Opinion: Why apps for smart TVs are hard to implement

08/1/2013 | GigaOm

An explosion of competing platforms, constantly changing standards and rapidly evolving device generations are some of the challenges faced by application developers for smart TVs, writes Janko Roettgers, who tried developing a Boxee app as an experiment. "Makers of TV sets had hoped that app stores would give them a whole new revenue stream, comparable to the income Google and Apple see with their mobile platforms. So far, that revenue hasn’t materialized — and with no money on the table, independent developers have also stayed away," Roettgers writes.

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