Oregan launches SparQ middleware for Linux and Android TV

Digital TV software and services company Oregan has launched the latest version of its advanced set-top box client middleware solution, SparQ, aimed at legacy Linux set-top boxes and Android TV. Oregan said that the open standards-based offering resolves the differences between the current security and performance requirements of modern-day TV services and the hardware capabilities […]

Nordija launches customisable Android TV platform

Denmark-based middleware provider, Nordija, has launched an operator-focused, customisable platform for Android TV boxes. Nordija said that by integrating with Android TV, its fokusOn software will allow operators have a branded interface and also give access to third party apps, games and services – like Netflix, HBO and YouTube – via the Google Play Store. […]

Global TV middleware market to hit US$2.03 billion

The global TV middleware market was worth US$1.05 billion (€920 million) in 2014 and will reach US$2.03 billion by 2020, according to new research by Frost & Sullivan. The US-headquartered consultancy firm said that the surge in IP-enabled video devices like smart TVs, smartphones and tablets is “compelling pay TV middleware solution providers to deliver a […]

Comigo to demo Android-based STB solution

Multiscreen TV platform provider Comigo is set to demo its next generation Android-based set-top box solution at IBC. The solution supports HEVC, which Comigo says could save operators up to 40% on content delivery costs, and also offers flexibility through the choice of different modules. Comigo said that modules include a personalisation engine, social engine, […]

Nagra deploys S3 Group’s test automation platform

Kudelski Group-owned content protection specialist Nagra has selected S3 Group’s StormTest Development Center to automate testing of its OpenTV 5 set-top box middleware and guide solutions. Nagra said it will use the S3 Group platform to scale globally, meet demand for its products, ensure quality assurance and improve responsiveness and turnaround times. “After a thorough […]