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Digisoft.tv Announces MHEG for Iris with S&T

LONDON, December 5, 2012 /PRNewswire/ --

Service Operators gain broadcast interactivity for hybrid middleware

Digisoft.tv, a leading global provider of set-top box middleware for the cable, satellite, terrestrial and telecommunications industry, announces the integration of RedKey - the market leading MHEG 5 engine, into its set-top box middleware stack; Iris. The company will offer MHEG as a standard part of its DVB based offering. This will include the interaction channel components for IP based return path including information, commerce and IP video delivery services and the DSM-CC object carousel that offers novel broadcast functionality. Digisoft is going through a rapid phase of growth with license sales on track to grow in excess of 100% in 2013.

Speaking on behalf of Digisoft, Head of Product Development Eoin Shanaghy said, "Adding the MHEG standard to our hybrid DVB/IPTV middleware is a natural evolution. By combining our Iris middleware product with S&T's RedKey MHEG engine, we will offer operators more ways than ever before to deliver content to consumers' TVs. RedKey also allows us to deliver a unique capability to our customers - the combined delivery of applications based on multiple standards, including HTML5. We believe that this combination will propel Digisoft.tv to become the market leader in the hybrid media and entertainment market for service operators."

"Digisoft have a very interesting solution to set-top box software, based on Linux and using HTML5 as both the user interface and the mechanism for adding features which will make their offering very attractive to manufacturers and operators wanting to add IP services to their lineup. Cooperating with S&T to integrate S&T's RedKey 2 MHEG engine and DSM-CC object carousel client will create a product capable of meeting the needs of not only the existing MHEG markets but also those operators looking for a cost effective way into VOD and online streaming to a variety of devices," said Paul Daly, Operations Director at S&T.

RedKey addresses all MHEG Markets including Freeview HD (UK), Freesat UK, Freeview Australia, Freeview New Zealand and South Africa and in addition can support any MHEG profile based on these or the ETSI MHEG standard, giving Digisoft a real advantage as a total software solution provider for set-top box manufacturers.

About Digisoft

Digisoft.tv Ltd is a leading global provider of set top box middleware for the cable, satellite, terrestrial and telecommunications industry. Iris middleware is designed to meet the needs of service providers who want broadcast, usability, return path and economy of scale. Iris supports all broadcast standards (DVB, ISDB-T, ATSC) enhancing them with HTML 5.0 to improve usability. Digisoft.tv provides software and professional services to brands such as Telstra Clear, PMT and VideoEzy. Digisoft maintains headquarters in Ireland with sales offices around the world. Visit the company at http://www.digisoft.tv or follow us on LinkedIn.

About S&T

Strategy & Technology Ltd (S&T) is a UK-based company with additional offices in the USA and Hong Kong. It has been developing and implementing technology based on international digital TV standards since 1996. S&T is the leading independent company in the industry sector that supports the MHEG- 5 interactive TV standard worldwide and is the market leader in the supply of broadcast carousel generation, playout and monitoring systems for interactive television. More information can be found at http://www.s-and-t.com.

S&T Media Contact:
Paul Daly
Operation Director
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel: +44-20-7183-1501


Digisoft.tv Media Contact:
Pam Dorney
Head of Marketing and Communications
E-mail: [email protected]
Tel. +353-21-491-7272


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