Previously, the Google TV was introduced with much display a year ago at Google I/O. However, there were early indications that bringing this technology in the living room of every family might be more challenging than the company had expected.
It is so disappointing for the company to experience setbacks on the product that is supposed to give them the winning punch. In other words, the Google’s vision of combining the web and TV content was problematic. Add to that, its executives could not give the exact time when the Hulu broadcast TV service would be available on Google TV.
Moreover, the problems continued when its devices from Sony and Logitech were introduced because all leading broadcast networks blocked access to their web content, specifically on the device. It also received an unenthusiastic interest from the consumers and main reviews about Google TV is not that good. The results were evident in the report that it sold only a little in the first quarter of this year.
For that reason, Google now wants to address these problems with a completely revamped version. This is called Google TV 2.0, it offers various of tweaks to make content easier and cheaper devices. Google TV 2.0 works the same with Android phones of which access to the Android Market will enable the installation applications. While it can be stated that applications to Google TV devices could be crucial for TV platform, the representatives of the company have already gave the assurance that things are significantly in control.