Olympia Interactive TV Coverage With MHP

Posted: Aug 17 2004, 1:41am EST | by , Updated: Aug 10 2010, 2:49pm CDT, in News | Other Stuff

Olympia Interactive TV Coverage with MHP
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Olympia fans in Germany, if they have a MHP (Multimedia Home Platform) enabled digital set-top box can watch Olympia coverage on 5 digital channels and access interactive additional data on screen.

Four channels provide nearly full coverage of everthing that goes on in Athens. The 5th channel provides interactive access to all the results and schedules.
To see how the interactive TV experience of the Olympics looks like see this video on ARD.de german TV station's site. MHP boxes are made by several manufactures including Humax, Nokia, Panasonic and Philips. Those digital TV boxes sell for around 200-400 Euros. The digital TV signal is available through cable or satellite in Germany.

News Tip by Chris.

About MHP:
Multimedia Home Platform (MHP) is the open middleware system designed by the DVB Project. On this site you can find out all you need to know about MHP: the technical specifications; the commercial requirements that led to them; and the legal and compliance arrangements which turn a paper specification into the sophisticated iTV products and services which are shaping the future of television around the world. More details on mhp.org

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