Netgem Launches Mobile TV Cloud Solution
Netgem has launched a new mobile TV solution for service providers. The new cloud solution will give users the flexibility to access their television from any screen, whether PCs, Tablets or smartphone. The Cloud platform is a software suite that bringing the cloud into the home by transforming the Set-top box into a multimedia server and connected devices into clients.
The Cloud platform is tapping into the growing trend of using the tablet as a connected and mobile television. It first solution will be an application for the iPad, which allows users access to linear TV channels along with personal content.
“Our solution means devices such as TV, tablets, smartphones, etc. do not need the Internet to access stored content, since this is kept within the home. Our architecture ensures the consumer can maintain full control over what he or she wishes to store online,” said Christophe Aulnette, Chief Executive Officer of Netgem.
Monaco Telecom, a long standing partner of Netgem is expected to offers the the Cloud solution first. According to Netgem, Operator partners will get the solution as a simple software update.
"We chose to use a hybrid system because we firmly believe that, consumers will become more and more cautious about sharing their personal data and guaranteeing privacy is a value-added service that operators can sell in to their customers,” added Aulnette.