Samsung announced the TV Discovery service and is ready to demonstrate it at Mobile World Congress next week. The forthcoming service will help consumers find live TV and video content in real-time, while also providing them with suggestions based on the viewing habits of the user. In other words, it’s like Pandora for TV though it will also work on smartphones and tablets (so you don’t have to turn on your TV if there’s nothing of interest on air).
TV Discovery gathers information from live TV and various other sources like YouTube to come up with its list of recommendations to watch. Naturally, it will also have the social component allowing you to share things you watch with your buddies and see what they’re watching at any given time.
Finally, thanks to the mirroring function, you will be able to transfer content from one device to the other.
As for the availability, TV Discovery will be released on Smart TVs in the first quarter of 2013 in South Korea, US and 14 European countries, while support for mobile devices will be added in Q2 of this year.