Vestel and BeeSmart partner to bring Beesmart solution to Vestel STB devices
December 1, 2011
Vestel and Beesmart have announced a partnership to bring Beesmart middleware and services to Vestel Set-Top-Box and jointly drive the development of attractive applications and services.
Beesmart middleware and services has been deployed for numerous Service Providers running an exceptional advanced interactive TV services. Vestel, as a major player in consumer electronics develops its own STB platform with Beesmart middleware to meet strong market demands.
“Beesmart’s experience and knowledge of the IP STB industry made them an ideal partner to us,” said Hakan Kutlu, deputy general manager responsible for marketing in Vestel. “Consumers want userfriendly solutions for IPTV content in their living rooms. With Beesmart middleware, Vestel Set-TopBoxes will increase technology and innovation to meet consumer demands.”
“We are very excited with development partnership established with Vestel that enables BeeSmart middleware to run on new STB’s” commented JoÏe Pireãnik, Business Development Director at Beesmart. “With an impressive product line built on meeting market demands and IPTV support, Vestel has firmly established its presence in the consumer electronics.
The first Vestel STB with Beesmart middleware was launched in Q4 2011, with further applications and services available at STB and Connected TVs to be introduced in 2012.