Digital TV News: Sony Electronics

Tata Sky unveils plans for 4K set top box
Jul 5, 2014 – Tata Sky has announced plans to launch 4k set top boxes in India early next year. The plans were unveiled when Tata Sky showcased the first ever Live telecast with 4K technology on SONY SIX HD using a 4k set top box.
News categories: Tata Sky, Vikram Mehra, Prasana Krishnan, Digital TV, India, Satellite, Set Top Box

Sony introduces BRAVIA Smart Stick with Google Services
Sep 18, 2013 – Sony Electronics has announced its next-generation smart TV device, the NSZ-GU1 BRAVIA Smart Stick, making it easier for owners of Sony's 2013 TV line-up to discover and watch exactly what they want, from TV programming to apps and websites.
News categories: Sony Electronics, Jamie Marsh, Digital TV, Middleware, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

Sony launches world's first 4K Ultra HD video download service
Sep 4, 2013 – Sony has annopunced the launch of its Video Unlimited 4K service, the world's first and only 4K Ultra HD video download service, with access to an expanding library of native 4K Ultra HD feature films and TV shows.
News categories: Sony Corp, Digital TV, Set Top Box, Smart TV, Streaming

Ensequence, Sony Reach Connected TV Deal
Dec 4, 2012 – Ensequence and Sony have reached a multi-year deal to embed Ensequence's platform software on all Sony Connected TVs. The collaboration offers advertisers and programmers a way to engage viewers directly with TV ads and shows.
News categories: Ensequence, Sony Electronics, Advertising, Middleware, Smart TV

eyeIO Unveils Breakthrough Video Encoding Technology, Netflix First to Deploy
Feb 1, 2012 – eyeIO has announced its first commercial license agreement, with Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX). eyeIO video encoding is fully compliant with existing standards, making high quality video available anywhere in the world, on any connected device.
News categories: Netflix, eyeIO, Content Distribution, Digital TV, Streaming

Networking Becomes Key Feature for Flat Panel TVs
Nov 2, 2011 – In 2011, more than 27% of TVs shipped worldwide will be able to connect to a network, a figure that is expected to rise 54% to 155 million by 2015, according to DisplaySearch.
News categories: DisplaySearch, Digital TV, IFABerlin, Market Research, Smart Home, Smart TV, Streaming

Sony® Internet TV Gets Google TV™ Update and Android Market™
Oct 28, 2011 – Sony (Tokyo: 6758; NYSE: SNE) has announced a software update to the Google TV™ platform, which powers Sony Internet TV powered by Google TV and the Sony Internet TV Blu-ray Disc™ player. This latest version adds the Android Market for apps.
News categories: Sony Electronics, Google TV, Apps, Blu-ray, Digital TV, Middleware, Smart TV, Streaming

Gracenote Connected TV Technologies Ship With Leading Home Entertainment Products
Jan 6, 2011 – Gracenote® has announced that its connected TV technologies have been adopted by leading home entertainment brands to bring a more interactive experience to consumers, as well as drive new revenue opportunities for manufacturers and content providers.
News categories: Gracenote, CES2024, Middleware, Smart TV

PlayStation®3 System to Offer Hulu Plus™ in the U.S. in 2010
Jul 14, 2010 – Sony (Tokyo: 6758; NYSE: SNE) and Hulu have announced that the Hulu Plus preview has begun on the PlayStation3 (PS3) in the United States with the consumer release of Hulu Plus available to all PS3 owners set to occur in the coming months.
News categories: Sony Computer Entertainment, Hulu, Digital TV, Gaming, Streaming, USA