Scandinavian broadband, TV and telephone provider Canal Digital- part of the Telenor Group has formed a strategic partnership with TiVo, the advance television service provider, in an effort to offer Nordic viewers some the most advance television services. Under the Agreement the TiVo services will be available to Telenor’s Canal Digital Direct-to-Home satellite customers in Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland.
Zixi and Netgear have collaborated to develop the first full HD Over The Top solution. Using the Zixi Video Operating System (ZVOS) the Netgear NeoTV 550 Ultimate HD Media Player is able to deliver live and VOD (Video on Demand) full HDTV over the internet to the viewer. This collaboration also marks the first time ZVOS is enabled on an off the shelf and high-performance HD media player.
BesTV, China's premier HD IPTV live and video-on-demand (VOD) service provider has joined the list of other television service provider to integrate Dolby Laboratories’ Dolby Digital Plus as part of their feature rich HD TV solutions. According to Dolby, BesTV will roll out its Dolby Digital Plus multichannel sound solution in China’s Guangdong Province with other area in the pipeline.
Owners of Mitsubishi 738 and 838 series 3D-ready TVs or being offered a free 3D TV software upgrade. Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America (MDEA) said the free upgrade will make it easier for consumers to experience large screen immersive 3D home entertainment and that the upgrade will allow the 738 and 838 series to directly support all mandatory 3D signal formats prescribed in the HDMI 1.4a specification.
This week the CES judges announced their verdict on those electronics products they think have shown innovation in the consumer electronics sector for 2010. And we went to get you those that have standout for the connected home. The list consists of popular names and products as well as those that have been quiet but excites us with sleek and clean product designs. Check below to see if your favourite is here.
UK broadband operator TalkTalk has signed a three-year agreement with Alcatel-Lucent to build a Content Delivery Network (CDN) which will enable TalkTalk to deliver high-quality digital TV to end-users. The CDN network will run over TalkTalk's existing high-speed IP network, and will leverage the digital media delivery technology acquired through Alcatel-Lucent's recent purchase of Velocix.
Like Logitech Sony has launched their incarnation of a Google TV solution in Sony Internet TV. Sony has released four models of the television plus on Blu-ray disc player to complement the range. To accompany the TV is a handheld RF QWERTY keyboard for easy browsing and typing. The screen sizes starts at 24-inch for $599.99 to 46-inch for 1,399.99 recommended.
Logitech has delivered on their promise they made in the first half of this year when Google launched its Google TV platform. At the time Logitech was highlighted as one of the key partners to the project and they promised to follow up with the release of a range of product for Google TV. Well four months later they have delivered on that promise with the release of Logitech Revue and a host of other products to help users to better experience Google TV.
Like Sony QNAP has released a network multimedia player, called the NMP-1000P Network Media Player, according to QNAP the NMP-1000P is design for audiophiles and AV enthusiasts. It is capable of delivering full 1080p HD video backed by Dolby and DTS multi-Channel surround sound. IT offers expandable storage and is accessible through wire and wire from a PC, Mac, Linux/UNIX for easy and convenient file sharing.
Netgem and Toshiba have collaborated on a multifunction adapter to offer “Toshiba Places” for the French market. Through this new multifunction device French users will be able to access online services from their television. The “Toshiba Places” was designed to optimised the TV experience, through it you can access a range of entertainment services, which include the ability to share your digital content (multimedia) with friends and relatives and watch video-on-demand.