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HbbTV Association Publishes New Version of Core Specification to support HDR, HFR and NGA Posted: 21/02/2018
HbbTV Association Publishes New Version of Core Specification to support HDR, HFR and NGA
The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, today announced the immediate availability of HbbTV 2.0.2. This update of the second version of the core HbbTV specification enables HbbTV applications to benefit from new “Ultra High Definition” video and audio technologies such as High Dynamic Range, High Frame Rate and Next-Generation Audio - delivered as streaming services using, e.g., MPEG-DASH. More specifically, the new release brings the following enhancements to HbbTV content:
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HbbTV Association Publishes Specification for Operator Applications Posted: 18/12/2017
HbbTV Association Publishes Specification for Operator Applications
The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, today announced that it has finalised and published its Operator Applications Specification.
Tags: HbbTV | HbbTV Association | Operator Applications | Applications | TV Applications | Operator Applications Specification
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AdScribe Helps Deliver Next-Generation HbbTV Interactive Advertising in Switzerland Posted: 24/10/2017
AdScribe Helps Deliver Next-Generation HbbTV Interactive Advertising in Switzerland
AdScribe, a subsidiary of Zenterio, today announced that it is bringing next-generation advertising to television viewers on compatible HbbTV devices. Partnering with AdScribe, Admeira, the largest marketing company in Switzerland, has launched a beta test with interactive advertising campaigns running on the public TV channels delivered by a major Swiss TV operator, giving viewers the ability to interact directly with commercials, browse additional content, watch videos, enter competitions, and more. The campaigns were built using AdScribe Engage.
Tags: AdScribe | HbbTV Interactive Advertising | Switzerland | Zenterio
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HbbTV Association Announces Release of v9.2 Test Suite Posted: 02/08/2017
HbbTV Association Announces Release of v9.2 Test Suite

The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, is pleased to announce that version 9.2 of its test suite has now been released. The aim of this release of the Test Suite is to support the certification of devices coming to market in 2018 for all versions of the HbbTV standard. The Test Suite is available to be used by any organisation through one of the Registered HbbTV Test Centres or directly by HbbTV members themselves.

Tags: HbbTV | Broadcast | Test Suite | TV | Set Top Box
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Eurofins Digital Testing Announces the Establishment of an HbbTV Application Test Centre with the Support of Samsung Electronics Posted: 20/02/2017
Eurofins Digital Testing Announces the Establishment of an HbbTV Application Test Centre with the Support of Samsung Electronics
Eurofins Digital Testing (Eurofins) announced today they will develop an HbbTV Application Test Centre in co-operation with Samsung Electronics (Samsung) for testing HbbTV Applications on HbbTV enabled TVs. HbbTV Applications are interactive applications that deliver additional functionality such as video-on-demand and are designed to run on TVs compliant with the HbbTV specification. As the lead supporter, Samsung will provide the initial TV platforms for conducting the compatibility tests. These platforms include an enhanced debug mode which allows the gathering of additional data to diagnose issues. Samsung will also provide technical assistance to the program to assist app developers to run their applications on Samsung TVs.
Tags: Samsung | HbbTV | Eurofins | Eurofins Digital Testing | Interoperability | App Testing | HbbTV App Testing
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S and T Demonstrates Hybrid Pay TV at IBC Posted: 15/07/2014
S and T Demonstrates Hybrid Pay TV at IBC
Strategy & Technology Ltd (S&T), the international interactive multi-screen specialists, will be demonstrating and discussing its technologies to bring innovative new services to interactive television and other screen-based platforms at IBC 2014 (Amsterdam, 1216 September). With growing global interest in hybrid broadcast broadband television, S&T will be showing complete solutions for streaming premium content, interactivity and application development.
Tags: S&T | Strategy and Technology | multi-screen | television | IBC | IBC 2014 | Amsterdam | HbbTV | smart TV | OnScreen Publishing | IBC 2014 | IBC 2014
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S and Ts Gordon Maynard to speak at major HbbTV conference Posted: 13/06/2014
S and amp;Ts Gordon Maynard to speak at major HbbTV conference

Gordon Maynard of Strategy & Technology, the UK-based interactive television specialists, has been invited to speak at the HbbTV Symposium Asia 2014. The conference, under the chairmanship of Phil Sandberg, brings together leading authorities from around the world to share their knowledge on the future of interactivity.

