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Addressable TV Advertising on Broadcast Network for the First Time in Scandinavia
  Helsinki, 2.11.2016, R-Kioski and Sanoma, two Finnish major players in their fields, launched HbbTV Addressable TV campaigns with technology solutions from Digita and Icareus. Icareus provided its’ Addressable TV HbbTV platform to introduce new and innovative TV advertising formats for the first time ever in Scandinavia. Sanoma is a Finnish media conglomerate operating...
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Icareus EPG Platform to Parknet in Denmark
Helsinki 2.11.2016, Icareus has delivered its Icareus Playout EPG platform to Parknet, Copenhagen, Denmark, the leading local service provider in Denmark. Parknet provides telephone, Internet and TV services.   Icareus Playout was selected because it offers an economical, flexible and versatile EPG platform meeting the specific requirements of Parknet. With Icareus Playout EP110 EPG...
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Icareus Suite Propels WEONTV Video Service in the Cloud
Helsinki, 1.11.2016,  Icareus Suite is powering WEONTV OTT platform in the Cloud, serving Online Cambodian Community with Live TV and VoD services around the world. WEONTV, a Paris, France based Video OTT Service provider, has chosen Icareus Suite as it main platform for all its Community TV services starting this year with Cambodian. The first phase of Cambodian...
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Icareus Suite Nomited s a Finalist in the European Readers Choice Awards 2016!
Icareus Suite TV and Video Cloud Platform is nominated as a FINALIST in the European Readers Choice Awards 2016! The WINNER in each category will be announced in the Streaming Media Europe Winter Magazine ( publication date 9th November) .    For more information:  The 2016 Streaming Media Europe Readers' Choice Awards Finalists And Icareus Suite  
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Czech TV broadcaster TV Nova to launch HbbTV
Helsinki, 31.8.2016, TV Nova, the leading private Czech broadcaster, has deployed Icareus Playout HbbTV server to expand to hybrid broadcast and broadband services.  Icareus Playout CS Carousel server was selected thanks to its versatile features, the competitive overall expense and long history in broadcasting production usage. Icareus HbbTV Carousel server allows TV Nova to offer the...
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Icareus EPG Platform to Dialog TV in Sri Lanka
Helsinki, 30.8.2016, Icareus has delivered its Icareus Playout EPG platform to Dialog TV, based in Colombo, Sri Lanka. Dialog TV is the leading direct broadcast satellite pay TV service provider in Sri Lanka, reaching over 700.000 customers.    Icareus Playout was selected because it offers an economical and versatile platform meeting the high requirements of Dialog TV. It enables...
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Icareus Suite OTT platform for Finnish Operator Anvia's Innovative Service
Helsinki, 22.6.2016 , Icareus has delivered Icareus Suite OTT platform to Finnish operator Anvia, which uses the platform for a new service called Anvia Akkuna. Anvia Akkuna acts as a platform for service providers that can be home-care, healthcare or entertainment service providers. The Icareus system provides a flexible environment to develop and launch new innovative services. Anvia is an...
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PayTV Operator EvoTV upgrades the head-end to support Interactive HbbTV Services
Helsinki, 22.6.2016,  Icareus’ longstanding customer EvoTV , the leading PayTV operator in Croatia, has upgraded their head-end environment with   Icareus’ Playout CS100 HbbTV Carousel Server solution for interactive TV services. EvoTV’s service currently carries 51 TV channels and 4 radio stations. EvoTV can now expand to hybrid, broadcast and broadband services...
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Leading EPG platform also to OiV to manage EPG data on 32 networks
Helsinki, 22.6.2016,  Icareus has delivered its Icareus Playout EPG server platform to OiV, digital television operator, based in Zagreb, Croatia. OiV is the leading provider of terrestrial broadcasting of radio and television programs in Croatia, with a significant share of the market of leased communications networks, telecommunications lines and infrastructure, provider of satellite...
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Icareus HbbTV Carousel Platform to Leading Satellite Operator SES
Helsinki, 26.5.2016,  Icareus has delivered its Icareus’ Playout CS100 HbbTV Carousel Server solution to SES S.A., the world-leading satellite operator, based Betzdorf, Luxembourg. SES owns and operates a fleet of over 50 geostationary satellites that is complemented by a network of teleports and offices around the globe. This far-reaching infrastructure enables it to reach 99% of...
