German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform has published the minimum requirements for HbbTV 2 devices in the German market.
German industry association Deutsche TV-Platform has launched an initiative to harmonise programme-accompanying metadata, aiming to ensure that users can easily find the desired content across different distribution platforms.
US technology company Imagine Communications has appointed Stephan Heimbecher as its new international director of consulting services.
The number of Ultra HD TV sets sold in Germany will break the 10 million barrier at the beginning of 2019, according to a forecast by industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform.
Smart TV sets are becoming standard equipment in German TV households.
German ISP 1&1 Telecom and TV streaming provider Zattoo have joined Deutsche TV-Plattform. The German industry association now has a total of 57 members.
Full house at the eighth joint Ultra HD Plugfest of industry associations DTG Testing UK and Deutsche TV-Plattform at the end of June 2018.
The 7th HbbTV Symposium and Awards will take place on November 14-15, 2018, at ESMT Berlin.
A total of 1.6 million TV sets were sold in Germany in Q1 2018. Of these, 1.2 million (75%) are equipped with smart functions, reports German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform with reference to figures from GfK Retail & Technology.
Andre Prahl will stay the Chairman of German industry association Deutsche TV-Plattform for two more years.