3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge: Registration deadline extended

The registration deadline for the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge has been extended to 15 January 2015, and all registered participants will have the opportunity to submit Concept Notes describing their proposed IPTV apps until 28 February 2015. Register here to participate…

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ITU and International Paralympic Committee open registration for IPTV app challenge

The 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge is asking coders to apply their creativity in challenging the definition of disability. Register here to secure your right to participate in a competition to conclude with an app showcase and award ceremony at…

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ITU and IPC launch the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge

ITU and the International Paralympic Committee are launching the 3rd ITU IPTV Application Challenge in search of innovative IPTV applications for a better quality of life. In the spirit of the Paralympics, coders are asked to apply their creativity in…

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ITU IPTV IPv6 Global Testbed enables reliable, accessible broadcast of disaster relief event

ITU-T standards for Internet Protocol TV (IPTV) were used last week to live-stream an event targeting the development of infrastructure to support people with disabilities when disaster strikes. The “Asia-Pacific Meeting on Disability-inclusive Disaster Risk Reduction: Changing Mindsets through Knowledge” was held…

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South Africa joins the ITU IPv6 IPTV Global Testbed

The ITU IPv6 IPTV Global Testbed has undergone a significant expansion with the connection of South Africa’s Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR). CSIR’s Meraka Institute is the country’s leading national ICT research institute and the main hub of…

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New series of ITU standards to monitor quality of IP-based audiovisual streaming

ITU members have approved a new set of algorithmic models to monitor the quality of streamed audiovisual media. The model algorithms set out in the new ITU-T P.1200 series provide objective models for non-intrusive monitoring of the quality of User…

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