AirTies and Endavo Media to Showcase OTT Video Services at IPTV World Forum

Tuesday, March 16th, 2010
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Endavo’s Media Management System Delivers Video to AirTies Hybrid OTT Set-Top Box

ATLANTA — Endavo Media, an OTT video services platform provider, is teaming up with the innovative wireless networking vendor AirTies to showcase over-the-top video delivery through an integrated media management system at this year’s IPTV World Forum in London from March 23-25.

AirTies will be demonstrating a hybrid demo of the OTT and digital video broadcasting (dvb-t) showcasing Endavo’s Media Management System distributing online video through the AirTies Air 7320 hybrid set-top box to the TV and mobile devices on Booth 44.

“By combining OTT and IPTV capabilities in a single device, service providers can offer their customers access to a world of unlimited video programming,” said Zvika Haas, Director of Marketing, IP Multimedia Product Line of AirTies. “The OTT market looks set for an extraordinary growth in the coming years, with recent research predicting that the revenue from the delivery of Internet video to the TV will grow from $1 billion in 2009 to $5.7 billion in 2014(1). With that in mind, Endavo Media is an important player in our efforts to provide our clients with set-top boxes that support integrated OTT solutions for both SD and HD video.”

Additional demonstrations planned for the AirTies booth include:

  • Showcasing its wireless home media network, featuring its range of self-provisioning set-top boxes and wireless access points linked wirelessly with VoIP gateways, printers, PCs and storage devices.
  • A new range of DVB-T/IP hybrid STBs, the Air 7320 and the 7334, the Air 7130, a Personal Video Recording (PVR) STB with internal Hard Drive and the new Air 7100, standard definition low cost STB.

“Our OTT Video Services Platform enables quality delivery of enhanced video services for telcos and planet-wide syndication for content producers and broadcasters,” said Peter Contardo, EVP and chief marketing officer for Endavo. “We are excited about our relationship with AirTies and this opportunity to demonstrate the ease of integrating our Platform with set-top box providers to expand the content delivery options we support for our clients.”

1. Broadband-Enabled TV – Rise of the OTT Provider, The Diffusion Group, Colin Dixon, 2009.