Digital TV News: Skype

1.5 million visitors each week to Samsung's UK Smart TV hub
Nov 17, 2014 – Samsung has said that its Smart TV platform now has more than 1.5 million weekly unique users in the UK. From catch-upp TV through to Ultra HD content, Samsung has a wide range of content available to download for viewers.
News categories: Samsung, Doug d'Souza, Market Research, Smart TV, Streaming, UK

Xbox One Digital TV Tuner launched
Aug 7, 2014 – Microsoft has announced that Xbox One users in the UK, France, Germany, Italy and Spain will be able to experience live TV features on Xbox One with the new Xbox One Digital TV Tuner.
News categories: Xbox, Cable TV, Digital TV, DVB-T2, France, Gaming, Germany, Italy, Spain, Terrestrial, UK

GameTree™ TV launches on Philips Smart TVs
Sep 5, 2013 – TransGaming (TSX VENTURE:TNG) has announced the launch of GameTree™ TV on TP Vision's line of Philip's TVs. GameTree TV can be played on the 2013 Smart TV's showed at IFA.
News categories: TransGaming, TP Vision, Apps, IFABerlin, Smart TV

Microsoft unveils Xbox One home entertainment system
May 21, 2013 – Microsoft (Nasdaq: MSFT) has unveiled its Xbox One, an all-in-one gaming and entertainment system. At Microsoft's headquarters, the company has showcased how Xbox One puts the user at the center for games, TV, movies, music, sports and Skype.
News categories: Xbox, Digital TV, Gaming, Set Top Box, Streaming

700,000 subscribers at UPC DTH
Dec 17, 2012 – UPC DTH has announced that its customer base has reached 700,000. Since UPC separated its satellite business from its cable operations in Hungary, Czech Republic and Slovakia, UPC DTH has managed to grow its subscriber base more than 10% annually.
News categories: UPC DTH, Czech Republic, Hungary, Satellite, Slovakia, Subscribers

Smart TVs purchased in 2012 effectively obsolete by 2015
Nov 28, 2012 – With their long lifecycles, TVs are not the right device to be the hub of the digital home. Instead, devices that are regularly replaced will be the key devices in the digital home experience, according to Informa Telecoms & Media.
News categories: Informa Telecoms & Media, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Streaming

eyeSight announces world's first Android set top box with gesture control
Sep 18, 2012 – eyeSight Mobile Technologies has partnered with Korean set-top box (STB) company Innodigital to release the world's first Android smart set-top box with integrated gesture recognition technology.
News categories: eyeSight Mobile, Innodigital, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box

Sigma Designs Launches Two Media Processors With Integrated Home Connectivity
Sep 9, 2012 – Sigma Designs (NASDAQ: SIGM) has announced the introduction of its SMP8680 and SMP8682 media processors, which deliver integrated HPNA connectivity for IPTV and hybrid Set-Top Boxes (STBs).
News categories: Digital TV, IBC2024, ICs, IPTV, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart Home

Stream TV announces manufacturing partner for Ultra-D 3D without glasses technology
May 16, 2012 – Stream TV Networks has announced a manufacturing partnership with Unihan (Pegatron) for Stream TV's 3D without glasses devices. The 3D without glasses devices will be equipped with Stream TV's proprietary Ultra-D™ technology.
News categories: Stream TV Networks, Pegatron, Metaverse, Smart TV