Tag Archive: Connected TV

Connected TV ownership hits half a billion

Worldwide ownership of Connected TV Devices (including smart TVs, smart Blu-ray players, IP-enabled game consoles and digital media streamers) grew 7 per cent quarter-on-quarter in Q2 2014 and 34 per cent versus the same period in 2013 to reach 500 million units. The growing demand for devices that facilitate the streaming of online video to …

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New steps for Ultra HD, innovative connected TV platforms and world-first live demo of the “smart LNB”

Eutelsat Communications will be showcasing the latest developments of Ultra HD, new features of turnkey connected TV platforms and presenting its “smart LNB” in a world-first live demo during IBC 2013 in Amsterdam from September 13-17 (Hall 1 – stand D59). Getting the full picture on Ultra HD With the launch of Europe’s first dedicated Ultra HD …

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World’s first anti-virus software for connected TV’s

In order to combat the emerging threat of malware infections on Smart TVs, Ocean Blue Software has partnered with IT security leader Sophos to develop a cloud-based antivirus solution that can be shipped either as part of the Ocean Blue middleware or as a stand-alone client for solutions with their own middleware. According to Futuresource …

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AOL HD Teams with Sony to Bring Online Video to the Living Room

AOL today announced the AOL HD app is available for download on Sony Internet-enabled devices. The announcement continues the momentum from AOL HD’s launch on connected devices including Samsung, Google TV, Roku, Boxee, DivX TV and Yahoo! Connected TV. “Today’s announcement signals AOL HD’s commitment to creating an interactive and engaging environment that takes our …

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New HDTV Buyers 50% More Likely to Buy Net-Capable Sets Over 3D

According to new research from TDG, 56% of broadband households are to varying degrees likely to purchase a new TV in the next six months. TDG expects that close to 25% of broadband households will indeed buy a new HDTV in the next six months, which equates to at least 20 million new purchases during …

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On Demand Group and Inview Technology to Launch VOD on Connected TVs

Demand Group announced an agreement to launch both transactional video-on-demand and subscription video-on-demand services on millions of connected TV sets in major European countries, starting in Italy in the second quarter of this year. Inview’s revolutionary NEELiX platform is incorporated in millions of TV sets and includes a fully integrated electronic programme guide, media browser …

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