Linked by Eugenia Loli on Sun 18th Jul 2010 09:32 UTC
Multimedia, AV I'm a couch potato. There, I've said it. I love sitting down and watching sci-fi movies, like any good geek would. And this is an (almost religious) action that hasn't changed for many, many, years. But I feel that we're in for a surprise soon. The way we watch TV and access content is about to change. TV watching will at last arrive into the 21st Century, and the technology giants will be there to duke it out for the reins of this new industry.
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metro305
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2005-09-11

My vision would be a set-top box (STB) powered by Android or iOS

-Delivery would be on demand via streaming or download and view

-STB tunnels back to central server for command and control so when you are away from home you can manage it remotely from web or MID

-Your remote control would be via tablet, phone, MID and this device would have an application/integration of a content/channel guide (search, create and queue)

-Remote control would act as a media travel companion remote viewing/syncing of desired video or gaming content.

So for instance an iOS/Android deployment would be
STB (WiFi,Wired,HDMI,HD Playback,160GB)
$100.00 - $200.00

1 Remote Control
(iPod Touch/Android device)
$100.00

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