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DVB-I and HbbTV: A Device Manufacturer Perspective in the EBU Working Group

DVB-I and HbbTV: A Device Manufacturer Perspective in the EBU Working Group

With the LiveOn TV application, we developed a flexible and powerful tool to prototype and…
HD Television for Ghana​

HD Television for Ghana​

An SES Project | Improved picture quality and easier distribution of new TV content for…
Quickline UHD TV Box Success Story Update

Quickline UHD TV Box Success Story Update

Quickline UHD Android TV Set-Top Box  Android Pie and our TV middleware come together in…
Replay Guide on the Android TV Launcher

Replay Guide on the Android TV Launcher

With the Replay Guide, we integrated an advanced feature on the Quickline UHD set-top box. It shows…
Replay Guide Using Microservices

Replay Guide Using Microservices

The QL UHD STB provides more than 130 TV channels and up to seven days…
Integration of NAGRA CA with Inaris now certified on Montage SoC

Integration of NAGRA CA with Inaris now certified on Montage SoC

On the Montage SoC, we have now successfully completed and certified the integration of our…
TARA participated in the Android TV Virtual Bootcamp 2020

TARA participated in the Android TV Virtual Bootcamp 2020

Like last year the TARA Systems team participated in the Android TV Bootcamp. However, due…
Microservices for TV Backend

Microservices for TV Backend

We now dive into microservice architecture for extending existing TV backend systems of our customers.…
News in Focus: 40 Years of Teletext in Germany

News in Focus: 40 Years of Teletext in Germany

Teletext’s fortieth anniversary in Germany makes us recap its remarkable evolution. This much-loved media was…
Android TV 10 on BCM 7271

Android TV 10 on BCM 7271

The changes and improvements that are coming with Android TV 10 are more under-the-hood and…
Inaris based STB Solutions on Montage SoC

Inaris based STB Solutions on Montage SoC

As porting of the Inaris DVB Middleware has been done last year on top of…
Google Certification for Android Pie Passed

Google Certification for Android Pie Passed

We now passed the Google certification for Android TV Pie with the Quickline UHD STB.…
WebVTT Subtitle Decoder Integrated with Inaris HLS Player​

WebVTT Subtitle Decoder Integrated with Inaris HLS Player​

With HLS based OTT streaming DVB or Teletext subtitle formats used by broadcast services are…
Media Player WiFi Readiness

Media Player WiFi Readiness

For OTT streaming operators, it is of the highest importance to ensure that their customers…
Bandwidth Measurement with Inaris HLS Player​

Bandwidth Measurement with Inaris HLS Player​

For media streaming the available IP bandwidth is important to ensure a good quality of…
Inaris HLS Player Used for Quickline’s new SRF Series Portal

Inaris HLS Player Used for Quickline’s new SRF Series Portal

With their Android TV UHD app Quickline offers over 200 TV channels, including features like…
Inaris DVB Middleware ported to Montage SoC

Inaris DVB Middleware ported to Montage SoC

To address also very price-sensitive STB markets, we have ported our Inaris DVB Middleware to…
HbbTV Symposium 2019: HbbTV on DVB-I Services

HbbTV Symposium 2019: HbbTV on DVB-I Services

The 8th HbbTV Symposium took place in November 2019 in Athens. We as TARA Systems…
Using AI for Categorisation of TV Shows on Embedded Platforms

Using AI for Categorisation of TV Shows on Embedded Platforms

In the course of a master thesis, we investigated, how well the genre of TV…
SES shows Analytics for VoD Everywhere

SES shows Analytics for VoD Everywhere

 At IBC 2019, our partner SES demonstrated an analytics system that allows usage monitoring of…
Inaris HbbTV for Android with Java based Middleware

Inaris HbbTV for Android with Java based Middleware

The Inaris HbbTV Solution for Android TV has already been ported to the TV Input…
Inaris Supports Cloud-Based Analytics

