How Connected TV Platforms Can Go Mainstream

TV manufacturers hope that by bundling developer platforms with TV hardware, they can move up the stack and increase margins on TVs. Just as mobile apps were pivotal in accelerating smartphone adoption, apps on the TV will usher in a new age of connected TV usage.…

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Why the TV World Stayed 2-D and Got Smart Instead

One year ago, TV manufacturers planned a coming-out party for 3-D TV that would ignite another television upgrade cycle. Fast-forward to CES 2011 and it's as if the standard is already forgotten. And while smart TV is still in its early stages, the ultimate promise of the transforming the TV to a service platform holds much more potential long-term than 3-D.…

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