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Alticast to launch streaming stick at CES

Interactive television specialists Alticast have announced they will be presenting a variety of All-IP STB solutions including multiple RDK device integrations and a new HDMI stick set-top box at next week’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (January 7-10).

The Alticast TV Ready Application Framework in conjunction with RDK provides a versatile high performing solution. The TV Ready User Agent manages operations, provides core TV functionality and allows operators to implement HTML5, Android, and Native UX applications on one STB platform. For a complete solution Alticast has AltiProtect CAS and DRM content protection offerings and an innovative Downloadable and Exchangeable framework for delivering security solutions.

In the suite, Alticast will premiere a new HDMI stick solution, demonstrating a new direction for IP delivery. The HDMI stick can be used as a client with a gateway, or for direct content delivered via cloud based IP delivery.

Other innovations to be displayed include Alticast Cloud Based DVR allowing operators to extend their library offering,and the standards-based Alticast Application Store, extending new entertainment choices to consumers.

Alticast will also present a new paradigm for the user with the US premiere of Windmill 2.0. This new user experience design  provides a more personalized approach to each viewer in the house, while giving the operator the ability to easily expand services and create new revenue.

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