NorDig has released an update to its common API for interactive services that specifies HbbTV as the API for interactive services for advanced integrated receiver decoders (IRDs).
SCREEN DIGEST FUTURE OF MEDIA DISTRIBUTION – LONDON. YouView CTO Anthony Rose has been giving details of future products to support the hybrid broadcast platform.
Having recently stepped up its activities in digital television transmission, Japan has now turned its attention to hybrid broadcast broadband services.
DVB World 2010 – Lisbon: The former head of the DVB Project Office has questioned the ability of the organization to build product profiles around its technologies.
Cable Europe Labs has announced the launch of a European Middleware Initiative aimed at developing a next generation middleware specification for the European cable market. The technology arm of trade association Cable Europe says the move will accelerate the development of an open middleware platform for applications and services.
FetchTV, the hybrid DTT platform that is combining the BBC iPlayer with Sky Player and a proprietary VOD service, is to be made available to third party manufacturers.