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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…

Platform independent DVB stack for Android

OBS and DTVKit have continued to provide Android DVB solutions for over 3 years now. We started by integrating the DTVKit DVB stack with Android ‘N’, using the TV Input Framework (TIF) to ensure compatibility with the Android architecture. From there we migrated to ‘O’…

MHEG as an Android Application

This month we thought it’d be a good opportunity to update you on some of the work that we have been doing with MHEG. This is somewhat of an ‘old meets new scenario’ as we have actually been working on taking our MHEG engine code and migrating it to an Android App. Why have we done this?

HbbTV Enables Addressable Advertising

Advertising is a key revenue stream for Operators/Broadcasters and the potential to target adverts to specific audience/demographic is somewhat of a holy grail in advertising…

OBS Migrates DTVKit’s DVB Stack to RDK 4.0

Lockdown has been a busy period for us, with the end of March seeing us abandon the office, and adapt to working from home life. We have used the time to move forward with our work on RDK, specifically the integration of the DTVKit DVB stack with the RDK software framework…

OBS support DTVKit with their DVBCore integration into RDK

OBS is pleased to announce that we have been working with DTVKit on the integration of DVB with the open source software platform, RDK. There is growing interest in RDK as a software platform for Operator set-top boxes and the integration of DTVKit’s DVBCore…

The Year Ahead

It looks like it’s going to be an exciting year ahead for OBS as we move in to 2020. With industry events to attend, projects beginning with new and existing customers, and many exciting technological developments planned.

Ocean Blue Software 2019 Overview

Ocean Blue Software has had a busy year with focus predominantly on expanding our range of services. This year has seen improvements to MHEG, CI+ 2.0, Android TV, Conditional Access Systems and research and development into RDK.

“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.”