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Synamedia, HPE OEM deal

Synamedia, HPE OEM deal

Video software provider Synamedia has signed an OEM agreement with edge-to-cloud platform-as-a-service company Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) to use HPE ProLiant servers to power its solutions and further advance its…

ThinkAnalytics increases revenues 30%

ThinkAnalytics has revealed that its revenues increased 30 per cent year-on-year for the fiscal year ending December 31st 2019, particularly driven by strong demand in the US for the ThinkAnalytics…

Forecast: Voice assistants to overtake population by 2024

Forecast: Voice assistants to overtake population by 2024

A report from Juniper Research forecasts that consumers will interact with voice assistants on over 8.4 billion devices by 2024; overtaking the world’s population and growing 113 per cent compared…

Roku OS 9.3 enhances voice & customisation options

Roku has announced Roku OS 9.3 will start rolling out to Roku devices in the coming weeks. The free, automatic software update focuses on helping consumers get to content quickly…

Study: Netflix best VoD UX

Study: Netflix best VoD UX

With its European-wide launch set for March 24th, the Disney+ SVoD platform has a user experience equal to that of Amazon Prime Video, but still clearly lags behind industry leader…

TiVo: Patent win, merger halt?

TiVo: Patent win, merger halt?

TiVo has won another battle to protect its patents. An appeal before the US Court of Appeals has backed a decision issued by the US International Trade Commission. While the…

Netflix rolls out ‘Top 10’ feature

Netflix rolls out ‘Top 10’ feature

Recognising that top 10 lists are a frequent way to find out what’s popular, Netflix is rolling out a new Top 10 feature. In addition to the overall top 10…

Spain: Movistar adds Apple TV+, boosts UHD

Movistar Plus is upgrading its pay-TV platform adding new functionalities including a voice-controlled remote and double-screen option to watch two different channels at the simultaneously. It is also adding new…

Survey: 52% smart speakers used to control TV

Some 75 million people in the US are now using a smart speaker, and more than half of them – 39 million – are using it to control their smart…

Swisscom TV extends Netflix partnership

Swisscom TV extends Netflix partnership

Multiplay telco Swisscom says it is continuing to break down the barriers between television and streaming with the introduction, from January 27th, of  ‘Swisscom TV X’, which it claims will…

Tech4home voice remote for RDK and Metrological STBs

Tech4home, a provider of innovative wireless remote control solutions for the home environment, has launched the first Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) voice remote control solutions for RDK and Metrological enabled…

Amazon Fire TV surpasses 40m+ users; expands features

Amazon has revealed that its Fire TV service now has over 40 million active users globally, with customers having access to tens of thousands of channels, apps, Alexa skills and…

Gracenote global on-demand OTT guide

In a move designed to help global and regional streaming services create next generation user experiences and bridge OTT and broadcast content for seamless viewing, Gracenote, a Nielsen company, is…

BritBox confirms Smart TV, Chromecast availability

BritBox confirms Smart TV, Chromecast availability

BritBox, the SVoD service created by the BBC and ITV, has confirmed that the service is now available on Panasonic’s premium range of televisions, on Smart TVs manufactured by Vestel,…

TiVo to merge with Xperi

TiVo to merge with Xperi

TiVo Corp is to merge with Xperi Corp, creating one of the largest licensing companies in the world. In an all-stock transaction representing approximately $3 billion (€2.7bn) of combined enterprise…

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