Worldgate introduces i-TV enhancements
WorldGate knows its cable operator customers and their subscribers are always looking for the latest in i-TV. The interactive cable TV service provider is releasing enhancements for its interactive TV applications, and expects to roll them out in 1Q 2001.
WorldGate is upgrading its Web browser to support SSL 3.0 encryption, matching the security standard being adopted by Internet shopping sites. It has also tried to improve on the PC-to-TV translation of graphics and text, enhancing color and honing the edge on text readability.
WorldGate's CableWare 2000, an open standard middleware platform, supports VOD, electronic guides and i-TV. CableWare is in service, or near launch, in 17 countries and 34 MSOs in the U.S.
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