Technicolor launches online video service M-GO

Technicolor has used the CES show in Las Vegas to launch M-GO, a new consumer brand that will allow users to combine media including movies, music, apps and live TV in one cloud-based location. Technicolor plans to launch the service in the US this spring before launching it internationally next year. Technicolor has struck strategic […]

ONO adds new apps to TiVo

Spanish cable operator ONO has added a number of new broadband applications and channels for its recently launched TiVo advanced TV service. Sol Música will provide music concerts, interviews with artists, reports and coverage of festivals, while Canal Decasa provides video advice on home decoration, beauty, fashion and health and wellbeing., an online radio […]

DVR and online TV surpassing live TV, says TiVo

Consumption of recorded TV and internet-delivered video is surpassing live TV viewing on TiVo devices, according to research by the DVR technology specialist. Nearly two thirds of the viewing on web-connected TiVo units is now delayed television or on-demand video via broadband, according to the company. TiVo tracks anonymous usage across some two million TiVo […]

Accedo uses Audio Magic for content recognition

Interactive TV specialist Accedo is to integrate automated content recognition technology from Audible Magic into its TV app solutions. Accedo said the deal reflected the importance of enabling multiple devices to recognise aired content, even on live, never-before-shown programmes, in real time. “We believe that one of the major hurdles to truly innovative TV application […]

SeaChange integrates ad platform with Envivio encoders

VOD technology specialist SeaChange has integrated its Infusion advanced advertising platform with Envivio 4Caster C4 encoders, enabling multi-screen operators to monetise video delivered to Apple devices.  The Infusion platform enables targeted advertisements to be dynamically inserted into linear and on-demand video streams. 
It can scale to 150,000 insertable channels and millions of ad assets. Operators […]

Arris products are IPv6-ready

Cable TV technology provider Arris has announced the IPv6 readiness of its C4 CMTS, supporting EuroDOCSIS 3.0 features, and its Touchstone TG862S wideband cable modems. Arris said it had successfully demonstrated interoperability for IPv6 services over a weeklong period in the test labs of Excentis in Ghent, Belgium. “The Cable industry has been preparing for […]

Roku launches in UK

Connected TV set-top provider Roku has become the latest US over-the-top video specialist to launch in the UK. Two of its streaming players can from today be pre-ordered from Amazon in the UK and Ireland, the first time the devices have been made available to European customers. The devices currently offers more that 40 channels […]

Verimatrix and Accedo team for OTT delivery

Interactive TV software company Accedo and content security specialist Verimatrix have partnered to enable the delivery of over-the-top video applications.
 The Verimatrix Video Content Authority System (VCAS) for internet TV, which provides digital TV security solution for OTT services, is now available integrated with Accedo’s application solutions. The joint solution is already available across mobile […]

Pace says Yes to HD

Set-top vendor Pace has been chosen by Israeli DTH operator Yes to deploy a new HD platform. Pace has already started rolling-out HD set-top boxes to Yes customers. The device is upgradeable, meaning Yes can make changes to its service ‘in the field’. The set-top box comes with an Ethernet connection and is capable of […]

Samsung teams up with Skype for inTouch camera

Samsung Techwin has used the CES show to unveil its inTouch camera system, which will allow users of HD TVs to communicate with friends and relatives via Skype as well as access connected TV services. The inTouch camera is to be sold with a TV webcam and keyboard and features an internet browser. It includes […]