Samsung Gets OCAP Nod From CableLabs


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.”