18.1.06

Matrix Stream IPTV Company

This is a commercial for this company, but my reason for posting it is to show my readers IPTV is not pie-in-the-sky. As broadband continues to diffuse in the U.S. (yes, I am being provincial), so does the potential market for IPTV which brings with it inherent interactive television possibilities. From the company's website:

"MatrixStream's IPTV solution is the solution that meets IPTV providers' requirements. MatrixStream's complete plug-n-play IPTV solution enables any IPTV provider to deploy IPTV services such as download VOD, push VOD, streaming VOD and streaming broadcast IPTV easily and quickly. MatrixStream software gives any IPTV provider the total flexibility to deliver videos to subscribers based on each network's unique requirements. MatrixStream solution consists of complete middleware backend management plus digital media viewing clients for IP set top box, PC and home media PCs. In addition, MatrixStream can port its viewing client to any other digital media platform provided that the platform meets the basic requirements. Unlike many other streaming based IPTV and VOD solutions offered today, the MatrixCast VOD solution works over any existing “best effort” IP network, even if that network does not support Quality of Service (QoS) or guaranteed bandwidth. This means that service providers won’t have to spend millions of dollars upgrading their existing IP network to offer video services."

Source: www.matrixstream.com (today).


Go to http://www.iptv-industry.com/ for a list of IPTV companies.



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2 Comments:

At 26 January, 2006 19:24, Anonymous Jonathan Hunt TELE4450 said...

So, Matrix Stream is a middleware device that any IPTV distributor can use right? What exactly is it offering that would make companies pick up this technology?

 
At 29 January, 2006 21:41, Anonymous joshua.morey4450 said...

Do you think that this product will be picked up quickly by the american market? it seems like everyone in the US is on a cable subscription, and IPTV subscribers are miniscule in number compared to cable/satellite subscribers.

 

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