Cambridge, UK, 21st January 2014
Ekioh is pleased to announce that Dune HD has deployed its twin rendering engine technology on their most popular TV series set top boxes, opening the market for advanced middleware implementations featuring high graphics performance.
Dune HD selected Ekioh’s twin engine solution because it allows middleware providers to exploit the optimal performance of Ekioh SVG for user interface display in combination with Ekioh’s WebKit based HTML5 engine for third party web content. The resulting performance and flexibility provides Dune HD customers with an unparalleled rendering solution based upon open standards.
“Providing operators with an aggressively priced, premium quality solution has always been core to our success”, said Dr. Konstantin Dyshlevoy, CEO, Dune HD. “Our customers seek superior graphical performance and partnering with Ekioh has helped us deliver on the request.”
“The demand for responsive and appealing user interfaces has never been greater”, said Stephen Reeder, Commercial Director at Ekioh. “Our twin engine solution brings the performance required to meet that demand and we’re delighted to be working with Dune HD to deliver it to their customers.”
Ekioh’s SVG engine also includes a number of built-in content development tools enabling remote access, debugging and content performance optimisation which will speed the time to market for Dune HD’s customers and middleware partners.”
Ekioh designs and develops user interface software for embedded systems. The Ekioh SVG UI Engine delivers fast, responsive user interfaces based on the SVG standard. Ekioh’s partners include ADB, Albis, Amino, Arris, Beenius, DuneHD, Ericsson, HubTech, HwaCom, Nagravision, Sagem, Technotrend, Vestel and Zenterio.
About Dune HD
Dune HD offers an array of high-quality digital media players for both consumer and commercial markets. The product line ranges from low-cost, compact set-top box (STB) designs to professional-grade universal media players with internal hard drive bays, optical drives and full internet and content connectivity. Dune HD is headquartered in Taiwan, with engineering teams in Moscow, Russia, and Kiev, Ukraine. The company also has offices in the United States, and a distribution network that covers more than 60 countries.