Category Archives: IPTV

I’ve Always Found Remote Controls Unnatural: Controlling Android TV and the XboxOne+Kinect

As an experiment I’ve been submitting myself and my exasperated family to the full  ‘real world’ XBoxOne + Kinect Voice + gesture experience using the HDMI pass-through for the last 6 months. The XboxOne is always on. All Video input … Continue reading

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SteamOS, “The Model” and Why Everyone Wants to be Apple

So unless you have been living under a rock for the last few days you will know that Steam are launching an operating system based on Linux, and there there will be a set of rolling announcements this week that … Continue reading

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HEVC(H.265) + UHDTV(4K) – What Does It Mean for IPTV?

Here some updated notes from my research last year into HEVC & UHDTV. I’ve aimed this at a general audience. HEVC – High Efficiency Video Coding A new more efficient video compression format is coming that will eventually replace the current standard … Continue reading

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The impending or maybe never ‘AppleTV’ and what it means for storefront developers

“Yep. If there is going to be an actual TV… the SDK for the current device will be its herald.” Changed my mind on this statement. I guess I was just really hoping that they would publish a SDK and … Continue reading

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BBCi Wins The 2007 Interactive Emmy For Interactive Television Service

Interactive Television Service Winner Is  BBCi British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) United Kingdom  Available 24 hours a day, BBCi is an interactive television service giving viewers a range of different applications to choose from through their TV. It features games for … Continue reading

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Been Nominated For An Emmy

Been too busy to blog – but the last project I bled for that had me too busy to blog has been Nominated for an Emmy! The Nominees are.. BBCiBritish Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)United Kingdom BigPond Windows Media Centre Movie Downloads … Continue reading

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IPTV In Australia Could Be Dead Before It Even Starts

Interesting post from Rachel Dixon’s Blog According to a recently released discussion paper on media reform, the Minister for Communications is considering introducing licenses for IPTV in Australia, to bring Internet video into line with broadcast video. … .. . Intriguingly, the … Continue reading

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