tve@3108_news 01/09/2015 10:19 Page 1 ADVANCED TELEVISION TV Everywhere ADB relaunch focuses on Connected Solutions he well-known STB vendor ADB has made a strategic move to address the growing convergence of TV and IoT with the launch of ADB Connected Solutions. A new range of application specific software solutions have been designed for Personal and Business TV and IoT. ADB says they are built on its proven expertise and 20 years of award-winning industry firsts, combined with a clear vision for the future needs of the Connected Age. ADB Connected Solutions will enable service providers to maximise the opportunities brought by the new Connected Age and deliver compelling connected experiences that today’s consumers crave. The company says the rise in Internet connectivity has dramatically changed how society works and plays and created an era T that some are calling the Connected Age, and by 2020 it is estimated that there will be 26 billion connected devices, 8 billion people with either mobile or fixed broadband and 1.5 billion homes with digital TV. As a result the payTV and IoT markets are bursting with opportunity and service providers are looking for new ways to deliver TV and IoT services to consumers and businesses that drive revenues and profitability. “This is a new chapter for ADB – we are building on our past experience and securing our future. We have a strong vision in the new Connected Age and we are focused and committed to make this a reality for our customers and their consumers,” declared Peter Balchin, CEO of ADB. “We believe that in an age of Internet connectivity, there is a need for fast and reliable and cost-effective solutions that ensure consumers and businesses “We have a strong vision in the new Connected Age.” are always connected.” Along with its Connected Solutions, ADB has also launched ConnectedOS, a hybrid cloud and device centric platform for developing, deploying and managing connected devices for video and the Internet of Things. ConnectedOS is the backbone of all of the ADB Connected Solutions and acts as a transition layer between a wide range of connected technologies, industry platforms and protocols, simplifying integration, speed to market and reducing the cost in delivering connected services to clients. The new portfolio of Connected Solutions is designed to drive change and enable new business opportunities in the Connected Age: Personal TV – delivers seamless TV experiences across any screen, allowing consumers to watch their favourite content across set-top boxes, mobile devices and PCs Personal IoT – manages and unifies smart home applications, helping consumers to run their lives more smoothly Business TV – delivers video and digital signage across any screen in any location, providing consumers with information and entertainment in a range of commercial environments. Includes hotels, bars, gym, hospitals, educational institutions and quasi-residential living spaces Business IoT – improves the efficiency of critical business processes and provides ongoing lifecycle management, in turn providing consumers with better products and services ADB will be debuting its Connected Solutions and ConnectedOS platform at this year’s IBC show. Visitors to the show will be able to see demonstrations of the solutions first-hand on Stand 4.B52. It’s about time YOU LAUNCHED YOUR OTT SERVICE Don’t get left behind. The time is now to launch your OTT service – and build a new loyal customer base. Let Verizon Digital Media Services’ Video Lifecycle Solution give you back the Power of One: one simple encoding workﬂow, one place to secure your content and one set of analytics – all from one trusted partner. With Verizon and the Power of One, you will launch your OTT service faster and more efﬁciently than ever before. Contact Us at +1.877.334.3236 Visit VerizonDigitalMedia.com/iat-2015 for more details.