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HbbTV Forum set up in Netherlands

Tuesday 7 February 2012 | 16:45 CET | News
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iMMovator Cross Media Network announced the creation of the HbbTV Forum Netherlands, an industry platform for HbbTV players to cooperate on technical developments and standards. HbbTV is a connected TV standard that uses an internet connection to bring extra information and services to the TV set. Services based on the technology are already available in some European countries. Under HbbTV, a signal is sent with the broadcast feed that 'tells' the TV where to find the internet content online. The system also supports VoD delivery and interactive, 'red button' services. Dutch broadcaster SBS

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