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SoftAtHome, Innopia to reinvent OTT and HDMI cast dongles

September 12, 2018

SoftAtHome, the technology company dedicated to the digital home, and Innopia Technologies, the Korean-based global provider of media streamer and convergence products, have announced a strategic partnership to better serve Telcos and Pay TV providers around the world with value-added TV services for their end-users. The partnership addresses OTT set-top boxes and HDMI dongles products.

Both companies are experts in OTT set-top boxes and cast dongles and believe in the new consumption paradigm they created by eliminating barriers between different content sources, such as user generated content and live premium content and by converging all TV consumption technologies in a single portable device.

Powered by SoftAtHome’s agile software platform and using AMLogic S905X future-proof and powerful chipset, with 14KDMips, the joint solution will run SoftAtHome ImpressioTV, SoftAtHome modern user experience application designed for operators to transform content centric traditional Live TV into a portal of applications and services.

The joint solution will benefit from other features such as video streaming services such as YouTube and more to come and can work with a remote control or in a “CAST” mode with I cast TV.

Mr Hee Won Park, presidentof Innopia Technologies, Inc commented: “Video streaming market is under revolution and OTT segment is showing the path. With this partnership, we are building a new generation of products that to complete Telco and TV operators offers with a powerful and cost-effective platform for converged multiscreen services combining live premium and OTT content.”

Mr David Souhami, Marketing Director Innovation and STB at SoftAtHome added: “We put considerable thought into this product in order to ensure that it incorporated all the key technologies. Consumers wish to access their content services on all screens in the home, and it is crucial to offer the best media experience at all times. This partnership with Innopia great team of experts will provide end-users with an effective way to watch their shows, including in 4K and HDR, and use Wi-Fi to enjoy the best experience everywhere within the home.”

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