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 […]

Vewd OS for Android TV debuts

Technology outfit Vewd has debuted an Android TV operator tier launcher. Vewd OS for Android TV operator tier will provide a homescreen managed from the Vewd cloud, along with an OTT application environment and EPG. Vewd said that its homescreen experience for Android TV operator tier is designed to designed to provide a cinematic, video-first […]

Vewd teams up with iVideoSmart

OTT video specialist Vewd and video technology outfit iVideoSmart have teamed up to provide content creators, broadcasters, and publishers a joint platform to expand their reach through streaming video. iVideoSmart has integrated Vewd Snap, which creates a TV app that works on Vewd enabled devices. The joint product from iVideoSmart and Vewd Snap offers the […]

Vewd teams up with HiSilicon

OTT technology outfit Vewd has teamed up with chipset manufacturer HiSilicon Technologies to forge a global strategic partnership to develop turnkey OTT software solutions direct on HiSilicon chipsets. Device manufacturers that choose HiSilicon’s Vewd-enabled chipsets will benefit from a user experience that is available automatically and encompasses content search and discovery along with a choice […]

TV Connect: TV platforms better placed than most to survive GDPR

Interactive television platforms in Europe are well-placed to survive the imposition of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) because it is a relatively trusted medium, according to BT Sport director of mobile strategy Matt Stagg. Speaking on a panel on personalisation of TV services at the TV Connect event in London yesterday, Stagg said people […]

Zoomin.TV to be available to Vewd-enabled devices

Online video network Zoomin.TV has formed a partnership with technology outfit Vewd to bring its video channels to Vewd-enabled devices. The channels Zoomin TV and Zoomin Games are already available in the Vewd App Store, which can be found on a variety of connected TV devices from Sony, Samsung, HiSense, Tivo, and Vestel. Zoomin.TV users […]

Vestel taps Vewd for HbbTV 2.0.1 devices

Turkish TV manufacturer Vestel has signed a deal with OTT technology provider Vewd to use more of the latter’s products across its range of smart TV models. According to Vewd, the deal will see one of the largest deployments of TVs with smart functionality based on the HbbTV standard to date. Vestel’s deployment of TVs […]

Vewd agrees ad-serving partnership with SpotX

Vewd, the technology provider formerly known as Opera, has selected video ad serving platform SpotX to power the monetisation of all its over-the-top products and services. Vewd will use SpotX’s ad serving and video supply side platform, allowing media companies to optimise their video advertising strategies and maximise revenue. “For many years, we’ve helped content […]

Vewd launches smart TV OS

Vewd – the technology provider formerly known as Opera – has launched Vewd OS, its new operating system for smart TVs. According to Vewd, its new smart TV OS provides an integrated platform that unites premium VOD, live TV, native internet content, and over a thousand leading apps into a single experience. The UI includes an opening […]