Alticast Partners with Brightcove to Expand Television Outside the Living Room
SEOUL, South Korea, April 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Alticast is partnering with Brightcove to fully integrate Alticast’s Windmill(TM) ecosystem with Brightcove’s Video Cloud online video platform.
Windmill allows operators to add advanced interactivity to existing systems while providing new revenue models and future-friendly expandability. Based on a set of modular technologies, Windmill enables TV operators to bring their content to any device in the home easily and cost-effectively.
This end-to-end system is built on the company’s longstanding expertise in open, standards-based software and supports a variety of systems including cable, satellite, DTT, hybrid and IPTV.
Brightcove’s cloud-based Video Cloud online video platform and Alticast’s Windmill offers an intuitive television user experience that spans devices and consumer technologies. Viewers can navigate and enjoy their digital content from anywhere, anytime and on any device.
“Alticast is very excited to be partnering with Brightcove. This relationship brings together two market-leading innovators offering customers easy access to high quality online video content on any connected device,” stated Thomas Jung, Chief Marketing Officer for Alticast.
“At Brightcove we are focused on making it easy for our customers to reach their audiences on any screen or device,” said Chris Johnston, director of technology partnerships for Brightcove. “We are excited to partner with Alticast to introduce even more ways for our customers to expand the reach of their digital media initiatives.”
Alticast’s history in the field of Interactive TV Software and Solutions has seen the company grow since its inception in 1999. Over the last decade, Alticast has successfully deployed a variety of products into the growing Digital TV Market; User Interfaces, Applications, iTV Server Systems, Set-Top Boxes and iDTV Hybrid middleware. It has also deployed a host of complementary products around broadcaster and network operators needs for better analytics, the new Multi-Screen environments, as well as Social Networking and Interactive Advertising across Cable, Satellite, IPTV, and Terrestrial. Alticast offers a complete eco-system based on its next generation service delivery platform to meet the ever-changing market requirements. The latest OTT deployments and “TV everywhere” see Alticast adding new products in the field of browsers, Android and HTML5. Alticast is headquartered in Seoul, South Korea with offices in Denver-USA, Frankfurt-Germany, and Wroclaw-Poland.