David Carmona

Build Great Apps with Google TV by Paul Saxman

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 10:29 pm GMT -5

Why

-Avg. household people are 2.5 and 2.86 tv
-Avg. watch 5+ hours of tv
-2010 over 20% have internet
-2014 expected to reach 123 million

--TV needs to be better
--Internet to TVs
--Apps to TVs
--Ease for developers

What

-Android/Chrome for TVs (Sony is in beta)
-Devices with Google TV (Sony, Logitech, Visio, LG, *maybe* Samsung)
-Remotes created by Logitech and Sony
-Where should the multi-screen experience lay?

Develop

-Vital parts of your interface should be highlighted
-Throw away useless UI that doesn’t clutter the app
-Fluid layout and scalable assets
-Global, Navigation, Contextual

Tips for Google TV Developers
Google TV - Home Screen
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