Monthly Archives: June 2012

BT To Start Showing Live Barclays Premier League Games

British telecommunications giant BT will be broadcasting live coverage of the Barclays Premier League football competition for the first time at the start of the 2013/14 season. The result of the sales process for live audio-visual transmission rights in the UK for seasons 2013/14 to 2015/16 was announced this week by the Premier League. BT to start showing live Barclays ... Read More »

Connected & Smart TV Penetration Rates On The Up

The penetration rate of internet connectivity and “Smart” functionalities on HDTV displays continues to gain momentum on a global scale, a recent study has revealed. According to the latest Quarterly Smart TV Shipment and Forecast Report published by market research firm DisplaySearch, more than a quarter of televisions shipped worldwide during the first quarter of 2012 boasted internet-connected features, while ... Read More »

Philips Launch Euro 2012 (& Later Olympics) Smart TV App

A new sports app themed around the Euro 2012 football tournament (and later the London 2012 Olympics) has been launched on Philips Smart TV displays. The announcement was made this week by TP Vision, which is the company responsible for developing and marketing televisions bearing the famous Dutch brand. Philips launch Euro 2012 (& later Olympics) Smart TV app The ... Read More »

LG Unveils OnLive Cloud Gaming On G2 Google Smart TVs

Cloud gaming is set to be the next big thing in the ongoing evolution of Smart TVs, if the latest announcements made by Korean television manufacturers Samsung and LG Electronics at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles this week are any indication. The former unveiled its Gaikai-powered Samsung Cloud Gaming service, whereas the latter showed off the OnLive ... Read More »

Samsung Smart TVs To Get Cloud Gaming From Gaikai

Samsung Electronics has this week revealed plans to implement cloud gaming functionality on a selection of the company’s premium internet-connected HDTV displays. Billed as the next evolution in video game experience, the Samsung Cloud Gaming service will be powered by streaming technology from cloud-based gaming firm Gaikai. Samsung Smart TVs to get cloud gaming from Gaikai The service will allow ... Read More »