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HbbTV finally has its open-source solution, on voxtok.org

Voxtok, the best Music Experience provider for Audio and TV industries and the first company to release a HbbTV multi-room music service for TV, is proud to launch voxtok.org, a private Community Portal dedicated to its open-source software and releases its first private project: HbbTV SDK. Voxtok HbbTV SDK is the first up-to-date royalty-free HbbTV open-source implementation. It can be deployed without any restrictions, supporting HbbTV 1.5 and 2.0 specifications. This first release is dedicated...

Voxtok enters HbbTV Association bringing Premium-music services and HbbTV SDK

Voxtok provides advanced music connected systems that incorporate Voxtok Music services. The company makes technologies and solutions like these, mainly available for TV and audio industries such as "HbbTV SDK” and “Voxtok Music for TV”. Today, Voxtok announced that it publicly confirms its commitment to HbbTV standards, following its team’s long track-record in this technology - actually, since HbbTV day one - and its recent news stating the availability of its “HbbTV SDK” and “Voxtok...

Why Does CES Matter? You have to be there.

#CES2016 . Come January 6, 2016 over 170 thousand people from all over the world will make the annual pilgrimage to CES. Last year’s attendance was record setting and for the first time spanning two locations, Tech East and Tech West CES, “The Global Stage for Innovation” was transformed from a trade show into a not to be missed OBLIGATORY experience for anyone in media, technology or entertainment. From the big exhibitors to the sparkling...

#VR: The Gold VRush. Impending Bubble?

The buzz is so loud you long to get inside a VR head mounted display just to escape. VR is a hyper-accelerated market. It seems not a day passes without a significant announcement. If you think being inside a VR experience can be dizzying, try tracking the developments on behalf of clients who are clamoring to create VR experiences and immersive narrative. Welcome to the Wild West.

Four reasons why Netflix Q4 report is exciting

Netflix released their Q4 report earlier this week and since then the stock has rallied. While the obvious reason is that Netflix beat their earlier subscriber forecasts, which will cause further revision upwards of analyst growth estimates, I see several less obvious reasons, which have impact on most OTT video services. 1. Price sensitivity is lower than expected . Netflix made a much controversial price change earlier in 2014, which was assumed would cause increased...

Voxtok launches Audio Capsule at the CES 2015 in Las Vegas

With Audio Capsule ,Voxtok reinvents the Music Experience by changing the way we access and discover music, providing an end-to-end Home Audio System. Audio Capsule is a modern Hi-Res, Multi-room and connected Jukebox, controlled by a tablet or a TV. It incorporate an Audiophile player, a multi-room music server, a storage unit and a CD ripping function, controlled by a very simple tablet & TV app. It integrates a set of advanced services (Hi-Res music...

VOXTOK NAMED AS 2015 CES INNOVATION AWARDS HONOREE

Voxtok today announced that it has been named a 2015 CES Innovation Awards Honoree for High Performance Home Audio/Video . Products entered in this prestigious program are judged by a preeminent panel of independent industrial designers, independent engineers and members of the trade media to honor outstanding design and engineering in cutting edge consumer electronics products across 28 product categories. Voxtok’s Audio Capsule incorporates an Audiophile player, a multi-room music server, a storage unit and...

Canal Digital taps Xstream for iPad app for their TVE service, Canal Digital Go

Canal Digital customers in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland can now see their favorite TV show and movies on their iPad with the recently launched Canal Digital GO iPad app, designed, developed and powered by Xstream . The app was quickly #1 in App Store Norway and #2 in App Store Sweden. The app is available for all Canal Digital customers, over 900 000 customers in the Nordics, regardless of which decoder they have at...

A Great Day in Harlem - written by Larry Irving

There is an iconic photo entitled “A Great Day in Harlem”. It chronicles a gathering of almost all of the great jazz musicians from the late 1950s. Last week there was another “Great Day in Harlem” as Silicon Harlem held their first summit. It was a wonderful event and a wonderfully diverse event with men and women of every ethnicity and every profession gathered to discuss how to better utilize technology in Harlem and to...

Voxtok reinforces its resources and organization in order to address its ambitions

Connected-Labs, a former French Mstar Semiconductor subsidiary – independent since January 2014, becomes Voxtok Technologies. For many years, this team has been a well-known expert in Audio-Video and Web technologies for Consumer Electronics. It remains a very close partner to key actors on the TV and STB markets, such as IC providers, manufacturers, brands and operators, providing expertise and technologies. The Voxtok Technologies’ team is engaged in the development of the Voxtok Hi-Fi system, combining the best Web and Audio technologies to “Keep Music Alive”.

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