HbbTV Association to issue RFP for HbbTV 2.0 test material

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014 
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HbbTV 2.0 test material RFI

GENEVA — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, has issued a Request For Information (RFI) soliciting members of the industry to comment on and register to receive a Request For Proposal (RFP) to be issued at a future date for the development of test material to be used for conformance testing of terminals implementing its upcoming HbbTV 2.0 specification.

The RFI is available on the HbbTV website and includes details of the upcoming work along with all information necessary to respond.

“Conformance testing of devices benefits the entire industry and accelerates the deployment of HbbTV 2.0 services globally”, says Dr. Klaus Illgner, chairman of the HbbTV Association. “By opening the test material development process to include companies specializing in product testing, we hope to increase the overall understanding of HbbTV in the television industry”