|[January 05, 2012]
ACCESS™MyTV OTT Multiscreen Video Platform Launches at CES Allowing Consumers to Create, Watch and Share Personal Video Channels on any Connected Device
OBERHAUSEN, Germany --(Business Wire)--
CO., LTD, a global provider of advanced software technologies to the
mobile, beyond-PC and digital TV markets, today announced that it will
launch its social video monetization platform ACCESS™MyTV
at the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES (News - Alert)), January
10-13, Las Vegas.
ACCESSMyTV is an open, multi-screen social video platform for connected
devices, which allows for the monetization of free and premium web
content, games and apps. The solution leverages the consumption of web
video to create new revenue opportunities for content providers,
consumer electronics (CE) device manufacturers and service providers.
ACCESSMyTV creates deep consumer engagement and a viral marketing
dynamic through the creation of personalized web video channels that can
be shared with friends and family via social networks such as Facebook (News - Alert)
and Twitter. This deep consumer engagement in turn enables ACCESSMyTV to
support highly targeted advertising.
"The platform is the simplest and most powerful route to launching a
multi-screen OTT service, giving CE device manufacturers, broadcasters
and operators the opportunity to embrace the social TV revolution and
create new recurring revenues," said Dr. Neale Foster, VP of Global
Sales IA, ACCESS. "ACCESSMyTV makes life easy for operators, allowing
them to launch a social TV service with an abundance of content from the
word go. The platform operator can further serve the needs of the
ever-hungry consumer by providing them with access to free web video,
premium content, games and apps."
Key Features & Benefits
The ACCESSMyTV platform is offered as a white label service, which can
be privately branded and deployed globally on any connected CE device,
while delivering low start-up and running costs. At CES ACCESS will
announce the partnership of several hardware manufacturers who will be
offering the platform through their products.
"ACCESSMyTV fills the holes that other OTT platforms can't, overcoming
issues of technical device fragmentation and rising to the challenges of
multi-screen access to content," said Kiyo Oishi, Chairman and CEO of
ACCESS Europe and ACCESS System Americas. "This is exceptionally
powerful when combined with the way i which the platform meets the
ever-growing desire of viewers to share video across social networks.
Social TV is set to see an exponential rise in popularity over the next
year and we believe that ACCESSMyTV will be at the heart of this."
ACCESSMyTV is a comprehensive, IP-centric OTT solution managed by ACCESS
that can be privately branded and deployed throughout the world on any
connected consumer electronic device including set-top boxes, TVs,
mobile devices, tablets and PCs. ACCESSMyTV resolves the technical
fragmentation barriers that impede the delivery of OTT content services
to multiple devices and builds upon ACCESS' experience of powering over
1 billion CE devices. Technical highlights include:
Client/Browser independent service layer for maximum flexibility using
web standard REST APIs
Pre-validated solution available with high performance ACCESS
PCs, set-top-boxes (STBs)/Connected TVs, tablets and smartphones can
be provisioned with a customised UI or application
Highly customizable user interface for service operator branded
Leverages latest standards such as HTML5, HbbTV and OTT web video
Existing STBs/Connected TVs with an integrated browser component can
be upgraded over-the-air to enhance operators' current value
proposition with an ACCESSMyTV service offering
Consumers can build their own personalized channels from all content
available to them (not just a single content provider)
Includes a Multi currency, multi platform PCI (News - Alert) compliant billing engine
to allow secure purchase by Consumers of content from any provider
with a single 4 digit PIN
Personalization is also available via saved search results and
favourites system recommendations and personal recommendations via
Dynamically updated as newly added content matches personal channels
and favorites criteria
ACCESSMyTV can provide access to regional catch-up TV services (where
available) and premium content
Open APIs for content ingestion and management, payment/billing
platforms, recommendation engines
Premium content providers can create subscription, bundled or
pay-per-view content offerings and branded destinations that can be
accessed via the ACCESSMyTV UI or application
Search results can be utilized to promote premium content and TV
Digital Rights Management (DRM) platform-agnostic enabling integration
with the widest range of content services
Note to editors:
If you would like to meet with an ACCESS spokesperson at CES, please
contact Sally Douglas of Platform PR: firstname.lastname@example.org,
(T) +44 (0)20 7486 4900 or Ursula Herrick of Herrick Media: Ursula@herrickmedia.com
ACCESS at International CES 2012
Join ACCESS at International CES 2012 for demonstrations of ACCESSMyTV.
To schedule an appointment, please contact the ACCESSMyTV team at email@example.com.
For additional information please visit: www.access-company.com/news/events/ces_2012/index.html
ACCESS CO., LTD. is a global company providing leading technology,
software products and platforms for web browsing, mobile phones,
wireless handhelds, digital TVs and other networked devices. ACCESS'
product portfolio including its NetFront™ series provides customers with
solutions that enable faster time to market, flexibility and
customizability. Recently, ACCESS has launched NetFront™ Life as a
global brand with applications and services for end users. Additional
information about NetFront Life is available at www.netfrontlife.com.
The company, headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, operates subsidiaries and
affiliates in Asia, Europe and the United States. ACCESS is listed on
the Tokyo Stock Exchange Mothers' Index under the number 4813. For more
information about ACCESS, please visit www.access-company.com.
© 2012 ACCESS CO., LTD. All rights reserved.
ACCESS, the ACCESS logo, and NetFront are registered trademarks or
trademarks of ACCESS CO., LTD. in the United States, Japan and/or other
countries. All other trademarks, logos and trade names mentioned in the
document are the property of their respective owners.
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