Connected TVs & Devices


Connected TVs & Devices
Sean Knapp Shows Off Google Nexus Tablet - VIDEO
Jul 03 2012 9:00 AM

Fresh from the Google I/O event, Ooyala CTO Sean Knapp sat down with me to show off the latest Google Nexus tablet (complete with Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean).

Connected TVs & Devices
Weekly Rewind: The World's Biggest TV
Jun 22 2012 9:00 AM

LG and Philips announced the creation of the Smart TV Alliance, which intends to create a universal, non-proprietary ecosystem so developers can build apps on standards such as HTML5.

Mobile, Connected TVs & Devices
1 in 4 Tablet Viewers Pay to Watch Online TV Content
Jun 19 2012 9:00 AM

Ooyala has long seen evidence that suggests viewers love watching video on their tablets. We arrived at this conclusion after analyzing billions of daily analytics events and the anonymized viewing habits of nearly 200 million unique monthly users around the world.

Connected TVs & Devices, SVOD
Weekly Rewind: No Apple TV Until 2014
May 11 2012 9:00 AM

Even if mom and dad have shiny new TV sets, they don't know how to use them. A report from ABI research says 20 percent of U.S. households have smart TVs, but most never connect them. ReelSEO's take: "That can probably be likened to the old flashing 12:00 on the VCR. Its not all that important and is a bit difficult for some consumers, so they just let it blink."

Interviews, Connected TVs & Devices
Roku Talks TV Innovation
Apr 02 2012 9:00 AM

I recently visited the Roku offices to sit down with Jim Funk, VP Business Development. We discussed the latest in TV innovation, the future of TV technology and Angry Birds.

Check out the video above, and thanks to the Roku team for taking the time to talk about how IPTV is changing TV. Follow Roku on Twitter @RokuPlayer.

Connected TVs & Devices, Pay TV, SVOD
Weekly Rewind: A Billion Smart Connected Devices in 2012
Mar 30 2012 9:00 AM

The first ultra-sharp OLED TV will arrive in May with a hefty price tag. With dwindling customers in the U.S., DirecTV eyes Latin America. We'll hit a billion smart connected devices in 2012. All that and more in your weekly rewind.

LG's 55-inch OLED (organic light-emitting diode) TV will be the first of its kind to arrive in May. The price tag: eight grand.

Social TV, Connected TVs & Devices
Weekly Rewind: Twitter Celebrates Sixth Birthday
Mar 23 2012 9:00 AM

Here it is, your weekly rewind...

"Hemlock Grove," Netflix's next original series, is expected to air in early 2013. The 13-episode season tells the story of a girl's murder in a Pennsylvania steel town. The suspects: the town's people and perhaps a werewolf.

Big Data, Connected TVs & Devices
Google TV’s Quiet Uptick
Mar 01 2012 8:00 AM

Faced with disappointing sales and poor reception, Google TV has played second fiddle to other connected TV platforms. But when we were compiling our Q4 Video Index, we noticed momentum for Google TV late in 2011.

Connected TVs & Devices
Weekly Rewind: Most Connected TVs Are Unplugged
Feb 24 2012 8:00 AM

Turns out, very few people know how to connect their smart TVs to the Internet. Rabbit ears are making a comeback. Amazon Prime Instant Video blew out its first candle. All that and more in your weekly rewind.

Connected TVs & Devices, SVOD
Weekly Rewind: All Eyes on TV at CES
Jan 12 2012 8:00 AM

TV manufacturers whipped out the big guns for CES. Hulu now has 1.5 million paying subscribers. Roku hits the U.K. All that and more in your weekly rewind.

Connected TVs & Devices
Video Preview: What CES Has in Store for TV and Online Video
Jan 09 2012 8:00 AM

With the Consumer Electronics Show around the corner, all eyes are on the hottest new gadgets. Or in our case, all eyes are on the hottest new video tech. We've dug through CES' Innovations Design and Engineering Award Honorees to find the most buzzed-about TV and online video toys.

Roku 2 XS


Mobile, Connected TVs & Devices
Kindle Fire Heats Up Tablet Market
Nov 15 2011 8:00 AM

Amazon has Apple all fired up.