CableNet 2000 Tour, Part 3: CLASSIC IN HINDSIGHT – The First Tablets with Companion TV Apps
Yes, dear viewer, there was a time (2000) when this stuff really did seem like pie in the sky. In this interview with Ericsson’s Frank Risseeuw, wireless home networking is a distinct possibility — over a 720 kbps Blu-tooth router. BRING IT! Nearby is what we’d now call a (rather blobbish) tablet, destined to let viewers watch TV on the big screen, and do interactive stuff using a companion app on the smaller screen.
Posting this in 2012 and feeling a bit silly…
Video courtesy The Cable Channel.