-- Deutsche Glasfaser's new cross channel, multimedia apps integrates VisualOn's OnStream MediaPlayer+ for high-quality playback experience
SAN JOSE, California, Sept. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VisualOn Inc., a multimedia software company that enables high-quality video and audio across connected devices, today announced Deutsche Glasfaser as a new international customer – powering Deutsche Glasfaser's DGTV app on the iOS, Android and desktop platforms. By integrating VisualOn's OnStream MediaPlayer+, a solution supporting high-quality playback across any connected device, with Verimatrix's revenue security solution, Deutsche Glasfaser can now provide its customers with secure linear TV, radio, video-on-demand (VOD) and multiscreen services to regional subscribers in Germany. Deutsche Glasfaser's multiscreen service – launching in October 2014 – will stream approximately 100 SD and 50 HD channels, in addition to 100 radio stations.
Deutsche Glasfaser is launching a state-of-the-art media platform with multi-device support (set top box, smart TVs, smartphones, tablets, PC's and game consoles) that can host multiple service providers with individual service offerings and branding. The DGTV service will leverage the unique qualities of fiber to the home – providing Internet speeds that's 20 to 100 times as fast as typical Cable and DSL modems.
"We wanted to provide our customers with a wide variety of IPTV and multiscreen video services at a superior level, rivaling what's offered in urban markets," said Niels Jonkman, Business Manager Deutsche Glasfaser. "In order to meet our business objectives, we chose the VisualOn platform for its exceptional image quality, large and feature rich platform, and the flexibility of its software, allowing us to stay one step ahead of customer demand."
"We are pleased to partner with Deutsche Glasfaser, which operates one of Germany's most advanced and far-reaching fiber to the home networks," said Andy Lin, CEO of VisualOn. "Our software-defined media player ensures smooth playback across multiple platforms, and enables Deutsche Glasfaser to scale its services more rapidly, thereby offering a growing portfolio of new products and multiscreen services to its subscriber base."
For more information about the service, please visit http://www.deutsche-glasfaser.de/.
VisualOn at IBC 2014
VisualOn will demonstrate its media player solutions at IBC on September 12-16 in Amsterdam. The company will be located in the board room at the Hotel Wyndham, close to the Amsterdam RAI Exhibition and Convention Center. To learn more about the company's solutions, or to schedule an appointment at IBC, please visit http://visualon.com/event-contact.
VisualOn, Inc. is a Silicon Valley-based multimedia software company that enables rich entertainment experiences across smartphones, tablets, laptops, connected TVs, and other mobile and convergent devices. VisualOn's unique patented technology is designed to be platform agnostic for ease of integration, with optimized quality, performance, and minimal power consumption. VisualOn supports streaming, VOD, mobile TV, and other multimedia applications with quality levels rivaling hardware-based solutions. For more information, please visit us at www.visualon.com.
About Deutsche Glasfaser
Deutsche Glasfaser's goal is to be the successful market leader in the Fiber to the home (FTTH) markets in Germany. Deutsche Glasfaser's strategy and vision is based on the offering of services across the entire FTTH value chain ranging from marketing its services directly to end-users via its own ISPs, providing white label services to other service providers and providing dark fiber services to carriers/ISPs who are interested in setting up their own active infrastructure and service agreements. Founded in 2012, Deutsche Glasfaser entered the German FTTH market to leverage on the proven success of Reggefiber in the Netherlands.
SOURCE VisualOn, Inc.