In a posting on its corporate blog, Tuesday, Verizon FiOS TV announced that it has expanded its "TV Everywhere" offering by making CNN's main US channel and Headline News (HLN) companion channel available live online to authenticated subscribers.
--Devices Include Philips-, Magnavox-, Sylvania- and Emerson-Branded Products
Content security specialist, Widevine, said Tuesday that Funai Electric Co.--which manufactures consumer electronics sold in the US under the Philips, Magnavox, Sylvania and Emerson brands--will incorporate its adaptive streaming technology, virtual DVD/Blu-ray-like controls and DRM solution on its Internet-connected HDTV's, Blu-ray players and other connected devices.
Multiscreen video-management software solutions provider, ExtendMedia, on Tuesday announced that its flagship OpenCASE platform now supports multiple mobile, gaming and CE platforms. The company says that it is integrating the video delivery software platform with the five major operating systems for mobile devices--iPhone, Android, Windows Mobile, Symbian and BlackBerry--and that it has also integrated the platform with the Sony PS3, Oregan Onyx-based set-top boxes and connected TV's, and the Yahoo! TV Widgets framework. According to ExtendMedia, delivering content to Internet-connected devices creates considerable challenges that only a purpose-built, multiscreen video delivery platform like OpenCASE can address.