ACCESS Showcases Solutions for Connected Home, Connected TV and OTT at CES

Monday, January 9th, 2012 
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Demonstrations Include Multi-Screen DLNA Software Applications, New WebKit-Based HTML5 Browser and New Social TV OTT Video Platform

LAS VEGAS — 2012 International CES — ACCESS CO., LTD, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, will be showcasing market-leading solutions for multi-screen DLNA (Digital Living Network Alliance) media sharing, an advanced WebKit-based HTML5 browser, and a new social TV driven OTT video platform at 2012 International CES. Featured demonstrations will include deployments with leading device manufacturers representing a broad cross-section of the global technology market, including AirTies, Primax, Skyviia, TiVo Inc. and Vestel.

ACCESS will be hosting demonstrations at its hospitality suite in The Venetian hotel. The various advanced software solutions ACCESS will be demonstrating include:

  • NetFront™ Browser NX 2.0 DTV Profile, a market-proven modular, extremely compact, scalable, upgradeable, platform-independent HbbTV software solution is ideal for DTVs, set-top boxes, and Blu-ray Disc™ players. This advanced new WebKit-based HTML5 browser features extremely efficient memory usage, high stability, high portability and comprehensive support for DTV and IPTV standards including HbbTV, BBC iPlayer, major video-on-demand (VoD) services in Japan and CE-HTML. It allows device manufacturers, OEMs, middleware companies and operators to upgrade or launch connected TV solutions and devices and services quickly, efficiently and affordably.
  • ACCESS™MyTV is an open, multi-screen social video platform for connected devices, which allows for the monetization of free and premium web content, games and apps. The solution leverages the consumption of web video to create new revenue opportunities for content providers, consumer electronics device manufacturers and service providers. ACCESSMyTV creates deep consumer engagement and a viral marketing dynamic through the creation of personalized web video channels that can be shared with friends and family via social networks such as Facebook and Twitter. This deep consumer engagement in turn enables ACCESS MyTV to support highly targeted advertising.
  • NetFront™ Living Connect 2.3, the latest version of its DLNA Technology Component™ solution, enables device manufacturers and OEMs to quickly and efficiently implement services that support DLNA standards on consumer electronic devices and home networks. This new version of NetFront Living Connect includes DTCP-IP, which creates a secure channel to deliver protected content streaming, and supports OCAP (OpenCable Application Platform), the U.S. cable TV standard that cable companies have established for two-way communication on cable networks.
  • ACCESS™ MediaPilot is a software solution that enables seamless access, sharing and control of digital media between any local network connected device in a home network. With ACCESS MediaPilot users can share and control the movies, music and photos residing on their PC with their TV or iPad® and can view photos or videos stored on a digital camera or mobile phone on a TV, PC and iPad without having to hook up cables or copy files.

“With our expertise in Connected TV and Connected Home applications and leadership in delivering more than one billion device deployments, we are able to provide state-of-the-art solutions to enable device manufacturers and OEMs to deliver compelling new services,” said Kiyo Oishi, chairman and CEO, ACCESS Systems Americas and ACCESS Europe. “From our new ACCESSMyTV social video monetization platform to the latest version of NetFront Living Connect 2.3, our customers can be confident in using ACCESS’ market-proven technologies which support the industry’s leading standards and market trends.”

To schedule a first-hand demonstration of these solutions during 2012 International CES, please contact ACCESS at [email protected]