Roku Wants to Match Chromecast Mobile Casting to TV Sets

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Roku CEO Anthony Wood told those on hand at Next TV Summit in San Francisco this week that his company plans to add DIAL support. DIAL is the protocol behind Google Chromecast’s ability to stream content launched on a tablet, smart phone or computer running the Chrome browser. The feature will show up soon in Roku […]

Netflix and YouTube Launch DIAL To Combat AirPlay

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Netflix and YouTube have a new service called DIAL that will provide an open alternative to Apple’s AirPlay according to GigaOm. DIAL stands for Discover And Launch, and instead of mirroring the display from a mobile device on a TV like AirPlay, it focuses on using mobile devices to launch and control apps. Parts of […]