Set-top box developer Humax has become the first of Korea’s so-called first-generation venture companies to post W1 trillion in sales. A Euro is worth 1,524.26 Korean Won.
Broadcasters and content owners will be able to run catch-up TV services on Freeview using the MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC) from next spring.
In Germany, Humax has announced its iCord HD+ sets now connect to the Maxdome VOD service via the Humax TV Portal. Starting on Tuesday, August 17, owners of the set will have access to over 30,000 videos on the service.
Humax has announced the launch of what is thought to be the first DTT receiver capable of receiving the new Freeview HD platform.
Irdeto and Humax have announced the launch of the first HD set top box for the Middle East region. The Humax HD STB directly targets content piracy in the region, where businesses lose $50 billion (€34.9 billion) annually
Humax has partnered with ANT in the release of its first HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband) receiver.
Humax has given details of the Freeview HD product it intends to launch in the first quarter of 2010.
The first five HD+ receivers will hit German retail outlets before the end of the year. Three manufacturers – Technisat, Technotrend and Humax – are ready to deliver the sets, which have an integrated HD+ card reader.