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08-30-2010, 01:08 PM

does someone has any infos about Google TV? Will it run on the newest Philips TV? Is there any chance that Philips will adopt these technologie and when? Or must I move to Sony?:(


08-30-2010, 03:26 PM
Hi Frank,
All I can find about Google TV is that you need a special settop box and that is not available yet. I wonder if you can use this for free or if you have to pay for using it. Will it support all the local catch-up TV programs in various countries or is this USA only? It seems you can simply “google” the internet for playable video’s so that looks promising. Is there a PC-version where I can try Google TV?

Net TV is free and the amount of services is growing. Today it is the best you can get in a TV, I suppose?
What brands offer more internet functionality in a TV that I can buy in a shop today?
Regards, John.
Google TV explanation (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=diTpeYoqAhc)

08-30-2010, 08:23 PM
Samsung has now build a Net TV like service. But they still have less services/applications. Samsung (http://tweakers.net/nieuws/66306/nederlandse-apps-voor-vernieuwde-samsung-internettv-bekend.html)

08-31-2010, 08:59 AM
at the moment net tv is the best solution to bring internet to tv. especially it's open url input.
but i think google tv is going further. they want to offer all their services in a tv readable format and make it possible to control them with a tv remote. that is what i want. a seemless integration from the web (and other network recources) into tv. as far as i found sony will be the first and only who integrates google tv. i think they need some kind of pc technologie in their tv's to make this happen. in the moment the service will be available only in the us but i think it doesn't take long to have this in europe. google has much experience with android, chrome and chrome os so google tv is a born winner. and: it doesnt' matter very much that i have to pay 2,500 without a atom pc inside or 2,600 within. see also http://www.fastcompany.com/1603110/panasonic-android-tv-chips-technology-internet-television-google

09-03-2010, 11:54 AM
More news on Google TV in the Telegraaf (http://www.telegraaf.nl/digitaal/7546496/__Internet-tv_is_nieuwe_arena__.html?sn=digitaal)

This site reports that Net TV (with multiple partners) is becoming a real threat for Google TV. Loewe, Philips e Sharp sfidano Google TV (http://www.dday.it/redazione/2012/Loewe-Philips-e-Sharp-sfidano-Google-TV.html)

Google TV & Sony on IFA: Here (http://videovolt.blogspot.com/2010/09/sony-demonstreert-google-tv-op-ifa-2010.html) (Only a concept demo, not even a working TV:confused:)

I think PHILIPS is far ahead. various systems (http://www.glasvezel.nu/nieuws/002423-20100903_internet-tv-%C3%A9%C3%A9n-van-speerpunten-op-ifa)

But do not underestimate SAMSUNG. It seems they copied Net TV and are introducing this in their New TV's. Samsung @ IFA (http://www.yubby.com/c/38748)

Hear discussion BNR-radio (Dutch) Here (http://www.bnr.nl/static/jspx/play.jspx?dag=6&maand=9&jaar=2010&tijd=11:04&lengte=15&titel=Titel)

11-22-2010, 02:21 PM
Google TV review here (http://www.nytimes.com/2010/11/18/technology/personaltech/18pogue.html?pagewanted=1&_r=3&ref=technology)