Inview and Montage LZ partner to provide Set-top box middleware and chipset solution

NORTHWICH, United Kingdom and SHANGHAI, China — Inview Technology Ltd, the broadcast and OTT solutions specialist and Montage LZ Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the home entertainment and connectivity markets, have announced they are partnering to offer a pre-integrated set-top box middleware and chipset platform for global emerging markets.

Set top box solution

The solution will offer a range of user experiences (UX) including the popular Glide UX. It offers flexible architecture, intuitive navigation, built in support for revenue generation, and various monetisation services and ARPU enhancing features to operators.

Monetisation opportunities include an integrated advertising service with start-up adverts, on screen banners with a call to action, full screen messages, enhanced EPG, reminders, information services and integrated audience measurement.

Offering to Operators

Raza Ansari, SVP Asia Pacific at Inview commented: “Working together, Montage LZ and Inview are creating an attractive proposition for operators who are seeking to reduce cost and time to market, as well as considerably increasing ARPU, without compromising on a quality user experience for their subscribers.”

“We are delighted to cooperate with Inview to enable this feature-rich, lightweight solution to offer much more in the same memory footprint than others. Our sophisticated, cost-effective chipset platform with integrated middleware from Inview provides a winning combination for the operators looking for maximum functionality, including monetisation opportunities, in cost sensitive markets,” said YC Lai, VP of Sales at Montage LZ.

The partners are aiming to launch the first broadcast product in Q2, 2018 with a roadmap for hybrid and OTT products.

Source: Digital TV News