Announced at this year’s CES 2012, Samsung has revealed that it will be bringing Rovio’s Angry Birds to its Smart TVs this month, allowing owners to smash pigs from the comfort of their sofa with new gesture-based controls. The Smart TV app will be the first Angry Birds title to operate on a TV without the need for a set-top box, utilising the recently updated Smart TV SDK, which now supports gesture controls and voice interaction. The partnership also extends to content, meaning that Angry Birds animated shorts will also come to Samsung’s range of connected TVs. Read the full story at The Next Web.
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