Digital TV News: Digital TV Group

SimpleStream to Launch OTT TV Platform in Q2 2012
Mar 21, 2012 – SimpleStream has announced that it is to launch it's own OTT consumer television platform called TVPlayer. SimpleStream will use its OTT technologies and CDN infrastructure to launch TVPlayer initially in the UK this summer.
News categories: SimpleStream, Streaming, UK, Video Exchange

DTG unveils next-generation features for Freeview platform
Feb 29, 2012 – The DTG has announced the latest technical specification enhancements for Freeview and Freeview HD - as the digital television industry gathers for its annual Summit on 2 March in London. An updated D-Book will be published on 31 March 2012.
News categories: DTG, Digital TV, MHEG-5, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

UK HbbTV based Connected TV specification approved for publication
Sep 30, 2011 – The Digital TV Group (DTG) has announced that the 7th edition of the 'D-Book' - the interoperability specification for UK DTT and HbbTV-based 'Connected TV' hybrid products and services - has been formally approved.
News categories: Digital TV Group, Digital TV, HbbTV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

DTG publishes D-Book 7
Apr 6, 2011 – The Digital TV Group (DTG) has announced that it has published D-Book 7, the detailed interoperability specification for UK digital terrestrial television with extended Connected TV functionality.
News categories: Digital TV Group, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

S&T delivers connected content for Freeview HD and Freesat
Feb 11, 2011 – Strategy & Technology (S&T) technology is helping to deliver on demand video content over broadband to Freeview HD and Freesat set-top boxes and IDTVs as part of the new MHEG Interaction Channel (MHEG-IC).
News categories: S&T, Digital TV, Middleware, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK, Video Exchange

DTG unveils 'one stop shop' for Connected TV, HbbTV, Freeview and Freesat Test and Conformance at IBC 2010
Sep 11, 2010 – The Digital TV Group (DTG) has announced that DTG Testing is to provide manufacturers with a single facility for Connected TV, HbbTV, Freeview, Freesat and Digital Tick test and conformance, with Project Canvas support in development.
News categories: Digital TV Group, HbbTV, IBC2022, Satellite, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

DTG consults on innovation and interoperability in UK DTT
Jul 5, 2010 – The Digital TV Group (DTG), the independent industry body responsible for the technical development of UK digital terrestrial television (DTT), has launched a consultation on interoperability and innovation on the DTT platform.
News categories: Digital TV Group, Regulation, Terrestrial, UK

Project Canvas releases further information on technical specifications
May 28, 2010 – Project Canvas is making the next set of technical specifications available to industry through the Digital Television Group (DTG) with a timetable for when further technical documents will also be released.
News categories: Project Canvas, Digital TV Group, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

Project Canvas submits technical documents to DTG
May 7, 2010 – Project Canvas has submitted key documents to the Digital Television Group (DTG) making the next set of technical specifications available to industry.
News categories: Project Canvas, Digital TV Group, Digital TV, IPTV, Media Player, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart Home, Smart TV, Streaming, UK