Icareus Develops OTT Interactive TV Service Platform for Senior Citizens

--Company Delivers Interactive TV Lab Environment to Indonesian Government Agency
Helsinki-based interactive TV company, Icareus , said Wednesday that it has developed a "new kind" of interactive, over-the-top (OTT) TV offering that will be targeted at senior citizens in Finland. The company says that the first customer of the "SeniorTV" OTT Platform and service is a Finnish company called EcoTec that is launching it under its own brand, SmartCare TV.

According to Icareus, SeniorTV enables Ecotec to offer senior citizens a service...

ADB to Power MHP-Based HD Interactive TV for Indonesian Pay-TV Operator, First Media

Geneva-based set-top box/digital TV technology provider, Advanced Digital Broadcast (ADB) , said Tuesday that Indonesian pay-TV operator, First Media , will use its products and solutions to deploy what it bills as Indonesia's first HD pay-TV service. The deal is ADB's first in the Indonesian market. According to the company, its technologies will enable First Media customers to access a range of advanced services, including interactive TV and VOD, in addition to HDTV.