OTTAWA, Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ - The Netherlands (IBC, Stand IP103 "IPTV
Zone") - Espial(R) Group Inc. (TSX: "ESP"), a leading provider of IPTV
middleware and applications, today announced it has enhanced Evo(R) DVR
with updates to features including Evo(R) StartOver TV, the ability to
record multiple programs simultaneously, and an advanced conflict
resolution engine. Also at IBC this week, Espial will be launching a new HD
user interface and demonstrating new services including Evo(R) Timeshift TV
and mobile convergence capabilities.
Evo DVR allows IPTV operators to offer exceptional viewing freedom for
their customers. Subscribers can schedule recurring recordings and play
them back at anytime with full control to pause, rewind, fast-forward and
bookmark. Evo DVR's advanced conflict resolution engine ensures subscriber
recordings are handled without delay.
"We've significantly improved our DVR capabilities in a way that makes
the service much more compelling for IPTV subscribers and more manageable
for operators," said Brian Mahony, Espial Vice President of Marketing. "By
leveraging the Evo Future-Proof Framework(TM), Evo DVR provides the
customization capabilities to create an advanced, competitive DVR offering
for any IPTV service, at a lower total cost of ownership."
Espial's Evo IPTV Service Platform is an award-winning product that
includes both IPTV client and server middleware and software applications
to provide an exceptional quality of experience for IPTV subscribers.
Current applications include Live TV, EPG, VOD, PPV, DVR, Radio TV, Web TV,
and Caller ID.
The Evo platform offers a robust, carrier-grade IPTV solution that has
been designed with open standards and modularity as key features. This
allows service providers the flexibility and ability to quickly add new
services such as Evo DVR, develop new HD SkinTones(TM), provide mobile
convergence capabilities and provide advanced controls to subscribers, such
as StartOver TV.
Also at IBC, Espial's Brian Mahony will be delivering a free workshop
on Saturday, September 7th at 9:30 in Room A in the IPTV Zone. Mahony will
detail how Espial's Evo IPTV Service Platform can save IPTV service
providers the equivalent of 33%, or $195 million over a 5-year deployment
to one million subscribers.
Espial will be in the IPTV Zone in stand IP103 from September 7 - 11,
ABOUT ESPIAL (www.espial.com)
Espial provides IPTV middleware and applications that enable superior
quality of experience, fast application performance, carrier-grade
scalability, and open extensibility, all at a lower total cost of
ownership. Espial's Evo(R) IPTV Service Platform, which can be purchased as
modular components or as part of a pre-integrated client-server solution,
includes Evo Client, Evo Server, Evo Browser, Evo BML Browser, Evo
Future-Proof Framework(TM) (FPF), Evo SkinTones(TM) and applications such
as Electronic Program Guide, Video on Demand, Digital Video Recorder,
Content Portal, Games, and Triple Play.
SOURCE Espial Group