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Philco and Roku Launch Philco Roku TV Lineup in Brazil

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 12:00pm

Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) and Philco today announced a new partnership that will bring the Philco Roku TV models to consumers in Brazil.

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  • Roku, Inc. (NASDAQ: ROKU) and Philco today announced a new partnership that will bring the Philco Roku TV models to consumers in Brazil.
  • The new Philco Roku TV models bring affordable streaming through four screen sizes including 32-inch, 42-inch, 50-inch and 58-inch Philco Roku TV models.
  • We are excited to partner with Philco to introduce the new lineup of Philco Roku TVs to consumers in Brazil, said Arthur van Rest, Vice President of International at Roku.
  • The new Philco Roku TV lineup includes four TV screen sizes featuring Dolby Audio, integrated wired and wireless connectivity and the following panel technology:
    Additionally, Philco Roku TV models features include:
    Simplicity: A simpler smart TV experience that displays all the entertainment options (streaming, cable/satellite, antenna) on one personalized home screen.

A Future Powered by Smart Innovations: 2020-2021 Global Top Brands List Grabbing Global Attention

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 7:16am

The 2020-2021 Global Top Brands List, organized by IDG, was also released online, grabbing the attention of industry insiders, global CE fans, trusted organizations and renowned media outlets.

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  • The 2020-2021 Global Top Brands List, organized by IDG, was also released online, grabbing the attention of industry insiders, global CE fans, trusted organizations and renowned media outlets.
  • Furthermore, the winners for "2020-2021 Top 10 CE Brands", "2020-2021 Global Smartphone Brands Top 15", "2020-2021 Global Smart Connected Device Brands Top 15", "2020-2021 Global TV Brands Top 10", "2020-2021 Global CE Brands Top 50" and "2020-2021 International Innovation Enterprises Brand Award", among others, were unveiled.
  • Second, global brands and enterprises face increasingly fierce competition in smart phones, smart TVs and smart connected devices.
  • Though ravaged by the pandemic, the global CE industry still witnessed the release of the Global Top Brands List.

TV Sales Volume of TCL Electronics in 2020 Reached 23.93 Million, Overshoots Its Sales Target and Hits a New High

Thursday, January 14, 2021 - 5:37am

The sales volumes in the whole year of 2020 (from January to December) reached 23.93 million sets with a year-on-year growth of 15.9%, overshooting its sales target and hitting a new high.

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  • The sales volumes in the whole year of 2020 (from January to December) reached 23.93 million sets with a year-on-year growth of 15.9%, overshooting its sales target and hitting a new high.
  • The sales volume of TCL brand TVs in 2020 kept strong growth momentum.
  • The sales volume of its smart TVs and 4K TVs increased by 24.1% and 26.3% year-on-year, respectively.
  • In overseas markets, the annual sales volume of TCL brand TV of the Company reached 17.13 million sets, up by 27.2% year-on-year and recorded strong sales growth in most regional markets.

iMedia Brands’ Float Left Interactive Partners with 24i to Deliver Leading OTT Solutions for Roku

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 1:30pm

MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ: IMBI) announces its subsidiary, Float Left Interactive (Float Left) and streaming video experience specialists 24i will partner to leverage the power of Float Left OTT technology to offer advanced applications on Roku, one of the leading connected TV devices.

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  • MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 13, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- iMedia Brands, Inc. (the Company) (NASDAQ: IMBI) announces its subsidiary, Float Left Interactive (Float Left) and streaming video experience specialists 24i will partner to leverage the power of Float Left OTT technology to offer advanced applications on Roku, one of the leading connected TV devices.
  • Float Left has over a decade of experience in the OTT space, having served as Roku's first development partner and as a Roku Preferred Developer today.
  • With this new partnership, 24i and Float Left are paving the way for revolutionary OTT technology by delivering innovative Roku solutions that will continue to adapt and expand year after year.
  • We are pleased to partner with 24i to further advance and deploy our OTT technological capabilities on Roku, said Tim Peterman, CEO of iMedia Brands.

At CES 2021 TCL Unveils Newest Products in Multi-Categories - TV, Audio, Mobile and Smart Home Appliances

Wednesday, January 13, 2021 - 12:30pm

At CES 2021 press conference, TCL Communication announced several new TCL Mobile products across multiple categories.

