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Vantiva RDK device shipments exceed 125 million
May 13, 2024 – Vantiva (Paris: VANTI) has shipped more than 125 million RDK-based CPE products since 2012. The milestone includes both RDK-Broadband and RDK-Video shipments.
News categories: Vantiva, RDK Management, Leopold Diouf, Jason Briggs, CPE, Digital TV, RDK, Set Top Box, Worldwide

VinFast first with Sony Pictures in-car service
May 10, 2024 – VinFast Auto has launched Sony Pictures Entertainment's new online service, RIDEVU, on its VF 8 electric car model in the US. RIDEVU offers access to a selection of over 2,000 movies.
News categories: VinFast, Sony Pictures, David Duncan, Pete Wood, Apps, Canada, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA

Hubbl integrates global streaming apps with Amdocs
May 8, 2024 – Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX) has announced that Foxtel has deployed its Subscription Marketplace on Foxtel's streaming aggregation service, Hubbl, integrating global streaming content apps into the platform.
News categories: Amdocs, Hubbl, Anthony Goonetilleke, Les Wigan, Apps, Australia, Digital TV, Streaming

Simply.TV provides metadata to Drei TV Austria
May 7, 2024 – Simply.TV has announced that it is providing Drei TV with metadata for all its linear channels and catch-up libraries. Enhanced content visuals aim to boost the Drei streaming experience.
News categories: Simply.TV, Drei TV, Eva-Maria Oberdorfer, Austria, Big Data, Digital TV, UX

Japanese brand to launch TVs 'Powered by TiVo'
May 8, 2024 – In its 1st quarter 2024 results, Xperi (NYSE: XPER) has announced that a Japanese brand is to launch smart TVs Powered by TiVo in Europe prior to UEFA Euro 2024.
News categories: Xperi Inc, Jon Kirchner, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, In-Car, IPTV, Results, Smart TV, TV OS, UK, Worldwide

ACCESS and Neusoft offer integrated in-vehicle solution
May 8, 2024 – The ACCESS Twine for Car (Twine4Car) Appstore has been integrated with Neusoft Global Navigation Product Family to create a combined in-vehicle mobility service solution for OEMs.
News categories: ACCESS Europe, Neusoft, Aono Masahiro, Guan Xin, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Red Bee, WWTV provide schedule services to World Poker Tour
May 6, 2024 – World Poker Tour has contracted with Who’s Watching TV for its WWTV Explorer Service program and schedule analysis tool, accompanied by TV listing data supplied by Red Bee Media.
News categories: Red Bee Media, World Poker Tour, WWTV, Shaun Stark, Marcia Hernandez, Big Data, Digital TV, UX, Worldwide

Anoki launches AI-powered experience on Google TV
May 2, 2024 – Anoki has launched Live TVx, a free streaming service on Google TV devices. Live TVx uses Anoki AI to curate and prioritize channels based on individual user viewing habits.
News categories: Anoki, Raghu Kodige, Advertising, Digital TV, USA, UX

Aptoide sells stake in Faurecia Aptoide Automotive
May 2, 2024 – Aptoide has announced the sale of its participation in Faurecia Aptoide Automotive to Forvia. Faurecia Aptoide is forecast to achieve 20% market share in automotive apps by 2025 and 35% by 2030.
News categories: Aptoide, Forvia, Paulo Trezentos, Patrick Koller, Apps, Content Distribution, In-Car, MandA, Worldwide