HbbTV Awards 2023 discloses nominees

HbbTV awards' shortlist

The HbbTV Association is a global initiative dedicated to providing open standards for the delivery of advanced interactive TV services through broadcast and broadband networks for connected TV sets and set-top boxes. The association has now announced the shortlists of entries nominated for the HbbTV Awards 2023, showcasing and celebrating excellence in the HbbTV community.

The finalists are (in alphabetical order):

Best use of HbbTV for advertising-based solutions

  • Fincons Group & Mediaset: HbbTV TA Technical Live (Italy)
  • FTV Prima: Adsimple (Czech Republic)
  • Media For Europe (MFE – Mediaset España): Server-Side Targeted Advertising for Linear TV (Spain)
  • TV Nova: Motion Screen (Czech Republic)

Best tool or product for HbbTV service development or delivery

  • bmt on behalf of the German DVB-I Pilot: German DVB-I Pilot – Opening a new era for HbbTV delivery (Germany)
  • Fincons Group & Mediaset: DVB-I Italian National Trial (Italy)
  • Ocean Blue Software: ORB Emulator (global)
  • Persidera: HbbTV HyperVision Portal for Supertennis (Italy)
  • Samsung: Samsung Remote Web Inspector for HbbTV (global)

Best technology innovation in an HbbTV product or service

  • rbb/ARD: Xplore (Germany)
  • RTL interactive: RTL+ (Germany/Austria/Switzerland)
  • Video Solutions AG: wedotv.com (Italy)
  • ZDF & TeraVolt: ZDFmediathek: Zapping (Germany)

Best marketing or promotion of an HbbTV-based service

  • Persidera: HbbTV HyperVision app for Lega Serie A with RDS (Italy)
  • TVekstra: Turkiye Is Bankası – Nays Scratch Card Game (Turkey)
  • TV Nova: TN LIVE (Czech Republic)

There will also be a judges’ award for the “HbbTV newcomer of the year”.

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