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Icareus EPG Platform to Stereo+
Helsinki, 26.5.2016,  Stereo +, Ltd., one of the leading broadcast TV companies, based in Tbilisi, Georgia, has acquired from Icareus the PSI/SI and EPG platform Icareus Playout. The main activities of Stereo+ are digital TV and Radio Broadcasting, creation and maintenance of broadcast and communication networks. In July 2014 Stereo + became the winner at the contest announced for radio...
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Icareus helped Bauer Media to bring videos to all their Radio web sites
Helsinki, 16.12.2015,  Icareus drives the video experience on Bauer Media’s web sites. Bauer Media offers videos to over 400 000 Finns on daily basis. Bauer Media's online TV runs on the Icareus Suite TV and Video platform. Icareus Suite is used to operate and manage the video workflow and is tightly integrated with Bauer Media's content management system via Icareus Suite'...
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Icareus EPG Platform to drive Telespazio
Helsinki, 20.10.2015, Telespazio Spa, one of the leading European satellite services companies, based in Rome and operating globally, has acquired from Icareus the PSI/SI and EPG platform Icareus Playout to manage its four DVB-S/DVB-S2 satellite DTH multiplexes. Icareus Playout was selected because it offers an economical and feature rich platform that has been tested and deployed since 2004....
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Icareus Takes Kunta.tv Online Videos to Cloud
Icareus, your Cloud partner for TV and Video services has used its latest cloud technology to upgrade the online video service of kunta.tv, owned by the Finnish national  Association of Finnish Local and Regional Authorities. Kunta.tv online TV is widely used by the municipalities in Finland for multiple purposes including official information and statements, news, live events, training...
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The Leading HbbTV Product portfolio
Screen Systems has partnered with Icareus in Finland to provide complete end-to-end HbbTV solutions . Between our companies we can provide all the head-end and key applications needed to provide a compelling service for viewers. We can also guide you in terms of best practice and connect you with set-top box manufacturers. Read more at: http://www.hbbtv.co
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Pioneering Vietnam TV HbbTV & Head-end solution delivered by the Icareus Screen Collaboration
Helsinki, Finland 11.06.2014 – The first full HbbTV service in South East Asia offering advanced features is on-air on Vietnam’s state owned VTV, DVB-T2 network with the help of the Icareus/ Screen partnership solution. The UK based subtitling and interactive solutions manufacturer Screen and Finnish interactive television specialist Icareus partnered a year ago to unify...
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25.6.2013, Icareus as part of HbbTV Power-Trio Partnership Launches Integrated Toolbox for Broadcasters at BCA
Three market-dominant HbbTV technology vendors have combined their knowledge and products to present a powerful new HbbTV toolbox for broadcasters at Broadcast Asia. The partnership between Screen, Icareus and Digisoft.tv has, claims Screen’s Head of Interactive Sales, Daimon Hall produced one of the most comprehensive solutions available to broadcasters to monetise content via HbbTV...
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11.12.2012 Icareus’ has delivered OTT Platform to Dikital.com
Helsinki, 12.12.2012 , Icareus has delivered OTT (Over-the-top) video platform to Dikital.com, a new-comer in video management and distribution services. Dikital.com is a subscription based OTT service that offers a cloud platform to easily manage and distribute videos. Digital.com’s main customer segment is TV content producers and distributors who need an easy to use platform to reach...
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11.12.2012 Icareus’ EPG solution for IZZI
Helsinki, 12.12.2012 , Icareus Technologies has delivered Icareus EPG  playout solution to the Latvian Cable operator IZZI. The solution delivery consists of Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server. After the delivery, IZZI is able to provide the EPG data to services in their public DVB-C networks. The EP100 system is used to broadcast the TV program information and to generate the necessary...
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11.12.2012 Icareus’ Social TV service to UNE in Colombia
Helsinki, 12.11.2012 , Icareus Studios has delivered its Social TV service to the largest IPTV operator in Colombia, UNE. Icareus Social TV service includes the integration of highly popular Facebook and Twitter social media services to the Interactive TV. Icareus’ iTV Facebook is an easy-to-use Interactive application that can be used conveniently with a TV remote control. From iTV...
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25.9.2012 Partnership with Screen for Cloud based HbbTV services
Helsinki, 25.09.2012 , Icareus and Screen has widened their partnership and developed a cloud based solution for HbbTV services. Broadcasters around the world are starting to look seriously at HbbTV to decide how it will work for them.  Most wish to trial the set top boxes, test the delivery path and ensure that such a service will be meet their requirements. To help broadcasters and...
