Roku Gets Another Huge Competitor Today. No Big Deal, Says Anthony Wood. (Video)
Vjeran Pavic, Re/code
Anthony Wood has spent the past few years competing with Apple, and then Google. Starting today, he’s going to add Amazon to his list as the e-commerce giant rolls out a device that makes it easier to watch Web videos on TVs — just like Wood’s Roku boxes do.
So is Wood freaked out about taking on three giant tech companies, all of which can afford to treat video boxes and software as a sideline for their real businesses?
That seems like a reasonable question to me, which is why I asked him about it last week at our Code/Media conference in Santa Monica, Calif. You can see his answer, and the rest of our interview, here: