Zenverge Partners With Simple.TV to ship Next Gen Streaming DVR

Jan 21, 2014, 09:00 ET from Zenverge

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Jan. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Zenverge, a leading developer of advanced content networking ICs, announced today that Simple.TV, an innovator of advanced streaming DVR products, has launched the next generation of its DVR with Zenverge's ZN200 IC in the US market.

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The ZN200 is the world's most advanced quad stream content networking SoC enabling features such as streaming live HD video to four smart devices over WiFi and downloading DVR content to these devices at up to four times faster than real-time.

SimpleTV's DVR, a combination of digital TV tuner, DVR, and media streamer is designed to let consumers record over-the-air TV programming and stream those shows to multiple devices in the home, including HDTVs, tablets, smartphones and Roku boxes.

Powered by Zenverge's ZN 200 chipset and TransAll™ transcoding engine and leveraging Silicondust's proven hardware design, Simple.TV is delivering the next generation OTA and OTT digital media experience including Simple.TV's "TV everywhere" service, and will provide support for international broadcast standards such as DVB-T2, DVB-C, DVB-S2, and ISDB-T.

"We're excited about working with Simple.TV on this innovative Streaming DVR product" said Raghu Rao, EVP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at Zenverge. "This DVR bridges the gap between over-the-top streaming video and broadcast TV by making live and recorded broadcast programming available on any connected device."

"We're extremely pleased to be partnering with Zenverge, the leader in content networking ICs" said Mark Ely, CEO of Simple.TV. "Together, we are delivering an innovative streaming DVR solution for consumers who are looking to combine the best of broadcast content with OTT streaming."

About Zenverge (www.zenverge.com)
Zenverge is a fabless semiconductor company devoted to accelerating consumer access to next generation digital content and services. The company is a leading developer of Content Networking ICs built around the patented TransAll™ technology, a core requirement for next generation video services gateways. The company is based in Santa Clara, California.

About Simple.TV (http://www.simple.tv/)
Founded in 2011 by veterans of the digital media business, Simple.TV is backed by Accanto Partners and Pritzker Group Venture Capital. Simple.TV is on a mission to bring great broadcast television to connected devices everywhere. For more information about Simple.TV, visit http://www.simple.tv

SOURCE Zenverge