Broadcast News

Bookmark and Share
01/04/2019

Amino To Showcase 'Operator Ready' Android TV Solution

News Image
Amino is to showcase its 'Operator Ready' Android TV solution, which is powered by its Google certified AminoOS software, at NAB Show 2019 in Las Vegas April 6 to 11. AminoOS gives pay-TV operators the agility to customize and brand an advanced user interface via an Android TV deployment, which can include the latest functionality along with access to more than 150 premium over-the-top (OTT) apps.

"AminoOS is at the heart of our 'Operator Ready' Android TV solution, which enables small and medium pay-TV operators to painlessly and cost-effectively deliver the modern TV experiences their subscribers demand," said Amino Chief Executive Donald McGarva. "The software enables greater device agility, which we see as the Amino advantage for clients looking to offer leading-edge features such as voice control, multiscreen delivery, federated search, personalized user experience and the latest apps."

Amino's 'Operator Ready' Android TV solution is designed to provide managed delivery of linear and streaming video services, while supporting integration with legacy network environments. It is an extended and enhanced version of the platform that integrates with an operator’s existing infrastructure and networks through additional specialist backend support. The 'Operator Ready' solution delivers a full set of software extensions to Android TV that enable plug and play into existing legacy systems – as well as Amino’s suite of cloud-based service management tools, which simplify installs and reduce support related operating costs.

The 'Operator Ready' solution enables pay-TV providers to deliver linear video channels and OTT content to subscribers via a single TV input and a rich visual user interface. The core software includes:
• A fully compliant AndroidTV software stack based on Google reference design SDKs
• Latest version of Android TV platform and Operator Tier certifications
• Licensed GTVS suite of applications including PlayStore, Play Movie, Play
• Music and YouTube
• Customized Google Setup with operator branding
remote controls with voice command and search
• Bluetooth (BLE 4.0) pairing capabilities.

Differentiating 'Operator Ready' features include:
• Legacy middleware platform integration
• Legacy network integration (e.g., IGMP Mulitcast, Multicast ABR)
• Fast channel change
• Engage Service Assurance, a cloud-enabled platform delivering device software, firmware and configuration management

AminoOS, which has Operator Tier Android TV certification and other accreditations from Google, also ensures that the company’s full range of set-top boxes (STBs) can deliver the next-generation functionality consumers look for. The software gives Amino and its ecosystem partners greater flexibility in integrating Google services into their solution offerings and provides an option for pay-TV operators seeking a quick go-to-market approach.
Solidmate Ltd Memory Card Hire London

Top Related Stories
Click here for the latest broadcast news stories.

22/05/2019
Pixel Power To Display Virtualizable Software Products
Pixel Power is to display its two newest, virtualizable software products, alongside its full range of creation and playout automation systems, ideal
09/08/2017
TSL Products Announce Solution Updates
TSL Products has updated a number of its solutions to help simplify the transition to IP. These updates – which have been applied to a number of the c
03/08/2017
NewTek To Debut Full End-To-End IP Solution At IBC 2017
NewTek is to debut its full end-to-end IP solution at IBC 2017. The company will demonstrate the world's first NDI camera with video, audio, PTZ contr
28/07/2017
VITEC's Multi-Site Streaming Solution Brings Together the Communities
VITEC has announced that Cornerstone Christian Fellowship in Chandler, Arizona, installed VITEC's House of Worship Multi-Site Streaming Solution at it
28/11/2017
InTheBox, Gospel TV Launch Their First TV Channels With Veset's Cloud Playout
InTheBox and Gospel TV have announced the launch of their first TV channels using Veset Nimbus, the channel creation platform. InTheBox has introduced
12/12/2018
Guigo TV Launches OTT Offering Powered By VO's TVaaS Cloud-Based TV Platform
Viaccess-Orca (VO) has announced that Brazil's Guigo TV is launching a new OTT offering powered by VO's TVaaS cloud-based TV platform, VO's DRM soluti
06/12/2018
Insight TV - The Most Adventurous TV Channel In The World
Insight TV has significantly grown over the last three years and has recently partnered with TCL to create a Smart TV app. BFV talks to CEO Rian Beste
30/11/2018
Broadcast Solutions Implements HD TV-Studio Facility For Switch TV
Broadcast Solutions has implemented a new HD TV-studio facility for Switch TV, a new channel from Nairobi, Kenya. Broadcast Solutions with their Hunga
03/05/2017
CHEK TV Invests In Snell Advanced Media's Vibe Solution
Canadian broadcaster CHEK TV has invested in Snell Advanced Media's (SAM) fast news production solution Vibe, which will allow it to deliver news to a
24/05/2019
Vislink Offers Industry's Lowest Latency Wireless Video Solution
Vislink Technologies' new low-latency HCAM 4K UHD transmitter and UltraReceiver (ULRX-LD) wireless camera solution offers single-frame end-to-end capa
08/01/2019
Viaccess Orca Teams Up With Technicolor
Viaccess-Orca (VO) has teamed up with Technicolor to simplify the delivery of Android TV experiences. VO's DRM solution and its secure VO Player have
05/12/2018
VITEC To Showcase EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Solution At SVG Summit
VITEC will showcase the comprehensive capabilities of its award-winning EZ TV IPTV & Digital Signage Solution for Sports Venues at Booth 25 at the Spo
28/03/2017
Call For Submissions For Edinburgh TV Festival Talent Schemes
Submissions are now open for the 2017 Edinburgh International Television Festival Talent Schemes programmes. The charitable organisation, whose missio
20/03/2017
Production News : Blind Date To Return To TV
Blind Date is to return to television screens later this year, it has been confirmed. The show – which saw singletons looking for love – was previousl
15/03/2017
247kit.tv Expands Range Of Products
West London's latest broadcast hire company – 247kit.tv – is now offering an even greater range of pro-broadcast equipment. Bob Mann, joint Managing D