Consumer Electronics Show

Irdeto launches ‘next-generation’ Piracy Control

Irdeto has used the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) to launch its next-generation Piracy Control solution for detection and enforcement of online piracy. The security offering now provides data-driven web video discovery tools with analyst oversight, multi-language site searches, integrated social media and search engine discovery, as well as peer-to-peer stream discovery such as SopCast and […]

Google Assistant to launch on Android TV

Google is planning to roll out its voice-controlled Google Assistant service to Android TV devices as part of an upcoming update. Announcing the move on the opening day of the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Google said that Assistant would be available on supported TVs and set-top boxes powered by Android TV. “You’ll be […]

Netflix launches in 130 new countries

Netflix has launched in 130 new countries including India, Nigeria, Singapore and Turkey, company CEO Reed Hastings announced at CES. In a keynote presentation at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Hastings said: “I am delighted to announce that while we have been here on stage at CES, we switched Netflix on in Azerbaijan, […]

LG to launch advanced 4K TV line at CES

LG is due to unveil a new line of 4K, Ultra HD TVs at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas next month, featuring “quantum dot technology.” LG said the quantum dot 4K TVs will offer a wider colour palette and improved colour saturation than conventional LCD TVs and will be available next year as part […]

Panasonic and Mozilla partner on Firefox OS for smart TVs

Panasonic and Mozilla have partnered to develop and promote Firefox OS – a new open platform for next generation smart TVs that is based on HTML5 and other web technologies. Announcing the partnership at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, the firms said that the new OS aims to offer consumers more personalised and […]

LG launches webOS smart TVs

LG has launched its new smart TV platform webOS at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, claiming that it will be included in “more than 70%” of LG’s smart TVs in 2014. LG said that webOS, a platform it bought a year ago from HP, offers an intuitive interface, makes it easy for developers […]

Cisco expands Videoscape TV platform

Cisco has expanded its Videoscape TV services platform to include new cloud video capabilities, it announced at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas.  Cisco said the updates include a Videoscape “as-a-service” offering and open cloud software technologies based on OpenStack. The firm said the new features will make it easier for customers to quickly […]