updated 04:55 pm EDT, Tue August 17, 2010
Twitter now on VIERA Cast TVs, coming to Blu-rays
Panasonic announced on Tuesday it has now allowed owners of Viera plasma TVs to post Twitter messages using these devices. This functionality is also due to arrive soon for the company's Blu-ray players. Viera CAST Panasonic devices can access the Internet.
The current lineup can already make Skype voice and video calls, access Netflix and Pandora, as well as get info from Fox Sports. There is also access to Amazon VOD, YouTube, Google's Picasa Web Album, Bloomberg and a weather service.
Panasonic's Internet-enabled TVs include the VT25- and VT20-, G25- and G20-series. Blu-ray players with Internet access that will soon be upgraded to get Twitter will include the BDT350, BDT30, BD85, BD70V, BD65 and portable B500.