Foxconn’s push into television production hints at Apple iTV

The New York Times reports on Foxconn’s efforts to diversify its business, recognizing that while Apple is and will remain an important customer currently responsible for about 40% of Foxconn’s revenue, it needs to tap into other markets in order to improve its own stability,” Eric Slivka reports for MacRumors.

“One major push for Foxconn has been the television market, where it has invested with Sharp in an LCD panel factory in Japan and begun releasing its own televisions in partnerships with RadioShack and Vizio,” Slivka reports. “Despite the push into televisions, including the partnership with Vizio, which is the top-selling brand in the United States for television over 60 inches, Foxconn is said to need additional large partners with Apple viewed as the primary target.”

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      1. Don’t forget it is a ploy to be able to say Apple isn’t innovating anymore because they haven’t released the product that I, omniscient tech blogger, have been discussing for some time now.

    1. I’d like to create an integrated television set that is completely easy to use,’ he told me. ‘It would be seamlessly synced with all of your devices and with iCloud.’ No longer would users have to fiddle with complex remotes for DVD players and cable channels. ‘It will have the simplest user interface you could imagine. I finally cracked it.

  1. An ultra tv that has few or no cords and access to all the content of the world through a dead simple interface… Does not exist. If it did it would kill.

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