We have a vision for the future of television -- We envision a seamless world where data, video, and control are shared amongst the personal (smartphone, tablet, laptop) and public (TV) screens in the living room. The optimal screen is used for controlling and consuming media based on data type and usage -- The first step in achieving that vision is synchronizeTV.
There have been a ton of comments online about the Netflix price changes. Many of these comments are along the lines of “the postage costs are hurting Netflix”. I’m going to take a different view and point more at the streaming business. We’ll break this into two sections, delivery costs and content acquisition costs.
This is a simple mash up of GetGlue’s widgets and the Synchronize.TV recognition API. Basically it creates a GetGlue widget that checks you into whatever your TV is tuned to without having to go through a menuing system.