Playcast Media, the cloud gaming service providers, has announced new technology partnerships with some of the largest companies in the set-top market: Cisco, Pace and AirTies which represent a total new install based of over 100 million households worldwide on top of the existing partnerships with Samsung and Sagem.
The partnerships include an integration of Playcast’s streaming technology with theSTBs manufactured by these companies which ensure that the popular video games can be instantly streamed to cable and IPTV subscribers around the world.
Playcast Media is the first gaming-on-demand technology for cable and IPTV services in the world. The proven Playcast system uses a proprietary new technology to process off-the-shelf PC games and distribute the game’s audio and visual output as a regular video stream to ordinary cable and set-top, on-demand boxes like those manufactured by Samsung, Sagem, Cisco, Motorola, Pace and AirTies. Playcast video game partners include renowned publishers such as Atari, Capcom, Codemasters, Disney, Sega, THQ, Warner Bros and more.