SeaChange International announced its comprehensive next generation Remote Storage DVR (RS-DVR) network solution, available today for existing SeaChange Axiom video-on-demand (VOD) back office installations with deployed set-top box technologies, including SeaChange VODlink, which is currently deployed in millions of homes, and for the Adrenalin multi-screen back office with current and next-generation clients, including the new multi-screen client SeaChange Nitro.
With Adrenalin and Nitro, SeaChange supplies a new level of integrated, personalized entertainment experience that extends beyond set-top boxes to devices including smart phones, tablets, and PCs.
SeaChange’s back office allows operators to offer configurable levels of RS-DVR storage in order to provide tiered offerings at a variety of price points. The back office integrates the management of subscribers’ recorded content with an operator’s VOD content, which eases the handling of multiple content types and allows for a unified presentation to the subscriber. Access control to recording and recorded content is also provided by the back office via its existing integration with an operator’s business systems. SeaChange’s RS-DVR solution will also support third-party software solutions.
In other news, Panasonic Solutions Company has selected SeaChange International’s VividLogic tru2way software stack for its tru2way set-top box for the North American cable market. The companies are demonstrating the fully integrated Open Cable Application Platform (OCAP) Reference Implementation solution at The Cable Show in Chicago.
This standards-based integration places SeaChange VividLogic OCAP RI in Panasonic set-top boxes, featuring dual tuner, DVR and MoCA support, enabling North American cable operators to leverage tru2way for advanced subscriber services and interactive applications. The VividLogic OCAP RI is a commercialized version of CableLabs’ OCAP Reference Implementation (OCAP-RI), which is publicly available as an open source software project.