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Myriad and Broadcom Deliver Popular Android Apps to the TV

Wed, 01/04/2012 - 11:08am

Myriad Group AG and Broadcom Corporation announced a joint effort to drive the Android ecosystem to televisions. Myriad’s Alien Vue is now supported on a range of Broadcom set-top box platforms, simplifying the delivery of a new suite of Android-based interactive apps to the TV.

See Broadcom’s Dual HD Transcoding MoCA 2.0 Gateway SoC solution, powered by Myriad software at CES 2012 or view a demo of Myriad’s Alien Vue solution prior to CES.

“Broadcom is pleased to support Myriad Alien Vue, driving popular Android apps to the TV,” said Aidan O’Rourke, Senior Director, Set-Top Box, Broadcom. “This enables a quick solution for set-top boxes using legacy operating systems to seamlessly deliver an exciting Android-based entertainment experience.”

The Myriad and Broadcom solution provides TV viewers an Android-like environment with access to thousands of new apps and entertainment services. Broadcom-enabled STBs with Myriad Alien Vue also support plug-ins like Myriad Connect & Share, which offer multi-screen functionality for personal and premium content. This DLNA solution gives TV consumers access to the Android marketplace while offering operators increased revenue opportunities.

“Alien Vue provides a great alternative to those who want to harness the Android ecosystem, while leveraging existing investments and retaining control of their customer’s TV experience,” said Simon Wilkinson, Chief Executive Officer, Myriad Group. 

For more information please visit our website: www.myriadgroup.com.

 

 

Posted by Janine E. Mooney, Editor

January 4, 2011

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