Press releases

ACCESS’ NetFront Browser BE DTV Profile Selected for Panasonic’s CATV Digital Set-Top Boxes to Support New 4K Broadcasts

Tokyo, Japan, 22 October 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD announced that its NetFront™ Browser BE v2 DTV Profile, the latest version of the high-performance browser for televisions, has been selected by Panasonic System Solutions Japan Co., Ltd. (“Panasonic”) for its CATV digital set-top box models that support the new 4K satellite broadcasting services set to start in December 2018. The browser will be used in TZ-LT1000BW, a new basic model to be launched in November 2018, and TZ-HT3000BW, a new model with a built-in 2 TB HDD to be launched in January 2019.

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ACCESS to Collaborate with LeapMind to Implement AI on Numerous IoT Devices with Low Power Consumption

Tokyo, Japan, 10 October 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD. announced today that LeapMind Inc., based in Tokyo, has entered into a collaboration agreement with ACCESS as an artificial intelligence (AI) technology partner for NetFront EdgeAI, a comprehensive solution that integrates edge-computing technology with AI technology to achieve high-speed, real-time AI processing on edge devices.

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ACCESS’s NetFront Browser BE DTV Profile Selected for Panasonic's New DIGA Blu-Ray Disc Recorder to Support New 4K Satellite Broadcasts *1

Tokyo, Japan, 20 September 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD announced that its NetFront Browser BE v2 DTV Profile, latest version of the high-performance browser for televisions, has been selected by Panasonic Corporation for its DIGA Blu-ray disc recorder with built-in 4K tuner (DMR-SUZ2060), to be released for the Japanese market. Panasonic plans to release DMR-SUZ2060 with NetFront Browser on November 16, 2018.

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ACCESS, DTVKit, EKT and HiSilicon launch hyper customizable platform to solve content delivery challenge

Tokyo, Japan; Bristol, UK; Hong Kong and Shenzhen, China – 11 September 2018ACCESS CO., LTD, DTVKit, EKT and HiSilicon today announced the launch of a complete new customizable platform that enables operators and middleware to design any service for any content, delivered to the household TV. The platform will make its debut on the EKT stand #1.D11 at the International Broadcasting Convention (IBC, Amsterdam, September 14-18).

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ACCESS and Foxxum leverage Android to deliver smart TV solution for emerging markets

Oberhausen, Germany, 10 September 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD and Foxxum GmbH today announce a collaboration to offer cost-effective, high quality User Interfaces (UIs) for multi-platform services based on Linux for Android Open Source Project (AOSP). The joint solution enables operators in emerging markets to offer competitive, next generation smart TV user experiences (UXs) that rival Android TV and proprietary solutions. At launch, the solution has already been adopted by Latin American operator MP3 for TV platforms designed by Diggio, Innova, Global, Hyundai, Nakamichi, Icesa and Ecoline.

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ACCESS and Castoola speed up HbbTV adoption

Oberhausen, Germany, 7 September 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD (stand #1.D11) and Castoola today announced a collaboration to provide broadcasters and operators with a future-proofed HbbTV solution. Demonstrations of the new partnership will be held at IBC on the EKT stand #1.D11, and at Beenius stand #14.H06. 

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ACCESS and ZEASN usher in next gen Smart TV experiences

Oberhausen, Germany, 6 September 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD and Beijing ZEASN Information Tech CO. (ZEASN), today announced a joint solution that turns Smart TVs into entertainment hubs. The collaboration capitalizes on the connectivity features of Smart TVs to offer a smart digital library and apps, while enabling the entertainment industry to easily manage their custom apps, statistics and revenue.

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ACCESS and OBLO Living automate IoT and multimedia everywhere

Oberhausen, Germany and Novi Sad, Serbia – 17  May  2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD and OBLO Living today announced the availability of a solution based on the award-winning ACCESS Twine™ 360° Smart Media Platform and OBLO Living Gateway. The combined Smart Home solution will seamlessly integrate both the Internet of Things (IoT) and multimedia worlds, enabling end users to quickly manage complex home automation scenarios as part of the multimedia experience already available in their homes.

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ACCESS Releases Antikythera Framework™, its Elixir Web Application Framework, as OSS, to stimulate the web application development community

Tokyo, Japan, 26 April 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its Elixir-based web application framework developed in-house will be released as the OSS named Antikythera Framework™ to the development community on April 27, 2018 for the purpose of stimulating development of IoT services.

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ACCESS Twine™ for Car turns journeys into personalised entertainment experiences

Tokyo, Japan, 16 April 2018 − ACCESS CO., LTD today announced the launch of ACCESS Twine™ for Car, a unique solution that combines a white-labeled multimedia content catalogue and a streaming service with an infotainment platform to personalise each journey for the car user. Readily available for car manufacturers and tier 1 providers, ACCESS Twine for Car will make its public debut at the GENIVI All Members meeting and showcase in Munich (Hilton Munich Park Hotel, April 17-19).

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Press contact

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

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

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