Vidmind, which enables new virtual TV operators to launch a full blown OTT Pay-TV service, is officially unveiling Vidmind V2, the new version of its Hybrid Android STB for virtual operators at the IBC conference.
The STB was designed by Vidmind and was manufactured by Hisense, the number one TV and STB brand in China. The product will be deployed in Russia by TVzor starting October 2014.
The V2 STB is Hollywood certified with Verimatrix DRM, facilitating the monetization of premium content. It includes Dual band 2.4Ghz and 5Ghz WiFi for an optimized video delivery over the air running on top of Android KitKat 4.4, supporting the latest Android apps.
Danny Peled, co-founder and CEO of Vidmind, said in a statement: “The V2 STB is the ultimate device for virtual TV operators and we are extremely happy to make it available for companies around the globe. Our solution provides viewers with an experience that’s more personal and social than ever. Working with one of the best hardware manufacturers in the world will allow us to expand our global presence and offer innovative solutions to even more users worldwide.”