Latens, a provider of software conditional access and middleware for digital pay TV, has announced that Altibox has successfully launched Remote DVR services using Latens ECO. The Remote DVR service allows Altibox customers to schedule and manage recordings on their home DVR from virtually anywhere.
ECO enables customers to easily view and search Altibox program listings from the full program guide, schedule programs, view descriptions of selected programs, and manage or edit scheduled recordings, all from any Web-enabled device.
Altibox is a unique Norwegian collaboration of suppliers that offer fiber-optic communication services such as interactive TV, high-speed Internet and telephony via fiber. Over 180,000 customers are now connected to the Altibox service through their local energy company and telecom service provider.
Latens ECO middleware with pre-integrated conditional access (CAS) brings multi-media networking to the home. A fully customizable middleware for all IPTV and cable operators, ECO features and services include on-screen messaging, VOD, catch up TV, whole home DVR and games.