RiksTV
 uses
 
Ekioh
 engines
 to
 launch
 OTT
 services
 in
 
Norway


Ekioh,
 providers
 of
 the

 widely
 deployed
 TV
 compliant
 Scalable
 Vector
 Graphics
 engine,
 has
 announced
 that
 
RiksTV
 have
 launched
 a
 range
 of
 new
 services
 in
 Norway
 using
 Ekioh’s
 SVG
 &
 HTML
 engines.
 The
 Ekioh
 engines
 are
 at
 the
 heart
 of
 two
 new
 digital
 hybrid
 set top
 boxes
 manufactured
 by
 Strong
 which
 are
 being
 sold
 to
 Norwegian
 customers
 through
 the
 retail
 market.

By
 offering
 two
 rendering
 technologies,
 SVG
 &
 HTML,
 RiksTV
 have
 been
 able
 to
 provide
 the
 best
 possible
 scope
 for
 their
 content
 partners.
 Visually
 rich
 and
 
highly
 animated
 applications
 are
 written
 in
 SVG;
 whereas,
 more
 static
 applications
 are
 authored
 in
 HTML.
 

 “Our
 new
 service
 offering,
 which
 includes
 access
 to
 YouTube,
 VGTV,
 
 TV
 2
 Sumo,
 Beat
 and
 Film
 on
 demand
 from
 SF
 Anytime,
 ensures
 RiksTV
 maintains
 its
 
leadership”,
 said
 Christian
 Birkeland,
 CEO
 
 at
 RiksTV.

“Customers
 expect
 good
 looking,
 easy
 to
 use
 services
 and
 using
 Ekioh’s
 engines,
 our
 content
 partners
 have
 delivered
 some
 stunning
 results”,
 Birkeland
 said.

“RiksTV
 have
 launched
 one
 of
 the
 most
 application
 rich
 services
 available
 in
 Europe
 today”,
 said
 Stephen
 Reeder,
 Commercial
 Director
 at
 Ekioh.
 “The
 
combination
 of
 broadcast
 media,
 graphically
 rich
 movie
 and
 catch
 up
 portal
 services
 together
 with
 open
 standards,
 internet
 based
 OTT
 applications
 really
 
resonate
 with
 customer
 expectations.”

At
 launch,
 the
 RiksTV
 service
 includes
 broadcast
 services,
 Film
 on
 demand
 from
 SF
 Anytime,YouTube
 and
 TV
 2
 Sumo
 Basis,
 an
 8
 day
 catServices
 to
 be
 launched
 shortly
 include
 Beat
 -­‐
 a
 streami VGTV,
 an
 on
 demand
 news
 and
 entertainment
 service.

 

 

Posted by on Nov 20 2012. Filed under OTT, Press Releases.

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