LAS VEGAS--Panasonic has joined LG's Smart TV Alliance, which was set up to develop and use a single connected platform for televisions from 2013 onward.
The Smart TV alliance wasin June 2012 in conjunction with Philips (TP Vision), but it has now grown to include Toshiba, Panasonic, and and IBM.
is arguably one of the best on the market, and this agreement goes some way to creating an industry-standard platform, which is a boon for customers and developers.
The new platform allows for 3D video, MPEG-DASH support for smoother video streaming, and DRM standards for third-party content owners.
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