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VisualOn liefert für Swisscom Mobilfernsehen auf Android

SANTA CLARA, Kalifornien, 20. November 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- VisualOn, Inc., ein Multimedia-Softwareunternehmen, das hochqualitatives Video und Audio über verbundene Geräte ermöglicht, gab heute bekannt, man habe Swisscom als Kunden gewonnen. VisualOn ermöglicht es dem Telecom-Anbieter, Live- und On-Demand-TV-Inhalt auf Android-Geräten in der Schweiz bereitzustellen. Swisscom hat den OnStream MediaPlayer+ von VisualOn, eine Lösung, die Playback in hoher Qualität auf verschiedenen Geräten erlaubt, in seine Swisscom TV Android-Anwendung integriert, womit herausragende Unterhaltung nun auf einer noch breiteren Palette von angeschlossenen Geräten angeboten wird.

Der Verbrauch von mobilem Video wird gemäß Cisco weltweit zwischen 2011 und 2016 um 90 Prozent zunehmen. Inzwischen haben Android-Geräte weiterhin den größten Marktanteil und die Vielzahl der Android-Telefone stellt eine einzigartige Herausforderung bei der Skalierung von Lösungen zur Bereitstellung von Medien über alle Geräte hinweg dar. Die kosteneffiziente Technologie von VisualOn erlaubt es Swisscom, seinen Kunden hochqualitatives Video- und Audioplayback unabhängig von den unterschiedlichen Formaten, Streamingprotokollen oder den Fähigkeiten der Hardware anzubieten. Mit dieser Anwendung kann Swisscom seine solide Medienplattform ausbauen und den Schweizer Android-Nutzern jetzt 80 Kanäle mit Programmen und über 3.000 Sportveranstaltungen pro Jahr unterwegs anbieten.

„Der internationale Markt ist weiterhin mit den zunehmenden Herausforderungen der Gerätefragmentierung und der Bereitstellung von Medien unterwegs konfrontiert - dies ist genau der Bereich, in dem wir wachsen", sagt Yang Cai, CEO von VisualOn. „Wir skalieren für unsere Kunden, wie z. B. Swisscom, die Medienbereitstellung effizient über alle Geräte hinweg, damit sie ihren Nutzern in der ganzen Welt ein umfasendes und nahtloses Seherlebnis bieten können."

„Wir haben VisualOn als Partner aufgrund des nachgewiesenen Erfolgs bei der Überwindung der Plattformfragmentation ausgewählt", erklärt Stefan Schmidlin, Produktmanager von Swisscom. „Die Leistung des OnStream MediaPlayer+ erlaubt es uns, unseren Kunden qualitativ hochwertiges Live-TV-Streaming für Android-Geräte aller Art und Größe bereitzustellen."

Die kostenlose App von Swisscom TV ist jetzt für alle Marken von Android-Smartphones sowie für iPhones und iPads verfügbar. Für Mobilgeräte mit Windows steht eine gesonderte TV-App zur Verfügung. Für die Verwendung der Replay- und Live Pause-Funktion ist ein Swisscom TV air Abonnement erforderlich. Klicken Sie hier, um die Android-Applikation herunterzuladen. https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.swisscom.tvguide

Über VisualOn, Inc.
VisualOn, Inc. ist ein im Silicon Valley beheimatetes Multimedia-Softwareunternehmen, das funktionsreiche Unterhaltungserlebnisse auf Smartphones, Tablets, Laptops, verbundenen Fernsehgeräten und anderen mobilen und konvergenten Geräten ermöglicht. Die einzigartige, patentiere Technologie von VisualOn wurde für die einfache Integration plattformunabhängig entwickelt, bietet optimierte Qualität und Leistung, und minimiert den Energieverbrauch. Die Integrierung der Verwaltung digitaler Rechte (DRM) ist sicher und effizient. VisualOn unterstützt Streaming, VOD, mobiles TV und andere Multimediaanwendungen auf einem Qualitätsniveau, das dem hardware-gestützer Lösungen gleichkommt. Weitere Informationen finden Sie unter www.visualon.com.

Über Swisscom
Mit rund 6,2 Millionen Mobilfunkkunden und 1,7 Millionen Breitband-Anschlüssen ist Swisscom das führende Telekom-Unternehmen in der Schweiz. 19.595 Mitarbeitende erwirtschafteten in den ersten drei Quartalen 2012 einen Umsatz von CHF 8,4 Milliarden.

Swisscom ist in der gesamten Schweiz präsent und stellt eine vollständige Produkt- und Dienstleistungspalette für mobile, festnetz- und IP-gestützte Sprach- und Datenkommunikation bereit. Umfangreiche Investitionen in die Netzinfrastruktur stellen sicher, dass dies auch in der Zukunft so bleibt. Mit Swisscom TV wurden sich Kunden zunehmend des Multimedia-Trends bewusst. Swisscom ist über den italienischen Betreiber Fastweb in einem der attraktivsten Breitbandmärkte Europas tätig. Swisscom bietet ebenfalls Dienstleistungen im Bereich des Outsourcings von IT-Infrastrukturen und des Managements von Kommunikationsinfrastrukturen an.

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