iWedia and Skyworth Partnership: Delivering enhanced user experience with premium Live TV app

Thailand, Android TV Summit – 8 November 2022 – iWedia S.A, part of the ZEGi group and world-class provider of software solutions for connected TV devices, and Skyworth, the world’s largest manufacturer of set-top boxes under its brand name of Strong, today announced a partnership to facilitate the delivery of iWedia’s Live TV application for its retail hybrid Android devices.

When it comes to Android TV devices, Live TV is one of the most used applications and the basis of delivering a premium user experience. This is the reason Skyworth is partnering with iWedia to launch a premium licensed Live TV app for its SRT420 Strong brand device, which allows them to achieve the goal of a superior product offering.

The Live TV app features an EPG guide, channel list, and parental controls. On its launch, major new features include branding options for TV brands, with customisable look and feel; Rich metadata (optional add-on); Voice Control with Google Assistant; Deep linking with streaming services and seamless integration with Google TV.

Hans-Jürgen Desor, CEO, iWedia, said, “It is fantastic to be working with Skyworth on this project. By joining forces, the outcome shall be a modern UI with branding options to enhance TV manufacturers’ revenues while adding much more value for the end users. This application caters for both customers and TV manufacturers, and therefore it has won the confidence of industry leaders.”

“At Skyworth our main goal is to provide the best product performance for end users.”

said Charlie Zheng, Vice President of Strategic Partnerships, Sales, and Marketing, Skyworth Digital. “Our partnership with iWedia enables us to do this by offering a combination of premium hardware and software products to our end users. Our customers get the enriched multimedia experience they desire, and we can drive revenue growth and provide enhanced value for our brand.”

About Skyworth Digital

Skyworth Digital is the world’s leading provider of connected home products and solutions. Skyworth Digital is continually evolving product and service offerings to satisfy the ever-changing content consumption habits of a global customer base, by providing innovations in networking, digitalization, and solutions for the connected home. Today, Skyworth Digital is the world’s largest set-top box manufacturer and as well as one of the fastest growing manufacturers of broadband CPE and IoT products and solutions. Visit Skyworth digital online at: https://en.skyworthdigital.com/

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About iWedia

iWedia, part of the ZEGi group, provides world-class software solutions for connected TV devices. We are pioneers in TV and support our customers with software architecture and design expertise, field proven products, and cost-effective engineering services out of our development centers in Serbia. We are proud to serving major Telecom operators, PayTV operators and tier 1 automotive OEMs with our media solutions.

In addition to stand-alone components giving support to latest versions of DVB, ATSC, ARIB, ISDB-T, HLS, DASH, MHEG-5, HbbTV, CI Plus, TR-069, (amongst others), iWedia offers complete solutions for all kinds of TV devices (OTT / IPTV / Broadcast STBs, Smart TVs, tablets, phones, game consoles). Dubbed Teatro, these solutions are available on RTOS, Linux and Google TV, and other Android TV OS devices and are pre-integrated with leading service and delivery platforms, CA/DRM systems, and chipsets iWedia delivers efficient and scalable software integration services performed by an experienced team used to enable rapid deployments of high-volume consumer electronics devices. iWedia is headquartered in Switzerland with development labs in Belgrade, Novi Sad, and Nis, Serbia, and sales and support offices in Germany, France, Singapore, India, and South Korea.

Please visit www.iwedia.com for more information.

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