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ACCESS™ MediaPilot Provides Consumers with Simplest Route to Share and Control Content on TVs, PCs, iPads, Tablets, and Mobile Phones

ACCESS MediaPilot for iPad is DLNA Certified® and available for download at the Apple iTunes store and ACCESS MediaPilot site

Sunnyvale CA, – January 30, 2012 – ACCESS CO., LTD, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announced the launch of ACCESS MediaPilot, a DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) Certified® software which enables consumers to share music, movies and photos on connected TVs, PCs, iPads, tablets and mobile phones without hooking up cables, copying files or becoming a networking expert. The app is now available on the Apple iTunes store and ACCESS MediaPilot site (

By removing the technical barriers to content sharing in the networked home, ACCESS MediaPilot enables content owners and distributors, operators and CE device manufacturers to provide consumers with exciting new ways of enjoying content as well as opening up new business models. ACCESS MediaPilot is based on ACCESS’ NetFront Living Connect, a DLNA® Technology Component solution which enables seamless multimedia access and sharing in the digital home. The ACCESS MediaPilot iPad app is DLNA Certified®. The Windows version is available free to consumers at ACCESS is also making SDKs available to developers who want to provide seamless media sharing in their products and services.

“Up until now you have had to be pretty geeky to share media over a home network. ACCESS MediaPilot changes that by making it easy for any movie or music lover to share and control their media over a PC, phone, tablet and TV,” said Dr. Neale Foster, VP of Global Sales IA, ACCESS.

ACCESS MediaPilot uses the power of DLNA® and UPnP to link consumer devices and builds in consumer-friendly features such as remote volume control and ‘swipe-to-TV’ in one incredibly easy to set-up and use package. This solution means you no longer have to hook-up cables, copy files and understand network protocols to share movies, music and photos on a home network,” said Foster.

Key ACCESS MediaPilot features include:

  • Media sharing and playback of movies, music and photos
  • Stream movies and music to any DLNA Certified® or UPnP device in your house
  • ‘Swipe-to-TV’ feature
  • Media discovery and search
  • Available for Windows PC and iPad
  • Start remote playback by simply dragging and dropping media files
  • Remotely adjust device playback volume.

ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global provider of advanced software solutions and services to the mobile, embedded, Connected TV, Connected Home, automotive, digital publishing and networking markets. ACCESS’ product portfolio including its NetFront Software Series provides customers with solutions that enable faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability. The company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. ACCESS is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers’ Index under the number 4813. For additional information, please visit

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ACCESS, the ACCESS logo, and NetFront are registered trademarks or trademarks of ACCESS CO., LTD. in the United States, Japan and/or other countries. DLNA is a registered trademark and DLNA Certified is a trademark of the Digital Living Network Alliance. Digital Living Network Alliance is a service mark of the Digital Living Network Alliance. Apple, iPad,and iTunes are trademarks of Apple Inc. All other trademarks, logos and trade names mentioned in the document are the property of their respective owners.