Digital TV News: DW

Outlook for AR/VR headsets is expected to improve
Jun 18, 2024 – Global shipments of AR/VR headsets declined 67.4% YoY in the first quarter of 2024, according to data from IDC. IDC forecasts headset shipments will return to growth later this year.
News categories: IDC, Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

Titan OS launches Titan Ads
Jun 19, 2024 – Titan OS has launched Titan Ads, a marketplace for its inventory on Philips, AOC and JVC Smart TVs, enabling advertisers to reach over 30 million streaming households in Europe.
News categories: Titan OS, Jacinto Roca, Tim Edwards, Gareth Vaughan Jones, Andy Barratt, Olivier Beal, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe, Smart TV

Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS partner on XR sports
Jun 18, 2024 – Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS have partnered to accelerate commercialization of XR sports, drawing on Accedo's expertise in video, Qualcomm's XR technology, and HBS' sports ecosystem.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, HBS, Michael Lantz, Patrick Costello, Sylvain Lebreton, Digital TV, Metaverse, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

Initiative launched to accelerate programmatic TV in Europe
Jun 17, 2024 – A consortium of industry players, with The Project X Initiative (PXI), has launched the European Programmatic TV Initiative (EPTVI) to support the development of programmatic advertising in Europe.
News categories: Equativ, PubMatic, Magnite, Cadent, Adform, Teiffyon Parry, Hitesh Bhatt, Julie Selman, Marcy Pentoney, Stefan Sommer, Advertising, Digital TV, Europe

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

Apple Vision Pro arrives in new countries and regions
Jun 10, 2024 – Apple Vision Pro will be available in China mainland, Hong Kong, Japan and Singapore from June 28. In Australia, Canada, France, Germany and the UK the device will be available from July 12.
News categories: Apple, Tim Cook, Asia, Digital TV, Europe, Metaverse

Hisense TV ranks no. 2 globally in Q1 2024
Jun 14, 2024 – Data from Omdia shows that global shipments of Hisense TVs for Q1 2024 were 6.32 million, ranking Hisense No. 2 overall in the global market from 2022 to 2024 Q1.
News categories: Hisense, Omdia, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

Software private equity firm Clearhaven acquires Zixi
Jun 13, 2024 – Clearhaven Partners has announced that it has acquired Zixi. Zixi's executive leadership team invested alongside Clearhaven in the transaction. Financial terms were not disclosed.
News categories: Zixi, Clearhaven Partners, Gordon Brooks, Michelle Noon, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Worldwide

Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony show live TV over 5G SA network
Jun 13, 2024 – Ericsson, with 3 Denmark, TV 2 and Sony, has successfully trialed a live television broadcast of a football match over a 5G standalone (SA) network, using millimeter wave (mmWave) technology.
News categories: Ericsson, 3 Denmark, TV 2, Sony Professional, Niclas Backlund, Kim Christensen, Morten Brandstrup, Claus Pfeifer, 5G, Content Distribution, Denmark, Digital TV