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.
 
 

SOURCE Alticast

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