New collaboration brings LVL's Purple™ to the Azuki Media Platform™
LAS VEGAS, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - The President and founder of LVL, Jean-François Gagnon, is pleased to announce that the company has concluded a partnership agreement with Azuki Systems. The collaboration between the two companies will allow for the integration of LVL's Purple™ next-generation TV application platform to the Azuki Media Platform™, resulting in a clients offering better adapted to current platforms requirements. The combined forces of both companies will help support the future evolution of the consumer devices market.
"It's a natural, complementary fit," said LVL Studio President Jean-François Gagnon. "Purple's next-generation TV user experience and Azuki's rock-solid media delivery platform were made for each other. Building on our respective strengths, LVL and Azuki will help broadcasters, producers, and TV service providers bring the future of television to their customers."
"Azuki is excited to partner with LVL to bring state of the art design and companion app expertise integrated to Azuki's OTT Video Delivery Platform. The merger of consumption and companion app functionality will set a new gold standard for the industry" said Bruce Lampert - Azuki's Vice President of Strategic Partnerships and Business Development.
Purple is LVL's next-generation TV application platform. Designed from the ground up for the new multi-screen TV ecoystem, Purple allows broadcasters, producers and service providers to offer striking, intuitive experiences for IPTV set-tops, tablets and smartphones. Visual Program Guides, Service Guides, and interactive, second-screen Live Applications put a new world of discovery, entertainment and engagement at your customers' fingertips.
For more information, visit the LVL Purple website http://www.lvlstudio.com/purple
Azuki Media Platform™
Azuki Media Platform manages and optimizes OTT video delivery — enabling One Pass Work Flow for media preparation for multi-screens, properly segmenting and wrapping Merdan-audited content protection, ensuring optimal distribution through multiple Content Delivery Networks (CDNs), monitoring and managing the network bandwidth, playback, entitlement enforcement, reporting on use, and integrating advertising. Ours is a next-generation, comprehensive solution, purpose built from the ground up for providing rich quality of experience when delivering Live and Video on Demand (VOD) to multi-screens over un-managed networks.
About LVL Studio
LVL Studio is an award-winning user experience, digital product & service design company focused on entertainment, education and healthcare. Our projects span all the screens in consumers' lives, from desktop to mobile, from tablets to TV. Our clients include TELUS, Bell Canada, TV5, CBC Sports, Radio-Canada, Vidéotron, and Nokia-Siemens, among others.
About Azuki Systems
Azuki Systems is leading the video delivery revolution to any screen over any network. Azuki's solutions deliver rich, protected content to any device over any network, allowing service providers to take the complexity out of TV Everywhere (TVE) delivery. The Azuki Media Platform™ enables service providers, mobile operators and brand-name media to combine the power of over-the-top delivery with the highest quality of user experience, content protection, back-office integration and reliability. Founded in 2008 and based in Acton, Mass., Azuki is led by an executive team renowned for repeated success in launching disruptive technologies and scaling companies that have solved difficult technology challenges and provided their customers with a competitive edge. Visit www.azukisystems.com for more information.