Metrological and ActiveVideo Bring OTT Content Experiences to Installed Devices
Metrological and ActiveVideo today announced a joint solution that enables global pay-TV operators to rapidly deploy integrated OTT content experiences on existing set-top boxes. Two operators in the Caribbean and Latin America region plan to launch the integrated solution in 2018.Read more
Technicolor Adopts Metrological’s Browser Architecture to Offer Operators Innovative Over-The-Top Opportunities
Metrological today announced that Technicolor is adopting Metrological’s Application Platform and Web-Platform for Embedded (WPE) on the Technicolor 4K Ultra HD hybrid cable and IP set-top boxes (STBs). The WPE browser and cloud based architecture simplify the onboarding of premium OTT content, provide a unified framework for IP based video delivery and enable operators anywhere in the world to support integrated user experiences.Read more
Linda’ TV App Takes Top Place at CABSAT 2017 Appathon Competition
Dubai, UAE – Teams of developers took to the show floor on the final day of CABSAT 2017 to create the best TV app during this year’s Appathon, sponsored by Metrological SDK. The winning team got their chance to pitch the app to top telco operators, which offer a total reach of over 40 million households worldwide.Read more
Metrological Hosts First Annual CABSAT Appathon
Metrological today announced it is hosting the first ever CABSAT Appathon at the upcoming CABSAT 2017, March 21-23 at the Dubai World Trade Centre. CABSAT is the leading professional content entertainment event in the Middle East, Africa and South Asia region, one of the fastest growing regions in the world for media and entertainment.Read more
Tele Columbus Taps Metrological to Provide Integrated TV and App Experience
Tele Columbus, Germany’s third largest cable operator, is deploying Metrological’s Application Platform to provide an integrated OTT app experience as part of its recently launched advanceTV entertainment offering. advanceTV is Tele Columbus’ next-generation multi-screen video experience featuring the latest TV, movies, apps and web content. Metrological is powering the advanceTV smart app portal, which will deliver app and internet content for an enhanced viewing experience. The Metrological platform offers a wide selection of premium apps that Tele Columbus is able to source from and publish in the app store in real-time.Read more
Metrological Streamlines Premium OTT Apps for TV Operators
Innovative Netflix implementation complements Liberty Global’s compelling user experience
Metrological today announced a new method for operators to deploy premium OTT content on set top boxes (STBs). By using cloud-based frameworks and standardized key components, operators can streamline premium OTT integrations and speed up time to market. Liberty Global, the largest international TV and broadband company in the world, is the first to implement Metrological’s approach for its Netflix rollout.Read more
Tele Columbus presents advanceTV, the Television of the Future
Tele Columbus, Germany's third-largest cable operator, offers its customers with advanceTV an entertainment system providing any content anytime on the TV set and on mobile devices in the household in best quality. In conjunction with a top cable receiver and an intuitive user interface setting new benchmarks, advanceTV combines linear television, video content from the Internet, personal recordings, the maxdome flat-rate and Hollywood blockbusters on-demand with further smart TV apps on a unique platform. advanceTV will be available on the cable networks of Tele Columbus from January 16, 2017.Read more
Metrological Intros “Watch with Twitter” TV Service
Metrological today announced the availability of the Watch with Twitter service for their customers. The Watch with Twitter functionality will enable Metrological’s customers to deliver a Twitter experience that leverages the program guide to display Twitter content side by side with TV shows, directly on the screen.Read more
Metrological Names Greg Riker Senior Vice President of Sales for The Americas
Metrological is announcing the appointment of pay-TV technology sales veteran Greg Riker to Senior Vice President of Sales, Americas. Greg will be responsible for expanding the company’s existing sales and business development activities as well as pursuing strategic partnerships. Greg will be based in Denver, Colorado.Read more
Metrological CEO Honored as Innovator in Multiscreen
Jeroen Ghijsen Named as One of Cablefax’s Most Innovative People in Multiscreen 2016
Metrological is pleased to announce that CEO Jeroen Ghijsen has been named as one of Cablefax’s Most Innovative People in Multiscreen for 2016. Cablefax’s inaugural award honors the most innovative executives across traditional and digital media that create, market and distribute content across platforms and screens.
Metrological Expands Americas Team
Michael Pohl joins as Strategic Advisor Wouter van Boesschoten named as VP of Technology and Innovation
Metrological is announcing two new executive appointments that expand the company’s sales and technical support for North and South America. Michael Pohl has joined the company as Strategic Advisor and Wouter van Boesschoten has been named as VP of Technology and Innovation.
