Roku Launches Open Platform For Content On TV

Posted: Nov 23 2009, 8:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 5:42pm CDT, in News | Home Entertainment

 
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Roku has announced that its open platform for delivery of Internet and streaming content to the TV has now launched with its first ten channels of entertainment, the ten channels are being offered free and include internet radio, video podcasts, web content, and photo sharing and video sharing sites.

The first ten channels include Pandora, Facebook Photos, Revision3, Mediafly, TWiT, blip.tv, Flickr, FrameChannel, Motionbox and MobileTribe. All of the channels offered are available now and are free of charge.

The new channels are being offered via the Roku Channel Store and the platform allows developers to offer their content to Roku viewers. Developers can get the Roku dev kit free. The Channel Store will be rolled out to all Roku users in the next few weeks.

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