Google Wants to Be Your Home Entertainment Company; EIN News Offers In-Depth News Coverage
Jun 28, 2013, 04:33 ET
WASHINGTON, June 28, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The battle to control future home entertainment is getting more intense.
Google this year reportedly will launch a game console designed to immediately compete head-to-head with X-Box, PlayStation and Nintendo, but which insiders see as a 'Trojan horse' device that will download unlimited content.
The home entertainment world, long dominated by TV broadcast and cable networks, is being challenged by newcomers such as Amazon and Apple TV devices that feed Internet programing into home TV sets, and on-demand alternatives such as Netflix and Hulu.
Google's entry into this battle opens an entirely new front, bringing with it Google's popular Android operating system, which will connect wirelessly via Bluetooth to Google Glass, Google's new wearable video screen, smart watches and other wireless devices.
And other potential players seem ready to compete as well. "Steambox," a Linux-based box, is being planned by the popular gaming download service Steam. Consoles also have been introduced by start-ups GamePop and Ouya.
EIN News, a leading media monitoring company, provides in-depth 24-hour coverage of home technology and gaming news via many web sites and news feeds, including:
Gaming Industry Topics--http://media.einnews.com/category/entertainment-gaming
About EIN News (http://www.einnews.com/)
EIN News has developed one of the world's leading real time news indexing services. Its systems continuously scan the web, indexing news from thousands of worldwide sources. The data is then filtered according to specific needs, and the processes are supervised by a team of professional news editors.
The company's services include:
- EIN Presswire (http://www.einpresswire.com), a press release distribution service that reaches nearly 10 million people each year. Its archive contains over 200,000 press releases posted in the last 365 days.
- EIN World Conference Directory (http://events.einnews.com), a platform to list your business conference or other trade event online for free.
- Newsfeed Maker (www.newsfeedmaker.com), a syndication service that searches thousands of online sources and delivers results directly to the websites of its members. Users can manage up to 10 news feeds from one central location.
SOURCE EIN News
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