“Sling Media’s entertainment division, told B&C that through SlingCatcher, users will be able to…bring online video content to the TV.”
The idea of getting any internet-delivered video presented on a television is something I’ve talked about here and here.
“the SlingCatcher is different from other digital media servers because it just relays whatever is on your PC screen to your TV, without file conversions.” – Om Malik
“One way or the other, the line between broadcast/cable TV and internet TV will disappear and quickly.” – Jeff Jarvis
Apple TV just made TiVo obsolete. Sure, it’s tied tightly to iTunes. But I as long as I can avoid the DRM of the iTunes Store, the TiVo can collect dust.
Apple’s up 7.5 points on the announcements.