Bluestreak to enable OTT app for Panasonic

Bluestreak Technology announced that Panasonic
Corporation Semiconductor Company selected Bluestreak Technology’s MachBlue
platform to power the company’s new over-the-top (OTT) video solution.

The new offering enables set makers and original
equipment manufacturers (OEMs) worldwide that utilize Panasonic chipsets in
their connected televisions, digital media players, and Blu-ray players to
immediately provide consumers with a suite of off-the-shelf video applications.

The applications currently include content from popular
providers such as Netflix, YouTube, BBC iPlayer, and BesTV. The MachBlue
platform on Panasonic chipsets is also opening its environment to gaming,
radio, and other rich media providers who would like their content and
applications to be easily integrated with set makers and OEM customers in the

Accessing OTT video on connected devices is the
next frontier for TV” said Yasushi Waki, general manager, Software &
Solutions Development Center at Panasonic Corporation Semiconductor Company.

“Thanks to Bluestreak Technology, devices powered by
our chipsets will be pre-integrated with today’s popular video services,” Waki

The offering enables pay-TV service providers and device
manufacturers to choose services from a large a catalog of off-the-shelf OTT
applications or add new custom applications to appeal to unique consumer

The solution is built upon Bluestreak Technology’s
MachBlue platform which enables companies to rapidly deliver an outstanding
video experience to any device.

With the over-the-top (OTT) video market predicted to
generate $16.4 billion in revenue by 2016, leading-edge companies recognize the
importance of accelerating the deployment of new OTT applications for their
customers and expanding this offering to pay-TV operators,” said Dominique
Jodoin, CEO and president,
Bluestreak Technology.

Our experience, working with the largest connected
device manufacturers and content providers gives us the insight and expertise
to deliver outstanding video everywhere solution. With over 1.2 billion
connected devices set to be shipped by 2014, Bluestreak Technology’s unique
ability to blend traditional TV, OTT and advanced video services is critical to
providing a unified user experience across any screen,” Jodoin added.

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