Digital TV News: EBU

EBU sets out strategic asks on generative AI and media
Jun 11, 2024 – The EBU has released a strategic paper on generative AI and media. In the paper, the EBU extracts the hot button topics around generative AI for public service media.
News categories: EBU, Eric Scherer, Big Data, Digital TV, Europe, Regulation

Ease Live and Bedrock create M6+ Live Sport Experience
Jun 11, 2024 – Bedrock and Ease Live are collaborating to provide media and entertainment companies with immersive video experiences through Interactive Overlays, significantly enhancing viewer engagement.
News categories: Ease Live, Bedrock, Kjetil Horneland, Jonas Engwall, Digital TV, France, Streaming, UX

MediaTek to debut Pentonic 800 SoC at Computex 2024
May 31, 2024 – At Computex 2024, MediaTek will debut its Pentonic 800 SoC for 4K premium smart TVs and displays. During the show, MediaTek will exhibit in a private booth.
News categories: MediaTek, Joe Chen, Digital TV, ICs, Smart TV, Taiwan, Worldwide

LG Automotive Content Platform features in new Kia EV
May 27, 2024 – LG is bringing its Automotive Content Platform (ACP) powered by webOS to the latest all-electric SUV from Kia. ACP initially debuted in Korea last year on Hyundai's Genesis GV80 and GV80 Coupe.
News categories: LG Electronics, Kia, Eun Seok-hyun, Ryu Chang-sung, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Xperi debuts TiVo One cross-screen ad platform
May 21, 2024 – TiVo (NYSE:XPER) has added to the capabilities of the Xperi media platform with the launch of the TiVo One ad platform, combining ad inventory across multiple end-points in the home and the car.
News categories: Xperi, Jon Kirchner, Mike Laband, Advertising, Digital TV, In-Car, IPTV, Smart TV, TV OS, USA, Worldwide

VinFast first with Sony Pictures in-car service
May 10, 2024 – VinFast Auto has launched Sony Pictures Entertainment's new online service, RIDEVU, on its VF 8 electric car model in the US. RIDEVU offers access to a selection of over 2,000 movies.
News categories: VinFast, Sony Pictures, David Duncan, Pete Wood, Apps, Canada, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA

VIZIO reports Q1 2024 financial results
May 8, 2024 – VIZIO Holding (NYSE: VZIO) has announced results for the three months ended March 31, 2024. The company reported 18.6 million SmartCast Active Accounts. SmartCast ARPU increased 17% YoY to $34.24.
News categories: VIZIO, Advertising, Digital TV, Results, Smart TV, Streaming, USA

Samba TV uses GenAI to provide actionable context for video ads
May 1, 2024 – Samba TV has debuted Samba AI, generative AI technology that provides insights into the context of what's happening on TV, showing that for video ads context is as crucial as the content itself.
News categories: Samba TV, Ashwin Navin, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, NewFronts, Smart TV, Worldwide

Roku unveils screensaver ad integrations, ad partnerships and fresh content
Apr 30, 2024 – At its annual IAB NewFront presentation in New York City, Roku (Nasdaq: ROKU) debuted new video experiences, ad solutions and content partnerships.
News categories: Roku, Charlie Collier, David Eilenberg, Advertising, Digital TV, NewFronts, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, TV OS, USA, UX