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ACCESS NetFront™ Browser BE for Car v3.0 enables Google services and helps car OEMs move to a services-based future

Oberhausen, December 17, 2020 ACCESS Europe GmbH announces the launch of NetFront™ Browser BE for Car v3.0 that supports the company’s goal of providing the automotive, entertainment, and media markets with the most secure and advanced commercially supported embedded browser. This new upgrade, based on an up-to-date Chromium Core (86), brings the latest standards support, security updates and media playback support to cars, including support for the new Google services login requirements that will be in place in January 2021, via the ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system.

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ACCESS and DW partner to deliver news to connected vehicles using ACCESS Twine™ for Car

Oberhausen, December 10, 2020 –ACCESS CO., LTD and DW today announced a partnership that sees international and regional news delivered in multiple formats to connected cars. The collaboration enables car users to instantly acces the latest news updates as audio, video or text alerts via the ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) solution.

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itel brings Smart TV to the masses through innovative NetRange VISNOS Cloud Platform

Hamburg, Germany and Shenzhen, PRC, December 3, 2020NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, and itel, the global mobile phone brand, today announced that the NetRange VISNOS Smart TV app portal has been selected for itel’s new Smart TV range.

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NetRange VISNOS launched to drive Smart TV adoption in regions where cost is at an absolute premium

  • VISNOS enables millions of existing connected but low-powered TVs to support Smart TV
  • VISNOS means that CE device manufacturers can reduce by 75% the incremental cost of supporting Smart TV in their lowest cost TVs
  • VISNOS enables value added services such as catch-up TV, YouTube and public address functionality for TV audiences presently under-served by Smart TV services

Hamburg, Germany, November 24, 2020 – NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, today announced that it has launched its cloud-powered VISNOS (Virtual Smart TV NetRange OS) platform to slash CE device manufacturers’ Smart TV costs and enable existing low-powered TVs to receive Smart TV services.

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Press coverage

Road Trip – Industry insights about in-car viewing and connectivity

With self-driving vehicles potentially on the horizon, in-car viewing may be about to experience a boom. Car manufacturers are looking to use streaming connectivity to add value to their products.
Direct weblink to the PDF here.
Published November 2018 in FEED Magazine

Joining the Dots

Robert Guest journeys on the road to in-vehicle infotainment
Published in Vehicle Electronics, November 2018

Expert View: Building a Future-Proof Smart Home

Media and entertainment services are an integral part of our daily lives, yet they have typically not been included in IoT solutions, why?
Published September 5th, 2018 on Tech trends

About Reliance Jio (India)

Rethink TV has published a report on Reliance Jio Infocomm, which features ACCESS Twine as a technology supplier. The article is behind a paywall and requires a subscription,
Published July 23, 2018 on RethinkTV

The future of personalised, multimedia entertainment is in the car

Dr Neale Foster, CEO at ACCESS Europe, on the relation of In-vehicle infotainment & the content industry and Key trends shaping in-vehicle infotainment strategies: The car as an extension of multiscreen.
Published July 13, 2018 on videonet

Einen Schritt näher an der vernetzten Zukunft

Dr Fleming Lampi shares his vision about interconnectivity and media services in the connected car (article in German).
Published February 2018 in FKT

Videos

Dr Neale Foster in Digital TV Europe interview

At IBC 2017, our Managing Director and COO Dr Neale Foster talked to Digital TV Europe about the future of multiscreen and IoT.

IBC2017 Content Everywhere Hub: Service design considerations for the multi-screen OTT world

ACCESS' Robert Guest took part in the “Service design considerations for the multi-screen OTT world” panel discussion in the Content Everywhere Hub on September 17.

Copyright © 2017 IBC

Multiscreen and IoT for the masses: how to reach 100 million subscribers

Dr Neale Foster, Managing Director and COO of ACCESS Europe, interviewed by CSI Magazine Editor Goran Nastic.

Copyright © 2017 CSI

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Press quotes

“ACCESS all multiscreen areas…..Famed for its NetFront browser”Julian Clover, Broadband TV News

“ACCESS was demonstrating how multimedia home networking is coming of age thanks to DLNA Premium Video…ACCESS claims first DLNA media sharing with confidence of studios” – John Moulding, Videonet

“Megatrends are making their mark in the video industry, affecting device manufacturers, content distributors and consumers alike. ACCESS understands and is excited about these megatrends” – Business Reporter

“ACCESS takes TV over the top”Light Reading

“Access takes HbbTV to Germany” – Rapid TV News

“NetFront Living Connect enables users to access digital content across devices within the connected home media network” – Digital TV Europe

Press contact

Europe
Platform Communications
Paul Davies
+44 (0) 207 486 4900
ACCESS@platformcomms.com

Head Office (Japan)
Miyuki Hanzawa
+81 (3) 5259-3685
miyuki.hanzawa@access-company.com

CSI Magazine Special "Connected cars"

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