ACCESS Demonstrates Universal Multiscreen Solutions Supporting New DLNA CVP-2 Guidelines at Cable Show

Support for the DLNA CVP-2 guidelines, CDN integration and multiscreen media sharing for both home-network and cloud-based video delivery provide a future vision for multiscreen

Oberhausen, Germany, April 23, 2014 ACCESS CO., LTD., a global provider of advanced software technologies to the mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announced that it will showcase a number of solutions enabling operators to launch secured multiscreen services providing access to content both in and out of the home at the CableNET booth at the Cable Show (Los Angeles Convention Center, April 29 – May 1).

ACCESS’ solutions have been shipped in over 1 billion devices, demonstrating true embedded expertise encompassing TV and set-tops as well as smartphones, tablets and other DLNA compatible devices. By utilizing ACCESS’ solutions, operators can launch multiscreen experiences on every CE device utilizing native apps for popular platforms and the latest cross-platform technologies such as HTML5. To support the operators’ need for solutions that combine security and interoperability, ACCESS has added support for the new DLNA CVP-2 guidelines in addition to support for third-party CA and DRM security solutions, providing the content industry with the confidence to allow the delivery and sharing of secure premium content including PayTV, VoD and live channels.

“Taking part in the Cable Show allows us to demonstrate how our solutions adapt to every operator’s requirements whether in terms of user experience or security,” said Dr. Neale Foster, COO, ACCESS Europe and VP Global Sales TV, ACCESS. “The U.S. market is particularly receptive to developments in security and interoperability as the number of unmanaged devices used to watch content keeps increasing drastically. By supporting security through CA and DRM integration, and interoperability through support for the DLNA CVP-2 guidelines, we provide operators with ‘studio confident’ solutions to connect consumers with content, whether on the home-network or via the cloud.”

NetFront™ Living Connect is a market-leading DLNA Technology Component™ solution that enables the quick and efficient implementation of services that support DLNA standards on consumer electronic devices including mobile phones, digital cameras, printers, DVD players, game consoles, digital TVs, set-top boxes, network attached storage (NAS) boxes and more. NetFront Living Connect has achieved an extensive track record of successful DLNA Certified® device deployments on a variety of consumer electronic devices offered by leading manufacturers in markets throughout the world. NetFront Living Connect also offers support for DLNA Premium Video Guidelines, enabling the secure sharing of high-quality, premium commercial video.

The NetFront™ Browser series provides the ultimate embedded browser choice, providing outstanding Internet viewing experiences, world leading rendering speed, HTML5 compliance and optimized memory-usage. It is pre-installed in a wide variety of devices including TVs, gaming devices and in-vehicle infotainment systems. The browser series supports the latest global broadcasting and communications standards, such as HbbTV, Hybridcast, BML and Ginga and continues to evolve to offer higher performance and even easier device integration.

CDN (Content Delivery Network) integration: ACCESS leverages Alcatel-Lucent’s Velocix CDN and support for standards including HTML5 to offer a seamless, unified TV experience through the cloud, including content sharing across all devices via a centralized HTML5 Remote User Interface (RUI).

 

About ACCESS

ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global provider of advanced software solutions and services that enable operators, device manufacturers, content owners and consumers to make the most of today’s multi-screen, connected world. It provides software for mobiles, smartphones and tablets, connected TVs and set-top boxes in the connected home, automotive, digital publishing and networking markets. ACCESS solutions have shipped in over one billion devices around the world. Its product portfolio includes the NetFront™ software series, providing customers faster time-to-market, flexibility and customizability; the PUBLUSTM for cloud-based, cross-platform digital publishing and the NetAd mobile advertising platform. Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, the company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange (Mothers’ Index, 4813) and operates subsidiaries and affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. Learn more about ACCESS at www.access-company.com.