ZEE5 partners with Tata Elxsi for app development

Monday, February 26th, 2018
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ZEE5 partners with Tata Elxsi for multi-platform front-end application development of its new digital entertainment platform

BANGALORE — ZEE5, the newly launched digital entertainment destination by Zee Entertainment Enterprises Ltd. has partnered with Tata Elxsi for its front-end applications.

ZEE5 is India’s largest, most comprehensive digital entertainment platform for language content. It offers the best of Originals, Indian and International Movies and TV Shows, Music, Live TV, and Health and Lifestyle content – across 12 languages.

Tata Elxsi has driven the integration of ZEE5 with the video backend, multi-lingual front-end user experience and multi-CDN networks. At the device level, the Tata Elxsi teams have powered the next generation voice-based user interfaces and integration with multiple DRMs on Android, iOS, Web as well as Android TVs.

“With Language as its central proposition, ZEE5 is a digital entertainment platform for every Indian, irrespective of what language they speak and how tech savvy they are. Considering this varied user base, we have used superbly sophisticated technology to make the platform extremely easy to use, with features like Display Language and Content-Language Selection, Voice Search and Download to watch offline. Tata Elxsi brings in great technical expertise and domain knowledge, and has been a key partner for us in enabling a great user experience on ZEE5.” said Amit Goenka, CEO, ZEE International and Z5 Global.

“We congratulate ZEE Entertainment on the successful launch of ZEE5. This next generation platform is a key milestone for the industry. With its unique multi-lingual, multi-screen offering, ZEE5 sets a new bar as far as personalized viewer experience is concerned, with its 11 display language options, 12 content language options, download and watch offline and voice search features.” said K P Sreekumar, VP and Head – Broadcast Business Unit, Tata Elxsi.

Tata Elxsi has been at the forefront of enabling digital transformation for leading media companies and PayTV operators across the world, helping them develop innovative services and applications that create subscriber stickiness and drive revenue growth.