TV on Demand: Video Library of Das Erste

At, the program of the TV channel Das Erste is just a click away. Sophora CMS enables the link between television and the internet.

Whether talk shows such as Hart aber Fair  or Beckmann, whether its Tatort or Polizeiruf 110, or a documentary or series, many of the programs of Das Erste can be viewed as a video online. The shows are available to users as video-on-demand for up to 12 months in a high-resolution format. The videos are clearly structured and presented. Viewers can use this user-friendly function with HbbTV-enabled devices or external receivers. A DSL data connection allows the user access to special interactive features.

Thanks to Sophora’s powerful JSON interface, the smart TV applications were created using Sophora templates, CE-HTML and JavaScript in a short time.

Not only for the audience, the use of Sophora for the video library is a win. Online editors benefit from the advantages of a user-friendly multi-channel CMS as it provides the content for the HbbTV application with no extra effort for the online editorial team of Das Erste.

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About Das Erste

"Das Erste ("The First"), or Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen ("First German Television"), is the principal publicly owned television channel in Germany. It is a joint production of Germany's regional public broadcasters acting through, and coordinated by, the ARD consortium." || Source: Wikipedia | Authors: List of Authors | License: CC BY-SA 3.0.