Digital TV News: NOS

EU: Council and Parliament strike deal on right-to-repair directive
Feb 2, 2024 – The European Council and Parliament have reached a provisional deal on the directive that promotes the repair of broken or defective goods, also known as the right-to-repair (R2R) directive.
News categories: European Union, Digital TV, EU, Regulation, Smart TV

Apple previews entertainment experiences on Apple Vision Pro
Jan 16, 2024 – Apple has announced entertainment experiences for its Apple Vision Pro. Vision Pro enables users to watch new shows and films from streaming services including Apple TV+ and Disney+.
News categories: Apple, Disney, Greg Joswiak, Bob Iger, Digital TV, Metaverse, Streaming, Worldwide

GroupM forms Ad Innovation Accelerator with industry partners
Jan 4, 2024 – GroupM has launched the GroupM Ad Innovation Accelerator with media and technology partners. The group will strategize and create scalable ad formats for use in ad-supported streaming environments.
News categories: GroupM, Andrew Meaden, Mike Fisher, Matt Sweeney, Advertising, Digital TV, North America, Streaming, Worldwide

3SS video entertainment platform integrates Dolby Atmos
Jan 4, 2024 – 3SS has announced that its 3Ready Automotive video entertainment platform now integrates support for Dolby Atmos. maxdome has also been added to the 3Ready Automotive ecosystem.
News categories: 3SS, Dolby, maxdome, Pierre Donath, Andreas Ehret, Hans D. Henseleit, CES2024, Digital TV, Germany, In-Car, Streaming, UX, Worldwide

Kinostar launching FAST channel in collaboration with OKAST
Dec 18, 2023 – Kinostar is launching a FAST channel, Turk on Video Free, in collaboration with OKAST. Launched under the umbrella of the FAST4EU consortium, the channel will be available on Amazon Freevee.
News categories: OKAST, Kinostar, Cédric Monnier, Michael Roesch, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Europe, Streaming

Irdeto launches CI Plus 2.0 USB CAM with Skardin
Dec 14, 2023 – Irdeto has announced the commercial launch of its CI Plus 2.0 USB Conditional Access Module (CAM) in partnership with Skardin, making CI Plus technology available across the globe.
News categories: Irdeto, Skardin, Andrew Bunten, Kevin Yu, CAM, Digital TV, Smart TV, Worldwide

AOMedia offers spatial audio specification under royalty-free license
Nov 9, 2023 – AOMedia has announced the release of the Immersive Audio Model and Formats (IAMF) container specification, its first audio container specification offered under AOMedia's royalty-free license.
News categories: AOMedia, Matt Frost, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Licensing, Media Player, Worldwide

Telecom and pay-TV revenue in Hong Kong to grow at 1.1% CAGR
Nov 29, 2023 – Total telecom and pay-TV revenue in Hong Kong is expected to increase at a CAGR of 1.1% from $5.8 billion in 2022 to $6.1 billion in 2027, forecasts GlobalData.
News categories: GlobalData, Sarwat Zeeshan, Digital TV, Hong Kong, Market Research, TV Services

Ateme supplies disaster recovery solution to Volia in Ukraine
Nov 21, 2023 – Volia has chosen Ateme to supply a Disaster Recovery solution for its packaging and CDN platform in Ukraine, enabling it to continue to deliver programming OTT, even in the most challenging circumstances.
News categories: Ateme, Volia, Ilyas Laikov, Andrii Val, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Ukraine