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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 shows can be automatically determined with the help of AI,…
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 their non-connected push VoD STBs. The data was provided by…
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 Framework to run on top of any TV Input Service.…
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 especially of interest for connected devices where it is intended…
Quickline STB UX Optimisation

Quickline STB UX Optimisation

For the Quickline (QL) Android TV UHD STB project an intensive phase of optimization and performance improvements has been completed. Through the improved interaction of…
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 device hardware. With Treble there is now a clear separation…
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 available. We already ported our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware stack and…
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 on Android TV devices. We integrated also our Inaris HbbTV…
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. TARA contributes its TV middleware and the player for DVB…
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 in the market soon. For deployment in Africa, Middle and…
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 STBs. Besides of live TV functionality using the internal tuner,…
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 has high synergies with our OIPF for Android API approach.…
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 validated on Newland STBs using HiSilicon SoC. VoD Everywhere including…
HbbTV on Zattoo OTT Services

HbbTV on Zattoo OTT Services

Together with IRT and Zattoo, we set up a showcase how the HbbTV Application Discovery over Broadband (ADB) standard can bring HbbTV applications to OTT…
VoD Everywhere Multiscreen

VoD Everywhere Multiscreen

The VoD-Everywhere Multiscreen extension now allows to access Push VoD content from second screen devices in emerging markets.
HbbTV on Android Oreo

HbbTV on Android Oreo

We have now ported our Inaris HbbTV Solution using Chromium and the ExoPlayer to Android O.
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 TV device.
OIPF for Android

OIPF for Android

OIPF – the standardized TV API used by HbbTV – can now also be used by Android Java applications to access our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware.
Inaris Middleware on Android Oreo

Inaris Middleware on Android Oreo

Our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware is now ported and tested on Android O.
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 support for the HbbTV Application Discovery over Broadband (ADB) standard.
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 components. TARA provided the Inaris components and Embedded Wizard platform…
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 emerging markets.
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 enhance their Android TV applications with HbbTV functionality using the…
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. On top of this, the StartOver feature has been realized…
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 Boadcom reference board.
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 feature, which allows the user to pause the TV programme…
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.
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 encapsulated, a Teletext WebServer can help to solve this issue.
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 using the MStar MI interface.
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 taken a closer look at this and developed a TV…
HbbTV Operator Applications

HbbTV Operator Applications

The HbbTV Specification group is currently working on finalizing the Operator Application Standard that allows operators to bring their portals to STB and TV devices…
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 are working on combining OTT with classic live TV for…
26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

TARA Systems participated in the 26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop at IRT (Insitiut für Rundfunktechnik) in Munich.
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 Inaris SAT>IP Solution. For the very first time, the SAT>IP…
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 Companion Screen feature can be used by companion applications. This…
HbbTV on Android TV

HbbTV on Android TV

We will shortly introduce our HbbTV Solution also for Android TV. This includes the current HbbTV 1.5 Solution as well as the new components developed…
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 completed in Q4/2016. You can now upgrade or extend your…
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 encrypted channels.
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 the HbbTV Test Suite.
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 May 2016 in London. We from TARA Systems participated at…
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 provided the latest update on important satellite industry trends. Our…
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 capable devices. For current and future customers of our Inaris…
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 with our Inaris HbbTV Solution. The SDK provides a sample…
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 European Commission at the IRT Munich. The project has now…
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 increased from around 400 to over 950. To enable the…
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 streaming with MPEG-DASH and extends its MPEG-DASH client InarisDASH with…
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. SES PS will include our extended SAT>IP stack – consisting…
35 Years Teletext!

35 Years Teletext!

Teletext launched 35 years ago and we were there almost right from the start! German weekly “Die Zeit” is marking the 35th anniversary of the…
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 board as a SAT>IP client on top of Android AOSP.…
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 the Android 5.0 TV input framework and using SAT>IP as…