Archive for August, 2010

Bloomberg News dicusses the coming of IPTV

Posted in Message from the CEO on August 29, 2010 by jlandino

“the biggest upheaval the industry” will experience…IPTV will be monetized by content & ad providers.

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Brown IPTV brings you entertainment and educational content right to your residence hall computer!

Posted in Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard on August 28, 2010 by jlandino

http://www.brown.edu/cis/services/television/iptv/index.php

Brown IPTV brings you entertainment and educational content right to your residence hall computer! Just click Watch TV on this page to begin.

IPTV carries a total of 32 channels including all those currently available on the former cable TV system (major networks, PBS, BET, MTV, and others). There are also four channels dedicated to Brown programming: campus announcements, BTV, VF1, and VF2. The last two will be used to air recordings of selected campus speakers and events as well as student video works.

Residence Hall rooms are equipped with IPTV (Internet protocol television), which allows students to watch television via their personal computer.

The University no longer supports cable television. Students who wish to bring a television to campus, for their personal use, will need to rent an IPTV converter box.

Google (and the Phantom Lapboard) Looks to Takeover Your Living Room With Google TV

Posted in Apple TV, Google TV, Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard on August 27, 2010 by jlandino

http://www.streetinsider.com/Corporate+News/Google+Looks+to+Takeover+Your+Living+Room+With+Google+TV/5928898.html

“The Internet is coming to television with or without Google. Apple is also rumored to be developing an update to its Apple TV, which could follow the same premise of bringing movie and TV shows to the living room via the Internet.”

Will UI (Internet TV) functionality migrate to tablet devices?

Posted in Google TV, Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard on August 27, 2010 by jlandino

http://v-net.tv/NewsDisplay.aspx?id=454

“Dodge believes a QWERTY keyboard, and ideally a physical keyboard rather than virtual one, will be needed to encourage people to interact fully with the TV service. A physical keyboard is preferable because virtuals have not been well received because they are time consuming, he explains”

Important video of Google TV demo…watch how the user interfaces with software…

Posted in Google TV, Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard on August 24, 2010 by jlandino

Google TV shipping this fall and the perfect Internet TV peripherial is waiting!!!

An In-Depth Look at the Google TV Interface…and what the Phantom Lapboard is made for!

Posted in Google TV, Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard on August 23, 2010 by jlandino

http://newteevee.com/2010/08/20/an-in-depth-look-at-the-google-tv-interface/#ooid=1uZnduMTq-_b4bGmAeRdX_PmhCAASURo

” The focus on podcasts and other types of web content is definitely good news for web video makers, and it looks like Google TV could actually make watching these types as shows just as easy, if not easier, than regular TV”

Watch the embedded video at the bottom of the article…here is the case, as plain as day, for the Phantom Lapboard as the primary Internet TV peripheral!

Sky to try internet TV again this year

Posted in Internet TV, Internet TV Peripherial, John Landino, Message from the CEO, Phantom Lapboard with tags on August 20, 2010 by jlandino

http://www.nzherald.co.nz/technology/news/article.cfm?c_id=5&objectid=10667707

“Sky Television bosses have revived the push into internet TV as new subscriber uptake slows and new competitors appear on the horizon.”