Press releases

ACCESS Twine™ for Car is the first automotive service recognized as official ‘media platform’ by German Media Authority

Tokyo, Japan, 12 March 2018ACCESS CO., LTD today announced that its ACCESS Twine™ for Car solution has been certified as a ‘Privileged media platform’ by the Hamburg / Schleswig-Holstein Media Authority (Medienanstalt Hamburg/Schleswig-Holstein, “MA HSH”), the German state media authority responsible for the approval of private broadcasting in both regions and for the supervision of platforms as well as licensed radio and television programs. ACCESS Twine for Car is the first automotive service to obtain this certification.

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In-Car Services and Data Now Safe Thanks to Multi-Layer Security from ACCESS and Irdeto

Tokyo, Japan, 8 January 2019ACCESS CO., LTD and Irdeto are partnering to safeguard in-car data and services. Connectivity has enabled vehicles to become services hubs. However, turning the car into an open environment can also result in increased security threats, ranging from content piracy to data theft. Further, the in-vehicle infotainment system could allow access to other connected components, rendering the vehicle’s control systems open to attack.

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Launch of ACCESS Twine™ for Car 2.0 accelerates in-car infotainment revolution

Tokyo, Japan, 18 December 2018ACCESS CO., LTD today announced the launch of ACCESS Twine™ for Car 2.0, a unique solution that combines a white-labelled content streaming service with an infotainment services platform, enabling OEMs to brand and personalize each journey. ACCESS Twine for Car 2.0 will make its worldwide debut at SAE International Connect2Car at CES 2019 (Las Vegas, January 8, 2019).

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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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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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