Audio & Video
SWISS TXT offers the design, development and operation of HbbTV solutions. This includes dedicated live streaming platforms for HbbTV 1.2 devices.
We also offer our own test lab for all major TV brands. SWISS TXT maintains exclusive partnerships with TV manufacturers and important organizations such as IRT and EBU. We develop and operate all HbbTV offerings of SRG SSR.
21 February 2017
Relaunch of SRG SSR's smart TV offerings
SRG's smart TV offerings, which are based on HbbTV technology, were relaunched in mid-February 2017. The focus is on providing a better experience for users and on expanding video services. We put five questions to Martin Spycher from SRG SSR.
28 September 2016
for Multimedia Products
Each product has to be tested prior to launch so that consumers' expectations are met. With multimedia products, viewers' and users' expectations are exceptionally high. SWISS TXT therefore operates its own testing center. For HbbTV it's even possible to automate the tests.
30 August 2016
formerly Teletext provider
Now multimedia service provider
Press release 30.8.2016: SWISS TXT repositioned itself at the beginning of 2016, offering companies – as well as Swiss Radio and Television – advice and solutions for digital media, video streaming and access services.
13 April 2016
Multimedia coverage of a major sporting event
The Swiss love major sporting events. The TV stations SRF, RTS and RSI needed a web player for the Olympic Games and the Football World Cup in order to broadcast additional content and set new standards. SWISS TXT developed this national solution. Find out more about the evolution and success of this project.
09 April 2016
Threefold digital transformation
The Teletext service of the SRF, RTS and RSI TV channels has already undergone three digital transformations since 1984. In the first, Teletext was taken from the TV to pagers and mobile phones (SMS). In the second one, Teletext started using the new functionalities of the Internet. Since the third and most recent transformation, Teletext is providing a news service that can be accessed at any time from anywhere using a smartphone. Find out more about the evolution of the iconic Swiss news medium.
09 April 2016
SRF+, RTS+, RSI+, RTR+, SWI+
Interactive TV with HbbTV
Merging Internet and TV. HbbTV is a European standard for interactive TV. SRG launched a pilot project for its TV channels. You can now look up multimedia content on SRF+, RTS+, RSI+, RTR+ and SWI+ by pressing the red button on your remote control. Find out more about this revolutionary project.
08 April 2016
what's left of it
The future of TV
The EBU's annual Production Technology Seminar took place in Geneva last week. It offers insight into the future of TV, shows the features that we may get to enjoy as viewers and the challenges faced by public broadcasters. A personal analysis of the state of the industry.