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Vizio CTO Matt McRae: What's the difference between a tablet and a portable TV?

Vizio CTO Matt McRae: What's the difference between a tablet and a portable TV? | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Vizio has long been one of the bestselling TV brands in the US — the biggest brand in the country until April of this year when TV sales began to decline overall and Samsung took the lead... Interview with Vizio's CTO

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BBC offers solution for connected TV fragmented market

BBC offers solution for connected TV fragmented market | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

While many connected television devices and displays now support web standards such as HTML, CSS and JavaScript, they invariably differ in their capabilities and conformance to standards. The BBC has developed an abstraction layer to decouple its own applications from these underlying device complexities. The corporation is planning to make its TV Application Layer available to third parties to help stimulate the market for connected television applications.

 

Although the emerging HTML5 specification is often seen as the solution to interoperable web applications, in practice there are many differences in compatibility between devices that claim support for web standards. This is a familiar problem on the web but the fragmentation of different flavours appears to be even more of an issue with consumer electronics products.

 

The BBC TV Application Layer or TAL attempts to deal with the differences between devices, such as remote control key mapping, media player interfaces, networking and storage. In theory this means that the BBC can develop and deploy applications on a well-defined interface without being aware of the specifics and idiosyncrasies of each device.


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Smart TVs keep dumbing down our living rooms

Smart TVs keep dumbing down our living rooms | C2M : veille Digital Media | Scoop.it

Première partie d'une série de 5 articles sur le marché de la TV connectée actuel et son évolution probable :

 

This week we're taking a close look at the future of TV and the living room — the great unclaimed space of the technology world.

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