Summer 2010 with 3D, bolstering its commitment to the newest home entertainment experience by offering an array of plasma screen sizes, sound-enhancing accessories and showroom aids to support the tech story it is telling about its line of VIERA Full HD 3D TVs and its DMP-BDT350 3D Blu-ray player.

Mitsubishi Broadens 3D, 3D-Ready Lines
June 28, 2010

Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America is covering numerous fronts in the war for 3D brand dominance in the second half, broadening the market territory it has already staked out in big screens. The company is promoting models in its 3D DLP and LaserVue categories, and is emphasizing the sound-performance aspects of its Unisen LED LCD TV lines.

Perspective: An Intel Author’s Take On Screens of the Future
June 21, 2010

Brian David Johnson, a Consumer Experience Architect at Intel Corp., takes on a moving target – the evolution of entertainment and the forces that are constantly at work shaping that evolutionary path – as the big topic in his new book, Screen Future: The Future of Entertainment, Computing and the Devices We Love (Intel Press; hardcover; available July 21).

P&F’s Philips CE, Lifestyle Products Share Spotlight
June 9, 2010

P&F, the Funai Electric subsidiary that is the exclusive North American licensee for Philips TVs and home theater products, took the wraps off its Wireless Media Connect technology, to be available in the Philips 7700 Series Eco TVs and BDP7320 flagship Blu-ray player this fall. The technology, unlike competitors’ IPTV sets whose content is limited to select sites, will permit wireless access to any content that may be accessed on a computer, said Philips Consumer Video Solutions director of marketing Keith Michael.

iSuppli: CE 3.0 is On the Way
June 1, 2010

Shipments of video-enabled electronics devices that include wireless connectivity are set to grow exponentially, according to numbers released this week by iSuppli Corp.

Google TV Unveiled
May 20, 2010

Google Thursday became the latest company to attempt a marriage of the television and Internet-connected computer, launching Google TV at its I/O developer's conference in San Francisco.

Panasonic TVs Get Skype
May 18, 2010

Panasonic said Thursday that Skype has been activated as a part of Panasonic Viera Cast as enabled Panasonic TVs