Advanced Television


Skyworth, NetRange partnership

NetRange, an ACCESS company and a provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, and Skyworth Digital Technology, have announced that the NetRange Smart TV Portal for RDK and the NetFront Browser BE have been selected to provide global content services through Skyworth RDK set-top boxes. RDK is a powerful open source software platform […]

October 31, 2022

Analysis: STB market contraction to stabilise post-2024

Set-top box (STB) shipments continued to decline in 2021, driven by a combination of migration to streaming, market saturation, consumer cost-cutting measures, and supply chain constraints, according to technology intelligence firm ABI Research’s Set-Top Boxes and CPE market data report. ABI Research says that a global, subdued demand will result in a contraction of global […]

September 30, 2022

Austria’s ORS TV services powered by Skyworth and 3SS

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for set-top boxes (STB) and multiscreen entertainment, and Skyworth Digital, a manufacturer of connected home products and solutions, have announced that Austria’s national broadcast network operator ORS has launched next-generation digital satellite and terrestrial STBs for simpliTV services. Two new 4K Hybrid STBs from Skyworth are now live, named simpliONE […]

May 4, 2022

HbbTV Association adds 7 new members

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes, have announced that seven new members have joined the industry association in the past 12 months. The new members are broadcasting organisations, network operators, […]

February 8, 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

China’s Skyworth apologises to LG

Chinese electronics and TV giant Skyworth has apologised to South Korean LG Electronics for the – seemingly – deliberate misuse of LG’s world-beating ‘rollable’ OLED TV screens. LG complained over Skyworth’s US subsidiary (Skyworth USA Corp) misuse and Skyworth, in its statement, acknowledged its unauthorised use of the LG images during last month’s CES virtual […]

February 10, 2021

Skyworth, 3SS partner to create Netflix-ready platform

3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a provider of software solutions for STB and multiscreen entertainment, and Skyworth Digital, a manufacturer of connected home products and solutions, have integrated their technologies to create a new STB platform optimised to enable faster Android TV service launches. The Skyworth HP40A STB (with embedded Amlogic chipset) and middleware are now […]

October 30, 2020

RDK unveils RDK4 next-gen software platform

At the 2020 RDK Virtual Euro Summit, RDK Management announced the availability of RDK4 – the newest generation, open source software platform used to power customer-premise equipment (CPE) for video service providers worldwide. RDK4 provides a carrier-grade software stack optimised for deploying apps and managing core technical functions of set-top boxes.  “RDK4 is the culmination […]

October 27, 2020

Skyworth, Amlogic launch RDK Video Accelerator STB

Skyworth Digital, the STB manufacturer, has introduced its first RDK Video Accelerator STB, powered by Amlogic, the fabless semiconductor company. Skyworth has joined the RDK Video Accelerator programme, and unveiled a snew reference OTT STB that comes pre-integrated with the RDK application framework and the Metrological App Store. The STB gives service providers the ability […]

September 9, 2020