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There are some talks going on among those men who matter about the Android-based TV software is getting ready to be introduced by May at an event by Google Inc.

None of the information was official. But the information was that, The software is designed to aid set-top boxes, Televisions and other devices to access the Internet for its content, which is the reason for it to get attention from collaborators like Sony Corp., Logitech International SA and Intel Corp., which are going to provide products which support the software.

Google, of Mountain View, Calif., is now trying to share some info about the technology among more than 3,000 developers likely to attend its Google I/O conference on May 19 & 20 in San Francisco. One person well-known about the matter cautioned the company may decide to delay discussing it till the technology is matured more. Google will use that annual conference to platform different technologies of interest to developers.
This explains that the Internet giant is hoping to give a start to a race to build apps for its TV platform, much in the same way that Google, Apple Inc. and others have courted developers for SmartPhones. The app-store strategy is already gaining attractions in the TV market aided by the advent of TVs, Blu-ray players and other hardware with Internet connections.
Before developers advance in TV applications from Google, they have to see important adoption of the software among hardware makers. Intel, the leading chips developers for PCs trying for a while to do their part in set-top boxes, concentrating on a chip called Atom for net-books.

Some said Sony vivaz pro is ready to utilize a version of Atom in upcoming products including TVs and set-top boxes. Some said that though many companies will feature Google software based on Android, but not Sony. Bloomberg stated on Wed that Sony is ready to develop devices supporting the Google software and Intel chips at the Google conference.

Some information suggested that Google is doing a very limited test of a television search service with Dish Network Corp. This Google service allows users to access and enjoy programs from the Internet and Dish’s conventional programs. The test, which began last year, is still limited to a very small number of the company’s employees and their families.

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