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ONO, the largest cable operator in Spain, will be among the first cable operators to tap into TiVo's APIs in order to offer its subscribers improved TV Everywhere services. ONO, which was already a TiVo customer, will integrate TiVo's service capabilities into its multi-screen mobile and web applications, including search and discovery capabilities and remote PVR recording management functionality.
The big iPhones are here at last, and so - as surely as indigestion follows a burrito - are the oversize iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus cases. Also new on the scene this week: a game controller for all your iDevices, plus some sweet retro-style cameras.
More and more, it looks like TiVo 's business is becoming irrelevant. The company that pioneered the concept of the DVR has been surpassed technologically, and there is increasingly little reason to be a TiVo subscriber.
TiVo has strengthened its sales team in Europe with new offices and staff in Austria, England, the Netherlands, Poland and Spain. The new offices will help TiVo better serve its European customers, which include ComHen in Sweden, Ono in Spain, and Virgin Media in the UK.
The line between TV and mobile services is blurring, and in many cases that blur in between them is a cloud. That's the logic behind Ericsson's planned US$95 billion acquisition of Fabrix Systems, which sells a cloud-based platform for delivering DVR , video on demand and other services.
TiVo has revealed its latest DVR model, the appropriately titled TiVo Mega. Fully living up to its name, the mammoth-sized device comes with 24TB of recording space letting customers save around 26,000 hours of TV! "Size matters.
Englewood, Colorado-based satellite television operator DISH is tying its Hopper DVR into a bunch of home automation systems, the company said yesterday, as part of the CEDIA Expo in Denver. According to DISH, it has unveiled integration with systems from Crestron, Savant, and AMX--in addition to existing integration with Control4--for its digital video recorder.
By working together, Unitron and Triax are enabling greater market reach for ODU products that support multiple tuners off a single-cable run; which means simpler satellite installations, reductions in subscriber acquisition costs and lower subscriber churn. The new product portfolio will include a number of Multi-Switch solutions based on advanced IC technology from analog CSS ICs, the EN5288 and RF5218, are the preferred CSS ICs as they are field proven with deployments worldwide in multiple Tier-1 satellite operator networks.
Wildmoka, a pioneer company in video automation, enrichment, and monetization of audiovisual contents, today announced that it has joined the Frog by Wyplay Marketplace. Wildmoka will pre-integrate its cloud-based solution into Wyplays Frog backend and Set-Top Box middleware solution to reshape service providers offerings of networked Personal Video Recorder services .
This week, executives from some of the country's largest television companies, industry groups and private citizens will begin a process that could radically change how Canadians watch TV. They will all be appearing before a special hearing convened by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, or CRTC, casually dubbed " Let's Talk TV ."
Armstrong Utilities is the latest mid-size MSO to throw in its lot with TiVo, relying on the vendor for multi-screen delivery of combined linear, recorded, and over the top TV, along with video on demand. Armstrong has signed up for TiVo's cloud-based service, using the Pace MG1 whole-home gateway DVR and Pace MI3 IP STB client and TiVo Stream, as well as TiVo's iOS and Android mobile applications.
At the recent Custom Electronic Design and Installation Association trade show, TiVo pulled out all the stops. This trade show basically features all the flashy new offerings in the world of home theatre.
Updated: Tue Sep 16, 2014 10:57 am
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