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CES 2014: The death of Roku, and can UHDTV succeed where 3D TV failed?

CES 2014: The death of Roku, and can UHDTV succeed where 3D TV failed? | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


If CES 2013 was the death of 3D TV, then CES 2014 is the death of Roku, Chromecast, Apple TV, and other digital media streamers/players.

With the continued push towards smart TVs with built-in streaming apps, 4K displays that have an embedded Android media player, UHDTVs breaking below $1000, and news that Roku will release a line of TVs that come pre-loaded with the company’s streaming software, the standalone media streamer is fast approaching the end of its life.

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Roku Moves Beyond The Box, Partnering With Hisense And TCL To Introduce Roku TVs

Roku Moves Beyond The Box, Partnering With Hisense And TCL To Introduce Roku TVs | Ultra High Definition Television (UHDTV) | Scoop.it


Who would have thought that streaming set-top box manufacturer Roku would actually introduce a TV before Apple?


Well, it looks likely that’s going to happen, thanks to partnerships with Hisense and TCL that will make Roku’s streaming video platform available directly on a new generation of smart TVs launching later this year.


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