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.
TF1 has announced a three-year partnership with Samsung Electronics France. From March 2010, Samsung products sold in France will feature interactive services tied to the commercial broadcaster’s flagship brands and content included dedicated applications featuring news, weather, sport and programme information.