Digital TV News: ZDF

ZDF relies on measurement infrastructure from smartclip
May 30, 2024 – ZDF is using technology from smartclip for the digital measurement and audience analysis of its main channel, ZDF, as well as for the special interest channels ZDFneo and ZDFinfo.
News categories: smartclip, ZDF, Thomas Servatius, Dr. Florian Kumb, Big Data, Digital TV, Germany

Verance shows HbbTV ADB2 watermarking at DVB World 2024
Mar 19, 2024 – At the 2024 DVB World Conference, Verance is showing a demonstration of its watermarking technology integrated into the HbbTV ADB2 application discovery ecosystem.
News categories: Verance, HbbTV Association, Nil Shah, Vincent Grivet, Advertising, Apps, Broadcast, Content Identification, Digital TV, Germany, HbbTV, Smart TV, Worldwide

Xperi expands Powered by TiVo media platform's global footprint
Jan 8, 2024 – At CES 2024, Xperi (NYSE: XPER) has announced Konka as a new Smart TV OEM for its Powered by TiVo Smart TV platform and an extended partnership with BMW for its DTS AutoStage Video Service.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, CES2024, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

Tele Columbus goes live with PŸUR TV STB featuring 3SS UX
Dec 6, 2023 – 3SS has announced that Tele Columbus has gone live with its new hybrid STB service PŸUR TV. The STB is delivering an advanced entertainment experience thanks to 3SS' 3Ready product platform.
News categories: 3SS, Tele Columbus, Stefan Blickensdoerfer, Markus Oswald, Cable TV, Digital TV, Germany, Set Top Box, UX

DVB Project elects new Steering Board
Nov 13, 2023 – The General Assembly of the DVB Project has elected a new Steering Board to serve for the coming two years. It includes representatives of 43 companies across DVB's four member constituencies.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Regulation, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Worldwide

TeraVolt develops interactive HbbTV app for ZDFmediathek
Nov 2, 2023 – TeraVolt has developed Zapping Player as a new feature in the ZDFmediathek. With Zapping Player, functionalities previously only available on social media can be used via HbbTV on the big screen.
News categories: TeraVolt, ZDF, Apps, Digital TV, Germany, HbbTV

OTT specialist TeraVolt becomes part of Qvest Group
Sep 14, 2023 – Qvest has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of TeraVolt, adding capabilities that include development, consulting and project support, testing and operations, and metadata optimization.
News categories: Qvest, TeraVolt, Peter Nöthen, Tobias Künkel, Apps, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming

First results of German DVB-I Pilot to be shown at IBC 2022
Sep 7, 2022 – Stakeholders from the media industry, including broadcasters, device manufacturers, software providers and research companies have announced the start of the 'German DVB-I Pilot'.
News categories: DVB Project, DVB-I, Remo Vogel, Broadcast, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, IBC2023, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

Roku launches player line-up for Germany
Sep 27, 2021 – Roku has introduced its streaming player line-up for Germany, including the Roku Express, Roku Express 4K, Roku Streaming Stick 4K and Roku Streambar. Roku players are powered by the Roku OS.
News categories: Roku, Bart Bomers, Digital TV, Germany, Set Top Box, Streaming