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Guest Editorial: The Future of the Connected Living Room

Similar to the mobile trend, TVs are now becoming multi-purpose devices that can provide consumers with a multitude of entertainment options and lifestyle services through advanced processors and high-speed connectivity.

Kanaan Jemili, Ph.D. is Senior Vice President of CE Products at Rovi

Guest Editorial: HEVC – the foundation of high-quality Ultra-HD video

HEVC is coming – are you ready? With major CE manufacturers such as LG and Sharp introducing “Ultra-HD” the industry is rapidly moving towards this new compression technology that can maintain visual quality while…


Connected TV will fail without standards says iPlayer boss

The TV industry must adopt common standards if connected TV is to succeed, says Daniel Danker, the BBC’s Head of On-Demand.


Major players win big at the TV Connect Industry Awards

Last night’s TV Connect Industry Awards made a lot of people very happy, after they bagged a range of awards from Best TV Experience Enhancement to Outstanding Contribution to the Industry. The event,…


EA boss says games will shape connected TV; Android best placed to deliver

Richard Hilleman, Chief Creative Officer of Electronic Arts used the TV Connect show to claim gaming will define the future of connected TV and the Android platform is best placed to exploit it.


Witbe showcases Quality of Experience test at TV Connect

Ensuring the quality of new multi-screen services, from start to finish, is an important process that can be helped with Witbe’s new suite of test and monitoring solutions. Witbe provides monitoring solutions, which…


Motorola’s GT-3 transcoder for multi-screen broadcasting comes to UK

Motorola’s new GT-3 MBR Transcoder offers an unrivalled channel density for TV service providers, with a record-breaking three gigapixels per second of processing. This equates to almost 50 high-definition channels transcoded simultaneously! Motorola…


Opera launches its first radio station apps on the Opera TV Store

Opera, most notably known for its web browsers for PCs, Macs, smartphones and tablets, has announced the first radio station apps for its Opera TV Store. Following a deal with the app development…


Intel adds motion control to IPTV specs

Intel has added motion control tech from Hillcrest Labs to its IPTV set top box reference design.


Mobile operator EE calls for mobile video collaboration

EE, the mobile operator that came about after the merging of Orange and T-Mobile has used the TV Connect exhibition to call for collaboration to solve the growing problem of mobile video streaming demands on…


Spotify plans to expand availability on digital TV

Spotify plans to expand its presence in the digital TV world with more apps for smart TVs and set top boxes. Already available on Samsung smart TVs, Virgin Media’s TiVo box and some…


Rovi secures DivX deal with Changhong for China

Californian based Rovi has secured an agreement with Chinese digital TV manufacturer Changhong to integrate DivX video solutions for integration within its televisions. The company will add the latest DivX HD and DivX…


Rovi and TPV to launch Philips DivX certified TVs in China

Californian based Rovi will work with TPV Technology Limited to bring Philips branded DivX certified televisions to the Chinese market. The deal with TPV is the latest in a series of deals made…


Guest Editorial: Nangu.TV and the social TV revolution

The multi-screen revolution is being driven by the consumer and is developing quickly. It offers huge potential and a bright future for operators adopting OTT across multiple devices. By delivering quality television services…

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