Platform Wars: Internet Video Vs. TV

We’re in the middle of a huge platform war for future of internet video and TV. There are four players with different and often opposing viewpoints, each with a shot at success. The story over the next three years will be which one will provide a winning service to enable viewing across every glowing rectangle in our lives — from the smallest smartphones to the biggest smart TV. Here are the four platforms, ranked by their current likelihood of success — along with some of the interesting quirks and challenges that remain.