Liberty Global Launches Horizon TV Using SeaChange Next Gen Adrenalin™ Video Back Office Software and Professional Services
Service Launched in UPC Netherlands and Rolling out in Switzerland, Germany and Ireland
ACTON, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, today announced its Adrenalin Back Office software is enabling Liberty Global (LBTYA), Inc.s (Liberty Global) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) Horizon TV, a new family of media products that allow customers to view and share all of their favorite content across the TV, computer, tablet and smartphone. The Horizon TV platform is powered by a user interface that navigates and recommends digital content from cable, on demand libraries, personal devices, selected apps and online sources. The Horizon TV gateway also serves as a full triple-play box delivering not only video, but also the fastest internet and voice connections along with a wireless network for the home. Horizon TV is now available from Liberty Globals Dutch cable operation, UPC Netherlands, and will be rolled out in Switzerland, Germany and Ireland over the next three to six months.
SeaChanges Adrenalin video back office, the on-demand foundation for several Liberty Global operations worldwide, is deployed to automate Horizons Video On Demand offering and serve as the platform for all of its multi-screen video services. In addition, Liberty Global's systems also use SeaChange Professional Services for systems planning, integration and deployment. SeaChange provides a range of video back office and multi-screen software solutions for Liberty Global systems in Europe including UPC Netherlands, UPC Cablecom (Switzerland) and UPC Poland and, in Latin America, for Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico and VTR in Chile.
Aamir Hussain, managing director, chief technology officer Europe for Liberty Global, commented, We selected SeaChange software and services as a key contributor to the overall Horizon experience. SeaChanges Adrenalin provides the back office systems to support seamless content to TV and online devices.
Horizon is one of most innovative video platforms anywhere and SeaChange is very proud to provide its products and capabilities to help Liberty Global expand its global business yet again, said Andrei Noppe, senior vice president and general manager for SeaChanges EMEA/APAC region.
Liberty Global selected SeaChange for a 2011 Vendor Award for Best Innovation/Breakthrough Supplier as part of a group of eleven partners who jointly contributed to the innovations of Horizon with exceptionally strong collaboration on this breakthrough product suite.
SeaChanges Adrenalin video back office software is a next generation, open service-oriented architecture software that serves as a platform for multi-screen video services. Adrenalin scales to serve millions of assets to any video device across multiple network types deployed in a network or hosted model. The latest version of Adrenalin includes the ability to deploy from a centralized location, has a new Linux-based platform, and supports a virtualized environment enabling automatic installations and upgrades. For additional information about Adrenalin, please visit http://www.schange.com/Products/BackOffice/Adrenalin.
SeaChanges Adrenalin back office has now been selected by 36 video service providers worldwide serving more than 40 million subscribers on televisions, PCs, tablets and mobile phones.
About SeaChange International
Ranked among the top 250 software companies in the world, SeaChange International (NASDAQ: SEAC) enables transformative multi-screen video services through an open, cloud-based, intelligent software platform trusted by cable, IPTV and mobile operators globally. Personalized and fully monetized video experiences anytime on any device, in the home and everywhere, are the product of the Companys superior back office, advertising and in-home offerings.
SeaChanges hundreds of customers are many of the worlds most powerful media brands including all major cable operators in the Americas and Europe, and the largest telecom companies in the world. Headquartered in Acton, Massachusetts, SeaChange is TL 9000 certified and has product development, support and sales offices around the world. Visit www.schange.com.
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Source: SeaChange International, Inc.Copyright Business Wire 2012