Alticast Launches Innovative Home Gateway Solution at IBC 2012

Wednesday, September 5th, 2012 
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FRANKFURT, Germany — Alticast, a worldwide leader in interactive television, today announced the European launch of its innovative hybrid Home Gateway solution at IBC 2012. The solution which enables operators to deliver home entertainment experiences securely to any screen in the home, has a best in class HTML5 user experience enabling the Home Gateway solution to support tablets, PCs, phones, thin clients and other screens. Alticast will demonstrate the Home Gateway solution live on its stand F36 in Hall 1.

Alticast’s solution supports a broad range of chipsets including STMicroelectronics, Broadcom and Intel Corporation and is available on both new and legacy platforms, supporting satellite, cable, terrestrial, IPTV and hybrid environments. Powered by the new Alticast Windmill software ecosystem, Alticast’s Home Gateway solution includes market leading innovations both in its user interface and features. The solution supports HTML5, HbbTV and DLNA.

“Families across the globe are increasingly expecting every screen in their home to provide them with interactive entertainment at the click of a button – Alticast delivers innovative solutions that make this possible,” said Thomas Jung, CMO, Alticast. “By keeping a close eye on the market and anticipating the standards being adopted, we cover all bases in OTT, interactive TV and Social TV to offer richer, more engaging experiences. For depth of solutions and flexibility Alticast is unrivalled as a provider of solutions for the home entertainment space and we look forward to showing how we provide multiple routes to giving viewers the exciting multiscreen interactive experiences they want and increasingly expect.”

Alticast demonstrations include:

  • Windmill ecosystem for multi chipset supporting – Broadcom, ARM core based and Intelchipsets
  • Windmill HTML5 based Home Gateway with Home Server & Thin Client
  • Hybrid solutions
  • Satellite + IPTV/OTT
  • Cable + HbbTV
  • DVB-T + OTT
  • Advanced Cable Platform (Multi-room – DLNA).