SERAPHIC showcases ready-to-go Freeview Play browser solution at IBC 2017

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

IBC2017: SERAPHIC provides state-of–the-art browser support for Freeview Play

SERAPHIC, the leading digital TV browser provider, is showcasing the latest features of Freeview Play at IBC2017. It provides strong support for the HbbTV technology based interactive TV standard.

Freeview Play was launched in October 2015, offering a combination of linear channels and on-demand programming. It enables its viewers to enjoy live TV and catch-up programmes from BBC iPlayer, the ITV Hub, All 4, My5 and UKTV Play sitting alongside over 70 digital channels and 15 HD channels. In March 2017, Freeview Play reached the million mark in global market.

“Freeview Play is on track to becoming the next generation platform that viewers access TV. SERAPHIC has been following Freeview Play’s latest specifications since its launch in 2015. We are excited to be one of the first in the market to provide browser support for Freeview Play, via partnership with chipset vendors and device manufacturers. Till today, our ready-to-go Freeview Play solution has been adopted by various TV and STB manufacturers such as UMC Sharp and THTF,” introduced Ye Wang, CEO at SERAPHIC.

“SERAPHIC is dedicated to playing an active role in the connected TV industry. With fast R&D circle, quick-to-respond customer support, and most importantly, fully support for the latest specifications, we will accelerate market penetration of Freeview Play in the UK, Australia, New Zealand, etc.”