Intel and Yahoo are planning to make television more user friendly. Both have decided to add online capabilities into TV programs.Intel senior vice president Eric Kim said that they are working on "Widget Channel".
This channel will use computer programs for adding online features to television shows and advertising. Twitter, Toshiba, Samsung, eBay, CBS, Blockbuster, and Disney-ABC Television Group and some other companies are developing Widget for Yahoo and Intel.
Intel has developed “system on a chip” which will be used in electronic devices like set-top boxes and digital TVs. Yahoo will provide software support for the desktops and phones. Yahoo News, Yahoo Finance and Flickr will be provided by Yahoo’s Widget.