TiVo partners with Accedo for TV applicationsThursday, September 6th, 2012
AMSTERDAM — Accedo, market-leading enabler of Smart TV and IPTV applications, today announced a partnership with TiVo (NASDAQ: TIVO), a leader in the advanced television entertainment market, for the launch of multiple applications for the TiVo platform.
Accedo will launch multiple applications on TiVo, starting with funspot® games, initially in the US with the potential to reach customers in Europe in the near future.
“We are delighted to be launching TV apps from Accedo, including a range of games, on our platform,” commented Joshua Danovitz, VP & General Manager, International, TiVo Inc. “Accedo was a natural choice for us to partner with, given the company’s extensive experience in TV applications”
“We are pleased to be working with TiVo to offer compelling application solutions to their cable TV operator and retail customers,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo. “TiVo is a true pioneer in the TV industry and the most recent initiatives to innovate their platform has opened up a wealth of opportunities to deliver appealing interactive services to consumers.”
TiVo is a pioneer in home entertainment, having developed the world’s first digital video recorder (DVR). Today, the company continues to revolutionize the way consumers watch and access home entertainment, making the TiVo solution the focal point of the digital living room. TiVo’s innovative platform continues to be the best way to experience television, movies, video downloads, music, photos, and more from both traditional linear television and delivered via broadband.
Accedo offers a range of licensed and custom developed applications from well-known branded services. These applications have been optimized by Accedo for an interactive TV experience and are made available on a wide range of platforms. Application categories include social media, casual gaming, video- and photo services, as well as a number of other popular Internet and news services.
Accedo and TiVo will be demonstrating the TV application portfolio at their stands at IBC (Accedo – 14.361, TiVo – 14.522).