Accenture to buy S3 Group’s TV technology business

Accenture has announced plans to buy S3 TV Technology, a unit of S3 Group that offers consultancy, automated testing, service monitoring and diagnostic solutions to video service providers. Accenture said that it will integrate S3 TV Technology’s StormTest automated testing platform and video consulting capabilities with its digital video services software, which is part of […]

S3 Group Selected by Starman for live service testing  

Quality assurance specialist S3 Group has been chosen by Estonian cable operator Starman to supply its StormTest Warning Center for live network testing of its video services. Warning Center tests and tracks the impact of new service deployments in live networks across end-user devices, provides automated service validation, and performs remote troubleshooting through a cloud-based […]

Boxfish opens up TV spoken word capture software

Second screen technology specialist Boxfish has opened up the API for its platform, which captures every spoken word on TV in real time, to members of the Second Screen Society (S3). Boxfish is offering members of the S3 30 days of free access to the API. According to Boxfish, the ability to capture spoken words […]

Swisscom chooses S3 for IPTV testing

Swisscom is using digital TV quality assurance company S3’s StormTest Development Center for software testing on its IPTV set-top boxes.   StormTest Development Center allows automated software testing to be executed across multiple digital TV devices. Swisscom is using the solution to test its customised Microsoft Mediaroom Client and TV apps. This simulates the customers’ […]

BBC chooses S3 for iPlayer testing

The BBC has begun using TV content delivery platform specialist S3’s StormTest Development Center. The UK public broadcaster is using the technology for automated testing of its iPlayer platform across multiple platforms, including connected TVs, Nintendo Wii, Playstation 3 and tablet devices. “BBC is a true innovator in the deployment of content to multiple devices […]

S3 Group launches StormTest Decision Line

TV content delivery platform specialist S3 Group has launched a new product within its StormTest line of test and measurement solutions. StormTest Decision Line is aimed at easing issues faced by repair facilities such as demanding throughput requirements and device configurations, according to S3 Group. StormTest Decision Line provides an assessment of each device and […]