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Vewd unveils partnerships with Amlogic, Arion and ALi

OTT and hybrid TV specialist Vewd has teamed up with Amlogic, the global fabless system-on-a-chip (SoC) provider, to pre-integrate Vewd OS on chipsets designed for streaming media players, set-top boxes, and connected home devices. Vewd said that the partnership significantly reduces CapEx and time-to-market for manufacturers selecting the Linux-based Amlogic S905X silicon, while giving access […]

Vewd partners with Arion for HbbTV Op App deployment

OTT and hybrid TV solution provider Vewd has announced that it is partnering with South Korean set-top box manufacturer Arion on Vewd Core, and HbbTV and Operator App modules on Arion set-top boxes.  The new agreement will result in the deployment of set-top boxes supporting the new HbbTV Operator App standard throughout Europe. Arion says […]

Vevo partners with Vewd for smart TV app launch

Music video platform Vevo has announced a deal with OTT software provider Vewd to bring the service to smart TVs. The agreement will see Vevo’s extensive music video library to Vewd-enabled smart Tvs, which includes sets and devices made by Sony, Hisense, Philips and TiVo. The deal covers North America, Europe, Latin America and Asia […]

Innopia launches Vewd OS-based streaming device

Smart TV OTT software provider Vewd has announced that South Korean smart device manufacturer Innopia Technologies will launch an HDMI-based streaming media device featuring Vewd OS. The streaming media device will be available in Full HD and UHD in 2H 2019. Vewd OS is designed to ‘empower operators’ at a time when cord-cutting it as […]

Iflix partners with Vewd for smart TV and STB deployments

Emerging markets SVOD service Iflix has partnered with smart TV software provider Vewd to make Iflix available on millions of Vewd-enabled devices.   Iflix worked with the Vewd team to certify the Iflix app for the Vewd ecosystem, meaning the app can be deployed across connected TVs and set-top boxes. “We aim to give users the […]

BBC R&D teams up with Vewd for HbbTV 2.0 demo

BBC R&D has teamed up with OTT technology outfit Vewd and semiconductor specialist MediaTek to showcase its latest Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV) advancements in content substitution at IBC. Content substitution involves delivering personalized content – audio or video – to viwers, for example at the end of a particular broadcast show, which then switches back […]

Vewd teams up with HiSilicon for Vewd Go launch

OTT software provider Vewd has teamed up with semiconductor provider HiSilicon to launch Vewd Go, described by the company as a turnkey streaming media player reference design built for operators. Vewd Go gives operators new ways to reach cord-nevers, cord-cutters, multi-room subscribers, and subscribers-on-the-go, according to the technology company. Vewd claims that Vewd Go empowers […]

Tivù first to deploy HbbTV Operator App with Vewd

Tivù, which manages Italy’s leading free-to-view satellite TV platform Tivùsat, has teamed up with OTT technology outfit Vewd to lay claim to be the first platform operator to deploy an HbbTV Operator App (OpApp). Tivù’s OpApp, creates a virtual set-top box with an operator’s own UI and applications to offer a more engaging and branded […]

Vewd uvnveils new OTT platform for legacy devices

OTT software provider Vewd has unveiled Vewd Atom, a new OTT platform that the company says will bring apps and streaming experiences to operator devices previously incapable of accessing OTT services. Vewd Atom’s virtualised OTT architecture consists of Vewd’s OTT platform running in the cloud  connected to a lightweight client on the device. Vewd says […]

Vewd hires Google’s former head of product for Android TV

Smart TV software provider Vewd has appointed Sascha Prüter, former head of product for Google’s Android TV, as chief product officer.  At Google, Prüter led product and engineering efforts for Android TV and worked directly with smart TV manufacturers, OTT providers and pay TV operators to help establish the platform globally. In his new role […]