Advanced Television


Philips takes over Teletrax

Royal Philips Electronics has assumed full ownership of its former joint venture Teletrax, the world's first global broadcast intelligence company. Philips plans to combine Teletrax

September 4, 2008

Kudelski Group reports Q1

Total revenues and other operating income came in at CHF 424.2 million (E262m), which is slightly up compared to the first half 2007. Kudelski reported an operating loss of CHF 18.5 million and a net loss of CHF 39.8 million. The Group forecasts to deliver a profitable second half, while the bulk of the economic […]

August 31, 2008

TiVo recommends deal

The alliance is part of a push by TiVo to differentiate itself from digital video recorders offered by cable companies, which have managed to find a bigger audience.

August 28, 2008

Studios back Sony multi-DRM content format

As Sony Pictures presents it, the tentatively named Open Market will involve a neutral third party that will manage device registrations such as TVs, PCs and portable devices, which will then allow users to play their movie rentals or purchases on all their registered devices. The so-called domain provider will let consumers purchase devices freely […]

August 28, 2008

EchoStar: Piracy v Privacy

EchoStar has claimed that the receiver can be modified to pirate its satellite TV programming.The foundation said EchoStar’s demand would violate user privacy and leave innocent purchasers vulnerable to bogus legal threats. “Innocent customers should not be dragged into federal litigation just because they bought a product that other, less scrupulous purchasers may be hacking […]

August 21, 2008

ITN for Dailymotion and MUZU

Dailymotion users are encouraged to share video with their friends, upload it on blogs and spread it across the web. The service is funded by advertising across channel pages with revenue shared between ITN On and Dailymotion. MUZU TV has also signed a content deal with ITN for access to 80,000 hours of content from […]

August 21, 2008