DVB-T2 isn't the name of another astromech droid in Star Wars. Instead, it's the latest broadcast transmission standard for digital TV that many countries (including Singapore) are using. Here's a quick primer and how to get your TV ready for it.
Intel has officially shut down its Web TV initiative that was first announced in January 2013. However, it may find a new lease of life with its sale to Verizon, and the deal is expected to be completed by the first quarter of this year.
Intel is reported to be dropping the facial recognition feature from its Web TV service set-top box. This feature was intended to deliver customized programming to different family members. However, due to certain technical issues, Intel will do away with this feature.
Intel is beta testing set-top boxes from its Internet TV services, with more than 2,000 company employees located in three different states in the US. The trials are alleged to have started as early as March this year, and the testing contingent is set to grow as more employees are included.
According to Bloomberg Businessweek, Amazon is planning to launch its own television set-top box. This TV-based device can be viewed as a natural extension to Amazon Instant Video that is an video-on-demand service currently only available in the United States.