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Xperi launches Vewd OpX for Android TV Operator Tier

Xperi has announced the launch of Vewd OpX for Android TV Operator Tier. The announcement, made at IBC 2022, comes after Xperi acquired Vewd in a US$100 million deal at the beginning of July. The new version of the cloud-managed operator-grade set-top box (STB) experience that integrates pay TV services with OTT content will be […]

Xperi acquires Vewd in US$100 million-plus deal 

TiVo parent company Xperi has announced the acquisition of Oslo-based Vewd in a deal worth US$109 million. The acquisition, paid for through a mixture of cash and debt, will see Xperi integrate the  OTT solutions provider into the TiVo brand umbrella.  Xperi said that Vewd’s management structure will stay in place, as will the company’s […]

Vewd and AirConsole partner to offer casual gaming to operators

Oslo-based OTT software solutions provider Vewd has announced a partnership with cloud-based video game console AirConsole to offer simplified distribution of casual gaming services in the TV market. The tie up will allow pay TV operators, smart TV manufacturers and in-vehicle infotainment system vendors to create a dedicated gaming section in their UX or expand […]

Vewd gets approval for financial restructuring

OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd has received approval for financial restructuring from the US Bankruptcy Court. The restructuring represents the thrust of its plan of reorganisation which the company says will pave the path for accelerated growth, while eliminating the vast majority of Vewd’s debt. The plan sees Vewd’s pre-petition secured lenders exchange […]

Vewd and Vestel partner for SaaS-based operator TV

OTT software provider Vewd has announced a partnership with TV manufacturer Vestel to introduce what it claims to be the world’s first SAAS-based operator TV. The Vewd Operator TV combines the company’s smart TV software with Vestel’s experience of producing TVs for brands including JVC, Hitachi and Toshiba to create a product where pay TV […]

Vewd-powered web browser launches on Facebook Portal TV

Facebook’s Portal TV now has a web browser. Powered by the Vewd Core HTML 5 SDK for connected TV devices, the web browser gives Facebook’s video chat-oriented smart TV device a way of accessing the internet to stream content not available in an app. Vewd said that the browser is different from usual web browsers […]

US-based hybrid player Evoca TV taps Vewd to power offering

Boise, Idaho-based hybrid TV platform Evoca TV, which is planning a wider rollout of its service across the US, has chosen OTT technology provider Vewd’s Vewd OpX system to power its content and user experience. Vewd OpX has been integrated into Evoca’s Scout receiver and delivers linear, on-demand, apps and other functionality. Evoca uses Next […]

Facebook Watch on Vewd devices

Facebook has expanded its Watch TV app to Vewd-enabled smart TVs and set-top boxes worldwide. Facebook Watch, the video streaming platform from the social media giant, has significantly expanded in recent years and features popular shows like Red Table Talk, STEVE on Watch and Peace of Mind with Taraji. It also features a large gaming […]

Crackle launches on Vewd TVs

AVOD operator Chicken Soup for the Soul Entertainment has announced an agreement between Crackle Plus and Vewd. The deal will see the Crackle app launch on smart TVs and set-top boxes powered by OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd. Vewd powers the app store, home screen, and promotion experiences on such brands as Sony, […]

Digital TV Europe Industry Survey 2021 now available

Digital TV Europe is excited to announce the release of our 2021 Industry Survey. Digital TV Europe’s sixth annual survey provides a unique snapshot of industry insiders’ views on the key issues and trends facing the digital video business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. Several hundred executives from 39 countries answered our call […]

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