Inaris Supports Cloud-Based Analytics

Our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware has now been extended to support cloud-based analytics systems. This is…
Quickline STB UX Optimisation

Quickline STB UX Optimisation

For the Quickline (QL) Android TV UHD STB project an intensive phase of optimization and…
Using Android Treble for Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware

Using Android Treble for Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware

With the introduction of Treble Google improved the way of how Android is accessing the…
Android 9 Pie on Broadcom SoC

Android 9 Pie on Broadcom SoC

Android 9 Pie for Android TV is coming and the first approved builds are now…
HbbTV Test Suite Executed with LiveOn TV Android Application

HbbTV Test Suite Executed with LiveOn TV Android Application

The LiveOn TV application is our reference application for integration of the Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware…
Quickline launches Android TV STB

Quickline launches Android TV STB

Quickline launches its hybrid UHD Android TV STB which combines classic TV with on-demand content.…
Premium Content with VoD Everywhere

Premium Content with VoD Everywhere

The SES VoD Everywhere platform has evolved to a highly attractive product which will arrive…
LiveOn TV running on Sagemcom STBs

LiveOn TV running on Sagemcom STBs

Our LiveOn TV reference application is now up and running on Sagemcom Android TV UHD…
7th HbbTV Symposium in Berlin

7th HbbTV Symposium in Berlin

The 7th HbbTV Symposium was held in November. One major topic was Operator Applications which…
Inaris HLS Player Used for Quickline UHD Set-Top Box

Inaris HLS Player Used for Quickline UHD Set-Top Box

The Inaris HLS Player is used for the Quickline UHD set-top box for the playback of live…
Public Broadcaster ORF Internally Uses TARA’s Android TV Solution​​

Public Broadcaster ORF Internally Uses TARA’s Android TV Solution​​

The Austrian public broadcaster ORF uses our Android TV solution as a player for their…
Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware integrated on HiSilicon with Android O​

Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware integrated on HiSilicon with Android O​

Our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware is now integrated on the HiSilicon platform with Android O.
HbbTV for OTT services shown at IBC 2018

HbbTV for OTT services shown at IBC 2018

Together with IRT and the OTT streaming service Zattoo, we demonstrated on this year’s IBC…
VoD Everywhere on HiSilicon shown @IBC2018

VoD Everywhere on HiSilicon shown @IBC2018

The VoD Everywhere end to end solution operated by SES is now successfully ported and…
Application Discovery over Broadband for OTT Services

Application Discovery over Broadband for OTT Services

Together with IRT and Zattoo, we set up a showcase how the HbbTV Application Discovery…
HLS for VoD Everywhere (HiSilicon)​

HLS for VoD Everywhere (HiSilicon)​

VOD Everywhere is an end-to-end solution from SES to bring high quality content to set-top…
HLS with Alternate Audio Streams​

HLS with Alternate Audio Streams​

With HLS one or more audio streams can be combined with the video stream in…
VoD Everywhere Multiscreen

VoD Everywhere Multiscreen

The VoD-Everywhere Multiscreen extension now allows to access Push VoD content from second screen devices…
LiveOn TV App Using OIPF For Android​

LiveOn TV App Using OIPF For Android​

We created a reference TV application for Android devices – LiveOn TV. This application uses…
HLS with Verimatrix for Android TV​

HLS with Verimatrix for Android TV​

We extended our Inaris HLS Solution to support encrypted media streams. In a first step…
HbbTV on Android Oreo

HbbTV on Android Oreo

We have now ported our Inaris HbbTV Solution using Chromium and the ExoPlayer to Android…
Verimatrix Ultra Security for Android TV

Verimatrix Ultra Security for Android TV

We integrated the Verimatrix ViewRight Ultra client with our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware for an Android…
HLS for OTT Services​

HLS for OTT Services​

Live TV services are more and more provided by standard Internet connections as OTT services.…
OIPF for Android