Ooredoo Turns to Metrological for Personalized TV App Store
Leading operator picks Metrological Application Platform to launch and customize its Mozaic TV app store
Doha, Qatar and Rotterdam, Netherlands – December 2, 2015 – Ooredoo Q.S.C. (“Ooredoo”) - Ticker: ORDS, today announced it has selected the Metrological Application Platform to launch and manage its cloud-based Mozaic TV app store. The Ooredoo-branded TV app store will go live on Ooredoo’s next generation set-top boxes (STBs) in Qatar.
Skyworth Selects Metrological to Deliver Personalized TV App Experiences on OTT and Hybrid Set-Top Boxes
Metrological’s Application Platform to power Skyworth’s app store on retail set-topboxes globally
Shenzhen, China – September 14, 2015 – Shenzhen Skyworth Digital Technology Co. Ltd., a global provider of solutions for the smart home and the world’s fourth largest set-top box manufacturer, today announced that it has selected Metrological’s Application Platform to deliver and manage the Skyworth branded TV app store, which will be available on the company’s OTT and Hybrid set-top-boxes (STBs).
Liberty Global and Comcast to Leverage Browser Enhancements from Metrological
Rotterdam, Netherlands – September 10, 2015 – Metrological announced today that Liberty Global and Comcast will leverage new, open-source browser enhancements to improve their ability to support enhanced Internet Protocol (IP) browser-based services and applications for set-top boxes (STBs). Metrological created the new open-source browser enhancements, and will contribute them to the Reference Design Kit (RDK) software stack for use across the pay TV industry.Read more
Metrological Lets Operators Personalize TV App Stores with Local Flavor
New tools create customized app profiles based on viewing habits and automate billing
Rotterdam, Netherlands – August 17, 2015 - Metrological is announcing new TV app store management tools that enable pay-TV operators to customize app store lineups based on live events and household viewing habits as well as integrate app billing and transactions. The new features are included in Metrological’s Dashboard product, part of the Metrological Application Platform, which provides full lifecycle support for operator branded TV app stores.
IBC Content Everywhere Q&A with Jeroen Ghijsen, Co-Founder and CEO of Metrological
Has IBC Content Everywhere come at a good time for the electronic media industry? Why is this?
It’s come at a perfect time. With the technological barriers for delivering TVE disappearing, operators are now focusing on how to make themselves the most relevant video provider to their customers. This is not easy. OTT providers and pay TV providers both offer competing content and want control of the user experience.
Metrological Salutes its CTO for Being Named to Multichannel News’ 40 Under 40
Rotterdam, Netherlands – July 27, 2015 – Metrological is extremely proud to announce that its Co-Founder and CTO Albert Dahan has been named to the Multichannel News ‘40 under 40’ list.
The 2015 ’40 under 40’ class highlights 40 new names to know in media, telecommunications and, increasingly, new areas of content production. Multichannel News has been selecting ‘40 under 40’ classes of executives in cable TV and related industries since 2006.
Metrological Offers Application Platform for Midsize Operators
Rotterdam, Netherlands – July 10, 2015 – Metrological today announced its participation at the National Cable Television Cooperative’s (NCTC) Independent Show, July 19-22 in Boston, Mass. Metrological will demonstrate its Application Platform featuring app lifecycle support and a library of more than 250 curated apps, enabling midsize operators to launch branded App Stores on any device without disrupting existing user interfaces or middleware platforms.Read more
Metrological Certifies More than 250 Apps on Their RDK App Emulator
Rotterdam, The Netherlands – June 10, 2015 – Metrological, a leading TV application solutions company, today announced its RDK App Emulator, developed in cooperation with RDK Management LLC, has tested and certified more than 250 applications as ready for deployment on RDK-based devices in the first six weeks of availability. Since its launch in April 2015, leading content developers around the world, including Al Jazeera and Euronews have downloaded Metrological’s RDK App Emulator SDK to create and test apps to run on top of the RDK.Read more
DNS:NET Selects Metrological for TV App Store Launch
Berlin, Germany – June 8, 2015 – DNS:NET, a German Carrier and IPTV operator, today announced that it has selected Metrological’s Application Platform to launch and manage its branded TV app store including German HbbTV apps, as part of the DNS:NET TV platform. This new DNS:NET interactive TV platform will start its rollout this summer.Read more
Metrological Delivers Full Lifecycle Support for Multi-Screen Apps at ANGACOM 2015
Rotterdam, Netherlands – May 14, 2015 – Metrological today announced its upcoming demonstrations at ANGACOM, June 9-11 in Cologne, Germany (booth H21 Hall 10.2). Metrological will highlight its device and software agnostic Application Platform, which provides full lifecycle support for operator App Stores and content provider apps on any screen with access to business intelligence data.Read more
RDK Management, LLC Announces App Developer Environment for RDK
