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.
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.
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