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SyncTV to Demonstrate HbbTV 1.5 Solution at IBC 2012

Developers of cloud-based video distribution platform to showcase Marlin-enabled OTT solution with Harmonic at IBC 2012 Booth 1.B20

Amsterdam, Netherlands(07 Sep 2012)


SyncTV, the leader in delivering television services to the largest set of Internet-connected TVs, mobile devices, and other media-enabled devices, today announced it will showcase a Hybrid Broadcasting TV (HbbTV) 1.5 solution demonstration, in conjunction with Harmonic, at International Broadcasting Convention 2012.  SyncTV will showcase a live MPEG-DASH demo and multi-screen solution along with TF1 and MStar at IBC 2012 at the Harmonic booth (1.B20).

“Intertrust & SyncTV’s innovative solution is available on a wide array of connected devices, and fully compatible with the TNT2.0 specifications, which will be the profile implemented in almost all connected TVs in 2013 for the French market,” said Gilles Boccon-Gibod, Intertrust SVP Technology and General Manager for Europe. “MPEG-DASH is an important new standard, so we are happy to participate to this end-to-end demonstration of off-the-shelf products.”

The solution uses Marlin DRM with MPEG-DASH adaptive streaming, and feeds off an industry-leading encoder, developed by Harmonic.  By combining HbbTV and Marlin DRM, the standards-based over-the-top (OTT) TV solution offers a flexible platform for streaming broadcast content across multiple screens. 
“Technologies such as MPEG DASH adaptive bitrate streaming and Marlin DRM have provided the streaming video industry with a strong standards-based foundation that will make it easier to publish video for a variety of formats,” said SyncTV CEO, Alexander Garcia-Tobar.  “As the industry grows, it is important for innovative solutions such as HbbTV 1.5 to continue to provide streaming platforms efficient ways to distribute protected content.” 
SyncTV’s video distribution platform enables content owners to effectively stream their content to Internet-connected devices.  The cloud-based platform provides a flexible solution that includes transcoding, encoding, content management, billing and devices. 
Please visit SyncTV at the Harmonic booth at IBC.  Hall 1, booth B20.

About Intertrust Technologies Corporation

Intertrust invents, develops, and licenses software, technologies and intellectual property for digital rights management (DRM) and trusted computing. The company holds over 300 patents and has over 250 patent applications pending worldwide. Intertrust's inventions enable a broad range of products that use DRM and trusted computing technologies, including operating systems, digital media platforms, consumer electronics and mobile computing devices, web services, and secure enterprise automation. Intertrust is currently the world’s only provider of advanced multiplatform OEM SDKs for Marlin servers and clients. In addition Intertrust also hosts a venture incubator that invests in information security, privacy and information analysis technology in the areas of consumer media, health and smart grid energy management.

Intertrust is headquartered in Silicon Valley and has regional offices in London and Beijing. For more information about Intertrust, please

About SyncTV                                                                                                                                                                       

SyncTV and its content distribution platform offers video content and service providers a turnkey solution for extending their offerings to millions of viewers across the Internet.  SyncTV partners with television networks, broadcasters, content distributors, and content producers worldwide to distribute media across all forms of entertainment media including Internet-enabled connected TVs, Blu-ray players, set-top boxes, smartphones, tablets, and more.  In addition to Dream Link Entertainment, SyncTV works with many of the world’s top entertainment studios including NBC Universal, Jaroo, Kidlet, Wieder.TV, Aim Flicks, Oasis TV, The Concert Channel and Bollywood Nirvana.