Google TV roll out hits some snags

The Google TV rollout hasn't exactly been the smoothest, analysts say, with reports of uneven video quality from various sites, issues with passing through HD video using HDMI connections, and, obviously, an ongoing spat with broadcasters that's keeping ABC, CBS and NBC content off Google TV devices.

"This steals a lot of the thunder from the Google TV launch, but it's not a deal breaker," In-Stat analysts told Television Broadcast. "Fox is still permitting Google TV access."

Google's video issues appear to be related to video codecs, and Google has made 10,000 Google TV units available to developers to try and find solutions.

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