Samsung Gets OCAP Nod From CableLabs

9/02/2005 8:00 PM Eastern

Samsung Electronics Corp. has achieved CableLabs certification status for an Open Cable Applications Platform-enabled, two-way interactive digital TV set.

Other companies licensed to build OCAP-enabled devices include LG Electronics, Panasonic Consumer Electronics and Digeo Inc.

“This is a significant accomplishment,” CableLabs chairman Glenn Britt, chairman and CEO of Time Warner Cable, said in a statement that included quotes from seven other cable and Samsung executives. “The Samsung digital television is a very innovative retail device that can connect directly to the cable system, and receive current advanced and premium cable services, as well as future interactive applications to come.”

Want to read more stories like this?
Get our Free Newsletter Here!