Inview to supply middleware to American Forces Network

Thursday, May 4th, 2017 
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NORTHWICH, UK & LAGUNA NIGEL, CA — Inview Technology, the broadcast/OTT software and service specialist, has been chosen by DigitalGlue, the California-based consultancy and systems integrator, to supply the middleware for the American Forces Network’s new MPEG-4 HD set-top boxes.

Inview will be providing the American Forces Network, operated by the Defense Media Activity, with a compelling user interface and range of broadcast services for the DVB-S2 twin tuner set-top boxes, and DigitalGlue will deliver the new headend solution.

Inview’s partnership with DigitalGlue will allow the American Forces Network to meet consumer needs with a significantly enhanced viewing experience. Some of Inview’s broadcast services include an EPG with promotional banners and full-screen pages, PVR; enabling users to pause/rewind live TV, record content and catch-up on missed programs, channel management, and TV listings.

“This is a fantastic opportunity for us to globally supply high-quality features and services to the American Forces Network. We look forward to working closely with the team and providing an innovative roadmap of services” commented Diego Martinez, SVP Americas at Inview.

Ray Rodriguez, Director – System Integration at DigitalGlue said: “We have been working with the Defense Media Activity for the last two years, designing and now implementing a new MPEG-4 HD solution for deployment in 2017. In addition, we are replacing the current MPEG-2 SD set-top boxes with state-of-the-art HD PVR devices. We are pleased to have chosen Inview to deliver these requirements due to their ability to rapidly deploy new technology and a wide range of services.”

Links: DigitalGlue; Inview