When Google first launched its TV service, LogiTech introduced the first-ever set-top-box for the platform named the Revue. Logically, everyone who was interested in Apps on TV jumped on it – sadly, the press didn’t like it too much.
Some three weeks ago, BroadbandTV reported the following:
Logitech’s Revue set-top box for Google TV was a ‘big mistake’, according to Guerrino De Luca, chairman and acting chief executive of Logitech
Fortunately, it now looks as we will get two new, far larger hardware vendors on board:
Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics are expected to launch Google TV next year. But only LG will show its models at the 2012 CES in Las Vegas.
Yoon Boo-keun, chief of Samsung’s TV division, said on Tuesday to the Korean press that the company is in final talks with Google about when to release the hot new gadget. “We will announce the launch date at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas in January.”
Samsung already showed a prototype of Google TV at last year’s CES, but did not bring any sets to the market. …
With Microsoft increasing the ad pressure for its XBox all over Europe, we could be in for an interesting fight. What do you think?