Envivio makes European exec hire

Video processing technology provider Envivio has appointed Stefan Niesen – who previously worked at connected TV software firm Access and TV middleware provider Espial – as its director of sales for western, central and northern Europe. Niesen will be based at Envivio’s European headquarters in Rennes and will report into Gall Le Garrec, vice-president, sales […]

Access to demo support for new DLNA profile

Multiscreen technology provider Access is to demonstrate support for the new DLNA Commercial Video Profile-2 (CVP-2) guidelines on its NetFront Connect Living Connect system during the DLNA Members meeting in Hawaii on Thursday. The CVP-2 guidelines were developed by the DLNA in conjunction with service providers and are designed to enable secure playback across multiple […]

Australian OTT provider Access taps Elemental technology, plans European launches

Video compression specialist Elemental has introduced its first cloud-based video processing deployment with Australia-based OTT video provider Access Digital Entertainment, which has said it plans to launch its services in UK and Ireland, the Nordic territories, France and Germany later this year.  Craig White, CEO of Access Digital Entertainment, speaking via a pre-prepared video broadcast […]

Access and Alcatel-Lucent to demo joint cloud platform

Access and Alcatel-Lucent are to use IBC to demo an innovation developed jointly with Alcatel-Lucent which enables operators to deliver a unified TV experience through the cloud, including content sharing across all devices via a centralised HTML5 remote user interface, according to the pair.  The proof-of-concept solution is based on the DLNA Premium Video Guidelines […]

Access and Zenterio team up for media sharing

Access and Zenterio will use IBC to demonstrate how the integration of Access’s solutions in Zenterio’s independent operating system for TV client devices enables operators and content providers to deliver media sharing experiences, including LiveTV streams and Personal Video Recorder content via managed set-top boxes or unmanaged connected devices such as laptops, tablets and smartphones. […]

Access adds HbbTV support to browser for automotive applications

Technology company Access has added support for the HbbTV interactive standard to its NetFront Browser to enable the deployment of interactive TV services by the automotive industry. Access already provides a range of systems for the automotive business, including the HTML5-based NetFront Browser and NetFront Living Connect, a DLNA multiiscreen solution that enables content bto […]

Access licenses Comcast RDK

Technology company Access has licensed the Comcast Reference Design Kit (RDK) software stack for advanced set-top boxes and multimedia gateways.  Acess said its licensing of the RDK would enhance the development and deployment of video services that support DLNA Premium guidelines and HTML5. Access said that its NetFront Living Connect DLNA platform and HTML5 software, […]

Access launches new version of browser

TV technology company Access has launched the NetFront Browser NX 3.0 at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The WebKit-based browser, designed to enable delivery of multiscreen content and applications via consumer electronics devices, broadcasting, in-car systems and other sectors, features enhanced HTML5 support, according to Access. Separately, Access has teamed up with Metrological […]

Abox42 chooses Access solution for OTT set-top

TV software company Access has announced that Abox42 has chosen its NetFront Living Connect to provide media sharing capabilities for the new Abox42 OTT and IPTV set-top box line. The integration of NetFront Living Connect into the Abox42 B12 platform as well as the newly launched Abox42 M12, enables broadcast and OTT operators to provide […]

Access NetFront Browser NX 2.0 is HbbTV 1.5-compliant

Access has announced compliance with HbbTV 1.5 for its NetFront Browser NX 2.0. According to Access, NetFront Browser NX 2.0 is one of the earliest HbbTV-1.5-compliant WebKit-based browsers, enabling broadcasters and operators to launch HbbTV services that utilize the new features of the standard, including support for building EPGs using DVB-SI information, and the ability […]