Friday, January 13, 2012

CES - Samsung’s Smart TV and Blu-ray players will be first to get FiOS TV App

Engadget - Although not the first to announce, Samsung and Verizon have officially announced that Samsung Smart TVs and Blu-ray players “will be the first consumer electronics manufacturer” to get live HD and video on-demand including Flex View from Verizon FiOS TV. The embedded release after the break doesn’t include a time frame, but the previously announced timeframe was the first half of 2012, so this would have to be released before that in order to, technically, be first — and everything in a press release is always true. At this point we’d be shocked if the Verizon FiOS TV App wasn’t on every app platform imaginable, other than TiVo and Google TV, by the end of 2012.             More