More than half (51%) of all households worldwide will own a smart TV by 2026, corresponding with 1.1 billion homes, according to Strategy Analytics.
Samsung’s Tizen Smart TV streaming platform extends lead
The number of devices using Samsung’s Tizen Smart TV streaming platform worldwide grew by 21% in 2021.
Samsung smart TV sales grow market for Tizen OS
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.
HbbTV leading TV app platform in Germany
The open HbbTV standard is the leading TV app platform on TV sets in German households, followed by Samsung Tizen and Amazon Fire TV.
Samsung leads global TV streaming device population
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.
IHS Markit: Roku profits from US-China trade dispute
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.
Film1 goes OTT with Samsung smart TVs
Dutch premium movie platform Film1 is now also available via an app on Samsung Smart TVs from 2016 onwards.
Samsung announces smart TV security solution
Samsung Electronics has announced GAIA, a three-layer security solution for its entire 2016 line up of Tizen-based smart TVs.
Blinkx brings video to Tizen
Video engine Blinkx has announced a dedicated blinkx app, as well as an open source blinkx Video Player for the Tizen community.