HbbTV

Sofia Digital’s HbbTV technology is powering transmissions already in several countries throughout Europe and Asia – with many more pilot installations successfully installed. In addition to playout signaling and management we have developed a set of ready-made tools for controlling the user experience in an HbbTV environment. These include red-button Launcher, an Enhanced EPG, portal templates, news applications, video applications and much more. With Sofia Digital HbbTV Platform the customer can start their HbbTV service with one of our ready-made applications or benefit from our extensive knowledge developing custom applications.

Sofia Digital HbbTV Platform

Sofia Digital HbbTV Platform is a turn-key solution for broadcasters and operators to provide all HbbTV services. With Sofia Digital HbbTV Platform the customer can start their HbbTV service with one of our ready-made applications or benefit from our extensive knowledge developing custom applications. Latest addition to our offering is HbbTV Authoring Tool making new service development easy without prior experience or coding needed.

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Sofia Backstage® HbbTV Platform

Testimonial

“This is, however, the first time we have launched a channel where the content is based solely on viewer interactivity. We are very excited to introduce our customers Sofia Digital’s SMS TV services. The initial response from the audience has been very enormous.”

Mr. Richard Fyffe
General Manager of New Media
MultiChoice Africa

Sofia Backstage® for HbbTV

The transformation to digital content delivery enables TV channels to operate the channel programming with faster and more cost-efficient tools. Sofia Backstage solutions are designed for managing the digital content and interactive services of your TV channel.

HbbTV Authoring Tool

Interactive television lacks currently simple tools to author new applications and services. Often understanding of coding and optimal web content skills are needed, which set the new service development barrier high. Thanks to rapidly grown HbbTV market and Sofia Digital’s long history in field of interactive television, web-browser based simple application authoring is now possible!

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HbbTV application suite

We have ready-made applications for controlling the user experience for HbbTV viewers, including the red-button Launcher and enhanced EPG. Based on our customer cases we have also developed a superior collection of application templates and libraries that are available now and can be easily customized for your particular need.

SOMESCREEN

SOMESCREEN® is a cloud based service, which brings social media discussion and image feed as a moderated content to different event displays. SOMESCREEN contains modern tools to manage real-time voting in addition to very easy-to-use moderation functions.

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Testing

For a set-top box vendor developing an interactive TV product, it is essential to measure and monitor the system performance to find and fix potential performance bottlenecks.