OIPF for Android

OIPF – the standardized TV API used by HbbTV – can now also be used…
Inaris Middleware on Android Oreo

Inaris Middleware on Android Oreo

Our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware is now ported and tested on Android O.
PushVoD feature integrated in Inaris

PushVoD feature integrated in Inaris

As part of the cooperation between SES and TARA Systems, the PushVoD feature has been…
Inaris HbbTV on Android TV at Medientage Munich

Inaris HbbTV on Android TV at Medientage Munich

At Medientage 2017 in Munich, we demonstrated our Inaris HbbTV Solution running on AndroidTV including…
METZ: Inaris Components for next generation TV

METZ: Inaris Components for next generation TV

For the next generation UHD TV-Sets, METZ decided again to use TARA technology and Inaris…
VoD Everywhere: Live Demo at IBC 2017​

VoD Everywhere: Live Demo at IBC 2017​

The PushVoD technology can be used to provide a video-on-demand like experience on non-connected devices.
SES teams up with TARA Systems

SES teams up with TARA Systems

SES has selected TARA Systems as strategic partner for end-to-end solutions for video broadcasting in…
VoD Everywhere: Live Demo at IBC

VoD Everywhere: Live Demo at IBC

The IBC live showcase will demonstrate how satellite distribution can provide an instantaneous and enriched…
Showcasing HbbTV on Android TV with Chromium

Showcasing HbbTV on Android TV with Chromium

At IBC, we will showcase at Google’s Android TV Summit how operators and manufacturers can…
VoD Everywhere: LiveEvents and StartOver

VoD Everywhere: LiveEvents and StartOver

We have now integrated the possibility to download live event streams in our client solution.…
Nagra pre-integration on Broadcom

Nagra pre-integration on Broadcom

We have now done the Nagra pre-integration with Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware and TVolution on a…
HD+ Connect App is now available for Android

HD+ Connect App is now available for Android

The HD+ Connect app has now been released for Android devices. It contains the Timeshift…
VoD Everywhere: PushVoD GUI Realisation

VoD Everywhere: PushVoD GUI Realisation

To meet common requirements for VoD offering, a new GUI design for STB was created.
Nagra Pre-Integration on Broadcom​

Nagra Pre-Integration on Broadcom​

The Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware has for many years been prepared for CA system integration. In former…
PushVoD Content Reception

PushVoD Content Reception

For PushVoD content reception, the push technology from Quadrille has been integrated. The video content…
Android TV on BCM7271

Android TV on BCM7271

The InarisTvInputService is now also working on BCM7271 based hardware with Android N.
Teletext Webserver

Teletext Webserver

In case it is not possible to transfer the Teletext data with the audio/video stream…
Inaris DVB Middleware on MStar Chipsets

Inaris DVB Middleware on MStar Chipsets

We have now successfully ported our Hardware Abstraction Layer to run on latest MStar platforms…
TV programme guide skill for Alexa

TV programme guide skill for Alexa

With Alexa, Amazon has provided a powerful environment to develop speech controlled services. We have…
HbbTV Inter-Device Media Synchronisation,

HbbTV Inter-Device Media Synchronisation,

With HbbTV 2, broadcasters are able to provide their viewers synchronised media content on companion…
Android TV on BCM7252S - extended​

Android TV on BCM7252S - extended​

The linear TV experience with Android N on BCM7252S have been extended. Beside the support…
HbbTV Operator Applications

HbbTV Operator Applications

The HbbTV Specification group is currently working on finalizing the Operator Application Standard that allows…
Inaris now on Android N

Inaris now on Android N

We now support Android N for watching live TV with our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware. We…
Automatic testing with HbbTV Test Suite V9.0

Automatic testing with HbbTV Test Suite V9.0

In December 2016, the HbbTV Testing Group released the new version 9.0 of the official…
26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

TARA Systems participated in the 26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop at IRT (Insitiut für Rundfunktechnik) in…
Inaris on Nvidia Shield TV enables Live TV​

