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Roku gets sucked into TVs

It was inevitable: Roku, which shipped its 5 millionth streaming media player last year, is now having its Linux-based STB technology embedded directly within Smart TVs.

Since the introduction of the “Netflix Player by Roku” in May 2008, Roku has successfully clawed its way to the top of the streaming media player heap. Last April, CEO Anthony Wood proudly announced the company had shipped its 5 millionth Roku Player in North America.

Now, here comes Roku TV….