SmartLabs to Bring Interactive TV Solution to the USA Market
24 October 2017, Berlin, Germany - SmartLabs has developed for Innovative Systems the state-of-the-art SML-5112W STB with RDK support. The two companies have worked closely together to develop this device able to address the evolving needs of the US service provider market.
The first contract involves designing of Innovative Systems branded devices with a key focus on a high quality wireless video delivery. Each device has a built-in 4x4 802.11ac wireless module that supports both client and access point functionality and supports the delivery of both unicast and multicast video around the home.
SML-5112W natively supports the Reference Design Kit (RDK) and Innovative Systems has integrated their "APMAX IPTV Middleware". Together, this offers service providers the flexibility of the RDK with the proven market leading features of Innovative Systems’ IPTV solution.
“At the request of Innovative Systems, Smartlabs developed a new premium UHD set-top box, SML-5112W, for the US market. The box was enhanced with a powerful wireless module to deliver high-quality video delivery and hotspot connectivity. The STB natively supports the Reference Design Kit (RDK) to simplify integration with an operator's video platform.
Our extensive experience in the development of software for subscriber devices and our capacity to design STBs to meet the demands of leading service providers are key points of differentiation for SmartLabs and we will continue to leverage these to expand our global presence," SmartLabs CEO Mikhail Grachev says.
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 Russia and has been established for over 15 years, creating innovative solutions for the interactive TV market.
About Innovative SystemsWith nearly 1,200 systems in service throughout North America, Innovative Systems is one of the leading suppliers of hardware and software for the independent communications market. Innovative Systems provides crucial enhanced voice services for residential and business subscribers along with hosted solutions to manage call centers and over 80 different SIP Phone models. Innovative Systems also provides IPTV middleware along with VOD, Cloud DVR, ReStartTV, and HLS Packaging.