AMSTERDAM--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SoftAtHome, a provider of home operating platforms enabling convergent services for the digital home, will be using this year’s IBC show in Amsterdam (stand 4A51) to showcase its latest video consumption solutions with an advanced HEVC/4K set-top-box (STB) running Ultra HD (UHD) TV in 60 fps, a small form factor HEVC cost-effective STB and a “Cast” dongle shortlisted twice in the CSI awards this year (for Best interactive TV technology and Best IPTV technology). SoftAtHome will also celebrate reaching a milestone of having 20 million devices equipped with SoftAtHome’s SOP product.
“We are excited to have reached this significant milestone”, said Michel Degland, CEO of SoftAtHome. “It illustrates not only the trust operators have in our existing technology but also in our product development strategy that is enabling them to introduce radically new ways to consume video content, offer greater freedom and simplicity with UltraHD. Delivering the best user experience and ensuring quality of service are, as always, our two major objectives.”
Events such as the Brazil FIFA World Cup™ this year have shown that UHD is a technology that is mature enough to enable the launch of new services. By 2016, most TV operators and broadcasters will want UHD TV services in place for the Summer Olympics and the UEFA European Championship so as to offer a revolution of the immersive TV experience around the games. SoftAtHome will show demos of its complete end-to-end UHD solution, including HEVC decoding at 60fps featuring a new User Interface specifically designed for 4K.
Also very present on the SoftAtHome stand (4A51) at the IBC Show will be its solution for cost-effective, HEVC STB featuring a customised User Interface for small form factors and the much-acclaimed “Cast” dongle.
SoftAtHome’s Cast dongle, will demonstrate a new video consumption paradigm which enables users to access their video premium live content on the main home TV using cast technologies and to then carry their experience and services in their pockets for consumption on any other TV screen.
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