Digital TV News: Chris Jo

Red Bee, Nowtilus and Equativ launch FAST channels on LG Smart TVs with High View
Sep 29, 2022 – Red Bee Media, Nowtilus and Equativ (formerly Smart) have announced the launch of a jointly created FAST offering. High View is the debut customer, distributing the content on LG Smart TVs through LG Channels.
News categories: Red Bee Media, High View, LG Electronics, Nowtilus, Equativ, Steve Nylund, Alexander Trauttmansdorff, Chris Jo, Austria, Digital TV, Germany, Smart TV, Streaming, Switzerland

LG replaces legacy Smart TV ACR with own proprietary solution
Sep 15, 2022 – LG Ads Solutions has announced the rollout of its proprietary ACR technology across LG TVs globally. The rollout will replace legacy technology across Europe, Africa, Asia-Pacific, Latin America, and Australia.
News categories: LG Ads, LG Electronics, Raghu Kodige, Chris Jo, Advertising, Africa, Asia, Australia, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, Latin America, Smart TV

Discovery develops audience measurement for its Olympic Winter Games coverage
Feb 1, 2018 – As part of their preparations to deliver coverage of the Olympic Winter Games, Discovery and its sports brand Eurosport have developed a methodology to measure audience behavior across Europe. The metrics will capture data across free-to-air, pay TV, online and social platforms.
News categories: Discovery, Jean-Briac Perrette, Chris Jones, Thomas Bach, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, Mobile

Industry forum formed to boost VR adoption
Jan 5, 2017 – At CES, 28 companies announced the Virtual Reality Industry Forum (VRIF), a not-for-profit company with its purpose stated as: “To further the widespread availability of high-quality audiovisual VR experiences, for the benefit of consumers.”
News categories: Virtual Reality Industry Forum, David Price, Chris Johns, CES2023, Digital TV, Metaverse, Worldwide

Digital TV Group launches the UK UHD Forum
Aug 1, 2013 – The Digital TV Group has announced the launch of the UK UHD Forum. The group will co-ordinate UK requirements to build a knowledge base for the future interoperability of Ultra HD, and will work hand-in-hand with FAME and other European standards organisations.
News categories: Digital TV Group, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UK

VUDU, Brightcove Partner to Deliver Ad Supported Content to Set Top Box
May 12, 2009 – VUDU Inc. and Brightcove have partnered to enable Brightcove customers to distribute their content directly to the living room television via VUDU. The first feature available will be the MyPlay application, which offers current Sony Music videos.
News categories: VUDU, Brightcove, Content Distribution, Set Top Box, Streaming