Hybrid digital TV technology provider HTTV has teamed up with smart TV platform provider Foxxum to create a joint solution for pay TV operators.
Under the partnership, HTTV’s customers will have access to international content and applications supported by Foxxum.
HTTV’s TV operating system for connected TVs, httvLink, is based on Linux and HTML5 and offers advanced features such as multi-screen, TV portal applications, user-profile management, distribution of content within the home, non-linear TV services, enhanced EPG, web browsing and multi-source media playback. It is available for TV platforms from pure broadcast including DVB-T/T2/ S/S2/ C front-ends to pure IP and hybrid
“We are glad to partner with a key content provider such as Foxxum,” said Regis Saint Girons, HTTV’s CEO. “Attractive content is a key factor of success for operators. This partnership will enable us to provide them an end to end offer including software, content and HbbTV applications. It will help our clients to reduce time to market and deliver the best content to seduce and retain their audience”
Separately, HTTV has teamed up with Skyworth to deliver an HbbTV-compliant set-top box to pay TV oprator Parabole Réunion.
Based on Broadcom BCM 7355, the box is designed and manufactured by Skyworth and will include four DVB-S2 tuners supporting services including PVR or pairing with a secondary STB. The IP connection will enable OTT video services to the main TV screen and to second screens. Viaccess-Orca is providing its Prime Sentinel conditional access to secure content.
HTTV will be exhibiting at IBC on stand 4.B77
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