From web to mobiles and Android to now Television, Google want its presence everywhere. Web giant Google and one of the computer peripherals major Logitech International unveiled a latest product dubbed as “Revue”. Revue enables you to watch content from both WEB as well as from TV to your HDTV (High Definition Tele Vision). Revue comes with an easy to set up companion box and along with an intuitive companion keyboard controller which gives you more power than a small remote control.
All you need to do is to simply connect your HDTV, cable or satellite set-top box, and your Internet connection to the Logitech Revue box, and you’ve got Google TV. As long as your TV has an HDMI port, you are ready for Google TV. There’s no compulsion that you need to buy Google TV which is partnered with SONY. With Google TV, you can also
Since the underlying OS of this intelligent box is none other than Android, the Logitech Revue will also have access to the Android Market for downloading apps for the STB from early 2011 or by mid-2011. Some of the famous apps include Netflix, Pandora, the Logitech Media Player; Nap ster. Logitech Vid HD which is a video conference service will also soon be launched. Soon, There will also be a Twitter app and CNBC app. As Google Inc. has signed content sharing partnership deals with a range of media and Internet companies, including Amazon, CNBC Programming, HBO, and NBC for offering video on-demand movie and show titles right on TV screens.
This Google Box also comes up with lot of accessories option as Logitech TV cam for High definition video calling, Logitech mini controller and also Logitech harmony app for I phone and android phone.
The box contents of Logitech Revue includes a companion box, keyboard controller with an integrated remote, a compact keyboard and also a touch pad, one HDMI cable, one IR mini blaster, power supply, user documentation and also two AA batteries which are pre-installed in controller. This box comes with a standard warranty of 1 year.
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Not sure about this product launch in India anytime soon but is priced at 299.99 USD. Google claims to ship this product if ordered within 2 business days. After owning Google TV, your TV viewing experience will never be the same again. To Pre-book your Google TV, visit http://www.logitech.com/en-us/smartTV/what-is-google-tv.