Samsung to Link Smartphone, Tablets and TVs
By Kim Zalewski
- 1/10/2011 3:53
The biggest TV maker in the world Samsung is going to connect its smartphones, tablets and smart-TVs, which will allow these gadgets cooperate with each other in ways that never were seen before. At the CES in Las Vegas on January 7, the South Korean giant made an announcement about a partnership with cable providers Comcast and Time Warner, with aim to offer live & on-demand content, at the same time highlighting its new Internet-connected focus. The new product line is going to have access to Comcast's 'Xfinity' TV service, that is developed with a Web-like UI, offering costumers to search for programming across TVs, DVR recordings and video on-demand. Additionally, in Samsung's plans there is a launch of a new Blu-ray player and a set-top box with Google TV. Samsung is even considering making a TV set running on Google's Android OS. 'We are still reviewing whether we will make the Google TV set or not,' said Yoon Boo-keun, Samsung's president of Visual Displays.
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