AirTies integrates ACCESS DLNA-based media sharing

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 
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ACCESS and AirTies Joint Media Sharing Solution Enables Operators to Control and Monetize the Multiscreen Consumer Experience

LAS VEGAS — 2013 International CES — ACCESS CO., LTD, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announced that AirTies, a leading supplier of advanced technology to the Broadcast and Broadband industry, has integrated ACCESS’ NetFront™ Living Connect with its home gateways and set-top boxes to enable DLNA-based media sharing throughout the home.

The solution features Digital Media Rendering and ‘Play To’ functionality which enables the control of content from external devices. It aims to ensure that consumers and operators can both profit from next-generation media sharing experiences and is now fully DLNA certified and ready for shipping.

“We’ve chosen to work with ACCESS because it shares our vision and supports our roadmap for the delivery of multiscreen media sharing in the connected home,” said Bulent Celebi, Executive Chairman of AirTies. “This partnership with ACCESS’ NetFront Living Connect will provide operators and content owners innovative new consumer services through our integrated, enriched product line.”

“ACCESS’ NetFront Living Connect continues to prove itself as the leading solution for those operators that want to capitalize on multiscreen by giving consumers the media sharing functionality they want and at the same time controlling operator branding and content rights,” said Dr. Neale Foster, VP of Global Sales IA, ACCESS. “We aim to provide the connected confidence that enables operators and content owners to build multiscreen experiences that are creatively and financially successful. We very firmly believe that DLNA is the best standard that has the technical capability and device manufacturer buy-in to deliver this. We look forward to working with AirTies to develop innovative solutions and will continue to develop ‘studio-confident’ media technologies to ensure that multiscreen media sharing is both secure and profitable.”

NetFront Living Connect is a market-leading Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Technology Component™ solution that enables the quick and efficient implementation of services that support DLNA standards on consumer electronic devices including mobile phones, digital cameras, printers, DVD players, game consoles, digital TVs, set-top boxes, network attached storage (NAS) boxes and more. NetFront Living Connect has achieved an extensive track record of successful DLNA Certified® device deployments on a variety of consumer electronic devices offered by leading manufacturers in markets throughout the world. It is designed to provide content companies, device manufacturers, operators and consumers with the ‘connected confidence’ to deploy, manage and enjoy powerful media sharing services.

Links: ACCESS CO; AirTies