Aereo, facing a showdown with broadcasters at the U.S. Supreme Court over its TV-streaming service, will be adding support for Google’s Chromecast adapter as another option for users to watch programming on HDTVs — unless the court rules the startup illegal before then.
The startup, whose backers include IAC’s Barry Diller, announced that its live TV and DVR streaming service will be available for Chromecast on May 29.
Aereo’s future rests in the hands of Supreme Court, which is slated to hear arguments in the case starting April 22. The court is expected to rule in the case by the end of June. “If we lose, we’re finished,” Diller said in an interview last week with Bloomberg Television. “It’s very possible that there’s some salvage. But Aereo would probably, as I say probably just because … I can’t see any path…
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