IBC 2007 (Stand 5.238)
IBC will see the first European showing of ICTV’s technology independent personalised Mosaic product. Enabling users to navigate across multiple programming sources, tailoring the on screen mosaic to group and show only those programs which are of interest. The navigation works via a regular remote control, but personal profiles can also be managed online.
Mosaic is an extension to ICTV’s Active Video Distribution Network, which is capable of seamlessly combining linear, on-demand, and broadband programming, helping viewers to finding new things to watch from the explosive increase in available programming offered by by multichannel television, VOD and User Generated Content.
According to ICTV “the applications and programming carried over its ActiveVideo Distribution Network are delivered to all the operator’s digital cable or IPTV set-top boxes, regardless of hardware, middleware and guide differences. This technology independence is highly beneficial to operators with multiple set-top box types and invaluable to those deploying over multiple network technologies”.