(Moving the WWW from the PC to the living room)
What are the holdups? licensing issues, payments?
The Internet is taking over everything these days including television (cable and satellite).
A few examples of how the 'net is taking over television!
(Step 1 - connect your TV to a PC and the web)
By connecting an Internet connected PC to your television, you can download TV shows, movies, etc.
How to connect a TV to a PC?
Using various cables
HDMI cable (the best way but you would need a video card with an HDMI output) The old "High-Definition Multimedia Interface"
DVI Cable ("Digital Visual Interface", It is partially compatible with the High-Definition Multimedia Interface (HDMI) standard in digital mode(DVI-D), and VGA in analog mode (DVI-A).
S-Video CableVGA Cable
See the following websiteshttp://www.howcast.com/videos/185705-How-To-Connect-Your-Laptop-To-Your-Television
If you can handle techi issues. Check outhttp://www.neurostechnology.com/The Neuros LINK runs Ubuntu Linux and it comes pre-installed with the Firefox web browser, Boxee and many other applications. Thousands of othersfrom Google Chrome to Miro are just a few clicks away. The Neuros LINK is also the ideal platform for playback of downloaded content and archivedvideo content, you can plug in a USB storage device or stream from your local network.
http://pc.neuros.tv/welcome/ (Firefox browser and registration required) !!!
TV is moving to the Internet, examples of personal favorites..http://www.hulu.com/search?query=Legend+of+the+Seeker&st=1
A list of Web TV Sites
http://www.epixhd.com/ (need a Verizon, DISH, Cox Media or Media.com subscription)http://www.ovguide.com/
http://www.getmiro.com/ (The free open source Miro video player!)http://revision3.com/diggnation/
http://www.netflix.com/ (Subscription based but a big dog)(Coming Up)http://www.google.com/tv/
(Net TV Guides)http://www.titantv.com/
The Web for TV (per Google TV)FactsThe average American watches TV five (5) hours per day$70 Billion Dollars a Year on Television (US)There are about 4 billion TV users world wide, mobile phone market ~2 billion, PC users market ~1 billion http://www.youtube.com/googledevelopers#p/p/B09682344C2F233B/0/ASZbArr7vdIWeb
This document is a work in progress, if you know of any good TV video websites, please let me know. firstname.lastname@example.org
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