Kaltura releases new Cloud TV SDK

Kaltura has unveiled a new version of its Cloud TV Platform SDK, which includes the ability to provide faster, smoother playback on low internet connectivity for mobile devices. The enhanced SDK now supports HEVC; real-time analytics such as join time, play failures and time spent on the service; and multiple ad solutions, including Facebook Audience […]

Google hails AR ‘the next big shift in mobile’ as new SDK is launched

Google’s launch last week of its augmented reality SDK, ARCore, together with the existing Apple equivalent, ARKit, could give a massive boost to help bring AR experiences to the mass market, Mobile World Congress attendees heard yesterday, as Google claimed that AR will be “the next big shift” for the mobile industry. Google’s SDK has […]

Google widens AR reach with ARCore Android SDK

Google has previewed a new augmented reality software development kit (SDK), designed to bring AR capabilities to new and existing Android phones. ARCore is built on the AR work that Google has done over the past three years with its Tango platform – but works without any additional hardware, allowing it to scale “across the […]

Opera to launch HTML5 rendering engine

Opera Software is delivering a “major upgrade” for its embeddable HTML5 engine for smart TV devices with the release of the Opera Devices SDK 4.2. The latest version of the software development kit includes support for HbbTV 1.5, the most up-to-date iteration of the broadband broadcast specification. Other new features include a media-streaming option with […]

Digiturk signs technology agreements with Motive Television

Turkish satellite pay TV provider Digiturk has signed two new one-year contracts with UK-based TV technology services firm Motive Television Services.  The first allows Digiturk to use Motive’s head-end and software development kit (SDK). The second is a service level agreement covering support and maintenance services that Motive Services will provide to Digiturk. The agreements are […]

Samsung makes smart TV, multiscreen updates

Samsung released five new software development kits at its developers conference in San Francisco this week, including one for its 2014 lines of smart TV and one focused on multiscreen connections. The new version of the TV development kit, which allows developers and content partners to make apps for Samsung Smart TVs, includes WebEngine 2014 […]