OTT and hybrid TV solutions provider Vewd has renewed its agreement with the TV manufacturer Vestel.
Vewd Core and Core Modules, including the Media Player and Hybrid TV module, will be deployed across the full range of Vestel Smart TV sets and its brands , including JVC, Hitachi, Telefunken, and Toshiba.
“Vestel has relied on Vewd to deliver the most robust OTT and hybrid TV technologies on millions of Smart TVs each year,” said Baris Altinkaya, Deputy General Manager of Marketing and Product Management, Vestel. “For our brands, the quality of the OTT and hybrid TV experience is paramount to support robust growth. Vewd is the only partner we trust to work seamlessly from silicon to content and deliver an unsurpassed viewing experience.”
The agreement will also lead to the first large scale deployment of Smart TVs supporting the HbbTV Operator App (OpApp) standard, which eliminates the need for a separate set-top box.
“We’re continuously investing in a forward-leaning product portfolio to ensure our customers stay ahead in this rapidly transforming industry,” said Aneesh Rajaram, CEO, Vewd. “Vestel knows they can rely on Vewd to enable any app, on any OS, running on any chipset and working flawlessly in any country. The multi-year renewal of our long-standing partnership ensures that Vestel will have the best in broadcast, hybrid TV, and leading OTT content – now and in the years to come.”
Vewd technology is also used by Sony, Hisense, TPV, Vodafone and Sagemcom, amongst others.