Netgem launches Music Avenue service

NetgemFrench TV technology and services provider Netgem has launched Music Avenue, a multi-room music aggregation and playout service aimed at telecoms operators.

The release is part of Netgem’s strategy to move from connected TV services into connected entertainment and represents its first step towards its Netgem Connected Home ambitions.

The cloud-based service incorporates multi-source discovery and personalisation capabilities to deliver audio content around the home and on-the-go.

Music Avenue lets users aggregate and access content from their music library, which can be played through wirelessly connected speakers using a TV remote control or smartphone or tablet app.

Music Avenue will be a white label proposition for operators and was developed in partnership with companies including: connected HiFi firm Voxtok Music; French audio company Elipson; Danish HiFi designer Tangent; and audio device designer DiDit High-End.

“Consumers are increasingly demanding a simpler access to all of their digital content within the home to enhance the compelling entertainment opportunities provided by connected TV devices,” said Sylvain Thevenot, managing director of Netgem Europe.

“With the launch of the Music Avenue, Netgem’s #TelcoTV operator clients can offer a richer set of bundled connected entertainment services through one simple and unified interface.”

Netgem will exhibit at IBC on stand 5.B33

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