Alticast to Bring OpenCable Platform Solutions to Intel Consumer Electronics Platforms

    SEOUL, South Korea, Jan. 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Alticast, the global leader
 in deployed DVB-MHP and OpenCable(TM) Platform products, announced today
 that it will enable OpenCable platform solutions on future Intel
 system-on-a-chip (SoC) products for consumer electronics.
 
     Alticast's OpenCable Platform middleware solution, AltiCaptor, is
 currently deployed in digital cable, satellite and broadcast receivers
 around the world, with over 5 million deployed devices in consumer's homes.
 The Globally Executable MHP (GEM)-based architecture of AltiCaptor provides
 a convenient roadmap to support multiple technologies based on GEM for
 digital media and high-definition video products beyond the cable set-top
 box.
 
     "We are excited about Intel's commitment to support OpenCable through
 its collaboration with Alticast and the rest of the cable industry," said
 Jeffrey Bonin, General Manager and Vice President of Alticast. "As the
 OpenCable Platform continues to mature, we expect that our solution will
 accelerate the introduction of new device features for the cable operators,
 and ultimately the end users."
 
     "Intel is strongly committed to providing leading-edge products that
 bolster continued innovation for cable TV," said William O. Leszinske, Jr.,
 general manager, Intel's Consumer Electronics Group. "With the growing
 consumer demand for digitally delivered entertainment, Intel plans to
 support a wide range of technologies for digital media devices with our SoC
 products."
 
     The Intel SoC design will incorporate many features and standards, in
 addition to the AltiCaptor middleware, that will dramatically reduce
 time-to-market for CE manufacturers targeting North American cable markets.
 The combined solution will equip digital media products with expanded
 entertainment experiences that will continue to attract more viewers.
 
     About Alticast
 
     Alticast is the most deployed MHP and OpenCable Platform solutions
 provider in the digital broadcasting industry. Alticast offers software
 solutions and services for the delivery, reception and playback of
 interactive television content based on the GEM-based standards of DVB-MHP,
 OpenCable Platform and Blu-ray Disc. 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.
 
 
 

SOURCE Alticast

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