5 ways TV will evolve in 2013 — from readwriteweb.com by John Paul Titlow


If you were expecting the Internet to upend TV like it mangled the print media business, you may have noticed by now that things aren’t so simple.

The Web is very good at delivering text and static images, but when it comes to TV-quality video content, it turns out that cable providers are still much better at that. Internet TV has two serious handicaps: content and the user interface. In 2012, the status quo crept forward in both areas, albeit slowly. Next year, TV will continue its gradual evolution toward something completely different from what we grew up with.

Also see:

  • Living room tech in 2013 — from forbes.com by Tristan Louis
    While 2012 was the year of mobile, 2013 is going to be the year of the living room, with tablets, TV screens, and e-readers becoming a big part of the new battlefield.
  • Turning screens into a television — from Inc. magazine by Issie Lapowsky
    Aereo, a New York City start-up, can broadcast live television to your iPad or a laptop. That is, unless a big lawsuit shuts the company down.


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