Synaptics and Skyworth have entered into a partnership to develop a comprehensive turnkey platform in hybrid, OTT and IPTV for the deployment of pay-TV services in the Android TV market.
Their partnership includes Synaptics’ VideoSmart multimedia processors, premium hardware and software stacks from Skyworth, and equipped to support the Nagra conditional access.
Commenting on the development, Charlie Zheng, VP of sales, marketing & strategy at Skyworth, said: “Innovative form-factor hardware platforms from Skyworth are backed by the company’s premier software stack that is optimized for a highly immersive television experience. Skyworth is a top global ODM delivering power and cost optimised innovations that enhance service operators’ brand identity in consumer living rooms. We are very pleased to partner with Synaptics due to the superior performance of their VideoSmart SoCs and the excellent technical partnership that enables us to deliver exceptional solutions”.
Saleel Awsare, SVP & GM, IoT division at Synaptics, added: “Synaptics is the global Android TV market-leader and has deployed and maintained powerful and highly advanced multimedia processor technology in service provider media streaming devices for many generations. Our innovative and complete line of VideoSmart SoCs, along with our turnkey partners like Skyworth, empowers service operators with a high-performance and swift time-to-market solution backed by a cost-effective platform that addresses the rapidly expanding Android TV marketplace.”