Netgear Launches Headless Media Gateway with SeaChange Nucleus Gateway Software
SeaChange International (Nasdaq: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, announced today that its Nucleus gateway software has been integrated in the launch of NETGEAR’s headless media gateway HMG7000. The HMG7000 will be demonstrated at SeaChange’s stand, 14.B20, and at NETGEAR’s, 14.110, during the IBC2013 tradeshow (Amsterdam, through Sept. 17). The HMG7000 will be ready for operator trials beginning in the first half of 2014.
“SeaChange Nucleus software, with its whole-home DVR and industry-standard DLNA protocols, delivers HTML5 applications from the cloud to connected devices in the home with seamless interoperability and ease of use,” said Shiva Patibanda, General Manager, In Home Business, SeaChange. “SeaChange leverages the power of the industry standard Reference Design Kit to run on multiple SoCs and provide speed to market for customer premises equipment such as NETGEAR’s HMG7000.”
“The HMG7000 with NeoMedia and the SeaChange Nucleus software represents the next generation of gateways for operators that want to address their end-users’ desire for a one box solution that supports all forms of video including live, OTT, recorded and end-user content,” said Michael Clegg, Senior Vice President and General Manager, Service Provider Business with NETGEAR. “We are very excited to launch the headless Media Gateway at IBC2013; it’s the culmination of all of the things NETGEAR does well with the integration of best-of-breed technology.”
SeaChange Nucleus video gateway software runs on multiple SoCs (system on a chip) and empowers video service providers to dramatically enhance the in-home subscriber experience with a headless or headed video gateway running on their choice of customer premises equipment. Nucleus delivers seamless interoperability and connectivity to in-home IP-connected set-top boxes, tablets, smartphones and PCs with a provider’s branded television services and applications, including whole-home DVR, OTT content and more launched from the cloud.
Read NETGEAR’s press release.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Company’s superior video platform, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChange’s hundreds of customers are many of the world’s most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.
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