Malta’s Go chooses Verimatrix for IPTV and OTT rollout

Content security provider Verimatrix’s VCAS 3 conditional access system has been chosen by Maltese service provider Go to secure the delivery of combined IPTV and over-the-top services over its broadband network. Advanced options available for the service include DVR functions that can be network-based or user enabled via USB expansion connectors on the set-top box. […]

Accedo to bring TV apps to Vestel

TV app developer Accedo has signed a deal with TV manufacturer Vestel to bring its applications and services to Vestel’s connected TV devices. “We’re thrilled to establish a partnership with Vestel,” said Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “From a market leading position in Turkey, it has established itself as a challenger on the international TV market, […]

Amino embeds VideoBee into its Freedom Media Centre

IP set-top specialist Amino Communications will embed Vidiactive’s VideoBee interactive TV service into its Freedom Media Centre, adding new social sharing multi-screen web viewing functionality to the platform.  VideoBee provides a single, centralised platform for users to manage, watch and share their favourite web videos across multiple screens and devices from one central place. They […]

TV 2 and run first live-broadcast companion app

Norway-based TV, outdoor and mobile branding technology specialist has announced that its Interactivity Suite (IS) has enabled the world’s first live synchronised companion app for iOS and Android devices. Broadcaster TV 2 Norway used the IS’ new Synchronised Companion App Framework during its live coverage of the Tour de France to enable a complementary […]

Thomson launches 
Futhura Plus transmitter

Thomson Broadcast has launched the Futhura Plus high-power television transmitter. The Futhura Plus offers broadcasters substantial energy savings, with a 50% percent improvement in efficiency over current standard transmitters on the market, according to Thomson. For use in initial deployments or for extending existing digital networks, the UHF wideband Futhura Plus offers high-power capability suitable […]

Unity Mobile to highlight use of QR codes

Czech Republic-based Unity Mobile, a provider of mobile websites and services, will demonstrate a cloud-based platform for mobile website creation, management and mobile video delivery at IBC. The company will also highlight the effective deployment of interactive Quick Response (QR) codes to engage TV audiences. Deployed by clients including AT&T, Parallels and Hostopia, Unity Mobile’s […]

Sensio to unveil 3D innovations

Sensio Technologies will use IBC to launch the Sensio Noise Reducer, designed to produce cleaner SD, HD, and stereoscopic 3D images, and multi-format versions of its 3D encoder and decoder. According to Sensio, a key feature of all these products is that they are full-frame compatible, supporting side by-side and top-and-bottom formats as well as […]

Imagine streaming to iPads

Digital video technology supplier Imagine Communications has announced plans to demonstrate solutions for tablet TV streaming at IBC. The company will demo its ICE Streaming System for streaming live multi-format video to multiple tablets.  This new network-side transcoding video processing platform allows multi-screen service providers to deliver video across multiple devices with compression efficiency. It […]

Olympics enters new dimension

The organisers of the Olympics, the event’s broadcast services company and a key 3D TV set manufacturer have joined forces to provide 3D coverage of next summer’s games. The International Olympic Committee, the Olympic Broadcasting Service and Panasonic have inked an agreement and will work together to provide TV rights holders around the world with […]

GET chooses Pace for converged home solution

Norwegian cable operator GET selected Pace to develop its new converged home service. Pace is delivering a hardware platform consisting of its Media Gateway product and companion HD set-top boxes designed to deliver media content and data to a variety of devices around the home. The Pace Media Gateway will provide a central hub in […]