KPN is experimenting with Google Glass for interactive TV




KPN has an app for Google Glass developed that allows the glasses to be used as a remote control for interactive TV and the second screen. KPN demonstrates his proof-of-concept next week at the exhibition MWC in Barcelona.

KPN has the prototype developed in collaboration with Accenture, the ICT service provider rather to possible Google Glass applications for Philips medical world worked. The application of KPN makes it possible to control, for example, to select channels its interactive TV service to adjust the volume and fast forward. Trip

In addition, Google Glass by using as a second screen, so that the glasses can show which programs are supported, such as statistics and results information. KPN application Finally, calls the Dutch telco TV Everywhere service Google Glass, which allows users to take over cloud storage and look back later. Programs

KPN emphasized that it is a proof-of-concept and not a commercial product. “We are constantly looking for new services for our customers, which we can differentiate ourselves,” says Diederik Rosenbaum, director of TV at KPN. It is still unclear if and when Google Glass coming to the Netherlands.


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