Netflix is now using the xHE-AAC audio codec primarily developed by German research institute Fraunhofer IIS.
Combining two major standards for interactive television, Zattoo will integrate HbbTV on its latest Android TV Operator Tier certified 4K/UHD set-top box.
5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
Ultra HD (UHD) is gaining popularity among German TV viewers. Seven out of ten households planning to buy a new TV set would opt for a UHD model.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
Humax has introduced a new Voice Assistant set-top box and Wi-Fi 6E gateway at the virtual RDK Euro Summit 2020.
The HbbTV Association has completed work on an update to its core specification HbbTV 2.0.3.
Mexican operator izzi has gone live with the commercial launch of an Android TV Operator Tier pay-TV service.
The transition from the current DVB-T system to DVB-T2/h.265 will take place in Croatia from October 27 to November 12.
German pay-TV broadcaster Sky Deutschland is now offering Netflix content and UEFA Champions League games in HDR format on Sky Q.