Items tagged with Funai

Microsoft has been talking about "three screens and a cloud" for some time now, and "cloud" is definitely the big new buzzword in the consumer electronics space. Lots of content we consume each day lives in the cloud, or faraway servers that host our content and can be accessed remotely at any time. Lots of Internet TV content also lives in the cloud, with millions of hours of Netflix content consumed each week. So, the cloud and TV can get along after all, right? That's right. Today, Funai Electric (the company that manufactures Philips, Emerson, Magnavox and Sylvania brand televisions and Blu-ray... Read more...
The Android mobile platform has certainly been getting its fair share of attention lately. In addition to the many Android smartphones that were demoed at CES, there were also other Android-based devices to be seen. Take Funai Electric Co's universal remote control, for instance. Based on Android, the I-Remote was first demoed at CES this year. This multifunctional multimedia device runs on Android 1.5. It features a 7-inch touch-sensitive screen. After you select the name of a TV manufacturer on the menu screen, you'll see an operation panel for the TVs that are made by that manufacturer. The... Read more...
The United States Customs and Border Protection agency has issued a ruling in favor of VIZIO, stating that all current models of VIZIO televisions do not infringe upon a patent held by Funai Electric Company. This ruling means that VIZIO can continue importing the fastest selling line of televisions in America without interruption. "Today's Customs ruling is yet another major step forward for VIZIO, our supply partners, our retail customers, and most importantly the American consumers who have shown they prefer VIZIO HDTVs over other brands," said Laynie Newsome, Co-Founder & Vice President... Read more...