Digital TV News: EDO

Italy approves regulation defining icon for DTT devices
Jul 15, 2024 – Italy's Communications Regulatory Authority, AGCOM, has approved a regulation aimed at ensuring easy and clear accessibility to DTT content, via an icon to be used on the home screen of TV devices.
News categories: AGCOM, Digital TV, Italy, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UX

9 of the 11 most widespread TV and VOD groups in Europe are US-based
Jul 11, 2024 – The European Audiovisual Observatory has published a new edition of its annual report on TV channels, on-demand services and video-sharing platforms in Europe.
News categories: European Audiovisual Observatory, Dr. Agnes Schneeberger, Digital TV, Europe, Market Research

AR/VR panel shipments to increase 12% in 2024
Jul 1, 2024 – DSCC is forecasting display shipments for AR/VR headsets to grow 12% Y/Y in 2024. DSCC now expects panel shipments in 2024 to be much lower than the 19M units previously forecast.
News categories: DSCC, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

LG in-vehicle entertainment platform supports Qt app development
Jun 26, 2024 – Qt Group and LG are joining forces to embed the Qt software framework for application development in LG's webOS based ACPLG’s in-vehicle entertainment platform.
News categories: Qt Group, LG Electronics, Juha Varelius, Sang-yong Lee, Apps, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, TV OS, Worldwide

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

Max arrives in France and Poland
Jun 11, 2024 – Max is now live and available to watch in France and Poland, Warner Bros. Discovery (WBD) has announced, completing the first wave of European launches that began last month.
News categories: Warner Bros. Discovery, JB Perrette, Digital TV, France, Poland, Streaming

Accedo and Deutsche Telekom partner on immersive sports streaming
Jun 6, 2024 – Accedo has worked with Deutsche Telekom on XR sports streaming of live sports, showing interactive features such as live stats, multi-camera feeds, player cards and 3D sponsored experiences.
News categories: Accedo, Deutsche Telekom, Michael Lantz, Daniel Aslam, Advertising, Digital TV, Germany, Metaverse, Streaming, UX

ITV teams up with Friend MTS in battle against piracy
Jun 4, 2024 – ITV, the UK's largest commercial broadcaster, has chosen Friend MTS's anti-piracy services to help protect its main linear channels on broadcast and streaming platforms.
News categories: Friend MTS, ITV, Chris Gibbs, Sarah Tierney, Broadcast, Content Protection, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Belgium's BASE adds broadband and TV to mobile offer
Jun 3, 2024 – BASE has announced that from June 3rd, it will be adding a fixed Internet offer (BASE Internet) and a TV offer (BASE TV) to its existing mobile offering (BASE mobile).
News categories: BASE, Telenet, Gérald Demortier, John Porter, Belgium, Broadband, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box