Advanced Television announces MHEG for Iris with S&T

December 6, 2012, a global provider of set-top box middleware for the cable, satellite, terrestrial and telecommunications industry, has announced the integration of RedKey – the market leading MHEG 5 engine, into its set-top box middleware stack; Iris.  The company will offer MHEG as a standard part of its DVB based offering.  This will include the interaction channel components for IP based return path including information, commerce and IP video delivery services and the DSM-CC object carousel that offers novel broadcast functionality.  Digisoft is going through a rapid phase of growth with licence sales on track to grow in excess of 100 per cent in 2013.

Speaking on behalf of Digisoft, Head of Product Development Eoin Shanaghy said, “Adding the MHEG standard to our hybrid DVB/IPTV middleware is a natural evolution.  By combining our Iris middleware product with S&T’s RedKey MHEG engine, we will offer operators more ways than ever before to deliver content to consumers’ TVs.  RedKey also allows us to deliver a unique capability to our customers – the combined delivery of applications based on multiple standards, including HTML5.  We believe that this combination will propel to become the market leader in the hybrid media and entertainment market for service operators“.

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