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Zenterio taps Access to add HbbTV support

TV operating system provider Zenterio has add HbbTV support to its platform after teaming up with software browser provider Access.

Zenterio said that the addition of HbbTV to its platform would enable it to offer a strengthened proposition for broadcasters and hybrid operators that want to launch interactive services based on standard technologies.

“HbbTV is becoming the de-facto standard in many parts of the world, and in an increasing number of countries regulations mandate support for HbbTV. Zenterio already has vast experience in hybrid deployments and master technologies like DVB and OIPF and in cooperation with Access, we can leverage our combined experience and create an even more attractive offering to operators in those countries,” said Marco Frattolin, VP, product management, Zenterio.

“We are glad to announce this extended collaboration with Zenterio. The Access NetFront Browser efficiently extends core HTML5 functionality with HbbTV and we are very excited that we now are able to offer this as an integrated part of Zenterio OS.”, said Neale Foster, COO and global VP sales TV, Access Europe.