MHEG

MHEG is one of the DTVKit's main software components

This software component enables interactive services (Press Red Functionality) on digital TV devices for all transmission networks (DVB-T/S/C).  The current standard is ETSI MHEG, which all the country profiles are generated. Furthermore, each country/operator defines their own profile to ensure that the devices that are deployed into their market can support the features used by their MHEG applications. Country profiles currently supported are Freeview-UK, Freeview- Australia, Freeview- New Zealand, TVB- Hong Kong, Saorview- Ireland and South Africa. 

Features

MHEG allows a wide range of TV-centric interactive services to be deployed, providing users with a range of features. The interactive services that are offered are news, weather services, home shopping, electronic programming guides (EPG), interactive advertising and games. HD is also available to ensure that users get the very best viewing experience possible. 

MHEG provides interactive features such as news

News

MHEG provides interactive features such as weather

Weather Services

MHEG offers interactive features such as home shopping

Home Shopping

MHEG offers interactive features such as interactive advertising

Interactive Advertising

MHEG offers interactive features such as interactive games

Interactive Games

A feature of our solution is EPG

EPG

MHEG Infrastructure

This is a diagram showing the infrastructure of MHEG

Benefits

MHEG offers a wide range of interactive services on digital TV devices for all transmission networks. Regular updates ensure that users have access to a current solution at all times. It is used globally by a wide number of countries, who have defined their country profile.

MHEG is used globally

Deployed Globally

MHEG's interactive TV middleware has been implemented in Freeview and Freesat in the UK, Freeview in New Zealand, TVB in Hong Kong, Freeview in Australia, Saorview in Ireland and South Africa. 

MHEG automatically updates the channels and programmes

Automatic Channel Update

MHEG allows the broadcaster to allocate the channel settings on the receiver. This automatic update ensures that channels are always up to date with your favourite shows and channels. 

Positive User Experience

MHEG offers users a variety of interactive features, which enhances consumers TV usage. These features can also be provided in HD to ensure that users get the best possible viewing experience. 

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