Advanced Television


Research: Prime Day connected device sales keep growing

Network services and consumer experience specialist Plume has issued its latest Plume IQ report, which analyses consumer purchasing behaviour during Prime Day, one of the premier online shopping events for electronics, especially connected devices like streaming gadgets, tablets, e-readers, cameras and smart doorbells. Comparing 2022 to 2023, the data shows that while the US continues […]

September 6, 2023

DirecTV receiver for commercial businesses

Just in time for hotels, bars and other venues to gear up for NFL season, DirecTV for Business has launched its H26K receiver, its first commercial satellite receiver designed specifically for commercial applications. DirecTV’s H26K receiver delivers its entertainment solutions in HD, and a 4K viewing experience for select sporting events. In addition, H26K continues […]

September 1, 2023By Chris Forrester

Ideal Systems delivers 4K NDI studio for PropNex

Ideal Systems has designed, built and delivered brand new 4K, NDI based, corporate production studios with live streaming capabilities for PropNex Limited, Singapore’s largest public listed homegrown real estate agency. The new cutting-edge production facilities are located at PropNex’s head office in Singapore HDB HUB. At over 1,700 SqFt, the extensive studios contain a fully […]

August 29, 2023

Spain: RTVE to show Women’s World Cup final in 4K

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE is to show the final of the Women’s World Cup in 4K on its digital terrestrial TV service. The DTT transmission, on August 20th, will be available to Spanish football fans on TVE UHD and TVE UHD 2 channels, now on trial, with regular transmissions set to begin in February 2024. […]

August 17, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Datapath, Watchfire help Houston Astros knock it out the park

Datapath, a specialist in video processing and control room solutions, has announced its VSN video wall controller series has been selected by Watchfire – a provider of premium LED displays – to power a digital ‘halo ring’ inside the new team store for Major League Baseball’s Houston Astros. Located on the site of the Texan […]

August 16, 2023

RTVE launches second UHD channel

Spanish public broadcaster RTVE has launched TVE UHD 2, its second UHD TV channel, following the launch of TVE UHD earlier this year. TVE UHD 2 is broadcasting all content from sports channel Teledeporte while TVE UHD is offering La 1. Viewers must have a 4K TV set equipped with a DVB-T2 STB using a […]

August 9, 2023From David Del Valle in Madrid

Sony launches new system camera for 4K live production

Sony has announced its new live production system camera, affordable for broadcasters and event production companies needing a quality solution for 4K ready production system. “As production formats diversify according to projects, we are seeing more companies looking for a flexible way to switch at will between 4K, HD and HDR. They might still be […]

June 13, 2023

WBHE launching Superman Web3 Movie Experience

Warner Bros Home Entertainment (WBHE), in partnership with content blockchain specialist Eluvio, has announced the next installment of the WB Movieverse with the iconic DC Super Hero film Superman Web3 Movie Experience, available for preview at and opening for purchase on June 9th.  The release of Superman Web3 Movie Experience follows the October 2022 Web3 […]

June 5, 2023By Nik Roseveare

France Télévisions, Molotov 4K Roland-Garros channels

French broadcaster France Télévisions and OTT platform Molotov have announced a partnership to broadcast 4K channels offering coverage the of Roland-Garros tennis open. Two UHD dedicated sport channels, in HDR and HDR10, will air until June 11th covering all daytime matches played from the Philippe Chatrier court. A standard definition channel is also available […]

May 30, 2023From Pascale Paoli-Lebailly in Paris

Portugal: Vodafone launches 5 in 1 TV box

Vodafone Portugal has launched Vodafone TV play, a 5 in 1 4K TV personalised, dubbed the ‘smart box of the future;. The device brings together embedded Android TV, the interface of the Vodafone TV service, the Android T smart system, voice control support via Google Assistant, and a Bang & Olufsen sound system, with Dolby […]

May 24, 2023From Branislav Pekic in Rome