As the video industry experiences another phase of significant disruption and evolution can it adapt to the changes in technology, consumer behaviour and the competitive landscape by using software development practises such as Agile and DevOps to adapt, drive innovation and sustain growth?
At InterBee 2015, Sony had TVs capable of using Hybrid Log Gamma (HLG) HDR, and was demonstrating some of them side-by-side. HLG is a High Dynamic Range (HDR) standard proposed by both BBC and NHK, which makes it possible to broadcast a single signal/stream compatible with both non-HDR and HDR televisions. (Learn more about visual dynamic range)
It looks like TiVo Roamio owners won’t need to buy an upgraded box for the new SkipMode feature. Zatz Not Funny points out info on TiVo’s website promising SkipMode will come to older Roamio DVRs on December 10th, which the company confirmed in a statement to Engadget.
The Optus cable TV and broadband network acquired by Australia’s national broadband network (nbn) for A$800 million (€545m) is in such poor condition the nbn is considering replacing it entirely, according to a leaked document, which suggests that building over the Optus HFC network with Telstra HFC or a mix of other technologies would deliver better results than upgrading the current network, with a funding increase of between A$150 million and A$375 million.
The app for the Polish online TV service Ipla has now been downloaded over 5 million times on Android devices.
TiVo said it added 418,000 subscriptions through cable operators in the third quarter, its best third-quarter performance in that area ever.The San Jose, Calif., DVR maker ended the third quarter with 5.5 million pay-TV customers worldwide, with the quarterly additions representing a 24 percent acceleration over the same period of 2014.
Satelio, the German pay-TV platform for DTH households in Africa, has resumed its operations on November 24, 2015 after a two-day break following the loss of contact with Israeli satellite Amos-5 (17° East).