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Re: Reading Features.


This would be great, but custom hardware is a bit out of scope for this

I'd love to see Ubuntu coming preinstalled on my TV, but I'm afraid that
set-top boxes are currently a better, easier to accomplish solution.

--Ian Santopietro

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On Jan 3, 2012 6:58 PM, "Sandy Martin" <siegfried_m22@xxxxxxxx> wrote:

> I was reading the feature list and it seems to me that all this software
> idea could be built into the TV itself. I am looking at this as a hardware
> issue. With building the Ubuntu Software into the TV it gets rid of the
> issue of having a tv and a box and two remotes. If you have say 3 or 4 USB
> ports built in to it you can then add an external hard drive to save all
> shows , movies , etc.
> Now you have seen how the Wii works why not have a remote that works along
> those lines and allows the user to point and click with the remote. Have
> built into the remote a slide out keyboard. Or you can have a "Normal
> remote" and use the USB ports for wireless keyboards and mouse. Say if you
> do live TV make a app for Unity which is initially there for live TV and
> Unity is minimized but not gone while the live TV is full screen. Look at
> LG's Magic Motion TV. Ubuntu can easily do that.
> heres the link for the LG TV.
> http://kotaku.com/5444951/just-how-wii+like-is-lgs-magic-motion-tv-remote
> think about it.
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