Sep Tivù premieres the first HbbTV 2.0.1 app: tivùon!

Tivù, Samsung and Yotta Media Labs are showcasing the world’s first HbbTV 2.0.1 application at IBC 2017.The tivùon! App, that is owned by Tivù, features of a seven days EPG, seven days catch up TV, a search function and a curated recommendations section.

The tivùon! App has an embedded player for catch up and VOD services, which allows the playback of streamed content directly from the broadcaster’s CDN (instead of launching a different player for each broadcaster) resulting in a richer and more consistent user experience.

The tivùon! App presents an innovative graphic design optimised for HD, UHD, and 4K screens The tivùon! App is a securely protected application compliant with the Italian tivùon! ecosystem requirements (CPAS 2.0.1 – Content Protection and Application Security) protecting HbbTV applications, DASH and
Marlin DRM content.

Tivù and Yotta Media Labs will also be demonstrating the next version of the tivùon! App that integrates
Samsung’s HbbTV 2.0.1 companion screen features with iOS and Android devices. These features will be
available to Italian customers from Q1 2018.

The integration of the companion screen standards into the tivùon! App is a paradigm shift in the viewer’s
experience, driven by the new features: Remote control, to better interact with the tivùon! App; Synchronised bookmarking and watch list and Playback of content on first and companion screens.

tivùon! is available on the new Telesystem Tivusat decoders TS9018 on sale now on London SatMan

Article first published September 19, 2017 10.20 Europe/London By Robert Briel on Broadband TV News

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