Zenterio has joined Open IPTV Forum (OIPF) as a new member. The Open IPTV Forum enables and accelerates creation of a mass market for IPTV by defining and publishing free-of-charge standards-based specifications for end-end IPTV services of the future.
Patrick Danckwardt, Head of Product at Zenterio says:
“Zenterio is creating a standardized integration platform for the deployment of interactive services and IPTV in a hardware independent manner. Being a member of the Open IPTV Forum is important to our business. We want to be a part of the creation of the standards needed to bring IPTV forward and are pleased to join the Open IPTV Forum in order to ensure our products will meet the evolving needs of the industry”.
The Open IPTV Forum will be present at numerous upcoming industry events worldwide throughout 2012, including Connected Home Global Summit (London) Connected TV World Summit (London), TVOT Show (San Francisco), TV Connect (Dubai), IBC (Amsterdam).
Nilo Mitra, President of OIPF says:
“We welcome 3 Screen Solutions, Broadpeak, Digisoft.tv and Zenterio to the OIPF and look forward to their active participation in the work of the Forum.”
For further information please contact:
Patrick Danckwardt, Product Manager Zenterio
Claire d’Esclercs, Open IPTV Forum firstname.lastname@example.org
About Open IPTV Forum
Founding members Ericsson, Orange – FT Group, Nokia Siemens Networks, Panasonic, Philips, Samsung, Sony Corporation and Telecom Italia, have since been joined by other leading industry stakeholders including:
Alcatel-Lucent, ANT Software, BBC, BesTV, Bouygues Telecom, BT, Deutsche Telekom, Dolby, DTS, D-Link, Fraunhofer, Gemalto, Huawei, HwaCom, Intel, Intertrust Technologies, IRT, ITRI, KDDI, Motorola, MediaTek Inc, Mstar Semiconductor, Nagra/Kudelski, Opera Software, Penki Kontinentai, PCCW, RAI, Rogers, Rovi, SES-Astra, Sharp, Sigma Designs, Smartlabs, Technicolor, TeliaSonera, Testronics, TNO, Toshiba, Vestel, Verimatrix, ZTE and Zyxel.
Members of the Open IPTV Forum are working together on the development of open specifications because they recognise that combining the expertise of all parties involved will help to streamline and accelerate deployments of IPTV technologies. Their aim is to make the next generation of IPTV a mass-market service and to maximise the benefits of IPTV and Connected TVs for consumers as well as the industry.
As a collaborative industry body the OIPF has incorporated existing standards wherever possible – OIPF standards are also being adopted by complementary groups including HbbTV.
A forthcoming device certification and IOT program will see the OIPF logo appearing on numerous services and devices, aiding consumers, service providers and manufacturers as new technologies are delivered to retail, end user living rooms and across multiple mobile screens.