Adobe is to break with plans to put its Flash technology into the TV space, at the same time pulling out of the mobile market, in favour of HTML-5. The move follows two decades of development of the Flash Player for mobile browsers.
“We’re on track to launch our Horizon platform in the Netherlands early next year,” according to Mike Fries, president and CEO, Liberty Global, “and believe it has the potential to differentiate our digital video services much in the way that DOCSIS 3.0 improved our competitive advantage for broadband within our markets.
Intel is to remain a supplier of processors to the set-top box sector following its decision to abandon the connected TV market.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. KIT digital has announced agreements with LG Electronics for its smart TV platform and with Liberty Global for its planned Horizon online service.
Intellicore, a developer of IPTV & cloud TV applications for iPad, is the company that developed the 2nd Screen application for Liberty Global’s Horizon Project.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. Rotterdam-based Metrological Media Innovations and Liberty Global have announced that Liberty Global will adopt Metrological’s widget framework for Project Horizon.
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. Mike Fries, CEO and president of Liberty Global, has given a first view of UPC’s Horizon Gateway during the closing keynote on the first day of IBC 2011. The new service also comprises the Horizon Online service with streaming video and a 3,000 title strong VOD library and full iPad integration. […]
IBC 2011 – AMSTERDAM. During the closing keynote on Thursday, September 8, Mike Fries, president and CEO of Liberty Global, is expected to give details on the Horizon gateway that is due to roll out to UPC customers in The Netherlands and later across the operator’s European footprint. Ever since the original announcement about the […]
UPC Nederland will start piloting the new Horizon box this July, Liberty Global CEO and president Mike Fries has told the Denver Business Journal. Following this early trial, the box will be more widely deployed from September.
CABLE CONGRESS 2011 – LUCERNE. Liberty Global has strenuously denied that there will be any delay in the launch of UPC’s new home gateway Horizon. It has also revealed that it is currently in touch with 4-5 cable operators about the possibility of sharing the gateway “if the economics are right”.