The Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) has published a profile of HTML5, CSS, DOM3 and other related web technologies aimed at connected TV services and devices that implement a browser-based application environment.
Middleware provider HyperPanel has selected the ACCESS NetFront Brower NX for integration with its middleware solution.
CABLE CONGRESS 2013 – LONDON. Ziggo has launched its cloud based multiscreen, multiroom service, using cloud-based technology from ActiveVideo Networks to provide a consistent look and feel on even the most elderly of set-tops.
Nagra has extended its partnership with Cambridge-based Ekioh to include the next generation OpenTV multi-service client platform.
The BBC has made clear its intention to “embrace and support” HTML5, despite recent concerns voiced by director of Future Media & Technology that the emergence of proprietary HTML5 implementations threatened to undermine the promise of the content presentation standard.
The BBC’s director of Future Media & Technology has defended the use of Flash in the BBC iPlayer and on the corporation’s website, arguing that there is still considerable work that needs to be done on rival HTML5.