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Google joins major innovators in the global app space at world’s biggest event on connected entertainment
London, 13 February 2012 – IP&TV World Forum today announces that Google will run the opening workshop at its TV App Hub. With social TV one of the most important emerging technologies, the TV App Hub which takes place on days one and two of the conference, will assess the monetisation opportunities presented by the convergence of television and apps.
Global Manager, Developer Relations and Developer Advocate at Google, Ossama Alami, will open the free developer-orientated gathering on 20 March, and run a two hour workshop. As the leader of global developer outreach and support efforts for Google TV, Alami will explore how the developer communities can embrace it as the next stage of Android development, particularly as 2012 looks set to be a pivotal year for the advancement of Google TV as a major platform.
Mobile500 Alliance Demonstrates End-to-End Solution for Monetizing Mobile DTV at 2012 International CES®
Seattle To Be First Beta Market Using Devices made by Technology Enablers Elgato, Expway, Siano and Opanga
LAS VEGAS – January 9, 2012 – The Mobile500 Alliance today unveiled a breakthrough end-to-end solution that will enable its member broadcasters to build new revenue streams through Mobile DTV (MDTV). The goal is to make the solution available to Alliance member companies after beta launch and evaluation in Seattle.
The demonstration shown at 2012 International CES includes a Mobile500 application for iOS devices that supports audience measurement, ESG data, channel logos, interstitial ads and banner ads. Live recording and time shifting of over-the-air MDTV content will be included through DVR-like functionality built into the app.
Also included in the Mobile500 solution are new tuner devices, which are small adapter/dongles for iPads that will run a TV app from Elgato, incorporate an MDTV chip from Siano, and use Expway’s Mobile DTV middleware and audience measurement solution. At the local television station, Expway’s Electronic Service Guide (ESG) delivery server powers the MDTV head-end.