OTT TV zone
Microsoft has finally presented its new Xbox to the world, describing the console as an all-in-one home entertainment system for the decade ahead that can connect to existing set-top boxes, snap between live TV and other tasks such as Web surfing and video calling (courtesy of Skype), and detect user gestures with much greater accuracy thanks to an improved Kinect peripheral so sensitive it can detect heartbeats.
US firm Elemental Technologies, a provider of video solutions for multiscreen content delivery, has created an over-the-top TV channel for Oregon-based Canby Telecom to deliver local broadcast channels to its subscribers via Roku media streaming devices.
US firms Qwilt and Limelight Networks have formed a technology partnership that will leverage their respective strengths in transparent caching and content delivery networks to develop an end-to-end video delivery architecture that delivers over-the-top (OTT) content as close to viewers as possible.
Microsoft’s reveal of the Xbox One yesterday evening in Redmond signaled the culmination of its ambitions to be at the centre of the future living room entertainment landscape.
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