DirecTV weighs in to Virtual Reality space with boxing app

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US pay TV operator DirecTV has launched its first Virtual Reality (VR) app, designed to give boxing fans “a ringside seat” with immersive fight highlights.… Read more

Netflix, Hulu and others to launch on Gear VR headset

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Netflix and Hulu are among the major content partners that will launch apps for the forthcoming Samsung and Oculus-developed virtual reality headset, Gear VR. At… Read more

Starz Play launches on Samsung Smart TVs


US premium cable network Starz has launched its authenticated TV everywhere service for Starz premium subscribers on Samsung smart TVs. Viewers will now be able… Read more

Nos claims world first with VR broadcast of FC Porto vs Benfica

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Portuguese cable and pay TV operator Nos has teamed up with Samsung and Sport TV to broadcast a football match in virtual reality. Viewers equipped… Read more

TiVo sues Samsung for patent infringement

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TiVo has filed a patent infringement action against Samsung, in a lawsuit that covers four patents, including its ‘Time Warp’ and ‘Trick Play’ patents. The… Read more

Italy’s Chili launches UHD service with Thomson technology


Italian OTT TV service provider Chili has launched an Ultra HD service as part of its movie offering. Chili is using Thomson Video Networks’ ViBE… Read more

Beltelecom’s Smart Zala launches on Samsung smart TVs

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Belarus service provider Beltelecom’s multiscreen service Smart Zala is now available via Samsung smart TVs. The service is available on 2013 and 2014 Samsung models.… Read more

Samsung reportedly to launch HDR service soon

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Samsung is to launch the first commercially available Higher Dynamic Range (HDR) video content as part of a new UHD video pack, possibly as early… Read more

SES and Samsung demo first DVB transmission of HDR UHD TV

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Satellite operator SES and Samsung Electronics have this week teamed up to demo what they say is the first DVB transmission of High Dynamic Range… Read more

RTL-owned Videoland goes 4K with 24i

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RTL-owned video-on-demand service Videoland has partnered with TV application developer 24i Media to launch a new 4K, Ultra High Definition (UHD) smart TV app. Videoland,… Read more