Cornwall ON – No, that’s not a new tech device. Just an old TV pic. What’s new is the brave new world coming to Television as CONVERGENCE crashes into our realities.
GOOGLE is in the process of rolling out Google TV in the US. We here in Canada will have to wait a year or so; just like watching Coronation Street, but in the future we’ll be able to turn on our TV and watch internet content as easy as we flip through the channels now.
Check out the Google TV Intro video
“Imagine turning on the TV and getting all the channels and shows you normally watch and all of the websites you browse all day — including your favorite video, music and photo sites. We’re excited to announce that we’ve done just that,” reads Google’s blog.
“TVs are becoming smarter as a result of the microprocessor and the Internet,” Otellini said in the Google TV release. “Traditional TV programming will be merged seamlessly with the infinite amount of content on the Internet to enable every viewer to determine what they want to watch, when they want it.”
What do you think Canada? Are you ready for Convergence? Feel free to post your comments below!
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