Eindhoven/Vienna – XroadMedia, specialists in building innovative and groundbreaking content discovery and recommendation solutions, today announced a partnership with DVBLogic, a leading provider of innovative TV services for NAS and Windows personal computers, to enable personal content discovery and recommendations in the DVBLink product suite.
DVBLink transforms NAS and Windows systems into an advanced TV solution and Personal Video Recorder (PVR). DVBLink offers everything a viewer needs to enjoy cable, terrestrial, IP and satellite TV channels and recordings within their homes and on the go. Ncanto, XroadMedia’s cloud-based content discovery solution, powers DVBLink to offer advanced content discovery functionalities and recommendations to viewers based on their interests and viewing behavior. With Ncanto and DVBLink users will be able to enjoy personal recommendations across multiple screens and platforms.
Adolf Proidl, CEO and Co-Founder of XroadMedia, commented, “With more content available than ever before, content discovery and recommendations have become an essential requirement for content and service providers, who are seeking to increase viewer’s satisfaction and to effectively monetize their content offering. We are proud to partner with DVBLogic to introduce content discovery and recommendations to a new TV audience in Europe. Without any doubt, the new DVBLink offering provides a unique and innovative way to enjoy TV content on any device and wherever you are.”
Pavlo Barvinko, Co-Founder of DVBLogic, added, “Our viewers demand more relevance and convenience in the way they consume content. Therefore we have developed our new DVBLink suite, offering advanced content discovery and recommendations to make sure our viewers can enjoy programs they like across multiple platforms and through easy to use consumption patterns. Working with XroadMedia made this vision not only possible, but also a smooth process thanks to their versatile and easy to integrate solution.”
Ncanto is provided as Software as a Service (SaaS) operated and managed by XroadMedia. The SaaS approach allowed DVBLogic to add personal content discovery and recommendation functionalities to the DVBLink product suite in the shortest time to market possible.
The new DVBLink TV Adviser products can be downloaded from www.dvblogic.com. At launch two regional packages are available, covering TV channels in Germany, Austria and Switzerland as well as in the UK and Northern Ireland.
DVBLogic was founded in 2007 in Eindhoven (Netherlands). Its first DVBLink products have enabled full-featured satellite and cable TV reception for Windows MediaCenter. In the following years the DVBLogic product portfolio has grown and now offers a complete set of live or recorded TV solutions for Windows, desktop Linux, Raspberry Pi and NAS platforms. With the support for Satellite (DVB-S/S2), Cable (DVB-C and QAM), Terrestrial (DVB-T/T2 and ATSC) and IPTV reception DVBLink records user's favourite TV programs in original quality directly to a hard disk of a computer or a NAS and distributes live and recorded TV content within a home network and on the go.
Since its foundation DVBLogic has introduced products for use with many manufacturers, including Synology, QNAP, Western Digital, NETGEAR, ASUSTOR, PCTV Systems, Technotrend and many others.