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Samsung, LG dominate global TV market

Despite the temptations of lower-cost Chinese and Turkish television manufacturing it seems the world prefers South Korean-built TVs. Data from technology research specialist Omdia indicate that Samsung Electronics and LG Electronics have firmly held onto the Number 1 and 2 spots in terms of market share. Omdia’s data says that Samsung Electronics posted a 29.5 […]

February 22, 2022By Chris Forrester

Hisense selects NetRange as content partner

White-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems provider NetRange has been chosen to provide content for the new range of Hisense TVs powered by VIDAA OS. “NetRange has been an invaluable partner to us in ensuring that we have Smart TV apps for all the key markets of our exciting new VIDAA OS-powered TVs,” says […]

February 14, 2022

Roku opens Manchester office

Roku has announced the opening of its Manchester office in the heart of a new tech epicentre. Located in Bruntwood SciTech’s No.1 Circle Square, Roku’s Manchester team will now be recruiting for 50+ engineering roles before the end of 2022, as well as offering paid internships to the region’s budding software engineers. Manchester is Roku’s […]

February 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

VIDAA selects Unruly’s SSP and ad server

VIDAA, a smart TV operating system and content platform preinstalled on most TVs manufactured by Hisense and other global Smart TVs, has selected Unruly, a global video and Connected TV (CTV) programmatic advertising platform, as its strategic Sell-side Platform (SSP), to enable global access to all of their video and native display media. VIDAA will […]

January 13, 2022

UHD Alliance updates Filmmaker Mode

The UHD Alliance (UHDA) used CES for a high-profile update on its Filmmaker Mode. The event built on an announcement made in 2019 by leading film luminaries Martin Scorsese, Ava DuVernay and Ryan Coogler. The basic aim of Filmmakers Mode is a TV setting that, in the words of Carolyn Giardina of The Hollywood Reporter […]

January 7, 2022By Chris Forrester

NEXTGEN TV highlights industry momentum

The coalition of US broadcasters transitioning to digital television standard NEXTGEN TV has applauded the plans announced during CES 2022 by Hisense and MediaTek, and new field test data recently achieved by Sony Electronics at the ‘Motown 3.0 Open Test Track’ in Detroit, Mich. This testing by Sony’s HES-A engineering team further explores receiver options […]

January 6, 2022By Colin Mann

Hisense to unveil 8K Laser TV at CES

Chinese consumer electronics giant Hisense is to unveil its 8K TriChroma Laser TV at CES, which boasts a 120″ screen. While the unit’s price – at around $5,999 – might be beyond the reach of most homes, Hisense is also addressing the mass market with a competitively priced ‘entry level’ series of 4K products (E6H […]

January 4, 2022By Chris Forrester

Roku expands TV Ready programme

Streaming device and platform specialist Roku has revealed new growth and international expansion to the Roku TV Ready Certification programme. New partners added during 2021 include Element, JVC, Pheanoo, and Philips, with Polk Audio and Westinghouse joining in early 2022, adding to an existing roster of Roku TV Ready partners including Bose, Hisense, TCL North […]

December 30, 2021

TV manufacturers & Digital media providers explore role of HDR in delivering next-generation experiences

Broadcasters, streaming service providers, and Smart TV manufacturers alike are re-positioning themselves to address evolving customer expectations in North America for higher quality video experiences. A broader discussion surrounding viewing standards has emerged to integrate emerging technologies, improve ease of customer use, and ensure compatibility and interoperability with new and legacy services. These were among […]

December 13, 2021

ExpressPlay announces integration with Hisense Smart TVs

VIDAA and Intertrust ExpressPlay has announced the availability of VIDAA SMART OS-powered Hisense smart TVs preloaded with Intertrust’s ExpressPlay XCATM content security for broadcast TV protection. This joint solution enables secure direct-to-TV broadcasting using a cloud-based content protection solution that meets the requirements of premium content owners without requiring additional consumer devices such as set-top […]

November 18, 2021