Wednesday, May 28, 2008
TWB Develops User Interface for Next Generation Digital Broadcasting Products
Develops and Implements 360 degree technical communication and user interface solutions for a middleware that allows integration of traditional digital and Internet media including, video and music content over broadband to your TV
-- With the new user interface, users will be able to access all digital television services through a central, interactive environment whose functionality can be enhanced to include online community features
-- Provides key technical communication, user interface and support solutions in IPTV, digital broadcasting and convergent media products
-- Services a leading Internet media company developing software platforms that powers next generation rich media content and consumer devices
The Writers Block (TWB) has been chosen by a leading Internet Media company to develop and implement next-generation video user interface (UI) for its set-top-box (STB), which allows the users to access digital content from multiple broadcasting platforms and across formats. This will enable digital broadcasting and IPTV services to be promoted, searched and accessed through a state-of-the-art interface to deliver a superior user experience.
The user-interface integrates service providers' digital video services. These include - Video on Demand (VOD), Electronic Program Guide (EPG), Digital Video Recorder (DVR) and Interactive Applications into a centralized, user-friendly UI. This key functionality of the product user interface is:
-- Ability to integrate traditional media and broadband internet media
-- Ability to view Internet media including YouTube video's as full screen video on, high definition large format TV's with TV style remote and navigation
TWB has developed the UI to enhance the user experience by enabling personalization by viewers to match their viewing preferences along with network based community sharing, which enables friends and family members to recommend programs to one another.
Rakesh Shukla, Chief Executive Officer, The Writers Block mentioned, "TWB recognizes that an interactive, customizable and user friendly UI is essential to pleasing the customer. In future we will see further enhancements in order to create visually appealing, perceptive and smarter UIs. TWB has proven experience in the development of interactive applications and UIs. It is part of our core mission to enable a high quality UI and customer support features that need to be delivered to market quickly."
He further added, "We are committed to giving our customers the best in simple, consistent and intuitive navigation. TWB has extensive experience and domain expertise in delivering advanced applications and user interfaces for multiple platforms. We are happy to deliver world class solutions to our customers, on platforms capable of supporting futuristic technologies."
The Writers Block (TWB) is Asia's leading technical communication and publishing services provider and caters to the needs of technology and process driven industries. TWB provides world-class technical communication outsourcing, training and publishing services to companies globally. TWB's expertise spans industries that include IT, technology Products & Outsourcing, ITES, Financial, Aerospace, Defense, Ship Building, Manufacturing and Discrete & Process Industries.