Connected TV

Apple TV sales hit 25 million

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Apple has now sold 25 million units of its Apple TV streaming set-top box, it revealed while announcing bumper results for its fiscal first quarter… Read more

Intel-based HDMI dongles hit UK market

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Two providers have separately launched new high-end Intel-based HDMI dongle devices in the UK.  Consumer electronics provider Hannspree has launched a new ‘micro PC’ in… Read more

Toshiba agrees smart TV ad partnership with Smartclip

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Toshiba has agreed a new partnership with video ad technology company Smartclip, which has secured the European advertising rights for Toshiba’s smart TV platform. Smartclip… Read more

Ikanos and SoftAtHome execs joint Home Gateway Initiative board

Wojtek Makowski

Connected home industry standards body the Home Gateway Initiative (HGI) has named Pramod Kaluskar, systems architect at Ikanos, and Wojtek Makowski, CTO of SoftAtHome, to… Read more

SVoD service Pickbox.tv launches on Samsung smart TVs

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Subscription video-on-demand provider Pickbox.tv, which is active in the former Yugoslav countries, hjas launched an application for smart TVs and will be available on Samsung’s… Read more

More than a third of US homes to buy a smart device this year

Tom Kerber

Some 37% of US broadband households intend to buy one or more smart devices in 2015, according to research firm Parks Associates.  Parks’ smart home… Read more

GoPro launches LG TV video app

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Camera maker GoPro has launched an OTT video app for LG Smart TVs, allowing viewers to stream more than 400 hours of GoPro-shot high-definition videos.… Read more

Roku plans 4K TV support, details new TV models

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Roku is due to add 4K Ultra HD streaming support for future models of Roku TVs, and has announced new manufacturing deals with TV makers… Read more

Samsung smart TVs to be Tizen-based

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Samsung is to use the Tizen operating system to power its entire range of smart TVs for 2015, the company has revealed.  Samsung said the… Read more

4K market to hit 100m units by 2018

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Demand for 4K TVs will hit 100 million units by 2018, according to Futuresource Consulting. According to the research group, demand for 4K sets will… Read more