What’s in a name? Apple decided to call its home entertainment hub AppleTV, since last September known under its codename iTV. What does it do? It brings all iTunes content from your Mac or PC on your widescreen TV, including movies, TV shows, music, photos and podcasts. Using Apple TV’s new interface, anyone can browse […]
Samsung Electronics has developed a new technology for digital broadcasting to mobile devices called Advanced Vestigial Sideband (AVS) that enables TV broadcasters to offer digital programming to a wide range of portable devices, including mobile phones, laptop computers, portable media players and car video displays.
At the CES in Las Vegas Philips unveiled two portable DVD players which do not only play back DVDs, but also feature iPod video integration. Philips’ DCP line for portable video entertainment provides a docking station that shows videos from iPod in widescreen. “A fierce demand for portable entertainment is leading to a wide convergence […]
EuroCableLabs has issued EuroDOCSIS and EuroPacketCable certification to a series of cable modem products manufactured by Motorola, Netgear and Zhondiantong Digital TV. An Arris cable modem that sports an integrated phone adaptor (E-MTA) received both EuroDOCSIS 2.0 and EuroPacketCable 1.5 certification. The equipment will now be able to carry the EuroCableLabs logo, signaling to cable […]
Sky has announced that its Sky+ personal video recorder product has now been installed in two million homes. It follows a successful 2006 during which time the number of deployments grew by more than 50%. Sky+, a version of the NDS XTV feature set, is benefiting from the combination of a critical mass and the […]