Inview and Montage LZ offer joint STB middleware and chipset solution

Friday, January 12th, 2018
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Inview and Montage LZ partner to offer a cost-effective set-top box middleware and chipset solution for global emerging markets

NORTHWICH, United Kingdom and SHANGHAI, China — Inview Technology Ltd, the broadcast and OTT solutions specialist and Montage LZ Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the home entertainment and connectivity markets, today announced they are collaborating to offer a pre-integrated set-top box middleware and chipset platform for global emerging markets.

This solution will be offering a range of user experiences (UX) such as the popular Glide UX with its flexible architecture, intuitive navigation, built in support for revenue generation, including various monetisation services and ARPU enhancing features for operators.

These monetisation opportunities include an integrated advertising service with start-up adverts, on screen banners with a call to action, full screen messages, enhanced EPG, reminders, information services and integrated audience measurement.

Raza Ansari, SVP Asia Pacific at Inview commented: “Working together, Montage LZ and Inview are creating an attractive proposition for operators who are seeking to reduce cost and time to market, as well as considerably increasing ARPU, without compromising on a quality user experience for their subscribers.”

“We are delighted to cooperate with Inview to enable this feature-rich, lightweight solution to offer much more in the same memory footprint than others. Our sophisticated, cost-effective chipset platform with integrated middleware from Inview provides a winning combination for the operators looking for maximum functionality, including monetisation opportunities, in cost sensitive markets,” said YC Lai, VP of Sales at Montage LZ.

The partners are aiming to launch the first broadcast product in Q2, 2018 with a roadmap for hybrid and OTT products.