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OBS grows its dedicated testing and QA team

OBS has been ramping up its testing and QA services over the past few months and has doubled the size of its QA team. The team, based in OBS’s UK office, are experienced test engineers familiar with all aspects of digital TV product testing including functional tests, user level tests, automation, test stream creation, and […]

Ocean Blue Software acquires Advanced Media Group from EKT

Ocean Blue Software expands with the acquisition of the Advanced Media Group from EKT BRISTOL, UK and HONG KONG — Ocean Blue Software Ltd (OBS) and EKT are excited to announce that they have agreed terms for the transfer of EKT’s Athens based Advanced Media Group to OBS with immediate effect. This team has more […]

CI Plus 2.0 Adoption Gains Support with Multiple Collaborative Projects

There is growing interest in the CI+ 2.0 standard from Operators and OEMs alike. The availability of the conformance test suite is an important milestone in driving the adoption of the standard. OBS was pleased to work with Eurofins, Twise, and SmiT on this project, contributing our CI Plus 2.0 Host stack and expertise. If […]

OBS Increasing Employment Support for Young People

Building on Ocean Blue Software’s (OBS) long established history of providing career accelerating opportunities to young people; we are pleased to announce that OBS has been accepted into the government Kickstart Scheme. This scheme, which is targeted at people 18 – 24 years old and claiming Universal Credit, provides the employer with support in hiring […]

Closed Caption Support for DTVkit

This month we’d like to give you some insight into some work that we have been doing for DTVKit with Closed Captions. As part of its DTV software offering to its members DTVKit provides a DVB stack, DVBCore. DVBCore has many compelling features that have led to it being used by manufacturers in millions of […]

It’s Been an Eventful Year ! – 2020 Retrospective

It’s been somewhat of an up and down year for all of us, but we have still managed to achieve many things which we are proud of. Back in January we were excited and looking for to the year ahead, with our focus being on all things RDK. We were busy working with DTVkit to […]

RDK Lightning User Interface

Lightning is a Javascript application framework for developing TV Apps, that was pioneered by Metrological and is part of the RDK ecosystem.

Multicast IPTV Support for DVBCore

Multicast is not widely used as a TV delivery mechanism as Operators need to invest in a managed network but some Operators have chosen to go down this path for their IPTV services. The benefit of a ‘managed’ IPTV network is that it enables the Operator to control how traffic is routed and prioritised…

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