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Nagra teams up with Samsung for TVkey Cloud

TV technology provider Nagra has teamed up with Samsung Electronics, the market leader in home entertainment for over ten years, have announced the launch of TVkey Cloud, providing enhanced content protection for smart TVs equipped with Nagra’s TVkey hardware based root of trust. TVkey Cloud builds upon the existing TVkey specification deployed in the market […]

Viaccess-Orca teams up with SoftAtHome for addressable TV

Content security and TV technology company Viaccess-Orca (VO) has teamed up with smart home specialist SoftAtHome to demonstrate a solution for addressable TV with their partner Viznet. The pre-integrated solution enables household targeting on operator-controlled devices, including frame-accurate Dynamic Ad Insertion (DAI) on set-top boxes for linear multicast and on-demand TV. The addressable TV solution […]

France Télévisions teams with Nokia for first 8K streaming over 5G

France Télévisions has teamed up with Nokia to pilot what the pair claim to be the world’s first 8K UHD TV streaming on a 5G mobile network. According to Nokia, the trial positions 5G as a viable platform to broadcast unicast content on all screens, up to and including 8K TVs. Nokia and France Télévisions […]

Harmonic-supported NASA UHD in HDR now on Roku TV

A new UHD service featuring NASA UHD content, remotely produced by Harmonic in cooperation with NASA, is now available in high dynamic range (HDR) on the Roku platform. Roku users with a 4K-capable streaming player or Roku TV can download the channel from the Roku channel store. The new UHD HDR channel is delivered over […]

Nagra unveils support for Android TV

Content security specialist Nagra has announced support for Android TV with an end-to-end user experience ecosystem. Having launched 15 Android device deployments since 2014, delivering OTT and hybrid TV services to more than 10 million consumer devices worldwide, Nagra has now included Android TV into its end-to-end solution portfolio for pay TV service providers. OpenTV […]

Concurrent launches MediaScaleX

Vecima-owned media delivery and storage specialist Concurrent Technology has launched MediaScaleX, described as a hyperscale platform suite built to deploy and scale video across multiple CDNs, regardless of their environment – cloud, virtualized, hosted and private network architectures. Built on Concurrent’s deployed systems – Aquari Storage, Laguna Cache, Zephyr Origin Packager, and Zephyr Transcode – […]

MediaKind participating in IP Showcase

MediaKind – formerly Ericsson Media Solutions – is participating in the IP Showcase at IBC this year. The MediaKind AVP Contribution Encoder and Content Processing Integrated Receiver-Decoder will be part of the multi-vendor Live Production use case and Traffic Shaping demonstrations, showcasing the All-IP protocols of SMPTE ST 2110, AES67, and AMWA NMOS IS-04, according […]

IBC teams up with TM Forum for Catalyst projects

IBC has teamed up with the TM Forum to launch five new Catalyst projects for 2019. The pair announced at the Digital Transformation World event earlier this year that they were collaborating to extend the scope of TM Forum’s Catalyst Programme specifically to the media-telecoms ecosystem. IBC said that this will involve connecting its expertise, […]

iWedia unveils Android TV Operator Tier launcher

iWedia, a leading provider of software components and solutions for TV devices to service operators and Consumer Electronics manufacturers, has announced the release of STAGE, an Operator Tier Android TV launcher, along with a new Teatro adaptive bit-rate media player and a new web browser. STAGE is a pay TV user interface for Android TV […]

Zodiac teams up with MediaKind to extend life of set-tops

Software vendor Zodiac has teamed up with MediaKind to enable the latter’s MediaFirst TV user experience to run on any digital set-top box, new or old, via a software update only, according to Zodiac.  The combined MediaKind and Zodiac solution enables operators to enhance their UX across the entire footprint with MediaFirst’s content discovery platform, […]