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- ACCESS and NEOTION Demonstrate Integration of DLNA CVP-2 Guidelines with Secure HDMI Dongle to Power Multi-screen Monetization
Oberhausen, Germany, − 8th September, 2014 − ACCESS CO., LTD. (IBC stand 14.D14), a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, and NEOTION (IBC stand 4.B53), a French high-tech company providing innovative solutions for the international Digital Television market, will showcase at IBC 2014 the integration of ACCESS’ NetFront™ Living Connect DLNA Technology Component™ and NetFront™ Browser NX with NEOTION SECURE HDMI Dongle. The joint solution enables TV operators to launch cost-effective “broadcast over IP” multi-room services based on headless gateways and thin clients.
The NEOTION SECURE HDMI Dongle combined with ACCESS’ multiscreen client allows operators to leverage a small size device to easily share content with the TV to launch ‘studio confident’ secured media sharing services compatible with any screen.
“Embedding the NetFront Browser NX and NetFront Living Connect in our SECURE HDMI Dongle is a compelling solution to bring enhanced viewer experience to Pay-TV subscribers by pushing content from mobile devices to TVs, as well as browsing operator services and accessing web-based TV services such as OTT and VoD,” said Nicolas STEFANELLI, Technical Marketing Manager, Pay-Tv & Secure Devices at NEOTION.
He added that: “Multiscreen has become an integral part of the operator’s consumer proposition and they require a hardware solution that facilitates secure, seamless media consumption on all screens including managed and unmanaged devices as well as content from outside the home. By integrating ACCESS’ flexible and efficient software with our SECURE HDMI Dongle, Neotion is able to offer next generation streaming capability to our customers. Adding support for the new DLNA CVP-2 guidelines also future-proofs the solution, making it particularly suited for operators looking to launch multiscreen services on the go”.
Dr. Neale FOSTER, COO and VP Global Sales TV, ACCESS Europe, said: “The largest headache for an operator deploying multiscreen is the increasing gap between the simplicity the consumer wants and the technological complexity of launching and managing multiscreen services. At IBC, we’re demonstrating how to efficiently bridge this security and interoperability gap, which will become crucial as the industry adopts portable gateways such as the NEOTION HDMI Dongle. As the multiscreen market matures, the need for standards and secure solutions to ensure interoperability increases, and these are two key areas that ACCESS has invested in for many years, resulting in the Dongle demonstration we will be showcasing at this year’s IBC.”
NetFront™ Living Connect is a market-leading DLNA Technology Component™ solution that enables the quick and efficient implementation of services that support DLNA standards on consumer electronic devices including mobile phones, digital cameras, printers, DVD players, game consoles, digital TVs, set-top boxes, network attached storage (NAS) boxes and more. NetFront Living Connect has achieved an extensive track record of successful DLNA Certified® device deployments on a variety of consumer electronic devices offered by leading manufacturers in markets throughout the world. NetFront Living Connect also offers support for DLNA Premium Video Guidelines, enabling the secure sharing of high-quality, premium commercial video.
The NetFront™ Browser series provides the ultimate embedded browser choice, providing outstanding Internet viewing experiences, world leading rendering speed, HTML5 compliance and optimized memory-usage. It is pre-installed in a wide variety of devices including TVs, gaming devices and in-vehicle infotainment systems. The browser series supports the latest global broadcasting and communications standards, such as HbbTV, Hybridcast, BML and Ginga and continues to evolve to offer higher performance and even easier device integration.
ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global provider of advanced software solutions and services that enable operators, device manufacturers, content owners and consumers to make the most of today’s multi-screen, connected world. It provides software for mobiles, smartphones and tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes in the connected home, automotive, digital publishing and networking markets. ACCESS solutions have shipped in over one billion devices around the world. Its product portfolio includes the NetFront™ Software Series and the ZebOS® network platform, providing customers faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability; the PUBLUS™ for cloud-based, cross-platform digital publishing and the NetAd mobile advertising platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers’ Index, 4813) and operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. Learn more about ACCESS at www.access-company.com.
NEOTION is a French high-tech company providing innovative solutions for the international Digital Television market since 2000.
NEOTION develops and distributes a large range of CI & CI Plus Conditional Access Modules (Conax, Irdeto, Verimatrix, Viaccess, etc.) for Set Top Box or for Digital TV’s, dedicated to Pay TV Operators wanting to maximise their ARPU and optimise costs.
NEOTION creates Blue Bridge®, a complete Ecosystem that offers to Broadcasters and TV Operators the ability to automatically synchronize Smartphones or Tablets applications with live content.
More 100 people work to ensure the company’s success; more than 60% have an engineer profile and since its formation, NEOTION has dedicated over 30 M € budget to R & D and has successfully registered more than 35 patents.
NEOTION is an active Member of several Standardization and Digital TV committees, namely DVB, HBB TV and CI Plus LLP.
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