NetRange, a German provider of portal solutions for connected TV sets, will distribute the major events of the International Table Tennis Federation (ITTF) to connected devices including the next two World Championships.
German commercial broadcast group Mediengruppe RTL Deutschland has launched Fitness & Yoga, a new non-linear OTT channel for connected TV sets using the HbbTV standard.
Tvinci has been selected by Singapore-based MediaCorp to power its new cross device OTT service, Toggle.
We all know we can look at the horizon, but we can never touch it. Does the same also apply to Liberty Global’s Horizon set-top box? We saw the pictures, we even saw the box at IBC – and we saw some flashy Flash demos. But touching it was out of the question – let […]
Shipments of internet-enabled consumer electronics devices will soar to exceed those of the traditional platform used for accessing the internet (the PC) for the first time in 2013, according to a new IHS iSuppli consumer platforms report.
Samsung Electronics said it has sold a record number of two million of its Smart TVs in the three months since it was launched. Comparing figures with its LED sets, the company said it took eight months to reach 2 million LED sets sold.
IFA 2010 – BERLIN. Three consumer electronics manufacturers – Philips, Sharp and Loewe – have signed a letter of intent to create a common, competitive internet platform for connected TVs and other internet-enabled electronic devices across Europe and Russia.
IFA 2010 – BERLIN. Broadcasters, platform operators, consumer manufacturers and other parties are showing connected hybrid devices at this year’s IFA in Berlin signaling new roads for television.
Connected TV devices such as Blu-ray players, game consoles, smart-phones, and TV sets are swamping the market. The value of hybrid STBs that are immediately put into use will reach $1.3 billion (€1 billion) worldwide by 2014, according to research firm In-Stat.
All major German broadcasters will be showcasing a number of interactive HbbTV applications during this year’s consumer electronics show IFA in Berlin. Public broadcaster ARD has earmarked HbbTV as the main focus for this year’s event.