Digital TV News: Microsoft

CommScope provides 'du' with set-top powered by Android TV
Jan 9, 2024 – CommScope (NASDAQ: COMM) has collaborated with 'du' to introduce the next evolution of du TV in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) market, with its VIP7802 Ultra HD Android TV set-top box.
News categories: CommScope, 'du', Joe Chow, Android TV, Digital TV, IPTV, Set Top Box, UAE

RT-RK and iWedia introduce Smart Monitor OS
Jan 4, 2024 – RT-RK and iWedia have announced AndDesk, a Smart Monitor Operating System designed to revolutionize traditional monitors by transforming them into versatile smart devices.
News categories: RT-RK, iWedia, Apps, CES2024, Digital TV, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

AR/VR headset market forecast to decline 8.3% in 2023
Dec 20, 2023 – Worldwide shipments of AR/VR headsets are expected to decline 8.3% year over year to 8.1 million units in 2023, despite the launch of new headsets during the year, according to IDC.
News categories: IDC, Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Digital TV, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

Amdocs research reveals streaming consumer expectations for 2024
Dec 5, 2023 – Amdocs (NASDAQ:DOX) has released research on the current state of streaming and changing U.S. consumer preferences around their experience.
News categories: Amdocs, Anthony Goonetilleke, Digital TV, Gaming, Market Research, Streaming, USA

Viaccess-Orca integrates generative AI with Microsoft
Sep 14, 2023 – Viaccess-Orca (VO) is collaborating with Microsoft to integrate large language models on Microsoft Azure to enhance personalized content discovery, recommendations, and protection.
News categories: Viaccess-Orca, Microsoft Azure, Alain Nochimowski, Xavier Perret, Big Data, Digital TV, IBC2024, UX, Worldwide

NAGRA and Eluvio partner on video distribution with forensic watermarking
Sep 6, 2023 – NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) and Eluvio have announced the integration of NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking to secure playback of video via the Eluvio Content Fabric and Eluvio Media Wallet.
News categories: NAGRA, Eluvio, Ken Gerstein, Michelle Munson, Content Distribution, Digital TV, IBC2024, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

MediaKind launches streaming platform for Microsoft Azure users
Jul 25, 2023 – MediaKind has unveiled MK/IO, a VOD and live streaming solution built on Microsoft Azure. MK/IO offers encoding, packaging for files and streams, DRM support and a native media player.
News categories: MediaKind, Microsoft Azure, Allen Broome, Simon Crownshaw, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Software, Worldwide

Telly’s free 55” 4K dual-screen TVs begin shipping
Jul 13, 2023 – Telly has begun shipping its 55" 4K dual-screen TV sets to consumers, and has announced product, data, and ad partnerships with Harman Kardon, LiveOne, Magnite, Microsoft, Nielsen, and Spotify.
News categories: Telly, Ilya Pozin, Bob Ivins, Michael Barrett, Advertising, Digital TV, Smart TV, USA

Addressable TV now a $56bn industry
Jun 26, 2023 – A report published by Ampere Analysis, with Finecast and Microsoft Advertising, finds that the global addressable TV sector is now a $56bn industry. This is set to rise to $87bn by 2027.
News categories: Finecast, Ampere Analysis, Microsoft Advertising, Kristian Claxton, Richard Broughton, Dave Osborn, Advertising, Digital TV, Market Research, Worldwide