CONNECTED TV SUMMIT – LONDON. The film and TV, digital and DVD rental subscription service Lovefilm would like to attract millions of new subscribers, emulating the success of Netflix in the US, according to its chief digital officer Lesley Mackenzie.
Liberty Global has given details of its Multimedia Home Gateway and the technology partners it will work with to deliver the next generation device. The international cableco that runs UPC, Telenet and Unitymedia has brought in Samsung, Intel Corporation and NDS. The multimedia home gateway will be an all IP platform capable of distributing video, […]
Set to be launched on May 4 during the ANGA Cable show in Cologne, SES Astra and Samsung Electronics announced that they will jointly promote 3D television with a new 3D demo channel. Under the terms of the agreement, Samsung will support SES Astra with 3D television content for the channel.
The Australian branch of Samsung has put out a health risk warning concerning watching 3D TV on its website. Under the headline “Photosensitive Seizure Warning and Other Health Risks”, it sums up the possible dangers of watching 3D.
Ziggo, Holland’s largest cable operator, is planning 3D trials. However, it has not yet set any specific dates or programmes.
Samsung Electronics has struck a deal with the French audiovisual institute INA to bring its entire online video library to its Internet@TV connected TV sets. It has also renewed its connected TV application.
Samsung has announced “the world’s first-available Full HD 3D LED TV” and full lineup of 3D home entertainment products to consumers worldwide. The company has also said it will expand its strategic alliance with DreamWorks Animation.
Nagravision has announced it will bring a number of web-based applications to owners of select 2010 Samsung HDTVs, Blu-ray Players and Home Theatre systems via the upgraded Internet@TV – Content Service.
The BBC iPlayer and on demand movies service Lovefilm will feature on a new range of connected TVs being showcased by Samsung Electronics.
LG Electronics, Samsung Electronics, Sony Pictures Entertainment and Valens Semiconductor have announced that they intend to launch a cross-industry alliance to promote and standardize the HDBaseT technology for distribution of uncompressed HD multimedia content.