BBC announces ‘Red Button+’

This April will see the BBC instigate what it calls the “next step” in the evolution of its Red Button service on connected TVs. The original service was launched in December 2012 on the Virgin Tivo platform and later as a beta trial to a small number of internet connected TVs. The new development sees…

The Red Button Attack: are Smart TVs dangerous?!?

An article in last week’s Forbes concerning research by Yossi Oren and Angelos Keromytis at the Columbia University Network Security Lab suggests that the average connected TV could be an unknowing weakest link in a home’s security against hackers. “People are sitting at home at night watching TV,” Oren told Forbes, “and suddenly outside their window something…

BBC reinvents the Red Button

After 13 years of delivering Red Button interactive services, UK broadcaster the BBC has launched a revamped version called ‘Connected Red Button’, with customers of UK cableco Virgin Media first in line to benefit.

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