Opera TV is Now Vewd

by Bob Raikes

Opera TV changed its name and corporate identity at IBC (apparently we were not the first to suggest that we thought “Lewd, vewd” when we saw the new name!) and we met up with …

Tags:HTML5| IBC 2017| Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| Vol 24 - Issue 35

Access NetFront Browser Goes up to 8K

by Bob Raikes

Access Co Ltd said that its NetFront Browser BE Software Development Kit v2.4 for Linux and Android platforms is now available and can support HbbTV 2.0.1, ARIB STD-B62/TR-B39 for 4K and 8K, and Encrypted …

Tags:4k| HTML5| Large Display Monitor| OTT Video| Smart TV| STBs| Super Hi-Vision (8K)| UltraHD| Vol 24 - Issue 28

Google Pulls Plug on YouTube Flash Player

by Alan Spencer

In 2012, YouTube introduced a HTML5-based video player to replace its Flash-based video player. This transition has been ongoing for several years, and has caused Sony, among others, to remove the YouTube Flash video …

Tags:HTML5| Large Display Monitor| Smart TV| Vol 24 - Issue 25| YouTube

MStar Integrates Opera TV OTT Solution for STBs

by Milos Pavlovic

International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) — Opera TV, the market leader in enabling OTT, and MStar Semiconductor, Inc., a leading semiconductor company for display and digital home solutions, today announced the availability of a …

Tags:HTML5| Smart TV

Kirk Edwardson Speaks About HbbTV 2.0

by Tom Allen

The HbbTV Association finalised and released the HbbTV 2.0 specification last month (UltraHD and Continuity Arrive With HbbTV 2.0). The new document outlined various additions to HbbTV, such as support for the HEVC codec …

Tags:HbbTV| HEVC (H.265)| HTML5| Large Display Monitor| Mobile Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 11

Brightsign Celebrates Recent Introductions

by Tom Allen

Brightsign rolled out a significant update to its media player portfolio in December, with new models in the HD and XD lines, and a completely new range, the LS players, was announced. The LS …

Tags:Brightsign| Digital Signage| HDMI| HTML5| ISE 2015| Large Display Monitor| Media Players| Vol 22 - Issue 08

NDS’ New Software Supports HTML5

by Bob Raikes

Netherlands-based Net Display Systems newest version of its PADS4 software is geared towards HTML5-capable signage devices. The software includes a new HTML5 viewer, which can play content on all displays with an HTML5-supporting player …

Tags:Digital Signage Software| DOOH| HTML5| Large Display Monitor| Vol 22 - Issue 04