TransGraming and Metrological Combine Mediaconnect TV and GameTree TV

  • Posted on: 4 June 2010
  • By: chw staff

TransGraming and Metrological announced plans to globally deploy GameTreeTV, a broadband based On-Demand games platform available to consumers through their Intel® CE Media Processor powered set-top box or other consumer electronics device. The partnership is geared towards managed service operators and cable operators, who want to offer video games to their customers as part of a fully integrated digital entertainment solution.

The GameTreeTV Games services will be offered through Metrological’s Mediaconnect TV media platform, built on Intel CE Media Processing technology and powered by the Metroconnect Operating System.

Subscribers to the service will have access to a rich catalogue of games through an easy to navigate on-demand gaming platform, from the comfort of their living rooms.  With GameTreeTV consumers can browse, download, and play their favorite video games from leading content creators, through an on-demand business model of games purchase, rental, or subscription.

"Metrological has developed a comprehensive and highly interactive turn-key digital home entertainment solution that advances the consumption of interactive services and applications for consumers", commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming. We are thrilled to announce Metrological as a strategic deployment partner for GameTreeTV. Video games are the primary source of leisure entertainment around the world and this partnership will make high quality video games available to million subscribers over the next few years."

Through Mediaconnect TV, TV viewers are able to access an extensive range of additional next generation, interactive applications, while simultaneously viewing regular TV programming.  It combines cable, satellite and terrestrial broadcast with IPTV and Internet TV services through a connected interactive media device to ensure consumers have the highest quality experience available.

Mediaconnect TV is expected to begin commercial deployment with select customers in Europe and North America by fall of this year.