In the aftermath of the Supreme Court decision to rule against Aereo, different platforms have been emerging reminding consumers, that Aereo wasn’t the only option. PlayOn , “the media server software from MediaMall Technologies that streams online videos to TVs and mobile devices,” is encouraging consumers to cut the cord and instead purchase their lifetime service for $69.99 (with a Chromecast included so you can access their service on your TV). We spoke with PlayOn’s CEO, Jeff Lawrence about their Chromecast offering and the state of cord-cutting. Read more
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There are a declining number of don’t-dare-talk-to-me-while-I’m-watching shows on TV (Mad Men, Game of Thrones). For all other shows, RelayTV seeks to bring friends watching the same shows closer together.
The platform is a connected TV solution for cable operators and set-top hardware manufacturers designed to make the TV experience more social for users. It allows viewers to see what their friends are watching and then join a virtual living room where they can watch together.
Kye Cheung, CEO of RelayTV, tells Lost Remote that what sets Relay apart from other connected TV companies is that they’re the “first to integrate a “push-to-talk” Voice Chat feature directly into the TV, allowing TV viewers to communicate with their friends during a show through voice in real-time.” Those in other parts of the country, then, no longer have to miss family movie night.
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