Samsung acquisition of set-top box manufacturers Boxee, for the growth of networked devices content

Jul

4

2013

Samsung acquisition of set-top box manufacturers Boxee, for the growth of networked devices content
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Samsung has confirmed the acquisition of set-top box manufacturers Boxee, Samsung networked devices will grow content.

Samsung confirmed that they have acquired to AllThingsD top box maker Boxee, Samsung spokesman said: “Samsung has acquired the Boxee key personnel and equipment, which will help us continue to improve in a variety of networked devices on the user experience.”

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Boxee began as a software company that allows users to stream television content on the Internet or other videos to their computer. In November 2010, Boxee launched its own set-top box that allows users to stream these videos to the TV.

But later, the traditional fourth stage companies fear that they will be the essence of Boxee stream content to the network, Boxee thus thwarted the development unlike Apple TV and ROKU so smoothly, both devices will almost U.S. top box market is divided into two , occupied most of the market share.

Boxee launched in October last year the cloud digital video recorders, and it can be transmitted unencrypted fourth station signals show goodwill to the fourth stage companies, but in the past few years the majority of users of Boxee has stopped fourth station , began to watch Internet video,

Beginning in 2008, Boxee has to raise $ 30 million (about NT $ 900 million zero-1.68 million yuan), while the outgoing messages from the previous view, Samsung Boxee purchase price for three million dollars. If true, then the Boxee is the selling price is not good.

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