OpenTV Corp. has launched a movie portal application in partnership with Bell TV, Canada’s leading satellite and High Definition TV provider.
The Bell TV movie portal developed by OpenTV enables movie content providers to promote specific channels, as well as the movies they feature, through a fully customizable application that runs on OpenTV’s Core middleware platform. In addition to a themed search option, the application features a unique scheduling option that allows viewers to schedule movie recordings and set reminders weeks in advance.
Apple’s seeming ‘hobby’ the Apple TV may be on the edge of a market explosion, reading between the lines of the latest InStat report.
The report looks at the global digital set top box market, which the analysts expect to see hit a growth spike as digital television services explode.
InStat reckons the digital set top box market has been one of the fastest growing market segments in the CE business over the past decade, and 2007 was no exception, the analyst firm explained. Continue reading →