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<div class="billede"><img src="pictures/mini-samsunggoogletv.jpg" alt="Samsung Google TV"></div>Samsung wants to launch Google TVs

22 Nov 2011 | Rasmus Larsen |

Reuters reports that Samsung is “in last-stage talks” with Google to launch Samsung Smart TVs based on the Google TV platform. The TVs will be unveiled at an event “next year”.<br /><br /><h3>Samsung to launch Google TVs</h3>Sony was the first TV manufacturer to incorporate the Google TV platform but with little success. Since then Google has updated Google TV to version 2.0 (<a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1315907188 target=_blank><b>hands-on here</b></a>) and has approached the other major TV makers.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/samsunggoogletv-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/samsunggoogletv-1.jpg" alt="Samsung Google TV" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>Mock-up, not an actual Samsung TV</i></p><br />In a Reuters report, Samsung’s president of the TV division, Yoon Bo-keun, says that Samsung and Google is “in last-stage talks” to launch Google TV based TVs. He also claims that Samsung’s Google TV service will differ from those of competitors, without elaborating further.<br /><br />The Google TV 2.0 platform incorporates TV Apps and a new simpler user interface. It is based on the Android system and should provide users with a range of streaming, music, gaming and media center apps from day one.<br /><br />Yoon Boo-keun says that Samsung plans to unveil their Google TVs at “an event next year”, but probably not at CES 2012 in January. LG is also considering the <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1321262007 target=_blank><b>Google TV platform</b></a>.<br /><br />- <i>Source: Reuters</i>



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