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2014-06-17 08:23:59

OTTAWA, June 17, 2014 /CNW/ - The members of the Open IPTV Forum and the HbbTV Association are pleased to announce that they have merged their future activities into a single organization within the legal structure of the HbbTV Association. This merger will be functional after June 16, 2014. This decision is based on the recognition that the markets of OTT, HBB, and IPTV are coming closer together, and barriers between the models are becoming smaller. With this action, both the...

2014-05-27 00:20:33

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 27, 2014 /CNW/ - The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, is pleased to announce the "HbbTV Symposium: Asia". It will be the largest HbbTV conference in Asia and is to take place on June 18th, 2014 at the Marina Bay Sands Hotel, Singapore during the Broadcast Asia and CommunicAsia 2014 tradeshows. "HbbTV Symposium: Asia"...

2014-05-13 04:22:04

GENEVA, Switzerland, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, today announced the results of its recent Steering Group elections. As part of this, the new Steering Group re-elected Klaus Illgner as Chairman, Jon Piesing as Vice-Chairman and Mark Londero as Treasurer. Over the upcoming two year term, the HbbTV Steering Group...

2014-05-13 04:22:01

OTTAWA, May 13, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that Steve Morris, systems architect, has been named as a member of the HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) steering group and will chair the association's Spec Group Terminals Task Force. The HbbTV Association is a pan European initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes....


Word of the Day
cock-a-hoop
  • Exultant; jubilant; triumphant; on the high horse.
  • Tipsy; slightly intoxicated.
This word may come from the phrase 'to set cock on hoop,' or 'to drink festively.' Its origin otherwise is unclear. A theory, according to the Word Detective, is that it's a 'transliteration of the French phrase 'coq a huppe,' meaning a rooster displaying its crest ('huppe') in a pose of proud defiance.' Therefore, 'cock-a-hoop' would 'liken a drunken man to a boastful and aggressive rooster.'
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