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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 laboratory or public network environments.

Digita ( is Finnish network operator responsible of running e.g. DVB-T and DVB-H networks in Finland. Digita is a part of the French TDF Group. Digita is the first company piloting HbbTV in Finland.

Icareus Playout PC100 Compact™ is the perfect solution for broadcasters, operators, systems integrators, academic institutions and practically anybody who needs a complete solution for digital broadcast iTV dataservice testing and development. Icareus Playout PC100 Compact provides all the basic functionality needed for managing and broadcasting HbbTV / MHP / OCAP (tru2way) / ACAP / Ginga / MHEG-5 based content. It consists of an object carousel generator, a PSI/SI generator, a scheduler and a transport stream multiplexer. The version delivered to Digita supports HbbTV services.

More information:

Ms Jessica Glad
Management Assistant
Icareus Group
Email: Jessica.glad[at]
Telephone: +358 (0)9 2289 0801

Icareus Technologies Ltd

Icareus Technologies Ltd is one of the leading companies in the area of interactive, digital and mobile television technologies providing a turnkey product range for interactive content creation  and broadcast playout solutions (EPG, ESG, DVB-SSU, Data/Object Carousel, Lab Systems) in cable, satellite, terrestrial and mobile TV networks. Icareus Technologies offers its products and services for broadcasters, cable-, satellite- and mobile operators, Universities, Research Institutes and TV service providers, having customers and partners in more than 40 countries around the world.

Among Icareus clients are e.g. Telekom Austria, Videocon D2H, Telenet, Siemens AG, Tandberg, RiksTV AS, Samsung Electronics, NEC Europe, Broadcast Service Danmark A/S, RAI Torino, Ericsson AB, Teleca Italia SpA, ATV+, MTV Italy, MTV3, Broadcast Service Danmark A/S, LG, Radio Television Brunei, Telecom Italia S.p.A, ORF Austria, Finnish Broadcasting Corporation, Philips Electronics Nederland B.V., Multiplus Ltd, Irdeto, R Cable y Telecomunicaciones, and Reti Televisive Digital SpA.

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