This whitepaper describes how Zattoo built its first HbbTV Operator App (OpApp) targeting compatible Panasonic Smart TV models. In describing how the HbbTV OpApp was built and deployed, the whitepaper also shares the reasons why Zattoo decided to build such an app and what the future may hold.
Talent availability – as, where and when required – is critical to enabling the growth potential within RDK.
In the old days, things were simpler There were TVs and STBs with a basic embedded operating system that, in broad terms, didn’t give many other features than watching flow TV through multicast and recordings. Easy and convenient, but not very flexible, and no way to provide extra services or benefits to the consumer.
TV commercial breaks are annoying interruptions and can invoke much frustration – yes. Furthermore, the future of a lot of the linear TV channels looks uncertain in the wake of on demand streaming services – offering content without long commercial breaks. So, where does this leave TV commercials as we know them today? What if embracing flow TV commercials could act as a life vest to keep the good content adrift?
Machine learning and AI are some of the big buzz words these days. With these has come a need for getting as much data as possible, since the more data, the better use for it.
HbbTV’s self stated goal is to “harmonize the broadcast, IPTV, and broadband delivery of entertainment to the end consumer through connected TVs and set-top boxes”.
Free Irdeto survey report Covid-19 has transformed our homes into offices, schools, gyms and theatres. But in staying home to guard against a deadly virus, have we been exposed to increased risk of cyberattack? How have the extraordinary events of 2020 affected consumer attitudes to cybersecurity in their own homes? Irdeto commissioned an independent survey […]
Homes have become hyper-connected. Today’s broadband subscribers want more from their Wi-Fi: Reliable, frustration-free connectivity for the whole home Simple and effective security for all connected devices Reassurance that their families are safe online When an ISP can’t meet these needs, subscribers will look for one who can. High-quality connected home management is a smart […]
With the content packages on offer being relatively fragmented, television viewers are increasingly subscribing to one or more OTT-only TV subscriptions. In the United States alone, the quantity of OTT subscription services tripled between 2013 and 2019.
For consumers, Wi-Fi is the internet. They count on it to access and run their digital lives. Which means, for Internet Service Providers (ISPs), delivering flawless Wi-Fi is the critical foundation for building a successful smart home strategy and developing a wider services platform. Get it right and the rewards are abundant, get it wrong […]