Nagra has announced the availability of a reference platform for gateways and other media streaming devices. Nagra HomeCruise provides set-top box and device partners with an “off-the-shelf” solution that allows faster-time-to-market of new pay-TV services, enabling new business models.
“The ability to leverage existing broadcast infrastructure to monetise IP connected devices like tablets and smart phones in a home is a clear differentiator for service providers,” said Samir Mehta, Senior Vice President Digital TV Solutions for Nagra. “Nagra HomeCruise takes full advantage of the multi-service capabilities of OpenTV 5 and is immediately available to our device partners. It will allow service providers to accelerate the launch of revenue-generating services while providing them with the freedom to work with a variety of innovative device vendors.”