Berlin, September 1, 2016 – Watch what you want, when you want. Freeview Play is easy to use and offers plenty to explore: catch up TV is available directly from the TV guide; a Freeview Play apps page offers access to TV players; the Red Button+ service on BBC channels can be accessed as easily as streaming channels on the TV guide. Freeview’s subscription-free entertainment offers a comprehensive list of entertainment services such as BBC iPlayer, ITV Hub, All 4 and Demand 5.
Freeview Play, based on the latest HbbTV technology, is the next generation hybrid TV platform in the UK, and is quite challenging to pass the compliance, due to its complex specifications and strict certification process. It combines catch up and on demand services with live TV channels to present a fabulous user experience for its audience. The service is only available on Freeview Play compliant devices, e.g. TVs, set-top boxes etc.
UMC is proud to announce that all 2017 models equipped with the Sharp SmartTV portal AQUOS Net+ will be ready to support Freeview Play and that it will be upon the local customers to choose which models to range. “We are proud to offer such a variety of choice to our customers and look forward to our negotiations with our UK customers to define the ranging possibilities for our Freeview Play models” comments Sascha Lange, Vice President Marketing and Sales (Sharp/UMC). The first models will be introduced to the UK market within 2016.
Creation, CMGRP Deutschland GmbH
Tel.: +49 (0) 89 54 30 22 62
In Ostaszewo, near Toruń, a European Logistics Centre is rising. The origin of the project is the need for greater logistic flexibility and satisfying the storage needs, which come from increased production and sales.read more ..
SHARP Corporation announces the release of the AQUOS 8K Series of 8K-compatible TVs and monitors, a world first.read more ..
At IFA 2017 in Berlin SHARP showcases the latest display innovations that set new benchmarks for resolution, picture quality, design, size and form factor.read more ..
Besides the ability to display 8K resolution, it makes use of technologies Sharp has developed in wide colour gamut and high brightness to offer the most impressive life-like images ever.read more ..
SHARP is proud to announce a comeback to the European Smartphone market in 2018.read more ..
Sharp to reinforce a leading role within European audiovisual marketread more ..
All SHARP 32” and larger flatscreen TVs will be equipped with sound systems from the leading audio brand Harman Kardon®. The new SHARP TVs will deliver room-filling sound for the best TV and movie experience without the need for additional speakers.read more ..
With over 50 models ranging in size from 24” to 75”, 19 high-performance UHD-4K-TVs, and elegant, innovative designs, SHARP delivers an impressive lineup to the European TV market.read more ..
Universal Media Corporation (UMC) announces today that it intends to extend its brand license agreement with SHARP, a leading Consumer Electronics company, on a long term basis and further reinforce the collaboration, aiming to jointly invest in product development and marketing.read more ..
At IFA 2016, SHARP shows the future of TV displays: Frameless displays, outstanding image quality, extremely high pixel density and low power consumption. These breakthroughs are made possible by SHARPs IGZO Technology.read more ..
UMC announces plans to introduce Freeview Play compliant Smart TVs into the UK market within 2016. Freeview Play is the connected and catch-up TV-service of the UK’s free-to-air digital TV offering.read more ..
Harman sound technology will be implemented across the UMC television portfolio, including SHARP & Blaupunkt brands as well as number of private labels under UMC management. The alliance will include the use of both Harman/Kardon and JBL audio brands.read more ..
Three Sharp AQUOS LED TV designs triumph in Red Dot Award: Product Design 2016read more ..
The group of Official Partners of Legia Warsaw joined another global brand, manufacturer excellent TVs and audio products - Sharp - represented in Europe by UMC.read more ..
Only 7.5 mm screen thickness with 65” diagonal – premiere of the new SHARP AQUOS LED Ultra HD products at IFA 2015, Berlin.read more ..
Radio remote control, sleek design and aluminum stand - the new 5100 series will soon become available on the marketread more ..
Seven sizes, five new designs, and nine series – a new SHARP AQUOS LED Full HD product line is on sale in Europe.read more ..