LAS VEGAS, NV — Yahoo has expanded the scope of its “Connected TV” to several new television and consumer electronics manufactures and expects the platform to be in as many as 5 million Internet-enabled television sets by the end of June, we have learned.
At CES last week, our Daisy Whitney spoke with Yahoo’s Russ Schafer about the expanding program.
In addition to the new hardware companies, Yahoo! announced that several content providers including SkyNews, NBC, DailyMotion and Brightcove would be joining the service. the company also announced the availability of developer’s kit so programmers can join the program.
Here’s a summary by Stephen Shankland at CNET News.com.
Andy Plesser, Executive Producer