ANT, a provider of software and services for the delivery of digital TV, has announced that Good Mind Industries (GMI) has selected the ANT Galio HbbTV Platform for its new range of STBs. Working closely with German distributor COMAG, the product line is to be targeted at the HbbTV (Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV) retail market and will offer viewers a wealth of on-demand services. These will include catch-up programming from ARD and ZDF, digital text from ARD, VoD from Tageschau and radio applications from Baverische RunFunk.
GMI is a Taiwanese Original Design Manufacturer (ODM) and an experienced provider of satellite and terrestrial equipment. By selecting the ANT Galio Platform, it is able to leverage ANT’s experience in the delivery of combined broadcast and broadband technology to provide a competitive range of HbbTV products.