Digital TV News: DR

HARMAN and CARIAD provide further apps for Volkswagen vehicles
Jul 3, 2024 – HARMAN, alongside CARIAD, has expanded the range of apps available in the Group Application Store, a uniform in-car application store for cars of the Volkswagen Group brands, to more than 70.
News categories: HARMAN, CARIAD, Volkswagen, Jens Beckmann, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

SABC unveils revamped SABC Plus
Jul 3, 2024 – SABC has updated its OTT platform, SABC Plus. The new features are designed to enhance the user experience with a seamless, intuitive interface and personalised content recommendations.
News categories: SABC, Nomsa Chabeli, Apps, Digital TV, South Africa, Streaming

Simply.TV acquires InFlow Media
Jul 3, 2024 – Simply.TV has acquired InFlow Media. InFlow Media provides EPG metadata and has been instrumental in supporting the transition to time-shift viewing, PVRs and VOD in the Nordics.
News categories: Simply.TV, InFlow Media, Daniel Rühmann, Rune Skogeng, Tina Mari Flem, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, MandA, UX

Planetcast announces faultless delivery of 2024 IPL season
Jul 3, 2024 – Planetcast Media Services has announced faultless delivery of the Indian Premier League (IPL) 2024 season, with zero downtime or glitches across 74 matches held in 13 stadiums.
News categories: Planetcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, India, Worldwide

Mirriad and Insight TV partner on advanced ad formats and viewer experience
Jul 1, 2024 – Mirriad and Insight TV are collaborating on ad format innovation, programmatic and audience targeting, and research and development, focusing particularly on Insight TV's FAST channels.
News categories: Mirriad, Insight TV, Stephan Beringer, Courtney Williams, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Tubi and Pluto lead U.S. surge in free streaming
Jul 1, 2024 – Netflix once again tops the must keep list in 2024 for the fifth year in a row, solidifying its presence as the leading ‘Must Keep’ TV brand in the U.S., according to Solutions Research Group (SRG).
News categories: Solutions Research Group, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Passes selects Bitmovin Player and Analytics to empower creators
Jun 26, 2024 – Passes has deployed the Bitmovin Player and Analytics on Google Cloud to provide a more seamless streaming experience for its users, with more robust DRM support to protect creators' content.
News categories: Bitmovin, Passes, Stefan Lederer, Aaron Friedlander, Digital TV, DRM, Media Player, Streaming, Worldwide

LG in-vehicle entertainment platform supports Qt app development
Jun 26, 2024 – Qt Group and LG are joining forces to embed the Qt software framework for application development in LG's webOS based ACPLG’s in-vehicle entertainment platform.
News categories: Qt Group, LG Electronics, Juha Varelius, Sang-yong Lee, Apps, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

Drei TV selects ATEME to power OTT streaming service
Jun 27, 2024 – Ateme has announced that it is powering Drei TV's OTT streaming service in Austria. Drei TV has deployed ATEME's video processing, management, and orchestration solutions.
News categories: ATEME, Drei, Johannes Schlieszus, Günter Lischka, Austria, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming