Pace, UK-based creators of digital TV products, has won a new contract to supply BT with their next-generation V-box, for use on the BT Vision service. Previously Philips supplied the V-box (that runs the Microsoft Mediaroom IPTV middleware) but following Pace’s purchase of Philips Set Top Box (STB) division, it’s natural — but we imagine [...]
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DS2 have run test to find the delivery of IPTV over PLC 200Mbps beats WiFi by a factor of four.
It’s clear that China like to do things their own way. The latest in the list is a video CoDec’s, the algorithm that is used to compress/decompress video signals. Much of the world currently uses H.264, but China has developed its own equivalent, that they call AVS, standing for Audio Video coding Standard – an [...]
Much to our surprise, the UK public are starting to be told about the BT Vision service from BT, through a multi-million advertising campaign, with the two 60 second ads kicking off tomorrow during ITV’s ‘Grease Is The Word’. The background Since its initial ‘launch’, back in December 2006, when UK journalists were gathered together [...]
Poor old Reese. He won the competition, but his computer wasn’t up to it. Wise words from him none the less.
There’s some mighty big numbers knocking around iSupply’s estimates of what the video content world will be worth.
IPTV is coming to your Xbox 360, and it’s going to be shown in London for the first time in Europe in March.
Slotting in nicely with Microsoft’s Xbox/IPTV Announcement (You’ll be able to watch IPTV through your Xbox toward the end of the year). Just the Beginning, says The Diffusion Group.
By way of a background to BT Vision (launching today), here’s some background on where the boss saw it going.