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  • thePlatform expands BT TV role
    thePlatform is expanding its role with BT to provide cloud-based video management into its YouView set-tops. via thePlatform expands BT TV role.
  • Magid finds clear market opportunity for Tablet TV
    Tablet TV is nearing its San Francisco-area beta launch in partnership with the KOFY-TV station, owned by Granite Broadcasting, and research seems to suggest the timing looks to be ideal. via Magid finds clear market opportunity for Tablet TV.
  • Tivo launches Roamio PVR for DTT
    TiVo has revealed the ‘limited edition’ TiVo Roamio OTA PVR with an initial retail price of $49.99 (EUR37.83), for those who do not have cable or satellite service, yet still want a PVR. via Tivo launches Roamio PVR for DTT.
  • November deadline for Ziggo take-over
    The European Commission has set a deadline of November 3, 2014, to decide on Liberty Global’s proposed takeover of Dutch cable operator Ziggo. via November deadline for Ziggo take-over.
  • Harmonic virtualises video delivery
    Harmonic (Hall1.B20) will demonstrate new software-defined video delivery that can be virtualised. According to Peter Alexander, the company’s chief marketing officer, “all of the technologies and solutions we’ll be highlighting at IBC 2014 are designed to bring simplicity, flexibility, scalability, … Continue reading
  • 4K really lives
    Fraunhofer’s (Hall 8. B80) broadcasting research institute, the Heinrich Hertz-Institut (HHI), has been at the forefront of MPEG compression ever since it developed the MPEG I Level 3 Audio compression, better known as MP3. via 4K really lives.
  • Thomson to compress it all up to 4K
    Thomson Video Networks (Hall 14.A10) will be demonstrating its 4K playout system powered by the ViBE VS7000 HEVC encoder and the Sapphire MPEG stream server. via Thomson to compress it all up to 4K.
  • S3 Group unveils StormTest Warning Center
    Video Service Providers around the globe are trying to balance the competing needs to accelerate product development and maintain stability by creating tighter synergy between their development and operations teams. To address this growing demand, S3 Group, a global leader … Continue reading
  • Albis introduces SceneGate 8073 IPTV/OTT set-top box at IBC
    Albis Technologies today introduced the SceneGate™ 8073, an entry-level OTT and IPTV set-top box (STB) capable of delivering crystal-clear 1080p HD resolution. The SceneGate 8073 features a contemporary, extremely small footprint — 85 mm wide x 85 mm deep x … Continue reading
  • NEOTION and Sat-Trakt launch Cardless CAM in Serbia
    NEOTION introduces its new Cardless solution for the Serbian Cable Pay-TV operator Sat-Trakt. The NEOTION CAM is powered by Irdeto Media Content Protection on Cardless features and registered as a CI Plus 1.3 CAM ready. via NEOTION and Sat-Trakt launch … Continue reading
  • ULDAGE announces call for patents essential to Ultra HD
    ULDAGE Inc. made a call for patents essential to the 4K and 8K Ultra High-Definition Television (“UHDTV”) standards on August 25. UHDTV is expected to be the next generation in digital television broadcasting. via ULDAGE announces call for patents essential … Continue reading
  • Murdoch’s BSkyB opens a SF office in search of tech investments and partnerships | PandoDaily
    There’s a new strategic investor making the rounds in Silicon Valley looking for deals at the intersection of technology and content. Like nearly all other strategics, this group is making promises of “synergies” and “value adds” and “leverage.” Unlike most … Continue reading
  • BBC News – Amazon buys video-game streaming site Twitch
    In a surprise move, Amazon has bought video-game streaming service Twitch for $970m (£585m). via BBC News – Amazon buys video-game streaming site Twitch.

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