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24.9.2012: Alticast and Icareus Broaden Relationship with HbbTV Trials in Poland
Alticast and Icareus perform HbbTV tests together with TVP (Polish Public Television) in Warsaw, Poland. September 24th, 2012- Frankfurt, Germany — Alticast, the leader in interactive TV open standard solutions and Icareus, a company providing products for a better TV experience, have conducted HbbTV trials at TVP in Warsaw, Poland. The success of these trials demonstrate the viability...
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5.9.2012: Icareus’ EPG Solution for Cyfrowy Polsat
Icareus has delivered Icareus PSI/SI and EPG playout solution to the Polish satellite operator Cyfrowy Polsat. The solution delivery consists of Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server. After the delivery, Cyfrowy Polsat is able to provide the EPG data to services in their public DVB-S networks. The EP100 system is used to broadcast the TV program information and to generate the necessary service...
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5.9.2012: Icareus’ iTV Suite Integrator and Monitor to RAI, Italy
Icareus has delivered its iTV Suite Integrator and Monitor solutions for to RAI, the public broadcasting corporation of Italy. Icareus iTV Suite Integrator and Monitor were delivered as part of the total delivery including also Screen Systems ’ ( www.screensystems.tv ) Plasma Gold Digital Teletext content management system. Icareus iTV Suite integrator creates Interactive Teletext...
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5.9.2012: Icareus Delivers IPTV Social TV Service to Kuwait
Icareus has delivered its Social TV service to FASTtelco , an IPTV operator in Kuwait. Icareus Social TV service includes the integration of highly popular Facebook and Twitter social media services to the Interactive TV. Icareus’ iTV Facebook is an easy-to-use interactive application that can be used conveniently with a TV remote control. From iTV Facebook the user can see all the...
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5.9.2012: Mautilus to offer HbbTV Services in Czech Using Icareus Platform
Icareus has delivered Interactive TV playout environment for HbbTV service development, testing and piloting for Czech software provider Mautilus. The solution delivery consists of Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel™ server for Developers. Mautilus is a Czech company developing custom software products and solutions in digital TV, IPTV and mobile environments. Icareus Playout CS100 for...
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3.9.2012: Giraffic And Icareus Partner to Deliver Cutting-Edge TV Anywhere Platform with Adaptive Video Acceleration And Hybrid CDN solution to Broadc
TEL AVIV, ISRAEL and HELSINKI, FINLAND – 3rd of September, 2012 – Giraffic Inc. , dedicated to the development of the Next Generation Intelligent Adaptive Video Acceleration Technology, and Icareus Ltd, OTT and TV Anywhere application and solution provider, today announced a joint partnership.   “ Icareus is committed to providing our customers and end-users alike with the...
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17.4.2012, Finland is setting the standard for connected TV services
Press release April 17, 2012 Members of the Finnish HDTV Forum are planning to adopt the standard for connected televisions defined by the TV-specifications body NorDig. The NorDig Unified Specification for Hybrid Services is based on HbbTV standard (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV). Members of the Finnish HDTV Forum see the HbbTV specification having a wide market acceptance supporting wide...
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4.4.2012: Advanced HbbTV Solutions for European Markets from Icareus
Helsinki, April 4th, 2012 – Icareus, the leading TV Applications and Solutions vendor, continues to expand its strong HbbTV product portfolio with new vertical solutions for HbbTV. These solutions include HbbTV Starter Pack, Catch-up TV application, Enhanced EPG application as well as integrated social media applications for Facebook and Twitter . The HbbTV Starter Pack is a...
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6.3.2012: NRK selects Icareus HbbTV Carousel server
The Norwegian Broadcasting Corporation (NRK), the public broadcasting company and the largest media organisation in Norway, selected Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel for their HbbTV Trials that are carried out during 2012. The trials will utilize Playout CS100 to deliver various HbbTV applications from Catch-up TV to informative services. The trial's purpose is to verify HbbTV as...
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1.11.2011: Icareus’ Carousel Server to MediaCorp, Singapore
Helsinki / Singapore, 1.11.2011 : Icareus Technologies has delivered the Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel server to Mediacorp, the national broadcaster of Singapore. Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel enables Mediacorp to enhance their services by distributing wide variety of interactive value added applications to their customers over national terrestrial network. The service portal includes...
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1.11.2011: Icareus launches iTV Games on Philips NetTV
Helsinki, 1.11.2011, Icareus Studios will launch a Kids Game service on the Philips NetTV connected TV platform in Nordic countries. The Kids Game service includes a variety of fun and entertaining casual games targeted especially for children. The service and the games are localized for all the target countries in the Nordic region. The service is offered through a micropayment based business...
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1.11.2011: Icareus’ OTT Platform to Fintoto’s TotoTV network
Helsinki, 1.11.2011 , Icareus Technologies has delivered its iTV Suite Manager for OTT to Fintoto, the national horse betting organization of Finland, for its TotoTV network. Utilizing the platform Fintoto offers and manages an extensive online video experience to their customers including over 30000 VOD clips and up to 4 daily live broadcasts from horse tracks.  The flexibility of iTV...
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25.10.2011: Alticast and Icareus broaden co-operation
Helsinki/Seoul, 25.10.2011 , Interactive TV software and solutions specialist Alticast and interactive content creation and broadcast playout solutions provider Icareus are further expanding their collaboration after the successful delivery of a variety of DVB-GEM (MHP) applications to the Taiwanese operator KBRO, one of Taiwan’s leading MSOs in 2010. Alticast and Icareus are...
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4.8.2011: Icareus iTV Playout Lab System to Irdeto
Helsinki/Beijing 4.8.2011: Icareus has delivered Digital Interactive TV laboratory solutions to Irdeto ( http://www.irdeto.com/ ). The Digital iTV Lab solutions delivered to Irdeto Asia Pacific include three Icareus Playout PC100 Compact products. After the delivery, Irdeto can simulate real digital head-end environments flexibly and cost effectively and offer high quality demonstrations for...
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4.8.2011: Icareus’ multinetwork EPG solution for Cedetel
Helsinki/Madrid, 4.8.2011 , Icareus Technologies has delivered multinetwork EPG  playout solution upgrade for Spanish network operator Cedetel . The solution delivery consists of Icareus Playout EP110 EPG Server. After the delivery, Cedetel is able to provide the EPG data to services in their public DVB networks. The EP110 system is used to broadcast the TV program information and to...
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4.8.2011: Icareus’ iTV Suite and Apps to Mediacorp
Helsinki/Singapore, 4.8.2011 : Icareus has delivered a set of its off-the-shelf HD applications with customized user interface and its leading content authoring tool Icareus iTV Suite Author for Mediacorp’s trial. The delivered applications include: • Games : Sudoku and Darts in 1080i HD resolution • Advertising Application for a known brand • EyeCode micro payment ...
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22.6.2011: Icareus brings Interactive Radio to Videocon D2H platform
Helsinki / Delhi, 22.6.2011 , Icareus Studios has delivered an Interactive Radio application to Videocon’s D2H platform. The developed Interactive Radio applications offers a custom built interface for end-users to browse, select and listen to radio channels broadcasted over a DVB-S2 network. In addition to normal listening features the application includes e.g. visual description of each...
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22.6.2011: Icareus Interactive Digital TV Lab to SENA Medellín
Helsinki / Medellin, 22.6.2011: Following a delivery to SENA ( http://www.sena.edu.co ) in Bogotá in 2010, Icareus has delivered another Interactive Digital TV Laboratory to SENA in Colombia. This time the Lab solution was installed to SENA in Medellín. The Lab solution includes Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ for DVB-MHP networks, Icareus iTV Suite Author™ MHP content...
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22.6.2011: Icareus’ HbbTV platform for Digita
Helsinki, 22.6.2011, Icareus Technologies has delivered Interactive TV playout environment for HbbTV service testing and piloting for Finnish terrestrial network operator Digita. The solution delivery consists of Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ and an undisclosed HbbTV application. After the delivery, Digita is able to develop, test and broadcast Interactive HbbTV services in a...
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15.12.2010: Icareus delivers DVB-H Mobile TV solutions to Jamaica
Helsinki, December 15th, 2010 – Icareus Technologies’ DVB-H Mobile TV Playout solutions are powering the recently launched LIME TV in Jamaica. LIME Jamaica (part of Cable & Wireless Communications Plc.) is partnering with DC Digital to offer DVB-H mobile-TV services to LIME’s customers. In the beginning the service will consist of ten channels and it will be...
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1.9.2010: Icareus delivers Interactive OTT Senior Service Platform
Helsinki, September 1st, 2010 – Icareus has developed a new kind of Interactive OTT TV service targeted to Senior citizens in Finland. The first customer of the OTT Senior platform is a Finnish company called EcoTec that launches it under its own brand SmartVisio™ (SCTV). Icareus solutions enables Ecotec to offer end users a service that helps senior citizens to have more ...
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1.9.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus iTV Playout Lab System to BPPT, Indonesia
Icareus has delivered an Interactive TV laboratory environment to BPPT ( http://www.bppt.go.id/ ) in Indonesia. The Lab solution includes Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ , Icareus iTV Suite Author™ content authoring tool and Icareus iTV Suite Component Pack™ . The widely deployed and integrated solution enables BPPT to research, develop and pilot Interactive TV services...
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31.8.2010, Press Release: Alticast launches Icareus’ iTV Games in Taiwan
Helsinki/Taipei, August 31st, 2010 – Alticast Taiwan has launched Icareus’ Interactive TV games in Taiwanese operator KBro’s cable network. The games are developed by Icareus Studios, part of Icareus Group, an interactive TV content production company. KBro is Taiwan’s largest MSO with 12 cable systems and 1.1 million subscribers from which 120,000 currently have...
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26.8.2010, Product Release Bulletin: Icareus launches an object carousel and end-to-end lab solution for HbbTV
Icareus Technologies, part of Icareus Group, an interactive TV solution company located in Helsinki, Finland, has released two new HbbTV compliant products. Icareus Playout CS100 for HbbTV is a professional DSM-CC object carousel for managing and delivering interactive applications in commercial broadcast networks. Icareus Playout PC100 for HbbTV is a complete end-to-end laboratory...
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28.4.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus EPG Server to Dansk Bredbaand, Denmark
Icareus has delivered EPG server to Dansk Bredbaand (www.dbnet.dk) in Denmark. Dansk Bredbaand will use Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server for broadcasting and generating TV program and service information. Dansk Bredbaand operates several cable networks in Denmark, and it is one of the leading providers of broadband solutions based on optic fiber technology in Denmark. The EPG Server...
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15.1.2010, Press Release: Icareus delivers Interactive TV Solutions to RTB, Brunei
Helsinki , January 15 th , 2010 – Icareus, an interactive digital TV company, has delivered Interactive TV Solutions to Radio Television Brunei (RTB). The delivery includes the latest versions Icareus Playout CS100 Carousel Server™ , Icareus Playout EP100 EPG Server™ , Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ for MHP , Icareus iTV Suite Author™ MHP content...
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11.1.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus’ MHP Lab Solution to SENA, Colombia
Icareus has delivered Interactive TV laboratory environment to SENA (http://www.sena.edu.co) in Colombia. The Lab solution includes Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ for DVB-MHP networks, Icareus iTV Suite Author™ MHP content authoring tools, Icareus iTV Suite Integrator™ MHP for automatic iTV service creation from XML data, Icareus iTV Suite Component Pack™, Interactive...
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11.1.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus’ DVB-H ESG Server to Aido, Spain
Icareus has received an order regarding its product Icareus Playout ES100 ESG Server for DVB-H to Aido ( http://www.aido.es ), Spain. Aido is the Technological Institute of Optics, Colour and Imaging (AIDO). It is a private non-profit company created in 1988 by the Valencian Parliament through the Small and Medium-Sized Enterprise Institute of Valencia (IMPIVA) with the aim of supplying...
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11.1.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus’ EPG Server to Cedetel, Spain
Icareus has delivered its product EP100 EPG Server to Cedetel ( http://www.cedetel.es ), Spain. Cedetel will use the Icareus EPG server in production use in order to provide SI/PSI generation and transmission service to the regional TV channel TV Castilla y Leon . Icareus EP100 Playout EPG Server is used in broadcasting TV program information and generating necessary service information....
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11.1.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus Studios’ iTV Games to D2H Videocon, India
Icareus Studios has delivered Interactive TV Games service to D2H in India. D2H is a satellite operator providing a DTH service in Indian market. D2H is a part of the Videocon group, which is an industrial conglomerate with interests all over the world and based in India. The group has 17 manufacturing sites in India and plants in China, Poland, Italy and Mexico and has an annual turnover...
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11.1.2010, Sales Bulletin: Icareus Studios’ iTV Games to RTB, Brunei
Icareus Studios has received an order regarding Interactive TV Games service delivery to Radio Television Brunei. The game service will include 10 Interactive TV games and gaming portal in both SD (Standard Definition) and Full HD (High Definition) versions. Radio Television Brunei ( www.rtb.gov.bn ) is the national broadcaster of Brunei and it broadcasts four TV channels, RTB 1, RTB 2, RTB...
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30.9.2009, Press Release: Icareus and Shanghai Telecom sign cooperation agreement
Helsinki/Shanghai, 30 September, 2009 – Icareus, an interactive digital TV group, has signed a cooperation agreement together with Shanghai Telecom. Shanghai Telecom is a subsidiary of China Telecom, the largest fixed network telecommunications operator and the second largest operator in China. Shanghai Telecom launched a commercial trial of IPTV already in 2005. Currently,...
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13.5.2009, Press Release: Interactive Media specialist Icareus has acquired Innosonic China
Helsinki, May 13th, 2009 – Icareus, an interactive digital TV group, has acquired Innosonic Information Technology (Shanghai) Co. Ltd, a subsidiary of a Finnish mobile company Innosonic Ltd. Innosonic Ltd is based in Jyväskylä, Finland, and is specialized in developing mobile content and distribution technologies. Innosonic China has its offices in Shanghai. Through the business...
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18.3.2009, Press Release: New IPTV Games Portfolio to increase ARPU
Helsinki, March 18th, 2009 – Icareus Studios, part of Icareus Group, an interactive TV content production company located in Helsinki, Finland, has released a new portfolio for IPTV operators. Icareus Studios is one of the leading companies in the world providing Interactive TV Games. Icareus’ portfolio has included e.g. Participation TV games for SMS text message interaction...
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23.2.2009, Press Release: SysMedia and Icareus form multi-level global stategic allicance
Horley, UK, February 23rd, 2009 – SysMedia, leading specialist in subtitling solutions and content management and production systems for interactive TV and teletext, has formed a multi-level strategic alliance with Icareus, specialist in TV-centric interactive services and technologies. Icareus, based in Helsinki, Finland, will become SysMedia’s technical partner in interactive...
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16.2.2009, Press Release: New product updates for Mobile TV
Helsinki, February 16th, 2009 – Icareus, an interactive digital TV company located in Helsinki, Finland, has released new product updates for mobile TV. Icareus Playout™ ES100 ESG Server and Icareus Playout™ PC200 Compact for DVB-H have seen several updates, including support for OMA-BCAST and interactivity. Icareus iTV Suite 4 Mobile has been integrated with Icareus...
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3.9.2008, Press Release: Icareus has taken over Cardinal Information Systems
Helsinki, September 3rd, 2008 – Icareus, an interactive digital TV company located in Helsinki, Finland, has taken over Cardinal Information Systems, also a Helsinki-based Mobile TV company. With the business acquisition all the Cardinal products and IPR’s move to Icareus. Included in the Cardinal’s product range is e.g. Cardinal Playout Compact for DVB-H...
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1.4.2008: Business Television goes "interactive" in USA
Washington, D.C., April 1st, 2008 – The time for INTERACTIVE or PARTICIPATION TELEVISION has arrived in America, via Finland. INTERNATIONAL INVESTOR, a weekly, business program produced out of Washington, D.C., announced that it will now become truly “interactive” with its audience, enabling viewers to respond to survey questions and comment on interviews instantaneously,...
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13.2.2008: Leading companies to experiment with interactive mobile TV
Icareus together with several international stakeholders is working on an R&D project outlining the standard based mobile TV interactivity. Project’s goal is to find lucrative ways of doing business utilizing the three of the four forecasted business models of broadcast mobile TV: interactive TV, transactions and advertising business models. In addition, the project includes...
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11.2.2008: Icareus reveals a Service Guide for DVB-H
Icareus releases it’s new product Icareus ESG Generator for DVB-H based mobile broadcasting. The product is targeted to network operators and broadcasters interested in fast and easy DVB-H service deployment with a solid future roadmap.
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5.2.2007, Press Release: IES delivers a Mobile Fantasy Betting game to FC Barcelona
Helsinki, February 5th, 2007 – Under the INCCOM project, Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd has developed a Mobile Fantasy Betting Game for the world famous football club FC Barcelona. The new, entertaining game concept is targeted to football enthusiast, especially FC Barcelona fans, who want to add excitement to the football season. The FC Barcelona Fantasy Betting Game is based on...
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5.12.2006, Press Release: New Mobile TV Services Offered at the Opening of Ideapark
Helsinki, December 5th, 2006 – Icareus together with its partners piloted local mobile TV at the opening of the Ideapark shopping center in Lempäälä, Finland 29.11 – 1.12.2006. During the event, mobile TV and other mobile services were offered to the DVB-H receivers in the area. The purpose of the pilot was to develop, implement and test different kinds of services, including...
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29.9.2006: Interactive mobile TV piloted at i2010 Conference
The second pilot of Icareus’ mobile TV project took place at the i2010 conference held in Espoo, Finland on 28th September. The purpose of the pilot was to develop, implement and test different kinds of services targeted to international conference guests. The piloted package contained services linked to both the conference and the Otaniemi area.
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13.9.2006: Icareus at IBC2006
Helsinki, 13 September, 2006 – Icareus participated in the IBC2006 exhibition held in Amsterdam, The Netherlands 8.-12.9.2006 together with its partner Axel Technologies. This year's IBC welcomed more people than ever before with the number of visitors reaching over 44,800. At the show Icareus showcased its new, innovative interactive mobile TV platform especially targeted for events...
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5.9.2006, Press Release: IES delivers MHP Game portal to Catalonia
Helsinki / Barcelona, September 5th, 2006 – Leading iTV MHP game provider, Icareus Entertainment Solutions (IES Games), delivers an MHP Game portal to Televisió de Catalunya, S.A. (TVC), one of the forerunners of the Digital TV arena in Spain. IES Games has provided MHP games in its content portfolio since the beginning of the year 2005 and at the moment IES Games' MHP game portfolio...
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31.8.2006, Press Release: A new IES Game Portal launched in the dnaTV’s Aktiivi TV Service
Helsinki, August 31st, 2006 – Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd, the leading MHP interactive game provider, has signed a contract with the Finnish cable operator Suomen 3KTV Oy. Starting from today the two companies will offer in cooperation a selection of games in dnaTV’s Aktiivi TV service. For the first time in Finland consumers will be offered interactive TV services for a...
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13.7.2006, Press Release: Icareus and cooperating parties pilot interactive MobileTV in DVB-H and 3G environments
Helsinki, 13th of July 2006 – Icareus together with the University of Turku, partnering companies and local content producers are about to launch a completely new MobileTV project that takes live event experience to another level. The purpose of the project is to investigate, how DVB-H and mobile networks can be used in an efficient and user friendly manner to offer broadcast mobile TV...
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29.5.2006, Press Release: Media Gateway and Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd. deal to distribute games
Helsinki / Dubai, May 29th, 2006 – Media Gateway, the leading international digital rights content aggregator for premium content, today announced a deal with Helsinki-based Icareus Entertainment Solutions to distribute games on the Internet, mobile phones, and IPTV in multiple regions throughout the world. Under the deal, IES Games will provide several iTV games, either as...
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8.4.2006: Icareus Entertainment Solutions at MipTV in Cannes
Helsinki, April 8th, 2006 – During the first week of April Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd took part in the MipTV 2006 exhibition in Cannes, France. The MipTV exhibition is the world's biggest market and trade event for professionals from the audiovisual industry, held every April in the Palais des Festivals, Cannes. At the Icareus Entertainment Solutions stand two...
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9.3.2006: IES in cooperation with Ilta-Sanomat
Helsinki, March 9th, 2006 – Icareus Entertainment Solutions has started cooperation with Ilta-Sanomat, the biggest afternoon paper and second biggest newspaper in Finland. Both companies have a long history in providing Fantasy Betting services, but the two joined forces for the first time for the IS Formulapörssi service launched in March 2006. The IS Formulapörssi is a formula...
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5.3.2006: The IES Betting Game on Olympic Winter Games a great success
Helsinki, March 5th, 2006 – The Olympic Winter Games 2006 were arranged in Torino, Italy 10.-26.2.2006. During the Olympics, Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd together with the Finland's national public service broadcasting company YLE arranged a fantasy betting game called YLE Olympiatietäjä (eng. YLE Olympic Soothsayer) based on the IES Champion game platform. YLE...
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20.2.2006, Press Release: Icareus delivers MHP development platform to Laziomatica
Helsinki, February 20, 2006 – Icareus has continued its success in January and has signed a significant customer for its iTV Suite MHP Authoring platfom, Laziomatica S.p.A, a major player in the Italian DTT scene. According to the co-operation Laziomatica is going to use Icareus’ MHP development platform, Icareus iTV Suite MHP Authoring Tool, for their MHP service development...
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19.1.2006: Icareus ends year 2005 with important deals in Europe
During the year 2005 Icareus has signed important deals and started important partnerships with European broadcasters, application developers, research institutes and universities. The results are highly satisfying in terms of market-share, customer-base growth, and partnerships.
