Backspace Communications announced the release of Paradigm V1.4. Paradigm is the companys subscriber interface. This release opens the developing IPTV markets to small to mid-size Telcos and ISPs attempting to enter into the IPTV marketplace.
Version 1.4 is a significant improvement in ease of use and expansion of interactive services including Pay-Per-View and Video-On-Demand with automated and immediate incidental billing.
This release ties up the companys end-to-end IPTV Solution which incorporates technologies for Content acquisition, Asset and Subscriber Account Management, Automated Recurring and Incidental Billing, Digital Media Rights Management (DRM), and Macrovision Copyright Protection. Their standards based architecture utilizes Windows Media 9 encoding and broadcasting technologies from readily available hardware platforms.