Yahoo has announced another project related to the use of the own widget platform for interactive television features. After the former announcement of a cooperation with Intel in August now a cooperation with Samsung has been communicated. This cooperation with Samsung has a clear and narrow time table as first tv sets will be available in 2009 already. Because of the narrow time table one may rather talk about a product than a project.
In particular the yahoo widget engine will become implemented into tv sets. By this personal information and tools on communications will be available at the tv set. The installation works by connecting the tv set to an internet connection. This platform is most flexibel as applications and widgets may become developed by using free tools for the development of Yahoo Widgets.