Latens Unveils Next Generation Middleware System for Cable Home Environments

Tuesday, September 8th, 2009
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Company Introduces Feature-Rich Conditional Access and Middleware Systems Upgrades

ATLANTA — Latens, a European developer of software-based security and networking solutions for video broadband providers, is introducing its new ECO Cable Gateway, a pre-integrated middleware and conditional access system (CAS) for residential environments that enables cable television providers to cost-effectively monetize and expand their digital services with complete home networking solutions.

“Our ECO Cable Gateway provides cable TV operators with the necessary tools to adapt their digital services to meet the changing demands of their customer homes,” said Jeremy Thorp, CEO of Latens. “Our integrated middleware and security suite allows any video network operator to keep up with rapidly evolving TV models via secure distribution of interactive content throughout the subscriber premises.”

  • ECO Cable Gateway

    A state-of-the-art networking system enables the creation of a fully secure, IP-based environment within the home. For the first time, cable TV operators can deploy a single integrated middleware and conditional access (CAS) platform that is capable of delivering next generation TV services across the entire home network including DVR, Remote DVR, Extended TV or Video-on-Demand, as well as integrate the most popular social networking web sites.

  • Latens ECO 4.1

    ECO 4.1, an upgraded version of Latens ECO, now enables true interactivity with the only middleware with pre-integrated conditional access software that brings true multi-media networking to the home.

    New features include Series Linking, On Screen Messaging, new User Interface (UI) customization capabilities, Whole Home DVR, Remote DVR, Time Shift TV, Rewind Live TV and Catch Up TV.

  • Dashboard

    An intuitive management interface provides a single dashboard view of the health of the cable TV operator’s platform at the head end. This real-time information system allows for rapid diagnostics of any potential problems, minimizing any service disruption and maximizing Quality of Service.

    Latens Dashboard is an addition to the company’s world class customer service and support package that provides Pay TV operators with proactive product support.