Advanced Television


Mirroring as a future alternative to TV Smart functionality

The earliest of what we now consider smart TVs were first introduced around 2010. The usefulness of these systems when combined with an increased reliance on streaming quickly made them popular, to the point where smart functionality is now considered necessary. As useful as smart systems built into TVs are, however, they’re not without their […]

April 2, 2024

Virgin Media O2 successfully trials smart poles

Virgin Media O2 has successfully trialled a new way of improving and expanding mobile services by bringing together its fixed network infrastructure with new smart poles, which could help to boost mobile coverage in local areas across the UK. The trial, delivered in collaboration with shareholder Liberty Global, has seen new smart poles installed beside […]

March 18, 2024

SPI International unveils FilmBox Love channel

SPI International (a Canal+ company) that specialises in channel curation and management, has unveiled a new limited edition smart channel. The channel is now live and will continue to spread the love until March 15th, offering subscribers a cinematic experience available exclusively on the FilmBox+ platform. FilmBox Love blends timeless classics with contemporary tales of love […]

February 7, 2024

Gogo wins initial legal spat over 5G

In-Flight communications specialist Gogo Business Aviation has won an appeal held at the US Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit and which upheld an earlier verdict at the US District Court in Delaware and which involved denying SmartSky Networks’ motion for preliminary injunction against Gogo Business Aviation to keep it from selling its Gogo […]

February 2, 2024By Chris Forrester

Riedel Communications, Kapetanović Systems partnership

Riedel Communications has announced a new partnership with Croatia-based system integrator Kapetanović Systems to deliver top-tier solutions to the broadcast and AV/multimedia industry. Working closely with Riedel and equipped with Riedel systems including the MediorNet family of real-time media network products, the Artist wired and Bolero wireless intercom systems, and the RiMotion R8 replay system, […]

November 23, 2023

SPI’s FilmBox+ launches Halloween Smart Channel

SPI International, a Canal+ company, has announced its new Halloween Smart Channel, offering viewers the opportunity to indulge in a collection of horror and adventure movies. The channel is available exclusively on the FilmBox+ platform. Among the celebrated titles featured on this channel are popular films such as Welcome to the Jungle, Vivarium, House of […]

October 9, 2023

Airties integrating smart Wi-Fi solutions with prpl

In advance of the upcoming prpl Summit 2023, Airties, a provider of managed Wi-Fi solutions for broadband service providers, announced that it is integrating its Smart Wi-Fi solutions with prpl, an open-source community driving innovation in the digital home and broadband industry. As a member of the prpl Foundation, Airties’ Smart Wi-Fi software, will provide […]

September 28, 2023

LG transforming to ‘smart life solutions’ company

LG Electronics has declared its vision to transform from its current position as a home appliance brand to a “smart life solutions company” that can connect and expand customers’ diverse experiences while driving for global annual revenues of KRW 100 trillion (€70.3bn) by 2030. In a speech at the LG Sciencepark in Seoul, South Korea, […]

July 12, 2023

LG Smart Cam pairs with LG TVs

LG Electronics has announced the global rollout of its new Smart Cam (model VC23GA). A HD video camera with built-in dual microphones and multi-view function, the Smart Cam seamlessly integrates with LG’s webOS-powered smart TVs to provide enhanced user interaction with a host of apps and services. The pairing offers convenient video calling and conferencing, […]

June 28, 2023

Wyplay acquires iFeelSmart

Wyplay, the TV professional services and video platform solutions provider, has announced the acquisition of iFeelSmart, a UX software provider for telco and TV operators’ solutions. Wyplay and iFeelSmart have participated in the same video eco-system for many years and their service offerings are fully complementary. On the client device side, Wyplay provides system integration […]

June 5, 2023