Alticast Demonstrates AltiCaptor Blu-ray(TM) Disc Java Solution on Broadcom's Single-Chip BCM7440 Platform
SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast, the worldwide leader in deployed DVB-MHP and OpenCable OCAP solutions, today announced it will be demonstrating its AltiCaptor Blu-ray(TM) Disc Java (BDJ) solution at the IFA consumer electronics tradeshow in Berlin, Germany, from August 31st through September 5th. AltiCaptor BDJ, based on the same core software that powers over 4 million television receiver boxes around the world, has been successfully developed to run on Broadcom's industry leading, single-chip BCM7440 Blu-ray Disc solution. This powerful hardware and software combination provides a high performance turnkey solution for developing Blu-ray Disc devices quickly, assuring a time- to-market advantage. "We are very excited to be working with Broadcom on next-generation DVD products," said Jeffrey Bonin, Vice President and General Manager of Alticast. "Our software has been deployed in millions of digital television devices around the world, and the Blu-ray Disc platform is a logical extension of these successful products. Broadcom's single chip BCM7440 is the most advanced solution in the market today." Alticast is committed to standards-based solutions, exemplified by its roles in DVB, CableLabs, Blu-ray Disc Association and the ITU. Alticast's solutions have been selected by some of the industries leading companies, such as Time Warner Cable, Pace Microelectronics, Samsung, Humax, LG, Korea Telecom, SkyLife, and many of the Korean cable operators. "The Alticast Blu-ray Disc Java solution coupled with our BCM7440 single chip platform provides world class BDJ performance," said Peter Besen, Vice President of Broadcom's Consumer Electronics line of business. "Manufacturers can now quickly develop a high performance Blu-ray player using our full turnkey solution." Please visit the Alticast pedestal, at the Blu-ray Disc Association's booth in Hall 6.2a, Booth #104, to see the Alticast BDJ solution running on the Broadcom(R)BCM7440 single-chip platform. About Alticast Alticast is the most deployed MHP and OCAP solutions provider in the digital broadcasting industry. Alticast offers software solutions and services for the creation, delivery, and reception of interactive television content based on the DVB-MHP and OCAP digital broadcasting open standards. Alticast is "first-to-market" with deployed MHP and OCAP products for cable, satellite, and terrestrial operators. A privately owned company, Alticast headquarters are located in Seoul, South Korea; a business and technology center in Broomfield, Colorado, USA; and sales offices in Beijing, China and Frankfurt, Germany. For more information on Alticast products and services, visit Alticast at http://www.alticast.com. Broadcom(R), the pulse logo, Connecting everything(R) and the Connecting everything logo are among the trademarks of Broadcom Corporation and/or its affiliates in the United States certain other countries and/or the EU. Any other trademarks or trade names mentioned are the property of their respective owners.
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