According to CNET, Google has revealed a little more information about GoogleTV recently. Google has even launched a website which provides a quick tour of the features that will be present when GoogleTV is launched. GoogleTV is an attempt to blend the web and tv experience into one, this has been attempted before (WebTV) and has failed. But with partnerships with Sony and HP, Google hopes to change things.
GoogleTV will offer an easy way to search the web with the Google search engine built in to the box. You will also be able to use some of your favorite apps like Netflix, Facebook, etc right on your television. One of the coolest features that it will support is to use your cellphone as the remote, considering you have a compatible one. The box will also offer a PIP experience where you can be on the web while watching TV. Check out their website for more information.
Update: Google Released some more juicy info:
- Turner Broadcasting has been hard at work optimizing some of their most popular websites for viewing on Google TV, including TBS, TNT, CNN, Cartoon Network and Adult Swim, available anytime through Google TV.
- NBC Universal has collaborated with Google TV to bring CNBC Real-Time, an application that allows you to track your favorite stocks and access news feeds while enjoying the best financial news from CNBC directly on the TV screen.
- HBO will bring access to hundreds of hours of programming to Google TV with HBO GO. Authenticated subscribers will soon be able to access all of their favorite HBO content on-demand in an enhanced website for Google TV.
- NBA has built NBA Game Time, an application that lets you follow game scores in real-time and catch up on the latest highlights from your favorite team in HD.
Here is some more eye-candy for you.