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Barcelona, Spain, 2010/04/28 - Metrological and Fluendo announce that Metrological will integrate Fluendo’s technology into its Metroconnect Operating System to ensure that TV viewers are able to enjoy superior quality, over-the-top video content on the new Metrological Media.
Fluendo is an established leading provider of multimedia plug-ins for the GNU/Linux Market, and has succeeded in offering legal end-to-end solutions working with multiple formats and platforms.
Metrological Media Innovations’ software for set-top box devices enables operators to extend over-the-top home media entertainment services to their subscribers. Whilst watching conventional television, TV viewers are able to simultaneously access an extensive range of additional next generation, web based multimedia applications. Mediaconnect TV’s capability includes combining cable, satellite, terrestrial with IPTV and Internet TV services to ensure subscribers have the highest quality experience available on content delivered over the Internet.
“Metrological has created the leading software platform that combines all of the features of interactive television into one convenient and easy to use solution,” said Albert Dahan, CTO and co-founder of Metrological. “Aided by Fluendo’s technology, users of Mediaconnect TV will be able to experience the best that interactive television has to offer.”
“At Fluendo, we are convinced that the future of TV lies on its connective and interactive capabilities. When viewers are able to enjoy TV through web-based applications, the quality of their experience is notably increased”, said Julien Moutte, Fluendo CEO and founder. “In this sense, Metrological offers an excellent solution, and Fluendo is proud to have provided the plug-ins integrated into Metroconnect Operating System”, he added.
Fluendo is developing state of the art solutions to playback videos and music on different operating systems and devices.
If you want to learn more about Fluendo’s solutions, send an email to contact[.]fuendo.com.
For more information on Metrological, please visit metrological.com or contact by email: info[.]metrological.com.
About Fluendo S.A.
Fluendo (fluendo.com) was founded in 2004 to address the multimedia issue in GNU/Linux and Free Software in General. Fluendo employs several of the central developers of the GStreamer multimedia framework, which is quickly establishing itself as the de-facto standard multimedia framework for GNU/Linux and UNIX systems. Fluendo provide a wide range of products under and above GStreamer including proprietary codecs (together with their respective patent licenses), a streaming server, a DVD player, the Fluendo Media Center, and an Open Source media center project.
Metrological Group, founded in 2003, is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The company focuses on the development and implementation of innovative hardware and software products. Its subsidiary Metrological Media Innovations specializes in media technology for both the “business to business” and “business to consumer” market. In 2009 the company introduced Mediaconnect TV, a next generation generic open media platform device, based on the Intel® CE Media Processing technology and powered by the Metroconnect Operating System.
Metrological enables Media Service Operators, content providers, equipment manufacturers and retailers, to deliver branded tailor-made Over-The-Top Home Entertainment Media services, by offering a white labeled end-to-end media platform, based on standard TV Widget technology.