Digital TV News: HbbTV

HbbTV Symposium 2023 conference programme unveiled
Oct 23, 2023 – The HbbTV Association has unveiled the conference programme of the HbbTV Symposium and Awards 2023. The summit will take place on November 28-29 in Naples, co-hosted by Comunicare Digitale.
News categories: HbbTV Association, Comunicare Digitale, Vincent Grivet, Jon Piesing, Andrea M. Michelozzi, Advertising, Broadcast, Digital TV, HbbTV, Italy, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

wedotv launches FAST services on satellite with Eutelsat
Sep 15, 2023 – wedotv is expanding its distribution with the launch of FAST channels for Italy on Eutelsat satellites at 13°E. Viewers with a connected TV will also be able to watch via an HbbTV App.
News categories: Eutelsat, wedotv, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, HbbTV, Italy, Satellite

OTT specialist TeraVolt becomes part of Qvest Group
Sep 14, 2023 – Qvest has strengthened its portfolio with the acquisition of TeraVolt, adding capabilities that include development, consulting and project support, testing and operations, and metadata optimization.
News categories: Qvest, TeraVolt, Peter Nöthen, Tobias Künkel, Apps, Digital TV, MandA, Streaming

Allegro DVT introduces DVB-TTML subtitling test suite
Sep 7, 2023 – Allegro DVT has announced the availability of the industry's first DVB-TTML Test Suite which enables testing of the mandatory DVB-TTML Subtitling Systems Specification.
News categories: Allegro DVT, Nouar Hamze, Digital TV, QoE, UX, Worldwide

Sofia Digital and Twise combine CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM with DVB-I
Aug 29, 2023 – Sofia Digital and Twise have announced that they have worked together to enrich the CIPlus 2.0 USB CAM experience by implementing triggering services list installation from the CAM.
News categories: Sofia Digital, Twise, Juho Mäyränpää, Xavier Teil, CAM, Digital TV, IBC2023, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming, Worldwide

DTVKit introduces ORB HbbTV 2.0.3 solution
Aug 14, 2023 – DTVKit, in partnership with Ocean Blue Software, is now offering a version of the ORB HbbTV 2.0.3 solution integrated with DTVKit DVBCore and DSMCC, with versions for both RDK and Android.
News categories: DTVKit, Ocean Blue Software, ORB, Digital TV, HbbTV, IBC2023, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Worldwide

Panasonic announces 4K LED with Fire TV built-in
Jun 13, 2023 – Panasonic has announced its MX800 LED 4K Ultra HD TV with Fire TV and access to Alexa built in, offering high-quality picture and sound, paired with the content-forward experience of Fire TV.
News categories: Panasonic, Digital TV, HbbTV, Smart TV, TV OS, Worldwide

HbbTV updates Test Suite and DASH DRM Reference Application
Apr 24, 2023 – The HbbTV Association has released updated versions of the HbbTV Test Suite and DASH DRM Reference Application. The 2023-1 test suite includes newly approved tests as well as bug fixes and improvements.
News categories: HbbTV Association, Vincent Grivet, Apps, Digital TV, DRM, Europe, HbbTV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Worldwide

SAPEC to develop encoder for first live 8K DTT broadcast
Mar 21, 2023 – SAPEC will lead the creation of the encoder that will allow the RTVE-UPM Cátedra to broadcast live 8K content over DVB-T2 in Spain - the first broadcast of its kind in the world.
News categories: SAPEC, Miguel Ángel Cristóbal, Content Distribution, Digital TV, DVB-T2, Spain, Worldwide