Google TV was announced to the public on May 2010 and
released on Oct. 17 2010
It is a project co-developed by Google, Sony, Intel and
Google TV merges the traditional TV with the power of
the web into one device.
Available at Best Buy and Amazon
Browse the whole web
Variety of Apps
Your phone=remote control
TV and Web simultaneously
Create a TV Playlist
Search and Record Options
Apple TV: download
and rent Apple
movies. Mainly used
to advertise Apple
download videos or
movies from every
possible Web site,
Apps and DVR
Page Rank: As it currently occurs with Google
Search, companies will compete with one another to
appear at the top of the search listings on Google TV.
Perhaps this will lead to the success of Google TV
just as it did with Google itself.
Co-produced by the best web and cable TV
companies: high expectations
Copyright restrictions: networks will want to block
content access from Google TV.
Cost: Google TV was launched into the market at a
price of $299, limiting the pool of customers willing
to trade their traditional TV for this expensive
Technology: complex and abundance of navigation
features make Google TV less appealing to
conservative consumers but more attractive to the
young age group
Potential Users: Google TV is mainly advertised as a
household item; it has no primary intention to
impact business companies and CEOs.
Despite its success or failure, Google TV has come to
revolutionize new media.
The distinction among traditional, digital and social
media has faded way with Google TV incorporating
all of them.
It joins into one device the TV, radio, film,
photography, electronic and print sources.
What feature of Google TV appeals the most to
Is it worth the price?
"The coolest thing about Google TV is that
we don't even know what the coolest thing
about it will be." Edward C. Baig, USA Today
“Google TV.” Google. Web. 18 Oct. 2010.
Bilton, Nick. “Google and Partners seek TV
Foothold.” New York Times. 17 March 2010.
Web. 18 Oct. 2010.
“Announcing Google TV.” Official Google Blog.
Web. 20 Oct. 2010.