Google TV will be all over CES 2012, with devices from LG, Sony, Vizio, and Samsung in the mix, as well as new platforms and chipsets from Marvell and MediaTek. We're also curious to see if Google's developed any meaningful content partnerships for its smart TV platform, or if it's still trying to go it alone. It should be a wild show — we'll see if this rebirth is enough to keep Google TV alive.
Bloomberg that LG is actually the company favored to build the premiere device for the next version of Google TV, when it comes out.
We took a look at Vizio's recently-announced VAP430, an all-in-one media streamer and Google TV.
Google TV's attempted resurgence here at CES just got another push as Google has officially announced that OnLive will be coming to the platform as an app. The OnLive Viewer app is available now, which lets you use a few of OnLive's social features.
Google TV product manager Rishi Chandra: 'Android is going to be a successful operating system on TVs'
We caught up with Google TV product manager Rishi Chandra to talk about what's going on with the platform, how Google's going to succeed this time around, and what he thinks of other Android-based TVs like the Lenovo K91.
We just spent some time with LG's Smart TV with Google TV — it's the company's first TV running the Android-based OS, and it's added some interesting twists to the usual formula.
Vizio has announced the VAP430 Stream Player, a standalone media streamer that can also serves as a Google TV.
Vizio is at CES with a new Google TV-based smart TV and a pair of QWERTY remotes — including a Bluetooth model with a touchpad.
the LG Smart TV with Google TV will come in two series when it launches next year, both of which will feature Cinema 3D polarized 3D displays that don't require expensive active-shutter LCD glasses to work — you can just wear passive glasses like at the movie theater. LG's also bundling in a QWERTY version of its Magic Remote, creatively called the Magic Remote Qwerty, which it says offers increased ease of use.
Google just announced that LG, Sony, and Vizio will be showing off Google TV devices at CES 2012, with additional devices from Samsung coming later in the year.
Marvell's new Armada 1500 SoC is designed for (and will be built into) new Google TVs.