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The rocky road to Tru2way

Do the reports of a "disastrous" certification test for Panasonic's Tru2way TVs mean that the successor to CableCard will be stillborn?

By Jun. 12, 2008


Sony commits to 'Tru2way' TV

The agreement with the six largest U.S. cable companies looks forward to a TV without cable set-top box.

By May. 27, 2008


Panasonic says Tru2way TVs on track for later this year

Panasonic reaffirms that it expects to deliver Tru2way TVs to retailers by the holiday season.

By Jun. 13, 2008


Can Tru2way succeed where CableCard failed?

Sony's embrace of Tru2way may put the cable-ready technology on the map, but the ghost of the preceding--and failed--CableCard technology still looms large.

By May. 28, 2008


EchoStar unveils Tru2way cable version of its SlingLoaded DVR

The EchoStar T2200s is the cable version of its earlier Dish Network-only DVR with built-in SlingPlayer support.

By Mar. 30, 2009


First Panasonic Tru2way TVs hit stores in Chicago, Denver

Panasonic unveils two plasma TVs with built-in Tru2way support, making them the first next-gen cable-ready TVs available to consumers.

By Oct. 16, 2008


The end of the cable set-top box? Yes, Comcast says

CEO Brian Roberts predicts that by the end of the year, "virtually the entire cable industry will support Tru2way," an "open cable" platform rendering the box moot.

By Jan. 8, 2008

Editors' Take

Panasonic Viera PZ80Q

The Panasonic PZ80Q series, available in 42-inch TH-42PZ80Q and the 50-inch TH-50PZ80Q varieties, are the first to include True2way support. We didn't review these plasmas, but they're similar to models we did review.

By Oct. 19, 2008

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Samsung signs deal to use Rovi's EPG

According to a report by Video Business, Samsung has signed a deal with Rovi to use the company's electronic programming guide in future products.

By Aug. 18, 2009


Post your questions for TiVo CEO Tom Rogers

Coming up on CNET Conversations, Molly Wood will sit down with TiVo's CEO to talk about the future of the company, the future of the TiVo box, and the future of TV. Post your questions here!

By Apr. 9, 2010