announced its next-generation high-definition VuNow Internet TV platform that allows Multi System Operators, Internet Service Providers and Telcos to bring linear channels combined with value-added internet applications over the Internet to their subscribers. By using the internet as a distribution method, service providers can rapidly expand their existing footprint and reach new global markets with minimal investment in their infrastructure.
Traditional or emerging MSOs, Internet Service Providers, and Telcos can now enhance current services by offering linear channels, combined with best in class over the top internet videos, Video-on-Demand, and live channels from around the world. The new platform also brings social networking applications like Twitter, Facebook, and MySpace right to the television for the entire family to enjoy socially. Personal media is easily accessed over the home network or by connecting a USB drive. In addition, the Verismo platform supports Digital Rights Management, Electronic Program Guides (EPG) and is capable of providing VoIP, internet access with a built-in broadband router, and whole-house DVR.