Author: Marie Gumplinger

Android 9 Pie on Broadcom SoC

The first Android 9 Pie for Android TV approved builds are now available and we already ported our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware Stack to the Broadcom 7271 reference platform. Also, our...

Quickline launches Android TV STB

The Swiss cable operator group recently launched their hybrid UHD Android TV STB which combines classic TV with on-demand content and apps like Netflix, Youtube, Spotify, Sky and others. TARA...

Premium Content with VoD Everywhere

In 2018, the SES VoD Everywhere platform has evolved from a demonstration vehicle to a ready to deploy full featured product. With Newland as an STB partner, the first customers...

LiveOn TV running on Sagemcom STBs

Our LiveOn TV reference application is now up and running on Sagemcom Android TV STBs which are widely used in the market. LiveOn TV accesses the Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware using...

7th HbbTV Symposium in Berlin

In November, the 7th HbbTV Symposium took place in Berlin and we also participated to discuss the current developments and trends in the context of HbbTV. We demonstrated our Inaris...

VoD Everywhere Multiscreen

The SES VoD Everywhere platform offers network operators the distribution of premium content without or limited Internet via satellite transmission to their customers. On the set-top box the content library...

HbbTV on Android Oreo

With Android Oreo, the latest Android version is currently rolled out on many devices in the market. This also applies to Android TV where the new version brings many enhancements,...

Verimatrix Ultra Security for Android TV

High-quality content is important to be available on Android TV devices. Securing reception and playback of content on an open platform as Android TV is a challenging task. To fulfill...

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.OIPF defines a well-established standard API...

Inaris Middleware on Android Oreo

We ported and verified our Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware for Android Oreo. The functionality of our TV middleware can be accessed with our new OIPF for Android API directly from any...

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. Signalisation of HbbTV applications always...

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. SES offers a turnkey-solution for operators which includes also the client device for...

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 Inaris HbbTV Solution and the...

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 where already running live events...

Nagra Pre-Integration on Broadcom

The Inaris DVB/IPTV Middleware has for many years been prepared for CA system integration. In former projects the integration and certification was done by our customers or partners. Now we have done the...

VoD Everywhere: PushVoD GUI Realisation

To meet common requirements for VoD offering, a new GUI design for STB was created in cooperation with our partner design agency coeno. The sophisticated user interface has been realised...

Android TV on BCM7271

The InarisTvInputService is now also working on BCM7271 based hardware with Android N. The linear TV is received with the on-board DVB tuner or alternatively via OTT (e.g. using HLS)....

Teletext Server for OTT

In some cases (e.g. OTT) it may not be possible to transfer the Teletext data as part of the audio/video stream. With our Teletext Server solution, you can continue supporting...

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.Our Inaris DVB Middleware is fully platform independent and runs already...

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 programme guide skill for the...

HbbTV Operator Applications

The HbbTV Specification Group is currently in the final phase of working on the Operator Application Standard, which was initially started in early 2016. The concepts and mechanisms are already...

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 new features like Replay TV...

26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

TARA Systems participated in the 26th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop at IRT (Insitiut für Rundfunktechnik) in Munich to meet app developers and manufacturers to test the interoperability of HbbTV terminals and...

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 for HbbTV 2.0. Even further...

TIF Extension for DVB Scanning Feature

In cooperation with the major European network operator, we extended TIF to support DVB scanning. Currently the Android TV Input Framework (TIF) does not support a dedicated API for DVB channel...

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 HbbTV Solution, we already started...

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 features required by HbbTV 2.0....

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 Teletext information service with a...

Inaris on Android TV

We successfully added Teletext to our integration of Inaris DVB Middleware on Android TV. Since we have been engaged for years with Inaris in relation to Android, in the context...