Access releases Netfront Browser BE SDK for Linux and Android

OTT video specialist Access has released its Netfront Browser BE software development kit version 2.4 for Linux and Android platforms. The HTML5 compliant browser provides a standards-based solution for operators looking to deploy a single service across multiple platforms, according to the company. Targeted at system-on-chip vendors, connected device manufacturers, automotive platform suppliers and OEMs, […]

BT Sport boss defends football ratings, calls for more access

The head of BT Sport, Simon Green, has dismissed fears about declining sports ratings, but called on the Premier League to allow broadcasters more off-the-pitch access. Speaking at the KPMG and Microsoft’s Football Benchmark Forum event in London yesterday, Green said that millennial viewers are still interested in live sport and insisted that any dip […]

Access and Foxxum to offer TV store solution

Access’ portfolio of TV browsers is being pre-integrated by smart TV solutions provider Foxxum as part of a partnership between the two companies. The partnership is designed to improve the quality of experience of Foxxum’s smart TV app store on Linux and Android devices by supporting the latest industry standards. Foxxum’s smart TV solution is […]

Access and EKT partner on set-top middleware

Set-top box and smart TV solutions provider, EKT, has partnered with Access to deploy the latter’s NetFront Browser BE as part of its solidTV software offering. The Access HTML5 technology solution will become a core component within EKT’s solidTV – a set-top box middleware that can be deployed as a stand-alone solution or to power […]

Access and Verimatrix extend partnership

Access and Verimatrix have extended their partnered in a bid to “enhance and secure” the convergence of traditional broadcast infrastructure and IP services. The companies will offer solutions that combine the multiscreen media sharing, management and big data functionality of Access Twine, with the revenue security offer by Verimatrix’s VCAS and ViewRight products. The companies […]

Zenterio taps Access to add HbbTV support

TV operating system provider Zenterio has add HbbTV support to its platform after teaming up with software browser provider Access. Zenterio said that the addition of HbbTV to its platform would enable it to offer a strengthened proposition for broadcasters and hybrid operators that want to launch interactive services based on standard technologies. “HbbTV is […]

ZapperBox teams up with Access to deliver cable-targeted HDMI dongle

TV technology providers ZapperBox and Access and connected home chipset specialist Entropic have teamed up to launch a new HDMI dongle device aimed at enabling cable operators to deliver IP video around the home. ZapperBox’s dongle, the Zip-R, can run the full RDK stack with HTML5 and the DLNA’s CVP-2 guidelines, also known as VidiPath, […]

Zenterio teams up with Access

Zenterio and Access have integrated the latter’s TV-centric NetFront Living Connect browser with Zenterio’s TV operating system.  The integration of Access’s key media sharing component NetFront Living Connect completes the cycle that started with the integration of the NetFront Browser NX with Zenterio OS last year. Two operators, Magyar Telekom and M7 Group, have already […]

Access launches multiscreen content discovery platform

Device browser provider Access has launched Access Twine, a new platform designed to enable unified content search and discovery across multiscreen platforms. Access is targeting pay TV operators with the new platform which it says can bridge the gap between different multiscreen devices using different DRM, OSS and billing systems. The company has pre-integrated support […]

Access names Foster as COO

Digital and online TV platform specialist Access has promoted Neale Foster to the post of chief operating officer, Access Europe. Foster will retain his previous role as vice-president, global sales, TV, Access Europe. “Neale has demonstrated a unique capacity to understand the market and be one step ahead of the competition throughout his time driving […]