Viera

Interactive TV News Round-Up (V): NDS, ARM, Panasonic, Panvidea, Softel

--NDS in Connected-TV Partnership with ARM
--Panasonic Opens Up its Viera Connected-TV Platform, Launches Companion Tablet
--Panvidea in Subtitling Partnership with Softel
Due to the large volume of news coming out of the Consumer Electronics Show, which kicked off Wednesday in Las Vegas, we are covering stories in this issue in summary/round-up form. We anticipate that it will take us several days to catch up with all the news generated by the show: so if your company has sent us a press release or briefed us on an announcement, and you don't yet see your news covered...

Amazon Video On Demand Now Available on Panasonic's Viera Cast-Enabled Blu-ray Disc Players

--Service Launched on Viera Cast-Enabled HDTV's in April
Panasonic announced Tuesday that Amazon Video On Demand is now available on its full line of 2009 Viera Cast-enabled Blu-ray disc players (note: the Viera Cast over-the-top platform, which has a built-in Ethernet interface, is accessed by pressing a special button on the remote control and entails no usage fees; it also offers access to YouTube, Picasa Web Albums, Bloomberg News and weather information). The company--which launched Amazon VOD on its Viera Cast-enabled plasma HDTV's...

Amazon Video On Demand Now Available on Panasonic's Viera Cast-Enabled HDTV's

Consumer electronics giant, Panasonic, announced Wednesday that Amazon.com's online Amazon Video On Demand service can now be accessed through Panasonic HDTV sets equipped with the company's Viera Cast over-the-top platform (note: the Viera Cast platform, which has a built-in Ethernet interface, is accessed by pressing a special button on the remote control and entails no usage fees). According to the company, its Viera Cast-enabled HDTV sets now allow viewers to choose from over 40,000 Amazon...