Wipro expands portfolio of Digital TV Stacks for Global Markets

Monday, January 7th, 2008 
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IT Major develops Consumer IPs and Application Framework Components, which enables faster development of digital media devices

CES, Las Vegas — Wipro Technologies, the global IT services division of Wipro Limited (NYSE:WIT), today announced the availability of its Portfolio of Digital TV middleware addressing multiple global markets segmented by different standards.

The portfolio has ATSC and Open Cable along with Cable Card/POD for North America, DVB-T/S/C and DVB-CI for Europe and parts of Asia, and ISDB-T/S for Japan. Wipro also has MHEG-5 Profile 1.06 and DSM-CC for interactive DTV market of UK. In addition, Wipro has developed Application Framework Components, which enables faster development of digital media devices like Set-Top Box and Integrated Digital Television products.

“As part of our ongoing strategic initiative to develop reusable intellectual properties in various technologies, we have built a portfolio of Digital TV stacks as our key offerings along with our Design Services. With this we position ourselves as a One-Stop-Shop for DTV solutions targeting multiple markets like North America, Europe, Asia and Japan, across the globe”, says Nagamani Murthy, Vice President, Mobile & Consumer Electronics Group.

Wipro has more than 20 licenses across its DTV stacks for multiple product segments including HDTV High-end set-top box with IP capability and In-Car TVs. With the IT major’s field proven and off-the-shelf Digital TV middleware, it enables customers to now focus on product differentiation through richer applications.

Wipro with its wide spectrum of competencies in the Mobile and Consumer Electronics domains has been providing customers with high end solutions & design services in this evolving digital era. Wipro’s market driven and technology focused solutions and services span the ecosystem of Digital media delivery encompassing digital media devices such as mobile handsets, HDTVs, Set-Top boxes, portable media players, Digital Cameras, DVD Players, Home Networking solutions as well as IPs and service enablers for digital media delivery.

Wipro’s Consumer Electronics Group over the years has been working with leading Semiconductor, Service Provider and Consumer Electronics Product companies, providing them with wide range of product based solutions and services at various touch points.