Fluendo and Metrological team up to deliver over-the-top video content

Wednesday, April 28th, 2010 
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Metrological and Fluendo today announce that Metrological will integrate Fluendo’s technology into its Metroconnect Operating System to ensure that TV viewers are able to enjoy superior quality, over-the-top (OTT) video content on the new Metrological Mediaconnect TV platform.

Fluendo is an established leading provider of multimedia plug-ins for the GNU/Linux Market, and has succeeded in offering legal end-to-end solutions working with multiple formats and platforms.

Metrological Media Innovations’ software for set-top box devices enables operators to extend over-the-top home media entertainment services to their subscribers. Whilst watching conventional television, TV viewers are able to simultaneously access an extensive range of additional next generation, web based multimedia applications. Mediaconnect TV’s capability includes combining cable, satellite, terrestrial with IPTV and Internet TV services to ensure subscribers have the highest quality experience available on content delivered over the Internet.

“Metrological has created the leading software platform that combines all of the features of interactive television into one convenient and easy to use solution,” said Albert Dahan, CTO and co-founder of Metrological. “Aided by Fluendo’s technology, users of Mediaconnect TV will be able to experience the best that interactive television has to offer.”

“At Fluendo, we are convinced that the future of TV lies on its connective and interactive capabilities. When viewers are able to enjoy TV through web-based applications, the quality of their experience is notably increased”, said Julien Moutte, Fluendo CEO and founder. “In this sense, Metrological offers an excellent solution, and Fluendo is proud to have provided the plug-ins integrated into Metroconnect Operating System”, he added.