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Roku Adds Channel Store. More Net Content for Your TV

Boot Camp feature for Friday, November 27, 2009

More Internet channels for your TV. I'm Fred Fishkin with technology BootCamp, a report on gadgets and gear. Roku is the name of a company that made a splash with a little inexpensive box that connects to the Internet and your TV...to bring streaming Netflix movies into the family room. It faces more competition from game consoles.... but Roku is adding more content to stay ahead of the game...with what it calls the Roku Channel Store. The company's Brian Jaquet...


"Up until now we've had Netflix and Amazon video on demand and MLB.TV...now you have via this software update that's rolling out as we speak, you've got the Roku channel store, which allows you to basically add and remove channels and personalize your overall experience."

The channel store will offer new free content...some premium content....and says Jaquet...will be open.  Roku boxes, which don't require a subscription, sell for as little as 79 dollars. You can find us with archives, interviews and more and BootCamp.com.

Categories: Consumer Electronics | Gadgets