RDK4 now available, Humax unveils new RDK voice assistant box and gateway

Open source video and broadband platform body RDK Management has made the latest version of the platform – RDK4 – available for video service providers worldwide. Unveiled fully at the 2020 RDK Virtual Euro Summit, RDK4 provides a carrier-grade software stack designed for deploying apps and managing core technical functions of set-top boxes, according to […]

Humax launches first Android TV-powered Freeview Play recorder

Humax has announced the launch of what it claims to be the first Android TV-powered 4K Freeview Play recorder. Dubbed Aura, the new set-top-box will launch in November with an SRP of £249 for the 1TB model and £279 for the 2TB version. The STB is powered by Android TV with Freeview Play built-in. This […]

BBC Sounds launches on Humax Freeview Play devices

Humax has announced the launch of the BBC Sounds app available on its Freeview Play Recorders.  The app, which features more than 80,000 hours of audio from the BBC, can be accessed on the Humax FVP-5000T and FVP-4000T models. Users can find the app via the Explore Freeview Play interface on Channel 100. From there, […]

Humax targets Android TV market with advanced box and operator tier programme

Humax has launched what it boldly claims to be the world’s most advanced Android TV set-top box, the Humax H7, as part of a broader ramp-up of its efforts to target the growing Android TV market for operators. The new box is based on Broadcom silicon with a 24K DMIPS CPU, and comes with the […]

Humax launches range of RDK devices

Set-top and gateway provider Humax has launched a range of RDK devices for pay TV operators. The company has also joined the RDK Video Accelerator programme and announced its first RDK Video Accelerator 4K IP reference set-top box.  Humax’s RDK Video Accelerator set-top box is pre-integrated with the RDK application framework and the Metrological App […]

TV App Agency and Humax partner on Android TV Operator Tier solution

TV App Agency and set-top box maker Humax have partnered to deliver an Android TV Operator Tier solution for an unnamed major telco. TV App Agency leveraged its TV App Engine and TV App Template solutions to build operator apps across multiple smart TV devices, then used the TV App Engine to generate the Google […]

Humax sales chief joins DTG council

Humax UK sales director Rob Peacock has bee appointed to the UK Digital Television Group (DTG) council. Peacock replaces Graham North as Humax’s representative at the organisation. Peacock became UK sales director at the set-top box and TV technology company at the beginning of the month, raking on responsibility for UK retail sales and marketing. […]

Humax sales chief Graham North to leave

Set-top box and technology provider Humax’s vice-president of sales Graham North is to leave the company at the end of this month following a period of ill-health. Rob Peacock will take up the position of sales director for the UK from November 1, retaining responsibility for the UK operator business and taking on the overall […]

Expat TV service Bobbles launches Humax boxes, the satellite and OTT entertainment service aimed at international expat communities living in Europe, has launched two new Humax set-top boxes. The Humax B1 HEVC-compliant digital set-top box will deliver Bobbles programming from Asia to European subscribers via SES’ 19.2 degrees East Astra satellite position. The Android-based Humax H3 media player for over-the-top viewing […]

Freesat launches new WiFi-enabled Humax box

UK free-to-view satellite platform Freesat has launched a new WiFi enabled set-top supplied by core supplier Humax. The Humax HB-1100S smart TV box includes access to the Freetime catch-up and on-demand services including BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All4, Demand 5, Curzon Movies and Netflix. The new box will be available in retail stores as of […]

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