Digital TV News: Manhattan

Freeview Play to launch in UK on Panasonic TVs next month
Sep 3, 2015 – Freeview and Digital UK have announced that the new Freeview Play connected TV service, the next generation of the UK’s biggest TV platform, will launch in October. Panasonic televisions will be the first to introduce the service.
News categories: Freeview, Digital UK, Panasonic, Guy North, Caroline Thomson, Andrew Denham, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming, Terrestrial, UK

UK's Freesat adds over 19,000 new homes in 1H 2015
Aug 6, 2015 – Freesat has continued its positive start to the year with strong take-up of Freetime, its connected TV service, which has seen a 200% year-on-year increase in new connected customers. Freetime sales grew by 48% year-on-year for the first six months of 2015.
News categories: Freesat, Alistair Thom, Digital TV, Market Research, Satellite, Set Top Box, UK

Manhattan developing a range of Freeview Play set-top boxes
Jun 23, 2015 – Digital UK and Freeview have announced that set-top box manufacturer Manhattan TV will launch a range of Freeview Play products early next year. The UK-owned company will offer a standalone receiver (T3) and two digital recorders (T3-R).
News categories: Manhattan, Digital UK, Freeview, Abbas Arbab-Zadeh, Ilse Howling, Guy North, Digital TV, DVR, Set Top Box, Terrestrial, UK

Manhattan to manufacture a new line of Freesat set top boxes
May 27, 2014 – Freesat has announced that Manhattan Technology intends to manufacture a new line of Freetime set top boxes. The Freesat mobile companion app will also work in conjunction with the Manhattan Freetime set-top boxes.
News categories: Manhattan Tech, Freesat, Emma Scott, Abbas Arbab-Zadeh, Digital TV, Satellite, Set Top Box, UK

Mobile Digital TV to Showcase Services and Devices at Mobile Marketing Forum
Jun 11, 2012 – The Open Mobile Video Coalition will use the Mobile Marketing Association Forum to showcase Mobile DTV services that America's broadcasters are poised to launch. New devices will bring Mobile DTV to cell phones, tablets, portable TVs and autos.
News categories: Open Mobile Video Coalition, Mobile, USA

LG Previews Google TV At Internet Week
May 14, 2012 – LG (KSE: 066570) is conducting live demonstrations of LG's Google TV models at Internet Week New York. LG's Smart TV with Google TV (G2 Series) combines the power of Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) services with the speed of LG's new L9 dual-core chipset.
News categories: LG Electronics, Google TV, Metaverse, Middleware, Silicon IP, Smart TV, Streaming

YouView releases final tech spec and confirms device partners
Apr 14, 2011 – YouView has published its final core technical specification and announced further device partners. The specification covers technologies to enable the delivery of broadcast and IP enabled content to a TV set via a broadband connected device.
News categories: YouView, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart Home, Smart TV, Streaming, UK

Eurosat selects Miniweb to provide enhanced Connected TV Services
Mar 24, 2010 – Eurosat together with Miniweb have announced the integration of Miniweb's Connected TV Services Platform into a new range of HD Freeview set top boxes. An initial UK launch is planned for later this year.
News categories: Miniweb, Eurosat, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Middleware, Set Top Box, Terrestrial, UK

Sigma Commits Android™ Support Across Its Line of Consumer Media Processors
Oct 6, 2009 – Sigma Designs (Nasdaq: SIGM) has announced its commitment to broad scale support of the Android™ operating system on its media processor SoCs.
News categories: OESF, Sigma Designs, MIPS Technologies, Blu-ray, Digital TV, IPTV, Middleware, Semiconductor, Set Top Box