Tag Archives: Project Canvas

YouView begins UK trials

youview YouView has begun trials in the UK, and thousands of test set-top boxes could be live within the next month or so, according to reports. The last we heard, the TalkTalk.. more
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YouView mandates box standards

YouView, the major IPTV platform being developed by a consortium that includes the BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, and BT, has released a mandate of technical specifications that set-top box manufacturers.. more
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YouView won’t be seen until 2012

YouView was supposed to be out around about now. The subscription-free IPTV service backed by the Beeb (which used to be known as Project Canvas) should have been live in early.. more
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Project Canvas officially christened YouView

Project Canvas has officially been named YouView, the brand which many had speculated would be given to the service. The name is reminiscent of a certain behemoth online video sharing service owned by Google, and any association with that doubtless won’t do the scheme’s chances.. more
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Manufacturers support Project Canvas

Project Canvas has received a massive response to its recent call for manufacturers to come forward to produce a Freeview based PVR. Forty manufacturers have expressed an interest in producing devices with the Canvas software, with Project Canvas claiming that this is a massive endorsement.. more
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Five welcomed back to Project Canvas

Richard Desmond, the chairman of Five’s new owner Northern & Shell, has wasted no time in getting the channel back on board Project Canvas, according to Techradar. Five was forced to leave Canvas at the beginning of July because of financial difficulties which forced the.. more
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Project Canvas Seeking Device Partners

With the final technical documents almost ready for release to the DTG, Project Canvas is ready to move forward with actually making the equipment that will deliver the IPTV service. The project, which is led by the BBC, has now invited manufacturers to express their.. more
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ITV announces profit and pay-TV plans

ITV has become profitable again and has announced plans to help it stay that way. An 18% increase in advertising helped ITV’s pre-tax profits soar to £97m in the first half, compared with a £105m loss in the same period last year. However the broadcaster.. more
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Virgin complains about Project Canvas

Virgin Media wants Ofcom to launch an investigation into Project Canvas, a partnership between Arqiva, the BBC, BT, C4, Five, ITV and Talk Talk to build an open internet-connected TV platform. Virgin has complained to Ofcom that the project is anti-competitive and could suppress innovation.. more
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Citrus Suite developing interactive service for Project Canvas

Citrus Suite, a Liverpool-based digital developer, has started work on a Project Canvas prototype which will show how viewers can interact with an existing BBC programme. Project Canvas, which will deliver internet content directly to TVs, is an IPTV project being developed by a consortium.. more
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