Digital TV News: QUALCOMM

Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS partner on XR sports
Jun 18, 2024 – Accedo, Qualcomm and HBS have partnered to accelerate commercialization of XR sports, drawing on Accedo's expertise in video, Qualcomm's XR technology, and HBS' sports ecosystem.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, HBS, Michael Lantz, Patrick Costello, Sylvain Lebreton, Digital TV, Metaverse, Semiconductor, UX, Worldwide

Meta opens Quest OS to third-party hardware makers
Apr 22, 2024 – Meta has announced that it is opening up the operating system that powers its Meta Quest devices to third-party hardware makers, giving developers a larger ecosystem to build for.
News categories: Meta, Qualcomm, Apps, Gaming, Metaverse, Semiconductor, Worldwide

Accedo offers end-to-end XR solution for pay TV operators
Feb 26, 2024 – Accedo has announced the development of an end-to-end XR offering for Pay TV operators built on a Snapdragon-based reference platform for XR distributed computing designed by Qualcomm.
News categories: Accedo, Qualcomm, Michael Lantz, Sahil Bansal, Digital TV, Metaverse, MWC24, Streaming, Worldwide

Worldwide semiconductor revenue declined 11% in 2023
Jan 16, 2024 – According to Gartner, worldwide semiconductor revenue in 2023 totaled $533 billion, a decrease of 11.1% from 2022. The revenue of the top 25 semiconductor vendors declined by 14.1%.
News categories: Gartner, Alan Priestley, Market Research, Semiconductor, Worldwide

DVB Project elects new Steering Board
Nov 13, 2023 – The General Assembly of the DVB Project has elected a new Steering Board to serve for the coming two years. It includes representatives of 43 companies across DVB's four member constituencies.
News categories: DVB Project, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Regulation, Semiconductor, Smart TV, Worldwide

UHD Spain tests end-to-end transmission of UHD-HDR and 5G
Oct 23, 2023 – UHD Spain has tested UHD-HDR broadcasting using 5G contributions, cloud mixing, multi-media broadcasting including 5G Broadcast, and the use of the public Internet network for signal transport.
News categories: UHD Spain, Xavier Redón, Emili Planas, Pere Vila, Miguel Ángel Cristóbal, 5G, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Spain

FWA to help reduce digital divide in South-East Asia
Oct 10, 2023 – According to ABI Research, the Fixed Wireless Access (FWA) market in South-East Asia will constitute 7.87 million subscriptions by 2028, growing at a CAGR of 13% between 2023 and 2028.
News categories: ABI Research, Sarah Yong, Jake Saunders, 5G, Asia, Broadband, Market Research

Ateme enables 5G Broadcast transmission in the U.S.
Sep 21, 2023 – Ateme has announced that its solution was used in the first U.S. transmission of a 5G signal over a licensed broadcast facility, in a proof of concept of 5G Broadcast to the FCC.
News categories: Ateme, Qualcomm, XGen Network, Mickaël Raulet, Lorenzo Casaccia, Frank Copsidas, 5G, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Another slow year expected for AR/VR headsets
Sep 19, 2023 – Worldwide augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headset shipments declined for the fourth quarter in a row as volumes fell 44.6% YoY during the second quarter of 2023, according to IDC.
News categories: IDC, Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide