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The HbbTV Association and IRT Announce the 20th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop

19.11.2014

GENEVA — Nov 19, 2014 — The HbbTV Association, a global initiative dedicated to providing an open standard for the delivery of broadcast and broadband services through connected TVs and set-top boxes, in association with IRT is pleased to announce the 20th HbbTV Interoperability Workshop, which is to take place on December 9th and 10th at IRT headquarters in Munich Germany.

The Association extends an invitation to all HbbTV application developers and manufacturers of HbbTV products. As part of the workshop, IRT will provide live feeds with HbbTV signals via satellite, cable and terrestrial plus test signals throughout the two day event. Additionally, the HbbTV Testing Group will hold a testing event the two days following the workshop on December 11th and 12th to review and approve new materials for the HbbTV Test Suite and this will be open to all HbbTV members.

“The response to past Interoperability Workshops has been very positive and we’re looking forward to growing participation at the upcoming event,” stated Klaus Illgner, Chairman of the HbbTV Association, “Earlier workshops have been attended by developer companies from all over Western Europe and we’re looking forward to making this one a success.”

More details and descriptions can be found at http://tv-html.irt.de/hbbtv/interop/docs2.html. The 21st HbbTV Interoperability Workshop is tentatively scheduled by February 2015.

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