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  • At CES 2021 press conference, TCL Communication announced several new TCL Mobile products across multiple categories.
  • The new TCL Ocarina can connect to a smart TV, phone and any compatible devices via the TCL Home App or Google Assistant.
  • TCL's latest smart washing machine, the X10 integrate smart home connectivity through the TCL Home App.
  • The TCL Robot Vacuum Cleaner also has a sophisticated sensor system that delivers a smart clean home.

rlaxx TV now available on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 7:38pm

Ronny Lutzi, CEO of rlaxx TV, comments on the launch as follows: "We are very pleased that our service is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.

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  • Ronny Lutzi, CEO of rlaxx TV, comments on the launch as follows: "We are very pleased that our service is now available on Amazon Fire TV and Android TV.
  • To enjoy the rlaxx TV program, Amazon Fire TV users simply need to download the rlaxx TV app to their specific device (stick, cube, etc.).
  • The same applies to Android TV users, who can also download the rlaxx TV app from the Play Store.
  • Besides Amazon Fire TV and Android TV, rlaxx TV is currently available on smart TVs from the following manufacturers: Blaupunkt, Hisense, Hitachi, JVC, Medion, Metz, Sharp, Telefunken, Toshiba and Vestel.

24i Partners with Float Left to Deliver Leading OTT Solutions for Roku

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 - 3:30pm

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Float Left and streaming video experience specialists 24i announce that 24i will now leverage the power of Float Left OTT technology to offer advanced applications on Roku, one of the leading connected TV devices.

Key Points: 
  • WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Jan. 12, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Float Left and streaming video experience specialists 24i announce that 24i will now leverage the power of Float Left OTT technology to offer advanced applications on Roku, one of the leading connected TV devices.
  • Float Left has more than a decade of experience in the OTT space.
  • With this new partnership, 24i and Float Left are paving the way for revolutionary OTT technology by delivering innovative Roku solutions that will continue to adapt and expand year after year.
  • Float Left is consistently upgrading its solutions and developing new tools, staying on the forefront of the OTT industry.

LG Smart TVs to Get Stadia Cloud Gaming in Late 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 6:48pm

TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2021 /CNW/ -LG Electronics (LG) announces a planned partnership with Google to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of this year.

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  • TORONTO, Jan. 11, 2021 /CNW/ -LG Electronics (LG) announces a planned partnership with Google to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of this year.
  • After Stadia comes to Google TV, LG will be the first TV manufacturer to natively support Stadia gameplay via webOS.
  • LG plans to have the new service launchedwithin the second half of 2021on LG Smart TVs as a downloadable app from the LG Content Store in countries where Stadia is available.
  • And when it comes to gaming, it's hard to beat the advanced combination of Stadia and LG OLED TVs.

LG Smart TVs To Get Stadia Cloud Gaming In Late 2021

Monday, January 11, 2021 - 5:31pm

ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) announces a planned partnership with Google to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of this year.

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  • ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., Jan. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- LG Electronics (LG) announces a planned partnership with Google to bring Stadia to its latest webOS smart TVs in the second half of this year.
  • After Stadia comes to Google TV, LG will be the first TV manufacturer to natively support Stadia gameplay via webOS.
  • LG plans to have the new service launchedwithin the second half of 2021on LG Smart TVs as a downloadable app from the LG Content Store in countries where Stadia is available.
  • And when it comes to gaming, it's hard to beat the advanced combination of Stadia and LG OLED TVs.

Roku TV Is No. 1 Selling Smart TV Operating System (OS) in U.S. and Canada

Friday, January 8, 2021 - 2:01pm

With the Roku TV reference design, TV OEM brands efficiently and cost effectively build and sell best-in-class smart TVs at competitive price points that consumers love.

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  • With the Roku TV reference design, TV OEM brands efficiently and cost effectively build and sell best-in-class smart TVs at competitive price points that consumers love.
  • Expansion of Roku TV Ready Program in U.S. and to International Markets
    In the United States, Element will launch a 2.0 Roku TV Ready Soundbar and 2.1 Roku TV Ready Soundbar + Subwoofer later this month.
  • OEM TV brands and consumer electronics companies interested in learning more about Roku TV and the Roku TV Ready program in the U.S. and abroad can contact OEM@roku.com .
  • Roku, Roku TV, and Roku TV Ready are trademarks of Roku, Inc. in the U.S. and in other countries.