Digital TV News: LG

HEVC Advance patent licensors file infringement proceedings against Roku
Jul 3, 2024 – HEVC Advance Patent Pool Licensors have filed patent infringement proceedings against Roku for infringing patents essential to the HEVC/H.265 digital video coding standard.
News categories: Access Advance, Roku, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, 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

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

LG and Blacknut provide cloud video games through webOS
Jun 18, 2024 – LG and Blacknut have partnered to bring additional cloud gaming options to LG Smart TVs in the U.S. with the addition of Jackbox Party Starter & Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway.
News categories: Blacknut, LG Electronics, Olivier Avaro, Matthew Durgin, Digital TV, Gaming, Smart TV, TV OS, USA

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming

CTVMA publishes 2024 global Smart TV OS market share data
Jun 16, 2024 – The Connected TV Marketing Association (CTVMA) has announced its 2024 Global Smart TV Operating System (OS) Market Share Rankings covering eleven of the world's leading Smart TV OSes.
News categories: CTVMA, James Grant Hay, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

Ease Live and Bedrock create M6+ Live Sport Experience
Jun 11, 2024 – Bedrock and Ease Live are collaborating to provide media and entertainment companies with immersive video experiences through Interactive Overlays, significantly enhancing viewer engagement.
News categories: Ease Live, Bedrock, Kjetil Horneland, Jonas Engwall, Digital TV, France, Streaming, UX

ORS and 3SS bring simpliTV to VIDAA OS-based Smart TVs
Jun 6, 2024 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS) has announced that  ORS  has gone live on Hisense smart TVs with its super-aggregated multiscreen simpliTV service. The app is powered by the VIDAA operating system.
News categories: 3SS, ORS Group, VIDAA, Kai-Christian Borchers, Philipp Dainese, Apps, Austria, Digital TV, Smart TV, TV OS