Cambridge, UK, 8th September 2015,
Ekioh and Altech Multimedia announced today that Altech Multimedia has selected Ekioh’s Twin Engine UI Browser for their high end DTR9401 IPTV set top box. The set top box, which successfully blends operator managed programming with OTT content has already been selected by a rapidly expanding Middle Eastern network operator.
Ekioh’s Twin Engine UI Browser combines the UI performance of SVG with the ubiquity of HTML5 providing the ideal solution for operators wanting to add OTT content to their existing service offering. The highly compact Twin Engine solution makes extremely economical use of system resources enabling the successful fusion of operator sourced and OTT content within a cost effective set top box solution.
“Altech Multimedia is a high-technology organisation, focused on providing innovative products, professional and competitive services”, said Marco Caputo, Business Development Executive at Altech Multimedia. “Ekioh shares our focus; their innovative browser technology and first rate support made them an ideal partner to work with.”
“Ekioh’s rich browser product portfolio is an ideal fit with Altech Multimedia’s wide ranging product and service offer”, said Stephen Reeder, Commercial Director at Ekioh. “Our Twin Engine Browser is an excellent foundation for Altech Multimedia’s systems integration and application development expertise and I am confident that together our two companies will be able grow this relationship across many multimedia platforms.
Altech Multimedia product portfolio incorporates satellite, terrestrial, cable, and IP transmission modes and spans the range from value-engineered entry-level devices to high-end hybrid home gateway solutions.
The DTR9401 IPTV set top box will be demonstrated at IBC on the Altech Multimedia stand (1.D40).
Ekioh designs and develops user interface software for embedded systems. Ekioh’s products include the Ekioh UI Engine which delivers fast, responsive user interfaces based upon the SVG standard; the Ekioh TV Browser which supports the latest HTML5 features in a highly compact footprint; and the Ekioh Twin Engine Browser which fuses UI performance and HTML5 features to create the ideal embedded browser. Ekioh’s partners include Arris, Beenius, Ericsson, Nagravision, Sagem, Technotrend, Vestel, Zebra Technologies, Zenterio and ZTE.
Based in Cambridge, UK, Ekioh (www.ekioh.com) makes it easy to develop compelling user interfaces for consumer devices. The Ekioh team has many years of experience developing user interface software for embedded systems, including JVMs and JavaTV, HTML and SVG. Ekioh has been recognised with Queen’s Awards for Enterprise in both Innovation and International Trade categories.
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About Altech Multimedia
Altech Multimedia is one of the world leading providers of products, professional services and competitive solutions to the digital multimedia Broadcast and Broadband Industries. Altech Multimedia solutions include a number of innovative world-first applications that are currently deployed in several digital television networks around the world and in addition to being device independent, Altech Multimedia offerings are available as either stand-alone or complementary solutions that integrate seamlessly with existing systems.
Through its operating companies and sales offices worldwide Altech Multimedia has a global footprint. Technical development and support centres exist in South Africa, India, China and Australia with sales support offices in South Africa, Australia, Singapore, Europe, South America and the Middle East. Altech Multimedia boasts a Blue-Chip client base and an award winning product portfolio as well as an enviable reputation amongst its partners and peers as one of the most technologically capable businesses in the industry (http://www.altech-multimedia.com).