Pirelli Broadband Solutions Selects WebTView Technology

By Prne, Gaea News Network
Monday, September 7, 2009

TEL-AVIV, Israel and MILAN -

- Pirelli’s Set-Top Boxes and WebTView’s Search Technology Bring High Quality Internet Video to the TV Screen

WebTView, a leader in Internet-based video search and classification, and Pirelli Broadband Solutions, a leading supplier of IPTV Set Top Boxes (STB) and Customer Premises Equipment for the connected home, today announced that WebTView Platform has been selected for Pirelli’s STBs.

WebTView’s software platform specializes in automatic scanning of the Internet to build a normalized and unified Internet video catalog. This video catalog is verified in an on-going basis and is presented by Pirelli STB’s uniquely designed user interface. The platform’s mapping and transcoding capabilities enable Pirelli STBs to play any video format regardless of its original format.

“With today’s growing demand for Internet content, including TV shows and online videos generated by numerous studios, WebTView empowers consumers to easily search and watch TV-quality videos originated on the Internet from their big screen TV,” said Eli Fux, CEO and Co-founder at WebTView. “Our partnership with Pirelli will provide WebTView’s and Pirelli’s customers with the opportunity to deliver new and exciting Internet video content on their subscribers’ TV.”

“We are delighted to include WebTView’s state-of-the-art software engine as part of Pirelli’s EpicentroTM software platform for multimedia Set Top Boxes.” said Corrado Rocca, Senior Vice President, Research and Development at Pirelli Broadband Solutions. “High Quality and High Definition Internet video content normally accessed through the limited viewing experience of the PC screen, now becomes available on the TV screen through the combination of Pirelli’s hybrid multi-platform Set Top Boxes with the search and classification capabilities of the WebTVview’s engine.”

About WebTView

WebTView provides an end-to-end software platform that seamlessly delivers a multitude of real high quality Internet TV content to the end user’s TV, PC and mobile devices. The WebTView platform offers service providers and OEMs a cost effective solution that generates additional revenue streams while differentiating them from the competition.

Please visit www.webtview.com

About Pirelli Broadband Solutions

Pirelli Broadband Solutions develops products that enable the delivery of innovative services to the broadband connected homes and offices. With a portfolio comprising residential and small business access gateways, IPTV set-top boxes, home networking adapters, remote management systems, and fixed-mobile convergence solutions, Pirelli has been chosen as main Supplier by leading Service Providers and Telecom Operators.

Please visit www.pirellibroadband.com

For Further Information Contact: Gilad Brand - VP of Marketing WebTView Ltd. Email: gilad@webtview.com www.webtview.com Tel: +972-3-6225525 Pirelli Press Office Email. pressoffice@pirelli.com www.pirelli.com Tel: +39-(0)2-6442-4270

Source: WebTView

For Further Information Contact: Gilad Brand - VP of Marketing, WebTView Ltd., Email: gilad at webtview.com, https://www.webtview.com, Tel: +972-3-6225525. Pirelli Press Office, Email. pressoffice at pirelli.com, https://www.pirelli.com, Tel: +39-(0)2-6442-4270

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