KAON Android-based SMART TV Certified with Adobe Flash 10.3

Wednesday, February 1st, 2012 
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Pave the way to the new TV Experience in Smart TV

SUNGNAM CITY, South Korea — KAONMEDIA CO., LTD (KOSDAQ: 078890), a leading provider of digital set top-boxes with cutting-edge technology around the world, is very proud of showcasing its new set top box based on Android 2.3 Gingerbread with Adobe Flash 10.3 certified on Trident Microsystems’ (NASDAQ:TRID) Shiner broadcast chipset at CSTB 2012 Show to be held on Feb 7, Moscow, Russia. This is the first event where KAONMEDIA showcases its most innovative STBs to the Russian Market since its recent certification. At the show, KAONMEDIA opens up various STBs ranging from low-end STBs to high-end STBs. Those include Android-based Smart TV, HbbTV, cost effective MPEG4 SD/HD STBs embedded with DVB-T2 tuners which are especially targeting key operators in the market with Russia upgrading its terrestrial broadcasting standard to DVB-T2. We will highlight new business opportunities for operators during CSTB 2012.

KAON’s Android set top box is certified with Flash 10.3 on broadcast chipset and it is the first-ever innovative achievement in the world. We have put all our best efforts to make it available on our set top box enabling users to access the full range of online flash contents including flash games on TV screen. In addition, they can watch Live TV channels because we’ve adopted broadcasting chipset optimized for Android platform instead of mobile chipset. KAON Android set top box includes Live TV functionality conforming to DVB standard in Europe. In addition, KAON’s media link function allows users to wirelessly stream content from their PCs and other compatible devices for viewing on their television screen.

Recently, KAONMEDIA and Verimatrix launched a new solution which enables a next-generation, high quality OTT TV experience by combining KAON’s Android-based SmartCube/TV+consumer devices with proven digital TV content and revenue security from Verimatrix with its award winning Video Content Authority System (VCAS.).The result is a secure broadcast television quality solution for OTT delivery of premium content, further supported by an intuitive user interface with easy navigation among video services, full Internet access and a multitude of apps from the Kaon App Store. The hybrid STB version SmartTV+ is also enabled for DVB services in addition to OTT, providing for a unified TV experience.

HbbTV Solution armed with ACCESS My TV™ Portal

ACCESS My TV™ is an open, multi-screen OTT platform, which connects consumers with free and premium web content, games and apps. The platform 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 media networks such as Facebook and Twitter. KAONMEDIA is partnering with ACCESS and KAONMEDIA CO., LTD. launched its most innovative HbbTV with ACCESS My TV Portal integrated. Kaonmedia advanced HbbTV solution includes powerful and cost effective 40n chip solution. Armed with advanced power management which enable users to experience quick booting from stand-by mode to active mode. DLNA and Wi-Fi technologies are available to optimize contents management. Smart Phone RCU application is also available.

Cost-effective STBs

KAONMEDIA has successfully launched a series of STBs with competitive price and small size design. This series cover STBs Zappers with MPEG2 and MPEG4 decode supported, and especially with DVB-T2 tuner embedded.

  • MPEG4 HD Zapper with DVB-T2

    This feature includes integrated DVB-T2 Demodulator, Dual HD Decode, Fast Channel Change, HDCP 1.4, HDMI 1.4a, and USB PVR.

  • MPEG2 SD Zapper with DVB-C

    This feature includes integrated DVB-C Demodulator (ITU-T J83 Annexes A/B/C compliant) and advanced security features, compatible with latest CA requirements.