Advanced Television


Synamedia Go SaaS suite unveiled

Video technology provider Synamedia has unveiled Synamedia Go, a modular suite of data-driven SaaS services which it says provide a frictionless way for pay-TV operators and OTT/D2C streaming providers rapidly to augment and create value from their technology platforms. Based on a flexible, ‘add and go’ architecture, each service is designed to achieve a significant […]

March 17, 2021By Colin Mann

Report: Apple & Google key to driving TV sales

Global TV sales remain stable and will stay that way, with Futuresource Consulting forecasting growth of less than one per cent CAGR between 2018 and 2024. This obscures the underlying turmoil as there has been a boost in sales across developed countries during the year, with consumers looking to improve the home viewing experience during […]

December 18, 2020

NexPlayer becomes Unity Verified Solutions Partner

NexPlayer, the player SDK for premium video apps, now supports Unity games, becoming a Unity Verified Solutions Partner. NexPlayer for Unity offers many functionalities such as HLS and DASH streaming across all Android and iOS devices, subtitles, ad insertion, and content protection using Widevine Digital Rights Management (DRM). Unity game developers can now update and […]

December 10, 2020

Research: TV streaming devices reach 1.1bn

The global population of TV and video streaming devices has now exceeded 1.1 billion, according to the latest analysis from Strategy Analytics’ TV Streaming Platforms service. The research, which tracks quarterly deployments of TV and video streaming devices across 27 major countries, finds that Samsung is the leading brand, with 14 per cent of devices […]

September 3, 2020

Study: Disney+ functionality on Amazon, Apple, Android etc

Disney+ has room for improvement on Samsung’s smart TV system Tizen. The streaming service performs better on Android TV and Amazon’s Fire TV as well as Apple TV and LG’s Web OS. This is the conclusion of a study conducted by TeraVolt. Although the player of Disney+ works perfectly with Tizen (100 per cent), the […]

July 23, 2020