Jan 12, 2016 Article

PerceptionTV Ltd integrates its IPTV platform into ABOX42’s M-Series set-top-box platform

ABOX42 announces Partnership with Perception TV

PerceptionTV Ltd integrates its IPTV platform into ABOX42’s M-Series set-top-box platform

• Partnership includes ongoing promotional demonstrations and marketing activities
• Integration will be showcased at industry events in 2016

Karlsruhe, 12. January 2016 – ABOX42 GmbH, a leading supplier of IPTV, OTT and Hybrid SmartSTB platforms and IPTV, multiscreen technology specialist, PerceptionTV have joined forces to provide customers with a complete IPTV/OTT hardware and software solution for international markets. The Perception platform will be integrated into ABOX42’s M series smart set-top-box platform and showcased at a number of industry events in 2016.

The integration will be engineered in house with both parties committed to providing technical expertise to manage and develop the joint offering. The partnership will include a dedicated marketing plan to raise the profile of both companies through joint promotion of each other’s products and services.

The Perception™ platform delivers a complete, global, OTT multiscreen TV service integrating the four key components of TV, live TV; catch-up TV; video-on-demand and cloud-based PVR into one

intuitive user-interface. PerceptionTV’s fully scalable IPTV platform delivers content to any
connected device anywhere, anytime. PerceptionTV allows both established TV providers and start-up businesses to launch a branded service within a few months, delivering the service rapidly and cost effectively.
Perception™ also provides the capability to deliver video entertainment services on a global scale utilising its regionalisation and multi-node functionality. ABOX42’s customers will benefit from a smart, latest technology set-top-box combined with Perception’s capability to provide a seamless
multiscreen viewing experience. This will allow customers to begin watching TV at home on a traditional TV set and pick up exactly where they left off on a mobile device on the way to work. The ABOX42 set-top-box solution is already delivering successfully a complete Multiscreen TV solution with partners in the German speaking territory.

ABOX42 is a leading supplier of a next generation smart set-top-box platforms for Pay-TV, IPTV and OTT operators. The ABOX42 solution consists of four major elements: compelling hardware, a cross platform compatible and rich SDK and essential cloud services for secure software delivery and lifecycle management of the set-top-box deployment. ABOX42 offers a full range of smart set-top-boxes with different price-points and feature-sets; from cost effective IPTV/OTT STB platforms up to UHD/4K high end Hybrid-DVB receivers.

John Mills, CEO PerceptionTV Ltd. said “TV is changing. People want to watch programmes and video anywhere, anytime so operators need to be agile enough to deliver this dynamic TV experience. Our IPTV multiscreen Perception™ platform can ease the transition, offering an innovative and familiar end-to-end solution quickly and cost effectively. ABOX42 recognises the importance of multiscreen viewing as much as we recognise that there is still a need for a high quality viewing within the home – this partnership ticks both boxes.”

Matthias Greve, CEO ABOX42 says “For us it is a great step to partner with PerceptionTV, since PerceptionTV is a recognized player in this market on an international basis with vast experience in delivering complete multiscreen propositions to operators. The combination of ABOX42’s set top box platform delivering a feature rich, future proof and secure solution to the first screen, along with Perceptions ability to seamlessly integrate the wireless devices, provides operators with exactly what they need.“

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