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10.1.2006: Another MHP Game Portal delivery to Austria
Helsinki / Wien, January 10th, 2006 – Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd, also known as IES Games, a leading MHP games provider delivers a MHP game portal to ORF (Österreichischer Rundfunk), Austria’s national public broadcasting company. MHP games have been in IES Games’ content portfolio since the beginning of 2005 and at the moment IES Games can offer one of the...
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12.12.2005: IES delivers MHP Game Portal to Austria
Helsinki / Wien, December 12, 2005 – Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd, also known as IES Games, the leading interactive television MHP games provider delivers a MHP game portal to the ATV+, the main commercial TV broadcaster in Austria. IES Games has provided MHP games in its content portfolio since the beginning of the year 2005 and at the moment IES Games’ MHP game...
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28.9.2005, Press Release: DigiSoft.tv, Strategy & Technology and Icareus launch the €20,000 “iTVBox”; an end-to-end MHP research la
Vicenza, September 28, 2005 – “ In the clearest indication yet of the future growth of the DVB MHP standard in Europe, there has been a striking increase in the level of interest in MHP from third party players who are neither a broadcaster or network operator. Two years ago we were explaining to broadcasters what MHP was, today however, this new interest is coming from...
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21.08.2005: The IES Betting Game on World Championships a great success
Helsinki, August 21st, 2005 – The 10th World Championships in Athletics were held in Helsinki, Finland 6.-14.8.2005. The Finland's national public service broadcasting company YLE together with Icareus Entertainment Solutions Ltd launched a fantasy betting game called YLE Yleisurheilutietäjä (eng. YLE Athletics Soothsayer) on YLE Sports web pages during the Championships. The game was...
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27.7.2005: A new Trotting-Race Game launched by IES, Fintoto and Urheilukanava
Helsinki, July 27th, 2005 – The new Icareus game for participation TV, Fintoto Derby Horse Race, was launched in the beginning of Ju ly on the Finnish sports channel Urheilukanava - The Finnish Sport Television Company Ltd. The game was realized in cooperation with Fintoto, a Finnish horse betting organization which provides both traditional betting services and online betting through...
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7.7.2005, Press Release: Etnoteam Group and Icareus to cooperate in DTT
Helsinki, July 7, 2005 – Etnoteam Group, the leading Italian Business Solution Aggregator, and the Finnish software company Icareus have signed a Cooperation Agreement aimed to strengthen their position in the DTT market. The cooperation will see Icareus and Etnoteam join forces to target important Customers both in Italy and Finland, as well as in other European Countries. Both...
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4.5.2005, Press Release: Italian Broadcaster RTV38 selects iTV Suite for MHP interactive services
Helsinki / Florence, 4 May, 2005 – Italian regional broadcaster RTV38 has chosen to use Icareus iTV Suite for MHP application development. RTV38 was the first of over six hundred Italian regional broadcasters to deploy interactive DVB-T MHP applications. After experimenting with different rapid application tools they chose Icareus iTV Suite as the tool to produce and manage their MHP...
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25.4.2005, Press Release: MTV and Icareus Sign Long-Term Contract Extension on iTV Suite DVB-MHP Platform
Helsinki, April 25, 2005 – Finland’s leading commercial television broadcaster MTV and Icareus have signed a three-year contract extension on the use of Icareus’ iTV Suite MHP-platform in MTV’s interactive digital TV services. MTV has used iTV Suite in MHP production since 2002. The contract between MTV and Icareus includes iTV Suite licenses, updates, and support and...
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14.2.2005, Press Release: DigiSoft goes for Icareus iTV Suite for MHP application development
Helsinki / Cork, 14 February, 2005 – Ireland-based DigiSoft has chosen to use Icareus iTV Suite for MHP application development. " We choose Icareus iTV Suite because of the future support for the DigiHost API which is under development in Finland, Italy and Ireland. Icareus iTV Suite is easy to use, generates very small binary images for good bandwidth use and uses a highly...
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14.1.2005, Press Release: Icareus Ltd and MediaCity to develop digital TV MHP services together
Helsinki / Vaasa, 14 January, 2005 – Helsinki-based Icareus Ltd, specializing in digital TV solutions, and Vaasa-based MediaCity, a subsidiary of Åbo Akademi, have begun cooperation in the development of digital TV interactive value-added services. The goal of the cooperation is to offer Finnish TV production companies a better foundation for the production of interactive TV programs. ...
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