Espial Releases New Whitepaper on Pay-TV Industry Set-Top Box Challenges and Innovations
February 19, 2013 --
Espial, a leader in on-demand TV software and solutions, today announced that a new whitepaper is available for free download on the company's website. The whitepaper, titled "Agile IP Video Delivery: Redefining STB Software Architecture," addresses the technology and business challenges that pay-TV operators face in delivering a sophisticated television experience to consumers on set-top boxes (STBs).
The whitepaper provides a detailed insight into the current state of the industry, followed by strategies to leverage recent hardware and software innovations to implement an STB software architecture capable of supporting compelling user experiences at a faster time to market, with significantly lower development costs. Relying on a multipronged approach that utilizes recent technology advancements -- including open Web standards such as HTML5 -- pay-TV operators can cost-effectively address current STB limitations and power a more dynamic user experience that includes: cloud-centric user interface delivery models, new advertising and business models, rapid application development, interactive content, and integrated Web and social applications.
An excellent resource for the pay-TV industry, the whitepaper is available for free download on the Espial website here:
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 10 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.