Advanced Television

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NewTek ships LightWave 10

NewTek, a global provider of 3D animation and video products, releases NewTek LightWave 10—the latest version of its Emmy Award-winning 3D software. LightWave 10 delivers a whole new set of capabilities for 3D producers and studio pipelines. Now, 3D artists have the ability to focus on the creative process with tools that provide immediate feedback, […]

January 6, 2011

Turning Tide – The prospects for Media M&A in 2011

50% of all Mergers & Acquisitions (M&A) by value in the media sector for the year took place in Q4 of 2010. This increased activity in Q4 2010 shows signs that the recovery is strengthening in Media M&A and PwC expect the upswing to sustain through 2011, gathering more momentum as the year progresses. The […]

January 6, 2011

TSL appoints Ian Collinson as Systems Sales Manager

TSL has announced the appointment of Ian Collinson as Systems Sales Manager with responsibility for developing Systems Integration business opportunities and managing key customer accounts. Ian has a proven track record in Business Development, Account Management and Project Management and was recently based in South Africa with Sony developing opportunities for the World Cup. He […]

January 5, 2011

GreenPeak launches three new chips for the RF4CE market

GreenPeak Technologies, a fabless semiconductor company, has announced the launch of three new chips, allowing the development of robust and low cost ZigBee RF4CE remote control applications for TV’s and set-top boxes, addressing an overall one billion unit annual market. The three devices all have full RF4CE functionality with ZRC embedded, targeting specific product applications: […]

January 5, 2011

Funai Electric becomes first consumer electronics manufacturer to launch Cloud-based interactive television solution

Funai Electric and ActiveVideo Networks has announced an agreement in principle that will make Funai the first consumer electronics manufacturer to bring interactive television solutions based entirely in the network cloud to connected televisions. Funai Electric manufactures Philips, Emerson, Magnavox and Sylvania brand televisions and Blu-ray players.  Funai and ActiveVideo anticipate that an announcement regarding […]

January 5, 2011

AwoX mediaCTRL middleware provides a DLNA compatible solution for accessing multimedia files stored in home networks

AwoX, a leading international supplier of network  media solutions, announces that Loewe, the premium brand in the in-home entertainment sector in Europe, has chosen to use AwoX mediaCTRL middleware in its new line of LED flat-screen televisions. AwoX mediaCTRL enables Loewe products to stream multimedia content in home networks and via the Internet. After evaluating […]

December 21, 2010

Nagra’s cross-device user experience wins “Advanced User Interface” Award at TV 3.0 conference

Nagra-Kudelski, a Kudelski Group company and independent provider of value-added content protection and multi-screen television solutions, has announced that its Nagra OpenTV nX cross-device user experience won the 2010 TV Innovation Award in the category of “Advanced User Interface.” The annual award ceremony was held in Los Angeles on December 7th, 2010, during the TV […]

December 21, 2010

Intelsat selects SatLink for iDirect VNO solution

SatLink Communications, a teleport providing global satellite services, has announced that Intelsat,  the world’s leading provider of fixed satellite services, has entered into a long term agreement with SatLink for VNO (Virtual Network Operator) services.  SatLink’s end-to-end, turnkey solution, based on the iDirect Evolution Hub, enables Intelsat to provide its clients with managed Hub services […]

December 20, 2010

GLDS and Telelynx launch Digital in Japan

Great Lakes Data Systems (GLDS),  provider of PC-based subscriber management and billing systems for the cable television industry, and Telelynx have successfully automated digital video service delivery at Mediatti Broadband .  Based in Okinawa, Japan, Mediatti offers advanced cable TV and high-speed Internet services to more than 14,000 military members and their families. GLDS has […]

December 17, 2010