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Forthnet Deploys Zenterio OS on Legacy and Next-Generation Set-Top Boxes Posted: 12/09/2017
Zenterio, a leading television and multiscreen solutions provider, announced today that Forthnet, the largest entertainment and communications provider in Greece, has deployed Zenterio OS on set-top boxes (STBs) for its satellite pay-TV offering. Thanks to the flexible, modular design of Zenterio OS, Forthnet successfully added OTT services, VOD content, and a USB DVB-T dongle to its legacy STBs, while retaining the look and feel of the existing user interface. More than 650,000 already deployed STBs have now been upgraded to Zenterio OS, and the software has also been added to next-generation STBs delivered to new subscribers.
Tags: Forthnet | Zenterio OS | Zenterio | Next-Generation Set-Top Boxes | Harmonizes the User Experience | Saving Pay-TV Operators | CAPEX | OPEX | IBC2017 | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Amino at IBC 2017: Upcycling - the Key to Transforming TV for Tomorrow Posted: 31/08/2017

Amino, the IP/Cloud video software and device specialist, will showcase at IBC 2017 how it is leading service providers into the new age of TV delivery by upcycling their legacy network equipment and devices.

Tags: IBC | 2017 | Amino | set-top boxes | Donald McGarva | ENABLE | MOVE | VIEW | IBC 2017 | IBC 2017
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Hrvatski Telekom Increases Flexibility and Improves Subscriber Experience With Zenterio OS Software Posted: 16/08/2017
Zenterio, a leading television and multiscreen solutions provider, announced today that Hrvatski Telekom (HT), a Deutsche Telekom (DT) majority-owned operator based in Croatia, has launched Zenterio OS software on subscribers' set-top boxes (STBs) to power its new entry-level IPTV offering MAXtv. The deployment is part of a comprehensive project by DT to harmonize the software programs powering the user experience for subscribers in Slovakia, Germany, Hungary, Greece, Romania, and Croatia. Zenterio OS provides HT with a complete, flexible, and independent software stack for STBs that enables a faster time-to-market for new services, with support for a DT-branded modern user experience and advanced features like live TV with fast channel change, start-over TV, catch-up TV, video on demand, network PVR, and cloud-based air shifting to mobile devices.
Tags: Hrvatski Telekom | Flexibility | Zenterio | OS Software | Set-Top Boxes | Deutsche Telekom
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NexGuard forensic watermarking to enhance content security for service providers using Marvells multimedia solutions Posted: 07/02/2017

NexGuard, a Kudelski Group company and the leading provider of forensic watermarking technology and solutions, today announced the integration of its forensic watermarking into the secure video path of Marvells family of ARMADA® Ultra HD (UHD) set-top box (STB) solutions for service providers. Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL) is a leader in storage, networking, and connectivity semiconductor solutions. 

Tags: NexGuard | content | piracy | Marvell | technology | set-top boxes
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Broadpeak and Wyplay Redefine Delivery of Live TV Everywhere Services Posted: 04/01/2017
Broadpeak, a leading provider of content delivery network (CDN) technologies and live and video-on-demand (VOD) servers for content providers and pay-TV operators worldwide, and Wyplay, creator of software solutions for leading pay-TV operators, today announced that they will unveil a joint solution at CES 2017, Jan. 5-8 in Las Vegas, designed to revolutionize the distribution of live TV Everywhere services over managed networks. Broadpeak's industry-leading nanoCDN(TM) technology has been integrated with Frog By Wyplay middleware on set-top boxes (STBs) to make multiscreen delivery scalable and affordable for telecom, cable, and satellite direct-to-home (DTH) operators.
Tags: Broadpeak | Wyplay | delivery | live TV | everywhere | services | nanoCDN Technology | set top boxes | pay tv operators | video | video on demand
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Testronic Supports Voluntary Industry Agreement to Improve Energy Consumption of Complex Set-Top Boxes in the EU Posted: 06/06/2013

Testronic Labs - the global leader in quality assurance, compliance, and certification services for consumer electronics, film and television, games, and enterprise - has been commissioned to enable standards and reporting for the Voluntary Industry Agreement (VIA). VIA was designed to support the achievement of the EU Action Plan for Energy Efficiency and the reduction of the potential environmental impact of Complex Set-Top Boxes (CSTBs). Testronic is working closely with CSTB service providers, equipment manufacturers, software providers, and component manufactures to support the goals of the VIA and help companies adhere to the terms of the agreement. The objective of the VIA, and the intention of the agreement signatories, is to move the industry and the devices that are central to it, towards environmentally sound practices which will ultimately be beneficial to consumers and other end users.

Tags: quality assurance | environment | Voluntary Indsutry Agreement | VIA | Complex Set-Top Boxes | CSTB
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DIGITAL TV LABS IS THE FIRST OFFICIAL HBBTV TEST CENTRE Posted: 16/11/2012

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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KIT digital to Deliver Enhanced VOD Store Solution at IBC2012 Posted: 20/08/2012

KIT digital, Inc. (NASDAQ: KITD), a leading video management software and services company, today announced that it will be demonstrating the latest version of its Video On Demand (VOD) Store solution at IBC2012 (Stand 1.D71, Amsterdam RAI, 7-11 September 2012). KIT digitals VOD Store solution allows content owners and service providers to rapidly establish a fully managed and monetized VOD capability. The new release provides a number of enhancements including a new editorial and media workflow interface, which allows multiple endpoints to be served by a single editorial process. 

Tags: KIT digital | IBC2012 | VOD Store | Cosmos | Video On Demand | media workflow | set-top boxes | connected TV | multi screen | tablets | smartphone | IBC 2012 | IBC 2012
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Vision247 hands reins to Racing UKs audience Posted: 14/03/2012


  • Racing UK available on channel 116 via internet-connected Freeview devices
  • Introduces new, unique interactive channel features for subscribers
Tags: Racing UK | Vision247 | Freeview | OTT | Connected televisions | Set top boxes
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