IDC: VR hardware sales to reach 9.6m units this year


Worldwide shipments of virtual reality (VR) hardware will “skyrocket” in 2016, reaching 9.6 million units, according to research by IDC. Hardware revenues will hit roughly… Read more

Divan.TV goes global with smart TV app


Ukrainian OTT service Divan.TV has expanded the availability of its smart TV app globally, taking the service to smart TV users in almost 200 territories,… Read more

Oculus integrates 360-degree Facebook videos

Oculus Video Facebook

From next week Facebook-owned Virtual Reality (VR) firm Oculus is adding a new Facebook Videos tab to its Oculus Video offering for Samsung Gear VR… Read more

Teleste and Samsung team up to target hospitality market


Finland-based cable and telco equipment provider Teleste has struck a deal with Samsung to target the hospitality market. The oint Telest-Samsung offering will use Teleste’s… Read more

Samsung UK claims 2.5m weekly visitors to smart TV platform

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung UK said that its Smart Hub smart TV platform has now passed 2.5 million unique users per week, marking a 33% increase in users… Read more

Molotov signs partnership with Samsung in France


Molotov, the new French OTT service from former Canal+ boss Pierre Lescure, has signed a deal with Samsung Electronics France ahead of its official launch early… Read more

Syfy launches multiplatform content lab

The Expanse

NBCUniversal-owned cable net Syfy has launched a new multi-platform content and experience lab and will launch several next-generation products and services hinged on its latest… Read more

Samsung unveils first UHD Blu-ray player

Samsung UBD-K8500

Samsung has unveiled its first Ultra HD Blu-ray player, promising a March 2016 US launch for the device. Showcasing the player at the Consumer Electronics… Read more

Samsung updates smart TV user experience

Samsung Smart Hub

Samsung has updated its smart TV user experience with the refreshed ‘Smart Hub’ user interface and new Samsung Smart Control remote. The new Smart Hub… Read more

Samsung’s 2016 smart TV line to be IoT ready


Samsung’s entire 2016 smart TV line-up will be Internet of Things (IoT) ready and connected with the SmartThings platform, the firm has announced. New IoT… Read more