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SmartLabs Develops Upgraded STBs and Widevine DRM to Baze Technology

Apr. 20, 2016
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20 April 2016 - SmartLabs has developes to Baze Technology a batch of high-end STBs, SML-5010W. The beautifully designed STB cases and remote controls are branded with Baze Technology's corporate colours and logo. This STB model is also develpped with a bespoke wall mount to enable it to be securely fixed in challenging environments.

SmartLabs also worked closely with Baze Technology to meet the demanding security requirements of premium content providers and delivered support for Widevine Modular DRM and SmartLabs Multicast Solution for Common Encryption/Widevine DRMs.

Baze Technology will offer the new STB as part of the latest BazePort Infotainment System (Version 6.5) release that is designed for use in residential, hospitality, healthcare and maritime environments.

“The development of the new SML-5010W has strengthened our offering towards potential BazePort clients. Smartlabs provide professional input and represents an agile development culture that meets our specification and accommodates what we need in a high end STB. We are very pleased with the end result”, says Thorstein Rinker, SVP of business development in Baze Technology.

"SmartLabs are proud to provide our state-of-the-art high-performance STBs to Baze Technology and to help our partner to extend the BazePort solution and address new sectors and meet the ever changing commercial and functional demands of their growing customer base." SmartLabs CEO Mikhail Grachev says.

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SmartLabs is the leading provider of multi-screen, multi-network solutions for the video streaming sector. SmartLabs’ solutions deliver content services to over 7 million subscribers around the globe on multiple devices from set-top boxes to mobile phones. Smartlabs' client base includes telcos (fixed and mobile), ISP's, cable operators, content and app service providers. SmartLabs partners with 25 IPTV market leaders including Widevine, Apple, Microsoft, Google, Samsung and LG.  Headquartered in Berlin, Germany, Smartlabs has offices in USA, Canada,  UK, Cyprus and has been established for over 15 years, creating innovative solutions for the interactive TV market.

Baze Technology is a leading provider and developer of the IP based BazePort Infotainment System. An information and IPTV system for the professional user in hospitality and enterprise, the public sector and the maritime and energy industry. BazePort Infotainment and IPTV installations are found globally and in use for more than 25.000 end clients. Through our offices in Norway and Singapore we service our clients and partners worldwide.