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Complex Solutions for STB and IPTV

The project’s purpose was to design and develop a mobile device application for remote control of STB. The project included the design and implementation of the STB mechanism and Android application using the HTTP REST server.

Customer

One of the largest software Developers for the set-top box market and IPTV solutions. The customer provides its own OS, an independent software platform for interactive TV, that is positioned to become a global standard.

Challenge

  • Extension of an existing software stack by adding the video-on-demand functionality
  • Extension of existing UI by adding a set of screens related to PVR functionality 
  • Development of new native UI
  • Preparation of the architecture and implementation of the mechanisms responsible for gathering various information
  • Integration of customer’s middleware and application on a new platform and introduction to it to the existing ecosystem of STBs and operator’s infrastructure

Solution

  • Team leasing
  • Software development
  • A team of 24h experts with knowledge from several areas: DVB, IPTV, C++, Embedded Linux, and Multiscreen (iOS, Android, Smart TV).

Result

  • Working properly with a user interface designed for STB family and large TV system
  • Designing and developing a mobile app for remote control of STB which enhances the comfort of use
  • Improved video user experience by enabling innovative, interactive services over broadcast and broadband networks
  • All solutions have been tested manually or automatically
  • Strengthening the market leader position