Silicondust to Use Myriad's DLNA Connect and Share Technology Powering Android Devices as Second Screens for HDHomeRun DLNA Certified Tuners
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Press release date: December 2, 2013
ZURICH, Switzerland – Myriad Group AG (SIX: MYRN), the company creating and connecting communities across mobile and TV, today announces that Silicondust USA Inc. has selected Myriad's industry-leading DLNA Connect Share technology for use as a second screen application to stream live TV to Android devices from their HDHomeRun DLNA Certified Tuners.
Myriad Connect & Share offers a fully integrated, feature rich and secure software suite, enabling the sharing of multimedia content anytime, anywhere. Myriad Connect & Share triggers multi-screen use cases within the home network by leveraging DLNA and DCTP-IP standards creating a highly interoperable solution. Music, photos, protected videos including premium live TV programmes can be seamlessly shared across all connected devices within the home network securely, including mobile, TVs, set-top boxes, Blu-ray players and other CE devices.
Olivier Bartholot, VP Corporate Development and General Manager of Myriad's Device Solutions Division, commented: "Myriad's DLNA Connect & Share solution will enable users of Silicondust's HDHomeRun DLNA Certified Tuners to securely stream previously unavailable premium content to mobile devices within the home network, through an enhanced user guide featuring a rich UI."
Theodore Head, President and CEO of Silicondust, commented: "Myriad's DLNA/DTCP-IP solution enables Silicondust's HDHomeRun DLNA Certified Tuners to extend its reach within the home network by bringing secure live TV programmes to Android devices."
Myriad delivers consumer applications, messaging solutions, and embedded software to leading OEMs, mobile operators, and pay TV providers worldwide.
Our messaging services deliver instant messaging and social networking to tens of millions of users in Latin America, Asia and Africa. Working with some of the world's most successful mobile phone operators, Myriad's market leading chat application, MSNGR, enables consumers to connect to friends and family for free across featurephones as well as smartphones. Our Updates service, provided over USSD, enables users without data plans to connect to the social networks and chat services they want to reach in a simple and affordable way. In many cases, Myriad's services are providing users with their first experience of the Internet.
Our market proven and innovative connected home solutions are found in billions of mobile phones and tens of millions of set-top boxes and Blu-ray players.
We operate worldwide, with offices in Switzerland, France, UK, USA, Canada, Mexico, India, UAE, China, South Korea, Taiwan, Japan, and the Philippines. Headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland, Myriad is listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange (SIX Symbol: MYRN).
For more information please visit our website: www.myriadgroup.com. You can also follow us on twitter https://twitter.com/myriadgroup, https://twitter.com/MikeGrantMyriad, and view our YouTube Channel - http://www.youtube.com/user/myriadgroupmarketing.
About Silicondust USA, Inc.
Silicondust is the innovator of the HDHomeRun line of network connected TV tuners. Our HDHomeRun PRIME, a CableLabs certified OCCUR device and a DLNA certified live TV DMS. "Watch TV on any screen on your network". HDHomeRun PRIME is an access control device using CableCARD™ technology supporting PlayReady, WMDRM, and DTCP-IP protected streaming.
Watching premium TV has never been easier. Stream live TV now to Android devices, smart TV's, Blu-ray players, media players, PCs, all-in-ones, ultrabooks, games consoles (PS3 & XBOX). Silicondust is continually launching user friendly device apps, including our new Samsung Smart Hub App, The new Android App from Myriad allows for one click access to live TV on devices. It will be as easy as one click and you are ready to watch programmes including DTCP-IP protected content to certified devices.
Silicondust offers a variety of models for consumer, industrial, and commercial use. HDHomeRun is used in multi-computer homes, by field technicians in the broadcast industry, and for many commercial applications including multi-dwelling locations and where multicast viewing is required, (e.g. Universities).
Silicondust USA, Inc. is headquartered in Pleasanton, California. We have sales offices in Canada, Australia, New Zealand, United Kingdom, Taiwan, and The Netherlands, each with their own distribution centres for these regions. Our manufacturing locations include Taiwan, China, Singapore and the United States.
For more information please visit our website: www.HDHomeRun.com. You can also follow us on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/HDHomeRun, on Twitter: https://twitter.com/HDHomeRun_US, and on Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/70306489.
Theodore Head, President & CEO
Tel: +1 925 443 4388
Eddy Kim, VP of Products
Tel: +1 925 443 4388