Google TV Will Hit Europe Next Year
by Matt Rosoff on Aug 28, 2011, 2:23 PM
The confirmation from Schmidt comes despite the fact that Google TV has been a complete failure in the U.S. so far: Google TV reseller Logitech actually had more units RETURNED than it sold during the first quarter of 2011.
But earlier this year, a source told us that Google was definitely continuing ahead with Google TV despite its market failure, focusing on better hardware and a totally new user experience, and Geek.com got a glimpse of an developer unit in June (screenshots here).
Google’s buy of Motorola could also help — Motorola currently sells set top boxes to a lot of cable TV providers, so Google has a built-in channel if it can convince the cable companies it doesn’t want to commoditize their business.
Here is a SONY Review of Google TV.