Company's UX and RDK Application Framework receive 4.0 Diamond
Technology Review Ranking
OTTAWA, Sept. 10, 2014 /CNW/ - Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software
and solutions, today announced that the Espial STB Client, including its RDK Application Framework and user experience products,
has been named to the 2014 Diamond Technology Reviews Elite by Broadband Technology Report (BTR). The Espial STB Client was recognized by the judging panel for defining a product that
delivers efficient development and customization of the user
experience. It was also recognized for giving operators an advanced
alternative to the currently deployed set-top box user interfaces.
"The Diamond Technology Reviews bring out the 'best in class' products
for our industry, said Tom Gorman, Diamond Technology Review Program."
Once again, we had a strong panel of judges, who recognized the great
effort that Espial has made to improve the consumer user experience.
These are the solutions that keep us on the leading edge."
The 10th annual "Diamonds" recognize the industry's top products and solutions
available to the cable industry as determined by a panel of cable
telecommunications engineering experts from the cable MSOs and vendors.
The Espial STB Client - based on HTML5 and RDK - extends the
capabilities of RDK with an application framework and user experience
framework to provide a common application engine for MSOs. This
ensures that MSOs can achieve Web speed designing and deploying the
richest, highest performance user experiences possible across a wide
range of set-top-box platforms—from legacy platforms to home gateways.
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About Espial (www.espial.com)
Espial is a leading supplier of digital TV and IPTV software and
solutions to cable MSOs and telecommunications operators as well as
consumer electronics manufacturers. Espial's middleware,
video-on-demand, and browser products power a diverse range of pay-TV
and Internet TV business models. Over 35 million licenses of its
patented software are in use across the world. Espial is headquartered
in Ottawa, Canada and has offices in the United States, Europe,
and Asia. Visit www.espial.com or contact via phone at +1 613 230 4770.
About Broadband Technology Report
Broadband Technology Report (BTR), celebrating its 10th anniversary in
2014, is the cable and telecom industry's premier source for product
and technology news, and is the most successful and fastest growing
online outlet for product information and deployments; reviews and
rankings; technology expertise; and buyer/seller facilitation. BTR's
portfolio includes online, print and video assets, all designed to help
network operators build, upgrade and maintain high performance
communications networks. BTR, backed by more than 70 years of combined
industry experience, delivers its email, online, print and video
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About the Diamond Technology Review program
The BTR Diamond Technology Reviews ("the Diamonds") is a renowned
industry program - now in its 9th year - that was developed to
recognize some of the top products and solutions available to the cable
industry as determined by a stellar panel of cable telecommunications
engineering experts. Engineering executives from Bright House, Buckeye,
Comcast, Boyer Broadband, Suddenlink, and Time Warner Cable were among
the third-party judges for the 2014 Diamonds. Every year, BTR invites
vendors to submit written information about products/solutions that
have been released or upgraded since the previous year's SCTE Cable-Tec
Expo (October 2013). Criteria used in the Diamonds rankings include,
first and foremost, unique technology or application thereof,
innovation, ease of use, efficiency, reliability and contribution to
SOURCE: Espial Group
For further information:
JLM Partners for Espial
Tel: +1 206 381 3600