Worldwide sales of 11.8 million Samsung smart TVs in Q3 2020 has taken the installed based for the company’s Tizen OS to 155 million.
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
The global population of TV and video streaming devices has now exceeded 1.1 billion, according to the latest analysis from Strategy Analytics’ TV Streaming Platforms service.
In an unintended consequence of the US-China trade dispute, the North American television market has increased its adoption of smart TVs—particularly those based on the Roku TV operating system.
Dutch premium movie platform Film1 is now also available via an app on Samsung Smart TVs from 2016 onwards.
Samsung Electronics has announced GAIA, a three-layer security solution for its entire 2016 line up of Tizen-based smart TVs.
Video engine Blinkx has announced a dedicated blinkx app, as well as an open source blinkx Video Player for the Tizen community.