Digital TV News: Ed New

iWedia Teatro TV Browser deployed on over 40 million devices
Jul 9, 2024 – iWedia's embedded browsing engine, Teatro TV Browser has now been deployed in over 40 million devices worldwide, marking a new era of connectivity and user experience.
News categories: iWedia, Hans-Juergen Desor, Digital TV, HbbTV, UX, Worldwide

Skydance and Paramount sign agreement to form 'New Paramount'
Jul 8, 2024 – Skydance Media and Paramount Global (NASDAQ: PARA, PARAA) have entered into a definitive agreement to form 'New Paramount', a next-generation media and technology leader.
News categories: Paramount Global, Skydance, Shari Redstone, David Ellison, Gerry Cardinale, Charles E. Phillips, Content Distribution, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

FRANSAT launches new 4K-UHD satellite decoders
Jul 4, 2024 – FRANSAT has launched new 4K-UHD satellite decoders. Bearing the 'FRANSAT UHD' label, the new generation supports the reception of all France's DTT channels up to 4K-UHD without subscription.
News categories: FRANSAT, Digital TV, France, Satellite, Set Top Box

inext announces next-generation set-top boxes
Jul 4, 2024 – inext has announced the release of its next-generation set-top boxes: the inext TV6 and TV6 Ultra. The boxes are based on Allwinner's H618 processor with an Android 12 operating system.
News categories: inext, Digital TV, IPTV, Middleware, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Ukraine

HARMAN and CARIAD provide further apps for Volkswagen vehicles
Jul 3, 2024 – HARMAN, alongside CARIAD, has expanded the range of apps available in the Group Application Store, a uniform in-car application store for cars of the Volkswagen Group brands, to more than 70.
News categories: HARMAN, CARIAD, Volkswagen, Jens Beckmann, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Amdocs research reveals sports experience-enhancing tech
Jun 14, 2024 – Amdocs (NASDAQ: DOX) has released research, based on a survey of UK football fans, on the technology that will enhance viewer experience at major sporting events, including the Euro 2024 tournament.
News categories: Amdocs, Gil Rosen, Digital TV, Market Research, UK, UX

Disney adds interactive ad formats powered by Brightline and KERV
Jun 13, 2024 – Disney has added new interactive advertising formats including advergaming and shoppable CTV ads, powered by Brightline and KERV Interactive, respectively.
News categories: KERV, Brightline, Disney, Marika Roque, Michael Bologna, Jamie Power, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, USA, UX

Substantial decrease in Pay TV device sales at Aferian in 2023
May 31, 2024 – Aferian (LSE AIM: AFRN) has announced results for the year ended 30 November 2023. Year-on-year, the company experienced a substantial decrease in Pay TV streaming device sales.
News categories: Aferian, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IPTV, Results, Set Top Box, Streaming, Worldwide

Google makes it easier to bring apps to cars
May 15, 2024 – Google has provided updates on its in-car offer and new programs and resources to make it easier to bring apps to cars, and has said that Max and Peacock are coming to cars with Google built-in.
News categories: Google, Apps, Digital TV, In-Car