Technology provider Digisoft.tv has released a software-as-a-service casting solution, Playmigo.
According to the company the service and technology platform is designed to enable OTT video providers to cast their content to almost any connected TV device without the need to develop and deploy TV apps.
Playmigo is launching with support for Chromecast, Apple TV, Roku, Android TV, Samsung Tizen Smart TV and Amazon Fire TV. More devices including game consoles and connected speakers will be added to the service on an on-going basis, without the need to update code on already deployed mobile apps, according to Digisoft.tv.
Applications features of the platform include home gateway content redistribution and custom cast receivers for operator-grade set-top boxes.
Digisoft.tv CTO John Casey said: “Digisoft has spent many years in the industry, observing the creation of numerous multiscreen platforms, frameworks and bespoke implementations, none of which appear to have solved the problem of cost and maintainability. We see the emergence of the mobile-centric casting model as both an opportunity to innovate in user interaction AND enable a radical reduction in cost and timelines. We believe that Playmigo is the answer for OTT providers who want a big screen solution but don’t want the pain and cost that goes with it.”