Fans tuning into the final episode of LOST will be among the first to use a new technology being developed by Intel. The chip will allow LOST fans to interact with one another and receive real-time streaming information from an interactive menu. Fearnet picked up a few additional details:
We have TV on the internet. And now we’re going to have widgets on TV? The reports coming in from the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas this week state that a new Intel chip will allow interactive “widgets” to be added to TV programming. Talk shows came to mind immediately for Disney-ABC TV president Anne Sweeney. But weirdo “welcome to the island” show Lost is shaping up to be the first scripted show to use this technology.