Digital TV News: EY

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

Reach of NEXTGEN TV HDR tops 70 million homes in the U.S.
Jun 13, 2024 – U.S. broadcasters are launching new interactive services and enhanced picture and sound quality with NEXTGEN TV, now that three-quarters of households have access to NEXTGEN TV signals.
News categories: Pearl TV, RUN3TV, Anne Schelle, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, USA, UX

ITV teams up with Friend MTS in battle against piracy
Jun 4, 2024 – ITV, the UK's largest commercial broadcaster, has chosen Friend MTS's anti-piracy services to help protect its main linear channels on broadcast and streaming platforms.
News categories: Friend MTS, ITV, Chris Gibbs, Sarah Tierney, Broadcast, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Panasonic offers Fire TV, Google TV and Powered by TiVo
May 14, 2024 – Panasonic has announced its line-up of OLED and LED TVs for 2024, with high-end TVs coming with Fire TV built in. Google TV and Powered by TiVo are also offered on its W70A and W60A LED models.
News categories: Panasonic, Paul Darch, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

OTTera partners with ThinkAnalytics on enhanced personalization
Apr 25, 2024 – ThinkAnalytics has announced that OTTera will integrate ThinkAnalytics's ThinkFAST AI scheduler and ThinkAdvertising into its software, to personalize the viewing experience for its users.
News categories: ThinkAnalytics, OTTera, Marc Aldrich, Craig McEldowney, Big Data, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Meta opens Quest OS to third-party hardware makers
Apr 22, 2024 – Meta has announced that it is opening up the operating system that powers its Meta Quest devices to third-party hardware makers, giving developers a larger ecosystem to build for.
News categories: Meta, Qualcomm, Apps, Gaming, Metaverse, Semiconductor, Worldwide

CTV/OTT expected to be fastest growing media channel in U.S. in 2024
Apr 16, 2024 – Video advertising revenue in the U.S. grew 10.6% YoY in 2023, rising to $52.1 billion. Forty-two percent of this revenue was generated from CTV and OTT, according to research conducted by PwC for the IAB.
News categories: IAB, PwC, David Cohen, Jack Koch, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Roku's new Roku Pro Series televisions now available
Apr 10, 2024 – Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU) has announced that its Roku Pro Series televisions are now available. The TVs combine picture innovations and a new Voice Remote Pro with Roku's operating system.
News categories: Roku, Chris Larson,, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, UX

7 in 10 U.S. CTV users prefer streaming FAST content
Apr 4, 2024 – According to a study from LG Ad Solutions, sixty nine percent of U.S. CTV users prefer streaming free, ad supported streaming TV content instead of a paid subscription without ads.
News categories: LG Ad Solutions, Tony Marlow, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Streaming, USA