Success becomes what You make of it. Google is an MNC concentrating majorly on internet related services and products. Co-founded by Larry page and Sergey Brin, has its headquarters in Mountain View, California. Google apart from having successfully invading the mobile system software market had penetrated into the Smart TV merchandise.
In collaboration with Intel, Sony and Logitech, Google launched its Smart TV platform in line with its earlier mobile operating system, Android, based on the Linux kernel. The first generation Google Smart TV official devices were commercially released by Sony and Logitech on Oct 2010. The same discontinued after February, 2012. The second generation witnessed collaboration with new partners in Samsung, Vizio and LG. The 2nd generation LG Smart TV with Google TV soon came out in May 2012, based on the android version of 4.2.2.
A smart TV, patented in 1994 is simply an intelligent Television device that integrates the internet capabilities with the basic features of a television set. The Google assimilating its many existing Products launched its Google smart TV supposedly in response to its counter product Apple iTV(rumored).