Archive for the 'TV related' Category

Zattoo Hit By Hollywood Studio Legal Action In Germany

Disappointing to see that two Hollywood studios, Universal and Warner Bros, have taken legal action against Zattoo, a service that streams live TV to computer screens. Zattoo isn’t a fly-by-night operation and has legal agreements with the TV channels that it shows over its service.

Philips Ultra-Widescreen Cinema 21:9 TV Gets Official For UK

Electronics giant announces pricing and availability for innovative TV.

Freeview HD: Three New Channels For UK

Ofcom gives green light for new BBC, ITV and Channel Four HD channels.

Tudou launches HD service

Tudou, the Shangahi-based video sharing site that is reported to stream over 15 billion minutes of video every day — thrashing YouTube’s 3 Bn — has just launched an HD service.

16-24 Year Olds Still Obsessed With TV, Despite PVRs

Just when you think that there’s hope for humanity, that mankind has escaped the slavery that is television, a survey turns up that tells you the complete opposite. Published today, a study of 2,00 UK digital TV viewers reports that some of the supposedly tech savvy generation Y (16-24 year olds) are still choosing watching [...]

Redlasso Gets Copyright Legal Action From Fox and NBC

NBC Universal, Fox News Network and Fox Television Stations have filed copyright infringement legal action against Redlasoo, a site that makes video content from TV available to bloggers and provides tools to embed the clips onto Web sites.

NXP: Dual View Screen For Car Use

In a world where increasingly people have to watch a flickering screen to be entertained, it’s not surprising that screen in cars has been a big success. For parents it’s a great way to keep their children quite while they travel to their destination. Heaven forbid that they talk to each other. That aside, Digital-Lifestyles [...]

Digital Tick TV Scheme “A Mystery”: MPs

With the 2012 date of switch off of UK analogue TV drawing ever closer, British MPs have been hearing about the current levels of adoption of Digital TV. The UK Parliament Public Accounts Committee heard that many TVs that were still being bought, were not Digital ready, with those purchases, totaling millions of pounds, arguably [...]

Sharp Unleash A Herd Of 22 LCD TVs

It’s a big screen bonanza, as Sharp let loose a ton of tellies.

TV In Prison Cells: £1 Per Week

Yesterday in the UK Parliament, John Spellar, Labour MP for Warley, asked how much the Prison Service spent on “providing satellite television services in prisons in 2007-08.” Maria Eagle (Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Ministry of Justice) told him that the answer couldn’t be given, as costs that small aren’t recorded. She did point out that satellite TV [...]