Digital TV News: Sony

Global TV shipments declined 4% YoY in Q1 2024
May 20, 2024 – Global TV shipments declined 4% Y/Y in the first quarter of 2024, according to Counterpoint Research. Weakness was seen in all regions, with declines particularly noticeable in China and Japan.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, DSCC, Sujeong Lim, Calvin Lee, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide

VinFast first with Sony Pictures in-car service
May 10, 2024 – VinFast Auto has launched Sony Pictures Entertainment's new online service, RIDEVU, on its VF 8 electric car model in the US. RIDEVU offers access to a selection of over 2,000 movies.
News categories: VinFast, Sony Pictures, David Duncan, Pete Wood, Apps, Canada, Digital TV, In-Car, Streaming, USA

Five more San Antonio TV stations launch NEXTGEN TV
May 7, 2024 – San Antonio TV viewers can continue to experience the future of broadcast television as five more stations have come together to offer NEXTGEN TV services.
News categories: Pearl TV, Ashley Parker, ATSC 3, Content Distribution, Digital TV, USA

Tolka and Amlogic partner on software for ATSC 3.0 TVs and STBs
Apr 12, 2024 – Amlogic has chosen Tolka Telecommunications as its technology partner in the development of ATSC 3.0 television receivers and set-top boxes with a wide range of new features.
News categories: Tolka, Amlogic, Alex Day, James Xie, ATSC 3, Digital TV, Middleware, Semiconductor, Set Top Box, Smart TV, USA

NAGRA and Eluvio launch forensic watermarking for sports and events streaming
Apr 11, 2024 – NAGRA (SIX:KUD.S) and Eluvio have commercially launched an integration of NAGRA NexGuard forensic watermarking for live streaming via decentralized networking using the Eluvio Content Fabric.
News categories: Eluvio, NAGRA, Michelle Munson, Ken Gerstein, Content Distribution, Digital TV, NABShow, Streaming, Watermarking, Worldwide

Vi announces ultimate entertainment app
Mar 27, 2024 – Vi has introduced an entertainment app, Vi Movies & TV, providing access to 13+ OTT apps, 400+ live TV channels, and complimentary access to several content libraries - all under one roof.
News categories: Vodafone Idea, Avneesh Khosla, Apps, Digital TV, India, Streaming

Zapping deploys Zixi for OTT content delivery
Mar 12, 2024 – Zapping is deploying Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform (SDVP) for unified control and orchestration and universal ingest of channels from diverse content providers into its OTT service.
News categories: Zixi, Zapping, Bruno Forchieri, Ignacio Opazo, Jose Pedro Ricalde, Brazil, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming

AR/VR headsets surged during Holiday Season 2023
Mar 5, 2024 – The global market for augmented reality and virtual reality (AR/VR) headsets grew 130.4% year-over-year during the fourth quarter of 2023 (4Q23), according to IDC.
News categories: IDC, Jitesh Ubrani, Ramon T. Llamas, Market Research, Metaverse, Worldwide

Global TV shipments fell 3% in 2023
Feb 26, 2024 – Counterpoint Research is initiating coverage on Global TV shipments with its Global TV Shipment Tracker, a quarterly report split by region, screen size, resolution, ASP and other features.
News categories: Counterpoint Research, Tom Kang, Digital TV, Market Research, Smart TV, Worldwide