ZEASN introduces Whale OS Turnkey 2.0 based on NOVATEK chipsets
January 11, 2022
ZEASN, a provider of OTT and smart TV solutions, has released a new smart TV solution: Whale OS Turnkey 2.0. Built on ZEASN’s Whale OS, the new turnkey solution offers highly customised UI, the most requested advanced smart TV features, and also brings the perfect native app experience to TV viewers, including top-tier native streaming apps: Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, Globoplay, etc. At present, Whale OS Turnkey 2.0 has provided turnkey services for Linux-based smart TVs on Novatek chipsets.
Whale OS is an operating system with independent intellectual property rights that supports various popular smart home devices. As the core of Whale Ecosystem and the leading independent third-party OS, Whale OS has in-depth cooperation with top chip design companies to completely solve the problems of codec performance and security from the bottom of the system, creating a high degree of flexibility, scalability, and fully customisable turnkey solution. Moreover, Whale OS has also completed all the integration work with the world’s top streaming apps such as Netflix, YouTube, Prime Video, allowing OEMs to achieve rapid mass production, to provide brand customers with differentiated new products, and quickly enhance their brand images.
In product design, Whale OS has always been user-centric. It supports hybrid TV technology and global TV broadcast standards to meet worldwide user needs, and also integrates a state-of-the-art Electronic Programming Guide (EPG). In terms of entertainment, Whale OS can offer smooth performance and efficiency. It not only integrates a full catalog of must-have global and regional streaming apps, but also has a built-in intelligent voice service: Whale AI Voice (with certified Amazon Alexa Skills – Whale Video), which supports One-click voice search for videos, movies, music, apps or weather forecast. Meanwhile, through the content recommendation engine based on the analysis of big data, viewers can easily find their favorite content anytime.
“We are very happy to work together with Netflix and ZEASN to collaborate on the Scaling Program of the Netflix native app and provide the Linux-based turnkey solution to our customers. Through the high-quality SoCs of Novatek, a wide variety of premium content from Netflix, and the industry-proven platform of ZEASN, we can help our customers quickly import their products and pass the Netflix certification, while ensuring our consumers to enjoy the incredible streaming service in any time”, says Daniel Ping, Assistant Vice President of VISG/iHOME Div., Novatek.
“We are very proud to launch Whale OS Turnkey 2.0 that supports UI customization. In 2020, our Turnkey 1.0 solution successfully achieved mass production through cooperation with two of the world’s top smart TV manufacturers, TCL MOKA and TPV.” Raymond Chung, Chief Technology Officer (CTO) of ZEASN said: “Whale OS Turnkey 2.0 based on Novatek chipsets will provide more TV manufacturers and brand customers with perfect solutions to meet their needs, so they can truly differentiate their offerings in the market. Through the integration of the native world-class streaming apps, Whale OS will bring unparalleled experiences to our consumers across the world.”