Samsung buys Boxee for $ 30 million




Samsung buys Boxee for $ 30 million

Samsung has an amount of approximately $ 30 million, the company acquired Boxee. Although Boxee started with media player software, it focuses now on streaming television in the U.S.. For this it uses a private cloud platform.

Boxee for some time would have been to investors looking but now Samsung has confirmed that it has taken over. Israeli start-up It would be a purchase price of $ 30 million, though this is not officially confirmed. It is still unclear what Samsung with Boxee plan and whether there Boxee products will come on the market. When the company currently employs about 40 people.

Boxee started as the developer of media center software based on XBMC. Together with D-Link, the media player Boxee Box placed on the market. The company then moved on offering IPTV through its Boxee TV platform. The required set-top box was re-built by D-Link. The Boxee TV pay service is specifically aimed at the United States and offers include the ability to save. Television recordings on the DVR Boxee Cloud platform

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