Inaris on Nvidia Shield TV enables Live TV​

The custom designed Live TV application running on Amazon Fire TV is now ported to…
HD+ Connect App for Playback of Encrypted Content on Mobile Devices

HD+ Connect App for Playback of Encrypted Content on Mobile Devices

The brand-new feature – HD+ ExtraScreen – extends HD+ to multiscreen distribution in households using…
HbbTV 2.0 Companion Screen feature is now supported by Inaris HbbTV Solution

HbbTV 2.0 Companion Screen feature is now supported by Inaris HbbTV Solution

In collaboration with the IRT, we have set-up a demonstration on how the HbbTV 2.0…
HbbTV on Android TV

HbbTV on Android TV

We will shortly introduce our HbbTV Solution also for Android TV. This includes the current…
HbbTV 2.0 Media Synchronisation and Companion Screen Release

HbbTV 2.0 Media Synchronisation and Companion Screen Release

The development activities for the HbbTV 2.0 features Media Synchronisation and Companion Screen will be…
Timeshift of encrypted content (in cooperation with SES PS)

Timeshift of encrypted content (in cooperation with SES PS)

Continuing the close cooperation with SES PS, TARA Systems extend their multiscreen solution by supporting…
Automatic testing of the Inaris HbbTV Solution in Jenkins

Automatic testing of the Inaris HbbTV Solution in Jenkins

We now fully automated our continuous integration environment Jenkins to enable the daily execution of…
TARA Systems contributes to the HbbTV 2.0 Operator Extension

TARA Systems contributes to the HbbTV 2.0 Operator Extension

The HbbTV 2.0 Operator Applications working group started their activities with a face-to-face meeting in…
Presentation and Demonstrations at SES Industry Days

Presentation and Demonstrations at SES Industry Days

The annual SES Industry Days conference took place May 26-27 in Luxembourg. The two-day event…
TIF Extension for DVB Scanning Feature

TIF Extension for DVB Scanning Feature

In cooperation with the major European network operator, we extended TIF to support DVB scanning.
Future-proof with HbbTV 2.0 extensions

Future-proof with HbbTV 2.0 extensions

With the HbbTV 2.0 standard, a rich set of features will be added to HbbTV…
SDK further simplifies the integration work with own middleware

SDK further simplifies the integration work with own middleware

Today, we are proud to announce the availability of our new Inaris HbbTV SDK coming…
Global iTV Research Project successfully completed

Global iTV Research Project successfully completed

Last week, TARA Systems attended the final review of the GLOBAL iTV Project through the…
Automation of our HbbTV Test Environment

Automation of our HbbTV Test Environment

With the release of the current HbbTV test suite v8.1.0 the number of tests has…
Optimisation of Media-Streaming with MPEG-DASH

Optimisation of Media-Streaming with MPEG-DASH

TARA Systems participates in ANOPAS – a research project for application oriented optimisation of media…
Cooperation with SES PS: Pay-TV Content via SAT>IP

Cooperation with SES PS: Pay-TV Content via SAT>IP

SES PS cooperates with TARA Systems to enable Multiscreen scenarios for pay-TV content via SAT>IP.…
35 Years Teletext!

35 Years Teletext!

Teletext launched 35 years ago and we were there almost right from the start! German…
Inaris and Android AOSP on Marvell BG4-CT Reference Board

Inaris and Android AOSP on Marvell BG4-CT Reference Board

The Inaris DVB Service now runs on the Marvell ARMADA 1500 Ultra /88DE3218 (BG4-CT) reference…
Inaris on Android TV

Inaris on Android TV

We successfully added Teletext to our integration of Inaris DVB Middleware on Android TV.
Inaris TV Middleware now runs on the Google Nexus Player

Inaris TV Middleware now runs on the Google Nexus Player

We created an app with underlying Inaris DVB / IPTV Middleware realizing the TvInputService of…