In a move that it says accelerates delivery of solutions and services that create immersive, engaging viewing experiences, Espial has announced the acquisition of Bluestreak Technologies, a software and services provider of video solutions for connected devices including set-top boxes, smart TVs, smartphones, and tablets. With teams based in Montreal and Paris, Bluestreak strengthens Espial’s expertise in advanced video technologies, software development and integration. Terms and conditions of the acquisition were not disclosed.
“Bluestreak brings software expertise and experience integrating leading over-the-top services. These capabilities will enhance Espial’s RDK and HTML5 solutions which also blend linear television with web-based video services,” said Jaison Dolvane, Espial President and CEO. “Bluestreak’s MachBlue product line is complementary to Espial’s G4 Client solution, providing rich media services across operator set-top box platforms, smart TVs and multi-screen devices. We will work closely with Bluestreak customers on enhanced solutions and services which give them a competitive advantage.”