Vudu brings hundreds of apps to HDTVs and Blu-Ray Players

Jan 6, 2010
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Vudu brings hundreds of apps to HDTVs and Blu-Ray Players

Vudu (of Vudu Box fame) introduced Vudu Apps today, a platform delivering hundreds of internet applications and services to HDTVs by Mitsubishi, Sanyo, Sharp, and Toshiba. Toshiba will also integrate Vudu Apps in to their line of internet-capable Blu-Ray players.

“VUDU Apps provides customers with access to a wide range of Internet services and applications including streaming vieo, music on demand, photo browsing, social networking and more. The platform uses a unique, cloud-based architecture optimized for consumer electronics devices. VUDU Apps supports the development of responsive apps designed specifically for use on HDTVs without the need for downloading or installing software, ensuring consumers always have access to the most current version of an application. Devices featuring VUDU Apps will begin shipping to consumers in the first quarter of this year.”

Applications available on VUDU Apps run the gamut of popular websites from video to photo to music to news to social networking as well as include other Internet services, such as the VUDU Streaming Movie Service. More than 100 applications are available on VUDU Apps, providing access to popular services like Pandora, Picasa, Flickr, Dailymotion and leading news providers, such as The New York Times and The Associated Press.

The full list of services includes:
• VUDU Streaming Movie Service
• Pandora
• Flickr
• Picasa
• Facebook
• Twitter
• AP
• New York Times
• Dailymotion
• Stock Quotes
• Weather
• NBC Nightly News
• Meet the Press
• Today
• Countdown
• Rachel Maddow
• Morning Joe
• Zeitgeist
• Good Morning America
• Face the Nation
• White House Weekly Address
• Fast Draw
• Katie Couric's Notebook
• Anderson Cooper 360 Daily
• CNN Daily
• Bill Moyers Journal
• In Case You Missed It
• Now in the News
• CNN Student News
• Journal Editorial Report
• FOX News Flash
• Washington Post | Photo Stories
• Washington Post | HD Podcast
• Slate V
• Around the Horn
• Mike & Mike Moment
• The Basketball Jones
• MLS
• The Dish
• Racing One
• TGRtv Extreme HD
• Discovery Channel
• NOVA
• Nature
• NASA Jet Propulsion Lab
• Hidden Universe HD
• Ted Talks
• Walt Mossberg
• Andy Jordan's Tech Diary
• USA Today - Talking Tech
• Hak5
• Pixel Perfect
• Systm
• Fresh Trax
• Philharmonia Orchestra
• XLR8R
• Best of VH1
• The Frustrated Rockstars
• UVTV
• Popcorn
• The Digg Reel
• The Screening Room
• Scene Stealers
• Indie Film Nation
• National Lampoon
• New Yorker Animated Cartoons
• iFanboy
• Scam School
• Sesame Street
• Stump the Chef (HD)
• Good Housekeeping: Whats for Dinner
• Delicious TV Veg
• City by City (HD)
• DiveFilm HD
• The Parent Code (HD)
• Rocketboom
• Diggnation HD
• Totally Rad Show
• Tekzilla
• Best of Revision3
• Sessler's Soapbox Video Podcast
• Attack of the Show
• X-Play's Daily Video Podcast
• X-Play Game Previews
• G4 Videogame Trailers
• Fresh Ink
• The Feed Daily Video Podcast
• Gadget Pr0n
• Around the Net
• Cheat! Video Podcast
• The MMO Report
• Teton Gravity Research
• Golf Tips
• From the Top at Carnegie Hall
• Stand Up
• IRrelevant Astronomy
• London Landscape TV
• Backpack Picnic
• Big Love
• Bored To Death
• Curb Your Enthusiasm
• Entourage
• Flight of the Conchords
• Hung
• True Blood
• New York on the Clock
• ABC News with Diane Sawyer
• Amanpour
• Cnet News
• Monocle
• Princeton University
• Californication
• Dexter
• Beautiful places in HD
• City Concealed


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