Press releases

2020

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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Vevo expands global reach through partnership with NetRange that further accelerates the app driven renaissance of Music video on the TV

New York, USA and Hamburg, Germany, November 17, 2020Vevo, the world-leading all-premium music video platform and NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, today, announced a collaboration to widen access to Vevo’s music video service to Smart TVs in nearly a dozen countries powered by the NetRange Smart TV App Store.

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ACCESS‘ Android BML solution opens Japanese in-car entertainment market

Oberhausen, Germany – November 02, 2020 – ACCESS Europe GmbH announces an enhancement to its NetFront™ Browser BML Edition for cars that extends support from embedded operating systems such as Linux and QNX to Android. Broadcast Markup Language (BML) is essential for delivering interactive and TV services to the car in Japan.

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NetRange Smart TV enables JioSaavn to broaden global user-base for its Indian music service

Hamburg, Germany and Mumbai, India, August 18, 2020: NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems, and Saavn Media Private Limited (‘JioSaavn’), a subsidiary of Reliance Industries Limited, today announced that the incredibly popular JioSaavn audio and music streaming service will also be available through TVs that have integrated the NetRange Smart TV App Store, in India and over 100 countries worldwide.

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ACCESS Twine™ for Car App Store launched to accelerate auto industry adoption of In-Vehicle Infotainment

Oberhausen, July 28, 2020 – ACCESS Europe GmbH announces that it has worked with sister company NetRange, a leading provider of Smart TV App Stores, to develop a car-centric App Store which is now part of the ACCESS Twine™ for Car (Twine4Car) in-vehicle infotainment (IVI) system. The Twine4Car App Store is commercially available now and is currently part of trials globally with major automotive OEMs and Tier-1s.

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Latest release of ACCESS NetFront™ Browser BE puts TV and Automotive Entertainment Centre Stage

Oberhausen, July 21, 2020 – ACCESS Europe GmbH announces the release of NetFront™ Browser BE v2.8 that supports the company’s goal of providing the automotive, entertainment, and media markets with the most secure and advanced commercial embedded browser. This major new release, based on an up-to-date Chromium Core (80), brings pre-integrated entertainment services to cars, TVs, and consumer electronics devices.

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SonyLIV and NetRange partner to expand Indian viewer base

Hamburg, Germany and Mumbai, India, 9th July 2020 NetRange MMH GmbH (‘NetRange’), the global provider of white-labelled, turnkey Smart TV and OTT ecosystems and SonyLIV, India’s first premium video on demand (VOD) service, today, announced a collaboration. Through this alliance, the Indian users of the NetRange Smart TV App Store will now be able to gain the SonyLIV app on their Smart TVs.

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Press contact

Europe
Platform Communications
Zoe Mumba
+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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