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    Kaltura unveils new HTML5 web app for Amazon Fire TV

    Leading video platform Kaltura today announced a new HTML5 web app for Amazon Fire TV. The app allows Kaltura customers to publish video content from within Kaltura directly to Amazon Fire TV, improving the distribution process and streamlining the multi-screen experience. Amazon recently released the Web App Starter Kit for Fire TV, which is intended...
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    Home automation market to top $6bn by 2020

    The market for home automation packages and individual smart devices (sensors, actuators, cameras, etc.) is predicted to grow at 30-35% for the next 5 years, reaching $6-7bn worldwide by 2020, according to a new report from Futuresource Consulting. The report predicts that DIY Home Automation (controllers, devices) segment will experience high growth from a small...
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    Piksel supports Channel 4’s new All 4 service

    UK commercial broadcaster Channel 4 has continued its long-standing relationship with video software specialist Piksel through the the launch of its new All 4 online service. Developed with support from Piksel, All 4 leverages the cloud to deliver portal consistent user experience— creating a unique digital hub for its 11 million registered users. All 4 initially launches...

Analysis & Opinion

  • Google: “Google TV has evolved into Android TV”

    Thomas Riedl

    TV Connect (28 – 30 April 2015 ExCel, London) keynotes don’t get much bigger than Thomas Riedl, Google’s Global Head of Android TV Partnerships. At next week’s event Riedl will be delivering a closing keynote entitled simply ‘Launching Android TV.’ The following in-depth conversation with Riedl left IP&TV News in little doubt – with Android TV Google has fixed…

  • Infomir unveils new HEVC set-tops at TV Connect

    Infomir unveils new HEVC set-tops at TV Connect

    European IPTV/OTT hardware and software manufacturer Infomir is launching a range of new HEVC set-top boxes. The new products include the MAG257 — the successor of the MAG254 and a high-power set-top box with an STiH301 processor — and the MAG350 — a premium IPTV/OTT set-top box with a Broadcom processor. “These set-top boxes are our…

  • North Technologies: “We want to build a billion dollar company”

    North Technologies

    It is tempting to identify North Technologies co-founders (and Apps World North America keynotes) Marc Hemeon and Kevin Rose as embodying the right and left hemispheres of the brain, respectively. Marc, after all, is the renowned designer, and over the course of our hour long Google Hangout, sits bearded and mildly unkempt in front of…

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