Apple enters talks with content providers for upcoming Apple iTV

Future Apple television sets near reality as content providers express interest

Apple's long rumoured Apple iTV sets are expected to be unveiled late next year with the manufacturer reportedly entering talks with content providers

Apple’s much mooted iTV television sets look to have taken a step closer to reality with the Wall Street Journal reporting the Cupertino tech giant is currently in talks with a number of content providers for its upcoming broadcasting aid.

Quoting “people familiar with the matter,” the WSJ has claimed that in recent weeks “Apple executives have discussed their vision for the future of TV with media executives at several large companies.”

Apple iTV Rumours

With an Apple iTV release date tipped for pre-Christmas 2012 the Apple TV follow on is said to boast voice recognition of audio activated command prompts much like the iPhone 4S locked Siri with the HD displays set to land in a variety of sizes.

Bringing widespread content streaming to the home Apple looks set to bridge the gap between portable devices such as smartphones and tablets and home entertainment with the iTV systems reported to allow users to resume viewing exactly where they left off on their iOS enables devices.

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Via: WSJ