PHILADELPHIA – April 2, 2015 – RDK Management, LLC announced today the availability of a development environment for app developers to remotely develop and test apps on top of the RDK – thanks to Metrological, a leading TV application solutions company. Metrological combined their application framework with the RDK to create Metrological’s RDK App Emulator. Metrological will administer and distribute the new emulator to developers looking to create apps on top of the RDK, regardless of whether they are RDK licensees.Read more
Metrological Salutes UPC Hungary for Winning Cable Europe Innovation Award at Cable Congress 2015
UPC Hungary, Metrological and ActiveVideo Successfully Bring OTT Apps to Legacy Set-Top Boxes
Rotterdam, Netherlands – March 13, 2015 – Cable Europe today presented UPC Hungary, Metrological and ActiveVideo with the Innovation Award, which recognizes a special project that stands out in helping the cable industry innovate and stay ahead of the customer. Caroline Van Weede, Managing Director of Cable Europe, and Peter Percosan, Partner, Digital Strategy, presented the honors on the second day of Cable Congress in Brussels.Read more
Zenterio and Metrological enter into a strategic partnership
The partnership enables Pay TV operators to more effectively increase revenues from interactive services
Zenterio, which develops an independent software platform for interactive TV, and Metrological, a leading TV application store provider, have signed a strategic partnership agreement. The combination of Zenterio OS and Metrological’s product suite means that the two companies now will be able to offer an attractive combined service revenue package towards TV operators.
DOTSCREEN & Metrological Announce TV App Partnership at IBC
Multiscreen developer partners top TV App Platform provider
IBC, September 11th, 2014 – DOTSCREEN, a European leader in the design and development of multi-screen applications today announced that it has joined Metrological’s preferred content partnership programme.
Cloudio TV announces agreement with app store provider Metrological.
UK-based over-the-top subscription TV service Cloudio TV has signed up with the cloud based Application Platform and app store provider Metrological, to make its diaspora and special interest TV channels available in Europe.Read more
Metrological Joins RDK Community
September 3rd, 2014 IBC – Metrological, provider of the cloud-based Application Platform for TV Apps, today announced that it has joined the RDK (Reference Design Kit) Community.
Metrological joins more than 160 community members. These comprise chip vendors, OEM hardware manufacturers, app developers and system integrators. Members use the RDK to provide a common underlying technology layer that shortens the development cycle for TV set top boxes and apps.
IBC 2014: Metrological showcases new technology for managing and monetising UX and TV App Stores
New products complete the Metrological product portfolio for a fully manageable UX and TV application platform 28th August, Rotterdam, Netherlands, – Metrological, provider of a cloud based application framework and TV App store, today announced that it will extend its Application Platform, introducing three products and a new TV app store feature at IBC, Amsterdam, Stand 14. E25.Read more
Metrological selected by UPC Hungary to bring TV Apps to its customers
UPC TV Apps launches on legacy Set Top Boxes
July 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands – In an industry first, Metrological, provider of a cloud based software application platform, today announced that it has deployed a cloud based TV app store on UPC Hungary’s HD mediaboxes by partnering with ActiveVideo. As a result of this partnership UPC Hungary launched a TV App store, without replacing its existing mediaboxes. This means that the cable operator has been able to stay one step ahead of the competition by rolling out its app store in a short time frame and avoiding the costly and time-consuming process of replacing all of its mediaboxes.
Metrological at ANGA COM 2014
First 'Live' European Demonstration of Metrological's Latest TV App Framework
May 16th 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands - Metrological, specialists in providing a TV app store framework and app content publishing platform, today announced that it will demonstrate the latest version of its TV app store framework that supports both RDK (Reference Design Kit) and HTML 5.0 at next week's ANGA COM. The company will showcase the recently released Version 3.0 of its cloud based app framework, which enables operators to generate new revenue streams and improve the viewing experience by launching their own branded TV and multi-screen app stores. Delivered as a managed service which is device and software agnostic, the framework has already been deployed by leading cable operator, Liberty Global in five countries.
Metrological Launches TV App Framework to Enhance Primary Screen Viewing Experience on Multiple Screens in the Home
New TV App publishing platform offers revenue sharing opportunities for operators and content providers
May 7th, 2014, Rotterdam, Netherlands - Metrological, specialists in providing publishing platforms for TV and multi-screen app stores, is announcing the release of version 3.0 of its TV app framework that enables network operators to launch their own branded TV app store to enhance the main screen TV content. The latest app framework is a cloud based solution that offers operators and content providers the opportunity to improve the viewing experience and increase ARPU by offering apps and content that complements the live TV viewing experience.