TiVo said it will integrate Opera software into its devices, opening up the world of HTML5 TV apps to its cable operator customers and its consumers.
South Korean IPTV provider KT has launched an HTML-based IPTV service that makes its content available both on traditional set-top boxes and other consumer devices ranging from PCs to smartphones and tablets, the carrier said in a press release issued by technology partner Alticast.
The Open IPTV Forum has published a profile with changes applicable to the browser-based environments driving connected TVs and other devices. The report describes a common profile of the latest Web technologies expected to be implemented by manufacturers of connected TVs and other entertainment devices that access the Internet.
If you're not making at least $500 per app each month, Vision Mobile says you're below the "app poverty line," a zone that includes 67 percent of all developers, according to the firm's Developer Economics report.
Tizen made a high-profile impact last week at the Mobile World Congress trade show in Barcelona, Spain, with Samsung and Intel discussing the platform and France's telecom arm, Orange, committing to launching Tizen-based phones later this year. A key area, however, will be reaching out to developers and convincing them that Tizen has the potential to compete with the likes of Google's Android, to which it is often compared, and Apple's iOS.
At Sencha we build Web application frameworks that are used by millions of developers worldwide. Every day, we see our customers bring more and more amazing apps to market leveraging pure open Web technology. We'd seen firsthand what HTML5 was capable of, and we knew for a fact that Web technologies were not the reason why the Facebook app was sluggish.
More and more hotels are using IPTV to not only enhance guest experiences but also to create "incremental advertising revenue with the help of enterprising service providers," according to a story in HospitalityTechDecisions.
Comcast's thePlatform subsidiary said it will use a video player based on HTML5 as the default for programming that it distributes for cable networks on the Web and mobile devices.
At last week' AT&T developer summit, AT&T Mobility CMO David Christopher talked with FierceDeveloper Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about why the company is so bullish on releasing its Call Management API to developers and revealed what he really thinks about HTML5's potential in the market. On the Hot Seat
AT&T Mobility CMO David Christopher talked with FierceDeveloper Editor-in-Chief Sue Marek about why the company is so bullish on releasing its Call Management API to developers and revealed what he really thinks about HTML5's potential in the market.