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DTG outlines the latest UK TV industry requirements with D-Book 11

The DTG has published the latest version of the D-Book, the only universally deployed technical standards for TV and digital terrestrial television (DTT) in the UK. The D-Book is updated annually with the collaboration of industry, underpinning Freeview, YouView, Freesat, EE TV, BT TV and TalkTalk TV.

Tech Blog October 2018

We have a couple of things underway this month that are interesting. One is our first integration of the CI+ ECP reference stack with a customer. We’re excited about this one as it gives us an opportunity to finalise and test on a real hardware platform the ECP reference implementation that we implemented a little while back…

Saorview Connect wins IBC Innovation Award for Content Everywhere

We are very excited to announce that Saorview Connect has won an IBC innovation award for Content Everywhere. Saorview’s collaboration with OBS was a key element of the development of Saorview Connect, so we are very delighted to know that it has won a prestigious award at IBC this September 2018.

DTVKit Meeting Room in the IABM Member Lounge
Ocean Blue Software IBC 2018 Overview

This year was the first year that we shared a meeting room with DTVKit in the IABM Member Lounge. This worked well for us, as it enabled us to have somewhere off the show floor to host customer meetings in a calmer environment as well as giving us an opportunity to demonstrate examples of our work.

Top Tips for Surviving IBC 2018

IBC is one of our favourite trade shows to attend each year, located in the heart of Amsterdam with over 57,000 attendees attending each year there is certainly a lot going on. However with 5 days of working, walking and networking, it goes without saying that IBC can take its toll…


“OBS’s domain knowledge in DTVKit, HbbTV and UI technologies, complemented our own software team and was key in helping us to bring the Saorview Connect product to market”

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