Channel changer

The internet-connected smart TV means a true revolution in how we watch television, writes Philippe Brodeur.

29th January, 2012
Channel changer
The smart TV is set to revolutionise the television experience. Photo: Getty

How we watch TV is about to change forever. The curious thing is that the catalyst for change is coming from one of the most unlikely players in the television ecosystem - the TV set manufacturers.

For the better part of 70 years, TV manufacturers have made few changes. They went from black and white to colour in the 1960s. In the 70s they brought in remote controls so that you didn't need to get...

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