Zinwell integrates HTTV OS for new set-tops

Taiwan-based set-top manufacturer Zinwell has integrated France-based TV software provider HTTV’s httvLink combined HbbTV and HTML5 operating system in its receivers. The new product, based on Broadcom’s BCM7563 DVB-T2 chipset, will be demonstrated at BroadcastAsia, and is expected to be adopted in the Asian and African markets. Zinwell set-tops with httvLink will provide DVB-Ts modulation […]

HTTV teams up with Foxxum for pay TV

Hybrid digital TV technology provider HTTV has teamed up with smart TV platform provider Foxxum to create a joint solution for pay TV operators. Under the partnership, HTTV’s customers will have access to international content and applications supported by Foxxum. HTTV’s TV operating system for connected TVs, httvLink, is based on Linux and HTML5 and […]

HTTV and Skyworth provide HbbTV STB to Parabole Réunion

HTTV is partnering with set-top box maker Skyworth to provide an HbbTV-compliant STB to DTH pay TV operator Parabole Réunion.  Parabole Réunion provides satellite TV to customers in the East Indian Ocean Islands of Réunion, Mauritius, Madagascar, Mayotte and Comoros. The firms claim that the deal marks the first time that viewers in the region […]

Eutelsat KabelKiosk selects HTTV middleware for HbbTV IPTV offering

Eutelsat’s KabelKiosk platform, which serves cable operators in Germany and neighbouring countries, has selected software provider HTTV’s open-middleware for connected TV set-top boxes to power its new wholesale HbbTV IPTV offering. KabelKiosk will use httvLink, HTTV’s HbbTV middleware, in what HTTV claims will be the first time that HbbTV will be deployed on IPTV networks anywhere […]

Novabase to launch HbbTV-compliant HDMI dongle

Novabase-owned Novabase Digital TV Technologies is set to launch what it claims is the first HbbTV compliant HDMI dongle at CES in Las Vegas next week. The device, an HDMI-stick IPTV set-top, will run Sigma Designs’ SMP8674 media processor and HTTV’s open httvLink middleware.

HTTV secures new investor

Hybrid TV technology provider HTTV has secured investment from technology entrepreneur Luc Burgun and has named him as a new member of its board. HTTV said Burgun had invested in the company, although it did not give details. Burgun was the president, CEO and co-founder of Emulation and Verification Engineering (EVE) and subsequently served as […]

Httv partners with EKT on satellite set-tops

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv has partnered with EKT (Eagle Kingdom Technologies) to deploy satellite TV set-top boxes equipped with advanced connected TV features, it announced at IBC. The deal will see httv integrate its httvLink open-middleware solution into EKT DSR6201 PVR and DSD601 zapper DVB-S2 set top boxes. httvLink is based on Linux and […]

Httv teams up with Quadrille for push-VOD

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv has teamed up with push video-on-demand specialist Quadrille to offer a push VOD platform for retail and pay TV markets. Under the terms of the Partnership, httv and Quadrille will integrate their respective products: httvStream, httvLink and QuadriFast. httvLink is an open-middleware solution for connected TV set-top boxes. Based on […]

Thomson Video Networks and httv team up for DVB-T2 and OTT

Hybrid TV technology specialist httv and compression specialist Thomson Video Networks have teamed up to offer an end-to-end HbbTV Platform for DVB-T2 and OTT markets. A joint demonstration will be showcased at IBC 2013 on Thomson Video Networks’ stand. Thomson Video Networks and httv have decided to join forces to offer a product for emerging […]

Saint Girons named HD Forum chief, httv teams up with Arantia

Interactive TV technology specialist httv’s CEO Régis Saint Girons has been named as the new president of the French HD Forum. Saint Girons success Techncolor’s Jean-Pierre Lacotte, who will become president of honor of the HD Forum association after serving eight years as president. The HD Forum was created in 2005 to coordinate industry players’ […]