Austria’s ORS has signed a multi-year agreement with the Copenhagen-based metadata specialist Simply.TV.
The first software release of the Open Broadcast Edge Cache Appliance (OBECA) has been published on GitHub.
ORS has developed what it’s describing as the “world’s smallest open source 5G Broadcast receiver”.
5G Broadcast is the future of television, but there are still some hurdles to overcome. This is the conclusion by Michael Wagenhofer, CEO of ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, in a presentation of the 5G Broadcast trial in Vienna at the EBU-Forecast 2020 seminar.
ORS, the technical services subsidiary of Austrian public broadcaster ORF, has launched a trial for Ultra HD/4K (UHD) broadcasts on DTT in Vienna.
3 Screen Solutions (3SS), the German provider of software solutions for set-top boxes and multiscreen entertainment, has been chosen by Austria’s national broadcasting services provider ORS for the upcoming launch of its new simpliTV digital TV service.
Austrian transmitter network operator ORS intends to carry out a test run with TV and radio channels in 5G Broadcast mode in Vienna.
5G Broadcast offers a unique chance to establish a uniform global transmission standard for broadcast and mobile services for the first time in TV history.
DMAX, TLC and Eurosport 1 will in future also be available in HD quality on the DTH satellite version of Austrian TV platform simpliTV.
Austrian TV service provider ORS has chosen the InsysPLAY platform from Swiss video integration company Insys Video Technologies to support an enhanced OTT video service of its subsidiary simpliTV.