SiS Chooses ACCESS NetFront™ Living Connect Media Sharing

Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012 
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TOKYO — CEATEC JAPAN 2012 — ACCESS CO., LTD, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announces that leading software partner Silicon Integrated Systems Corp. (SiS) has chosen its NetFront™ Living Connect media sharing solution to power its SiS691 Smart TV platform. The SiS691, embedded with ACCESS’ DLNA Technology Component™ media sharing solution NetFront Living Connect™, will be demonstrated on the DLNA booth (2B26) at the CEATEC exhibition from Oct 2 – Oct 6, Makuhari Messe, Japan.

SiS has chosen to integrate NetFront Living Connect™ with its SiS691 smart TV platform to drive digital media sharing capabilities across a spectrum of DLNA certified devices such as mobile phones, tablets, Blu-ray players, etc. The platform will be showcased on the DLNA booth, demonstrating how consumers can enjoy the accessibility and fun of cloud entertainment whilst benefiting from the seamless sharing of high-quality content.

“The integration of NetFront Living Connect provides our SiS691 smart TV platform with class-leading media sharing and Android support for client and server, ensuring that smart TVs powered by our solution can flexibly access content from all sources including the cloud, mobiles, tablets and other CE devices,” says Nelson Lee, The VP of Sales and Marketing, SiS. “We primarily chose the ACCESS DLNA Technology Component™ solution because its DLNA class-leading interoperability makes devices powered by the SiS691 capable of sharing content with the widest possible device population.”

“I look forward to our NetFront Living Connect solution enabling consumers to move content to and from SiS691-powered devices at the flick of a finger,” said Dr. Neale Foster, VP of Global Sales IA, ACCESS. “SiS choosing NetFront Living Connect further validates our position as the leading DLNA vendor. I look forward to ensuring that SiS691-powered devices can give viewers what they want most of all – great media experiences combined with power and ease-of-use.”

ACCESS NetFront Living Connect 3.0 is an award-winning next-generation solution which creates a seamless, connected home ecosystem. Rising to the challenge of turning the concept of ‘the connected home’ into a reality, NetFront Living Connect 3.0 offers support for DLNA’s Premium Video profile, enabling the secure sharing of high-quality, premium commercial video. With DLNA Premium Video, service providers can offer consumers the ability to stream their favourite television programs and movies to DLNA Certified® products such as digital televisions, tablets, mobile phones, Blu-ray disc players and video game consoles. NetFront Living Connect 3.0 also allows service providers to deliver cloud based content to the home network through pre-developed plug-ins.