Digital TV News: Ken Helps

Ocean Blue Software teams with Rovi for home networking TV software
Oct 29, 2009 – Ocean Blue Software has announced a collaboration with Rovi Corporation (NASDAQ: ROVI) to integrate Rovi's Connected Platform software for Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) capabilities into its Sunrise digital video broadcast (DVB) stack.
News categories: Ocean Blue, Rovi Corp, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart Home, Smart TV

Ocean Blue Software and Opera unite for Internet TV solution
Sep 9, 2009 – Ocean Blue Software and Opera Software have announced a joint collaboration to deliver a fully integrated DVB Web-based solution for offering advanced digital TV capabilities such as Internet-based streaming of TV content.
News categories: Ocean Blue, Opera Software, Digital TV, IBC2022, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

On-screen text-to-speech 'talking' chipset to be launched
Aug 11, 2009 – On-screen text such as TV programme guides, digital displays and menus are set to be brought to life with the power of speech thanks to a new 'talking' chipset resulting from a collaboration between the RNIB and leading digital technology companies.
News categories: RNIB, Ocean Blue Software, TW Electronics, Digital Technology Advisory, STMicroelectronics, Digital TV, Middleware, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart TV, UK

Ocean Blue launches CI+ software products
Feb 10, 2009 – Ocean Blue Software has released its Sunrise CI+ software product. Sunrise CI+ enables the delivery of content in a secure way, adding value by enabling the branding of content, as well as assisting OEM/ODMs as they aim to reduce time-to-market.
News categories: Ocean Blue, CI Plus, Content Protection, Digital TV, Middleware, Peripherals / Accessories, Set Top Box, Smart TV

New Software Is First To Power Next Generation of HD Televisions
Oct 7, 2008 – The new Sunrise software from Ocean Blue is the first software that incorporates power saving functions, HD, USB support, digital and analogue formats, which can all operate on a single internal chipset, as opposed to the multiple chips currently in use.
News categories: Ocean Blue, Middleware, Smart TV

Ocean Blue develops hot-plug USB software to turn TVs and set-top boxes into PVRs
Jul 23, 2008 – Ocean Blue has developed a hot-plug USB software extension for set-top boxes and integrated Digital TVs that allows consumers to activate PVR functionality on low-cost base models by simply plugging in a USB memory stick or USB hard drive.
News categories: Ocean Blue Software, Digital TV, DVR, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV

Ocean Blue Demonstrates World's First CI+ Application
Jun 2, 2008 – Ocean Blue Software has produced the world's first CI+ application. The application is the first to use the new Common Interface Plus (CI+) standard, delivering advanced, graphic applications inside a CAM, to run on a CI+ enabled TV.
News categories: Ocean Blue, CI+ Forum, ANGA COM, Content Protection, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV

UK company first with truly mobile TV
Mar 18, 2008 – Bristol-based Ocean Blue Software is to release its Azure TV software, running on STMicroelectronics' Nomadik platform, with hybrid support for DVB-H, DVB-T and DVB-SH.
News categories: Ocean Blue, STMicroelectronics, Digital TV, Middleware, Mobile, Semiconductor, Terrestrial

MediaTek adopts Ocean Blue MHEG-5 software
Jan 29, 2008 – Ocean Blue Software and MediaTek have completed a software engineering project to adapt the Ocean Blue Voyager MHEG-5 & DSMCC software to the MediaTek DVB platform.
News categories: Ocean Blue, MediaTek, Digital TV, MHEG-5, Middleware, Semiconductor, Terrestrial, UK