Motorola releases STB software solution for IPTV
Motorola Inc. today introduced a set-top software solution using an open IP platform on its VIP 1200 series STBs.
The KreaTV application platform uses the Linux operating system to support multiple entertainment and video service applications on Motorola's VIP set-top series, the company said. Interactive features such as programming guides, viewer-voting tools and advanced gaming can be integrated by the service provider using the open-platform system, in conjunction with third-party middleware and software providers, the company said.
Operators can utilize the software to help introduce features like multi-room DVR, VOD and interactive teleconferencing. The open KreaTV software solution is designed to meet carriers' needs in the growing IPTV market.