Companion screen


HbbTV looks to embrace IPTV and companion screens

Extending HbbTV to vertically integrated operator environments including IPTV is among the priorities for future development of the specification, according to Klaus Illgner, chairman, HbbTV Association. Speaking at the HbbTV Symposium in London today Illgner said the development of companion screen services, and enabling the triggering of apps in environments where there is no trigger […]

HbbTV 2.0 specification announced

The HbbTV Association has released the specification for Hbb 2.0, paving the way for a “new wave of consumer TV services.” HBB 2.0 will support HTML5, MPEG-DASH and advanced video delivery features like Ultra HD and HEVC, with the first compliant receivers expected to be released during 2016. The new standard will also support companion […]