Digital TV News: Plex

Yahoo combines Connected TV and Linear viewership data
Jun 5, 2024 – Yahoo Advertising has launched Unified TV Audiences, a blended dataset offering advertisers unparalleled insights into connected TV (CTV) and linear audience viewership.
News categories: Yahoo, Elizabeth Herbst-Brady, Nidhi Gupta, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Set Top Box, USA

MediaTek to debut Pentonic 800 SoC at Computex 2024
May 31, 2024 – At Computex 2024, MediaTek will debut its Pentonic 800 SoC for 4K premium smart TVs and displays. During the show, MediaTek will exhibit in a private booth.
News categories: MediaTek, Joe Chen, Digital TV, ICs, Smart TV, Taiwan, Worldwide

IAB Tech Lab expands Open Measurement SDK to more CTV platforms
May 30, 2024 – IAB Tech Lab has expanded its Open Measurement SDK to include Samsung and LG - an important step toward achieving standardized viewability metrics for all digital ad platforms.
News categories: IAB Tech Lab, Anthony Katsur, Rachel Creel-McGuire, Advertising, Big Data, Digital TV, Smart TV, Streaming, USA, Worldwide

LG Automotive Content Platform features in new Kia EV
May 27, 2024 – LG is bringing its Automotive Content Platform (ACP) powered by webOS to the latest all-electric SUV from Kia. ACP initially debuted in Korea last year on Hyundai's Genesis GV80 and GV80 Coupe.
News categories: LG Electronics, Kia, Eun Seok-hyun, Ryu Chang-sung, Apps, Content Distribution, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, Worldwide

Ad server from SAS powers advertising on ITVX
May 23, 2024 – ITV is using an API-driven first-party ad server, developed by SAS, to deliver personalized advertising to the 40 million registered users of its content hub, ITVX.
News categories: SAS, ITV, Roderick Crawford, Alex Maison, Advertising, Digital TV, Streaming, UK

Minerva AI Companion enhances the TV viewing experience
May 14, 2024 – Minerva Networks has announced its AI Companion for linear, on demand and FAST content. The AI Companion enhances the viewing experience with interactive, personalized content-related exploration.
News categories: Minerva, Digital TV, Smart Home, UX, Worldwide

Vantiva RDK device shipments exceed 125 million
May 13, 2024 – Vantiva (Paris: VANTI) has shipped more than 125 million RDK-based CPE products since 2012. The milestone includes both RDK-Broadband and RDK-Video shipments.
News categories: Vantiva, RDK Management, Leopold Diouf, Jason Briggs, CPE, Digital TV, RDK, Set Top Box, Worldwide

SafeShark finds connected devices not compliant with UK security law
May 2, 2024 – SafeShark has conducted analysis on over 100 connected consumer devices on the UK market, finding that three-quarters are not compliant with the requirements of the UK's Product Security and Telecoms Infrastructure Act.
News categories: SafeShark, Alex Buchan, Digital TV, Market Research, Regulation, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Software, UK

RTL Luxembourg deploys Verimatrix to protect auto racing from piracy
Apr 30, 2024 – Verimatrix (Paris:VMX) has announced that RTL Luxembourg has selected the Verimatrix Streamkeeper Multi-DRM solution to ensure the security of its motorsport content and protect its related revenues.
News categories: Verimatrix, RTL Luxembourg, Andrew Bear, Tom Weber, Digital TV, DRM, Luxembourg