Tags: S&T | Strategy and Technology | HbbTV | MHEG | BroadcastAsia | Interactive | multi-screen | multi-platform | a[[s | Broadcast Asia 2014 | Broadcast Asia 2014
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Gordon Maynard Joins S and T to Lead New Applications Initiative Posted: 19/05/2014
Gordon Maynard Joins S and amp;T to Lead New Applications Initiative
Strategy & Technology Ltd, the UK-based interactive television specialists, is establishing a new activity focussing on Web applications, including HTML5 and Hybrid Broadcast/Broadband Television (HbbTV), worldwide. The initiative will be headed by industry pioneer Gordon Maynard of OnScreen Publishing.
Tags: Gordon Maynard | s&t | strategy and technology | html5 | hbbtv | OnScreen Publishing | teletext | DTG
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DIGITAL TV LABS LAUNCHES LIGADA ISUITE FOR MPEG-DASH AT IBC 2013 Posted: 06/09/2013
DIGITAL TV LABS LAUNCHES LIGADA ISUITE FOR MPEG-DASH AT IBC 2013
Digital TV Labs, the digital media testing company that specialises in testing tools and services for validating digital media and device conformance, is launching Ligada iSuite for DASH. Designed to run on the widely adopted and highly versatile Ligada iSuite Test Harness, it can be used for compliance testing of the DASH264 profile on any compliant video player on any device, offering interoperability for streaming of adaptive, high-quality, media over IP networks.
Tags: Testing tools | HbbTV | conformance | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013
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DIGITAL TV LABS IBC 2013 PREVIEW DOCUMENT Posted: 25/07/2013
DIGITAL TV LABS IBC 2013 PREVIEW DOCUMENT
 Stand no: 2.A29

 Digital TV Labs is a leading media and device testing specialist company, operating globally with testing facilities in the UK and Hong Kong.

 
Its extensive portfolio of products and services provide complete testing solutions to CE manufacturers, broadcasters, operators and related media and device supply chains.  These include conformance and certification testing for standards and operator regimes.
Tags: conformance | testing tools | HbbTV | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013
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EXSET IBC 2013 PREVIEW DOCUMENT Posted: 25/07/2013
EXSET IBC 2013 PREVIEW DOCUMENT

Stand no: 4.C59 (Exset is exhibiting on the M-Star stand)

Exset is a broadcast technology and solutions company founded in 2011. Its based in The Netherlands with offices in the UK, Estonia and India. Exset provides complete solutions to the broadcast industry focusing on emerging markets where localisation, social and economic factors require a fresh approach to traditional technology supply. Exset works collaboratively with local partners to provide a unique service, understanding developing markets and working with TV operators to monetise their platforms. 

Tags: Monetization | emerging markets | digital | value added services | HbbTV | IBC 2013 | IBC 2013
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DIGITAL TV LABS LAUNCHES FIRST OFFICIAL CONFORMANCE SERVICE FOR THE NEW HBBTV LOGO PROGRAM Posted: 25/07/2013
DIGITAL TV LABS LAUNCHES FIRST OFFICIAL CONFORMANCE SERVICE FOR THE NEW HBBTV LOGO PROGRAM
Digital TV Labs, the digital media and device testing company, has announced a conformance testing service for the new HbbTV logo program for hybrid devices. As the first HbbTV Registered Test Centre, the company will provide a fast and efficient service to deliver the official HbbTV test report required by manufacturers to license the logo. 
Tags: testing tools | conformance | HbbTV
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DIGITAL TV LABS MITIGATES UK DTT FREEVIEW RECEIVER TEST FOR 4G LTE INTERFERENCE Posted: 25/07/2013
DIGITAL TV LABS MITIGATES UK DTT FREEVIEW RECEIVER TEST FOR 4G LTE INTERFERENCE
Digital TV Labs, the digital media testing company that specialises in testing tools and services for validating digital media and device conformance, has launched a service that enables Freeview receivers to be tested for susceptibility of interference from 4G LTE mobile services.
Tags: testing tools | HbbTV | conformance | 4G LTE
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ASIAN HBBTV EXPANSION HIGHLIGHTED BY KEY PLAYERS AT BROADCAST ASIA NETWORK EVENT Posted: 18/06/2013
ASIAN HBBTV EXPANSION HIGHLIGHTED BY KEY PLAYERS AT BROADCAST ASIA NETWORK EVENT
Four leading companies in the HbbTV space Digital TV Labs, Dolby, httv and Optiva Media - have today announced that an exclusive seminar will take place in Singapore, on the 19th of June 2013, in recognition of the increasing interest in the connected TV standard across Asia. It has been organised to inform Broadcast Asia and CommunicAsia exhibition visitors about the myriad benefits of the hybrid connected TV standard.
Tags: HbbTV | connected TV | Broadcast Asia 2013 | Broadcast Asia 2013
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DIGITAL TV LABS IS THE FIRST OFFICIAL HBBTV TEST CENTRE Posted: 16/11/2012
DIGITAL TV LABS IS THE FIRST OFFICIAL HBBTV TEST CENTRE

Digital TV Labs, which provides independent, specialised receiver conformance products and services, has today announced that it is the first HbbTV test centre officially registered by the HbbTV Consortium. The Consortium announced the release of the official HbbTV 1.1.1 Test Suite in August this year, key to HbbTV certification.

Tags: OTT | HbbTV | set-top boxes | iDTV | compliance testing
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