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Amino, Xperi device integration

Media and entertainment technology solutions provider Amino has agreed a term partnership with Xperi to support its operator customers on the TiVo Managed IPTV Service (formerly MobiTV). Amino has integrated its certified Android TV operator tier set-top box with the TiVo service to offer a managed device alternative and world-class support for its North American […]

January 6, 2023

Samba TV, TCL Smart TV partnership

TV technology and content analytics provider Samba TV has entered into a new multi-year research and development (R&D) venture with consumer electronics specialist TCL. The partnership will lead to the development and deployment of advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and content analytics to TCL TVs and make features of Samba AI, a suite of advanced AI […]

January 6, 2023

Xumo, Element 4K smart TV portfolio expansion

Xumo, the streaming platform joint venture between US multiplay operators Comcast and Charter, and Element Electronics are to launch a new line of 4K Ultra HD smart TVs, across the US in 2023. Xumo was formed to develop and offer a next-generation streaming platform on a variety of branded 4K streaming devices and smart TVs. […]

January 6, 2023

Deltatre to deliver Dyn Media OTT service

Sports and entertainment technology provider Deltatre has been selected by streaming platform Dyn Media to build its new OTT service aimed at sports fans across Germany and the wider DACH region. The new OTT platform will play a pivotal role in Dyn Media’s mission in creating a new home for sports fans in Germany, with […]

November 29, 2022

VIZIO upgrades UX

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has unveiled an upgraded design and user experience for WatchFree+, VIZIO’s free streaming service that comes built into millions of VIZIO Smart TVs. This latest update features a new look and feel, intuitive Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), faster and easier navigation, and personalisation features to the free streaming service. WatchFree+ has […]

November 11, 2022

BBC social TV personal data project

Researchers at the BBC are looking at the future of personal data in the next phase of the Internet, with an experiment around social TV. The Corporation’s Research & Development unit has launched is a version of the BBC Together watch party platform, which is powered by personal data stores. During the pandemic, watch parties […]

October 27, 2022By Colin Mann

VIZIO rolls out My Watchlist

Connected entertainment specialist VIZIO has introduced My Watchlist, a new feature that allows viewers to add their favourite TV shows and movies from different streaming services into one central location on VIZIO SmartCast TVs. Adding shows and movies to My Watchlist is as easy as searching for a title, actor or selecting the ‘+ Watchlist’ […]

October 26, 2022

Next-gen Apple TV 4K unveiled

Apple has revealed the next generation of Apple TV 4K, suggesting it is more powerful and entertaining than ever, offering impressive cinematic quality. Driven by the A15 Bionic chip that delivers faster performance and more fluid gameplay, the new Apple TV 4K features entertainment options for everyone to enjoy on the biggest screen in the […]

October 19, 2022

CSG launches Xponent Ignite

Customer experience, billing and payments solutions specialist CSG has launched CSG Xponent Ignite, a customer engagement solution built from industry-specific expertise that it says enables businesses quickly to deploy, engage and deliver quantifiable experiences aligned with their goals. “Companies are frustrated with spending millions of dollars on generic CX tools that don’t produce the outcomes […]

October 19, 2022By Colin Mann

Non-Samsung smart TVs to use Tizen OS

Samsung Electronics has announced a partnership with leading international ODM (Original Development Manufacturing) companies such as Atmaca, HKC and Tempo — a collaboration that will enable non-Samsung smart TV models to use Tizen OS for the first time. New TVs from Bauhn, Linsar, Sunny, Vispera and other brands will be available in Australia, Italy, New […]

October 10, 2022