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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...

2014-06-11 00:21:23

QINGDAO, China, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The number of TV sets shipped globally in Q1 reached 49.7 million, the same as in Q1 of last year, according to a just released report from leading American market research firm Display Search. A highlight of the report is the jump in the number of units shipped by China-based Hisense, bringing the manufacturer's total up to 5.3 percent of overall units shipped globally, or just 0.1 percent less than Sony, which came in third. In dollar...

2014-06-05 23:13:45

Vidillion minimizes viewer fatigue by delivering diverse advertisements to viewers. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) June 05, 2014 Vidillion enjoys an impressive mid-year milestone as it delivered a record 2,700 unique connected TV (CTV) ads for the month of May and delivered CTV ads to 98 countries. These figures will increase as Vidillion, one of the leaders in Connected TV advertising delivery solutions, enters the second half of the year. Vidillion’s record-breaking figures demonstrate its...

2014-06-03 23:11:40

“Record-Everything, Find-Anything, All-In-One” DVR Delivers Intelligent Search, Streaming to Multiple Devices and Ability to Record Six Shows at Once Princeton, NJ (PRWEB) June 03, 2014 RCN, an industry-leading provider of high-speed Internet, digital TV and phone services, is now making available to customers its most powerful DVR from TiVo. Bundled into RCN’s packages, the TiVo T6 High-Definition (HD) DVR delivers cable TV programming and a multitude of Web-based options in one...

2014-06-03 08:26:20

Best-in-class HTML5 user experiences available on Samsung IP set-top boxes OTTAWA, June 3, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced a joint RDK solution with Samsung Electronics that gives cable operators greater choice in building best of breed hardware and software set-top box solutions. The two RDK licensees have teamed on a rich, multiplatform home entertainment HTML5 user experience (UX), combining Samsung's IP set-top box and...

2014-06-02 04:20:27

LONDON, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ThinkAnalytics(TM), developer of the world's most deployed multiplatform TV search and recommendations engine, has been selected by Viaplay to power multi-language intelligent search and recommendations for its popular online pay-TV service in the Nordics. A cloud-based deployment, the ThinkAnalytics Recommendations Engine is now live on the Viaplay service in Sweden, Norway, Denmark and Finland. Viaplay chose ThinkAnalytics because of its...

2014-05-28 08:25:27

OTTAWA, May 28, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that a leading smart TV manufacturer, ranked globally in the top 5, has signed a contract to license the Espial TV Browser for deployment in Internet-connected Smart TVs. Espial TV Browser provides a rich HTML5 platform for high performance, exceptional user experiences and rich support for a wide variety of HTML5 apps including Hulu, YouTube and Amazon. Deployment from this...

2014-05-27 12:27:59

Designed to meet performance and high-definition demands of Caribbean and Latin American markets SUWANEE, Ga., May 27, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Caribbean and Latin American service providers will soon have access to a new set-top designed to specifically meet growing consumer demand for high-definition programming and high-bandwidth advanced applications within this region. The ARRIS Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: ARRS) DCX525e will bring a variety of two-way communication capabilities into the home...

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"...

2014-05-22 23:14:45

Participates In Technology Roundup BroadbandTVCon Denver, CO (PRWEB) May 22, 2014 aioTV, a global provider of middleware and back-office tools that enables video service providers to easily aggregate and authenticate multiple sources of live, on-demand and freely available video content directly to the customer in a single, unified, TV experience, will be discussing OTT content delivery at BroadbandTVcon in Santa Clara, CA on June 4, 2014. “Technology evolution is changing the way...


Word of the Day
Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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