In partnership with Samsung Electronics, LG Electronics and Sony, Google will unveil a “smart” TV at the Consumer Electronics Show that opens in Las Vegas on Tuesday.
It’ll enable both mobile and big-screen smart TV app developers to embed ads that exploit features like HD and 3D, and Samsung — never shy of talking money — hopes it’ll become a “lucrative new business model.
InTouch includes Wi-Fi technology, 720p high-definition video and a range of pre-loaded apps and functionalities, including Skype, YouTube and full Web browsing, all available on ordinary TVs.
The new Samsung Apps toolkit supports mobile devices and TV sets, and lets developers build in support for remote controls, as well as USB mice, keyboards or gamepads.
Taking advantage of your Smart TV prominence to start up your own global ad platform is pure textbook, and calling it ‘Samsung AdHub’ is equally shrewd.
On mobile, these ads are targeted by matching the right ad with the right content, Samsung explains on its AdHub website.
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Gamers tired of playing on their cell phones can purchase Tetris on 2011 Samsung Smart TVs in the US and South Korea, with a free-to-play trial and a $4.99 full version for falling-block addicts.
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