Samsung confirmed that it has acquired Boxee, the multimedia company which produce Boxee Box multimedia players. It is believed that Samsung purchased the start-up for $30 million.
“Samsung has acquired key talent and assets from Boxee,” the spokeswoman said in a statement. “This will help us continue to improve the overall user experience across our connected devices.”
Samsung already offers Smart TVs with not so famous inbuilt multimedia features called Samsung HUB. In this regard Boxee will definitely help Samsung to improve its Smart TV solutions.