CHICAGO, June 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The Cable Show -- chumby industries, a software company that provides a personalized Internet experience to a multitude of connected devices, and Pace, a leading global developer of digital TV technologies, will unveil chumby apps on Pace set-top boxes at the Pace booth (#649) at The Cable Show, June 14-16 in Chicago.
As part of the demonstration, Pace will showcase chumby applications for televisions, a service chumby offers in addition to its own branded hardware devices, Android application, and partner devices including the Sony Dash and Best Buy's Insignia Infocast. chumby's cloud-based ecosystem of content is flexible across screen size and device type, making the chumby platform a natural fit for services available through your TV and set-top box. The chumby platform currently offers users access to more than 1,500 applications, ranging from music and social networking sites, news and entertainment gossip, photo viewing, video clips and sports scores.
Tim O'Loughlin, SVP sales and customer support, Pace, commented that: "The idea of keeping customers pervasively connected to the content they want is something both Pace and chumby share, and we look forward to working closely with them to make this a reality."
"With new categories of connected devices entering the market at a growing rate, chumby's cloud-managed app ecosystem provides an ideal library of content for companies looking to offer personalized information and content to their users across any screen," said Derrick Oien, CEO of chumby industries. "As the global leader in digital TV technology and the set-top box market, Pace is an ideal partner to unveil our TV platform."
chumby apps represents the next phase in the company's evolution to wirelessly stream chumby content to any connected device.
About chumby industries
chumby industries, based in San Diego, California, is a software company that works with consumer electronics OEMs to bring a rich and personalized Internet experience to a multitude of connected products, ranging from devices as simple as clock radios to high-definition televisions. The open chumby platform enables developers to easily create Flash content for chumby-powered devices resulting in a constantly growing catalog of more than 1,500 applications. For more information visit chumby.com or follow us on twitter @chumby and facebook.com/chumby.
About Pace plc
Pace plc (LSE:PIC) is a leading technology developer for the global pay TV industry, working across satellite, cable, IPTV and terrestrial platforms. Pace has one of the world's most experienced specialist engineering teams, developing intelligent and innovative products and services for both pay TV operators and retail markets across the world. Pace employs over 2000 people in locations that include the UK, the USA, France, India and China. Pace's international headquarters are in Saltaire, West Yorkshire, UK.
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