Monthly Archives: February 2012

Connect TV Bolsters Freeview With 45 New IPTV Channels

Connect TV, a new IPTV (internet protocol television) service that is bringing broadband TV to the Freeview platform in the United Kingdom, has now launched, bringing with it an exciting lineup of forty-five channels that are delivered via the internet. The new channel lineup will be available for viewers to access from the Freeview menu or electronic programme guide (EPG). ... Read More »

Dragon TV To Power Voice Control On Panasonic’s 2012 TVs

Nuance Communications, a leading speech recognition software company, has announced that its Dragon TV platform is set to improve the usability and accessibility of digital content on Panasonic’s 2012 Viera HDTV displays. Dragon TV has been adopted for Panasonic digital TVs in order to create and provide a more interactive experience for users when it comes to voice control. Dragon ... Read More »

US TV Buyers Opting For LED LCD TVs Instead Of CCFL

It has been revealed that for the first time ever there are now more television buyers in the USA who are choosing to buy LED-backlit LCD TVs rather than opting for cold cathode fluorescent lamp, or CCFL, technology. Whilst the latter has monopolised the market for many years, it is now considered old technology, and more and more tech-savvy consumers ... Read More »

Red Bull Arrives On Samsung Smart TV Apps Store

Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung has announced the arrival of Red Bull TV on its Smart TV platform, offering a greater level of choice and exciting entertainment for owners of its internet-connected HDTV models. The Red Bull channel will bring a range of original programming and extreme sports coverage into the homes of viewers, which will provide them with access ... Read More »

LED-Backlit Units Made Up 52% Of LCD TV Shipments In Q4’11

Data from the latest “Monthly FPD TV Shipment Data” report published by display market research specialist Displaybank has indicated that more than half of LCD TV shipments in the final quarter of 2011 were equipped with LED backlight technology. The figures showed that in total LED-backlit units accounted for 52 percent of overall LCD television shipments for Q4’11, which equated ... Read More »