Digital TV News: LG

HEVC Advance patent licensors file infringement proceedings against Roku
Jul 3, 2024 – HEVC Advance Patent Pool Licensors have filed patent infringement proceedings against Roku for infringing patents essential to the HEVC/H.265 digital video coding standard.
News categories: Access Advance, Roku, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Patent, Worldwide

SABC unveils revamped SABC Plus
Jul 3, 2024 – SABC has updated its OTT platform, SABC Plus. The new features are designed to enhance the user experience with a seamless, intuitive interface and personalised content recommendations.
News categories: SABC, Nomsa Chabeli, Apps, Digital TV, South Africa, Streaming

Tubi free streaming service launches in the UK
Jul 1, 2024 – Tubi (NASDAQ:FOXA, FOX) has launched in the UK. Tubi has built momentum in North America by offering free, personalised streaming, with an extensive library of movies, TV series and exclusive content.
News categories: Tubi, Anjali Sud, David Salmon, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

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

Bitcentral launches media asset management with AI integration
Jun 26, 2024 – Bitcentral has launched Fusion Gateway, a cloud-based solution that integrates third-party AI tools with Bitcentral's media asset management (MAM) to improve speed and productivity.
News categories: Bitcentral, Sam Kamel, Big Data, Digital TV, Worldwide

Pixellot powers Top Hockey League's new OTT viewing platform
Jun 26, 2024 – Pixellot has announced that, following a launch in March, Belgium's Top Hockey League will offer live coverage of every game via a new OTT viewing platform, enabled by Pixellot technology.
News categories: Pixellot, Alon Werber, Cédric Deleuze, Michel Schuermans, Digital TV

YouTube and Instagram redefine video service popularity in 2024
Jun 20, 2024 – Omdia research has found that YouTube continues to dominate as the most popular video service globally, while Instagram has surged ahead of Netflix and TikTok in the USA.
News categories: Omdia, Maria Rua Aguete, Brazil, Digital TV, France, Germany, Japan, Korea, Market Research, Mexico, Spain, Streaming, UK, USA

LG and Blacknut provide cloud video games through webOS
Jun 18, 2024 – LG and Blacknut have partnered to bring additional cloud gaming options to LG Smart TVs in the U.S. with the addition of Jackbox Party Starter & Nickelodeon Kart Racers 3: Slime Speedway.
News categories: Blacknut, LG Electronics, Olivier Avaro, Matthew Durgin, Digital TV, Gaming, Smart TV, TV OS, USA

TF1+ now available in Belgium and Luxembourg
Jun 17, 2024 – TF1 group's free streaming platform TF1+ has launched in Belgium and Luxembourg. The TF1+ app will be available on 4 screens: mobile, tablet, PC, and the entire smart TV universe.
News categories: TF1, Belgium, Digital TV, Luxembourg, Streaming