NAB Las Vegas, April 16, 2007 - Streaming21, the world leader in broadcast-quality streaming solutions, and Pixelmetrix, the global expert in preventive monitoring for digital television and IPTV networks, today announced that the companies have entered into a new strategic partnership to develop and market end-to-end IPTV solutions. The first product of this partnership will be the DVShift-S21, which provides end-to-end video time shift solution.
DVShift-S21 is integrated with the Media Relay Server, enabling reliable transmission of MPEG-TS over public internet, and offers a cost-effective solution compared to transmission via satellite or leased line.
"The strategic partnership with Streaming21 provides a brilliant solution to drive broadcast quality transmission over the internet. In-depth tests and trials are underway, and DVShift-S21 will be launched as an indispensable application that complements our DVShift MPEG-TS Time Shifter," said Hideki Takahashi, Pixelmetrix Operations Manager.
Dr. Joe Lin, President and CEO of Streaming21 said, "Pixelmetrix has built an international reputation for providing preventative monitoring solution to digital broadcasters and telecom operators. We are confident that combining Pixelmetrix's expertise in digital network monitoring with Streaming21's proven track record of delivering carrier-class streaming solutions to worldwide IPTV providers will create exciting future growth opportunities for both companies."
The Streaming21 patented streaming delivery enables a reliable video transport through an open network environment. This reliable delivery embeds controlled rates to avoid congestion of network during high traffic volume, and faster delivery during off-peak time. The unique HTTP protocol option enables a seamless video delivery through multiple firewalls.
At the NAB Booth SU12109, Pixelmetrix will showcase an exciting repertoire of newly launched monitoring platforms and spotlight on its True End-to-End IPTV Forensics, Disaster Recovery, Compliance Recording and Streamlined Headend Monitoring solutions, among others.
Streaming21 leads the industry as the most versatile, cost-effective platform for providing carrier-class streaming services over IP networks. The team helps worldwide customers rollout IPTV services with world-class efficiency and professionalism.
Streaming21 is the world leader in providing interactive IPTV solutions over Fixed-Mobile-Convergence (FMC) and open networks. The solutions successfully enable fixed, mobile, or xSP operators to generate revenues from services delivered across heterogeneous networks. Streaming21's groundbreaking technologies enable digital video entertainment anytime, anywhere and on any device. Built upon a revolutionary and patented architecture, Streaming21's solutions enable the deployment of rich-media services with carrier-class scalability, 24/7 operations, and broadcast-quality delivery. The solutions use standard hardware to lower the total cost of ownership and can deliver content to more users concurrently with patented technologies. The platform is open and flexible to readily integrate value-added services. To learn more about Streaming21's solutions and industry leading partners, please call +886-2-2500-0680 or visit www.streaming21.com.
About Pixelmetrix Corporation
Pixelmetrix Corporation is the global expert in Preventive Monitoring for digital television networks. The company provides equipment and network intelligence systems to television broadcasters for the management and monitoring of quality of service. Headquartered in Singapore, Pixelmetrix has offices in the United States and Europe. Pixelmetrix clientele include CNN/Turner Networks, Viacom, Fox, CBS, ESPN, Disney, Univision, Telefutura, USDTV, HBO, NHK, Japan Telecom, KPBS, NTL, Sky PerfecTV! Japan, British Telecom, Canal+ and Telediffusion de France. Pixelmetrix has been conferred the Peter Wayne Award for Best Design and Innovation IBC 2000, the STAR 2000 and 2004 Superior Technology Awards from TV Technology Magazine, Cable-Satellite/Mediacast Product of the Year Awards 2003 and 2004, Broadcast Engineering publication Pick Hit Award 2005 as well as the BIRTV Product of the Year Award 2006. For more information about Pixelmetrix, please visit www.pixelmetrix.com.