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IZON to unveil 3D TV without glasses at 2014 International CES
Nov 19, 2013 – IZON™ will debut its line of 3D LED televisions without glasses at the 2014 International CES. The company is anticipating the launch of its line of LED screens with 32", 47" and 55" glasses-free models by the second quarter of 2014.
News categories: IZON, Joseph DiFrancesco, 3D, CES, Digital TV, Smart TV, USA
Altech Multimedia and 'yes' Israel extend partnership
Nov 13, 2013 – Altech Multimedia and DBS Satellite Services ('YES') have signed an agreement for the provision of a new generation of set-top boxes to the Israeli satellite pay-TV provider. The set-top boxes are based Broadcom chipsets.
News categories: Altech Multimedia, 'yes', Ron Eilon, Bartolomeo Caputo, Digital TV, Israel, Satellite, Set Top Box
ARM and eyeSight bring gesture recognition to ARM Mali GPUs
Oct 14, 2013 – eyeSight has announced that it has completed extensive work in partnership with ARM to optimize its leading gesture recognition solution for use on ARM’s Mali T600 Graphics Processing Units.
News categories: eyeSight, ARM, Pete Hutton, Gideon Shmuel, Middleware, Semiconductor, Silicon IP
beActive launches beActive TV APP for Samsung devices
Sep 6, 2013 – beActive has launched, at IFA, its multi-platform beActive TV APP. It's a 3-device player (Connected TV, Tablet and Smartphones) that allows free access to hundreds of episodes of beActive's TV and Web series.
News categories: beActive, Apps, IFA2013, Multiscreen, OTT, Smart TV, Smartphone, Tablet
Sigma Designs HomePlugAV chosen by 'yes' for VoD and multi-room
Aug 5, 2013 – Sigma Designs (Nasdaq: SIGM) has announced that 'yes', an Israeli satellite provider, has chosen Sigma Designs, to help strengthen their video-on-demand and multi-room customer services.
News categories: Sigma Designs, 'yes', Home Networking, Israel, Satellite, Semiconductor
UCSC researchers develop 3D display with no ghosting for viewers without glasses
Jul 12, 2013 – Researchers at the University of California, Santa Cruz, have developed a prototype for 3D+2D television that allows viewers with stereo glasses to see 3D images, while viewers without the glasses see a normal 2D image.
News categories: UCSC, 3D, Digital TV, Smart TV
Technicolor reports second half 2012 results
Feb 22, 2013 – Technicolor (Paris: TCH) has released its 2012 full year results. In the second half of 2012, Connected Home revenues totaled €671 million, up 29.9% at current currency and up 26.6% at constant currency compared to the second half of 2011.
News categories: Technicolor, Cable Modem, Cable TV, Gateway, Licensing, Patent, Results, Router, Satellite, Set Top Box
Over half of US multichannel video households have a DVR
Nov 30, 2012 – Leichtman Research Group (LRG) has found that 52% of households in the US that subscribe to a multichannel video service have a Digital Video Recorder (DVR), compared to 4% for those do not subscribe to a multichannel video service.
News categories: Leichtman Research, Cable TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Market Research, Personal Video Recorder, Satellite, Set Top Box, USA
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- Sigma Designs announces turn-key hybrid set top box with Ginga
- SMiT launches CI+ 1.3 VoD CAM into Netherlands market
- INSIDE Secure protects premium mobile entertainment for Sky Italia
- Sequans and Huawei collaborate to advance LTE broadcast technology
- ATSC establishes Candidate Standard for Interactive TV
- Portugal adds 13,000 pay TV subscribers in 3Q 2013
- Smart TV market worth $265 billion by 2016
- New Zealand switches off analogue TV signal
- LOVEFiLM launches streaming application on PlayStation 4
- Embratel acquires Net Serviços in Brazil
- Vivendi approves plan to spin-off SFR
- Creonic announces DVB-S2 IP cores
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- LOVEFiLM launches streaming application on Xbox One
- Deutsche Telekom adds iPhone support for Entertain to Go service
- Television now 55% digital as analogue broadcasting switch-off advances worldwide
- Entel to offer satellite TV in Bolivia
- DVB Steering Board Ratifies GSE-LITE Specification