Here’s How an Apple TV Could Actually Work (Video)
Jeremy Allaire is a big fan of the “pay attention to the software, not the hardware” school of Apple TV speculation. As the Brightcove CEO explained earlier this month, he thinks a core part of any Apple TV plan will be Airplay-enabled apps that allow iPhones and iPads to control and interact with your flat-screen.
The nice part about that prediction is that it doesn’t require us to wait around to see what Tim Cook eventually delivers — you can see what that looks like right now.
And, conveniently for Allaire, that vision also dovetails with Brightcove’s corporate strategy: Today, the company is rolling out a feature designed specifically to help developers build Airplay apps.
Okay. So what would those look like? Allaire is happy to show you: