SDMC and iWedia Collaborate on 4K Android TVTM Hybrid Set-top Box

Thailand, Android TV Summit, November 9, 2022 – SDMC, a leading Android TV solution provider, and iWedia S.A, part of the ZEGi group and world-class provider of software solutions for connected TV devices, today announced their collaboration on developing a 4K Android TVTM hybrid set-top box, targeting to deliver a complete set of Live TV business solution to the market.

The jointly developed solution is based on a 4K Android TVTM hybrid set-top box by SDMC, fully integrated with Google’s Common Broadcast Stack (CBS), as well as a premium Live TV app developed by iWedia.

As the platform grew and more apps arrived, Android TV device are rising in popularity. By pre-integrating traditional Live TV broadcast streams with OTT-delivered apps and services all in one device, the joint solution provides those who are looking for Android TV deployment with a faster, simple, and cost-effective way to scale up production and distribution of set-top boxes powered by Android TVTM, while giving the chance to customize the experience in a way that suits their brand.

“SDMC stays committed to providing customers with the best product performance experience”, said Ryan Yan, Senior VP of Sales Department at SDMC Technology. “We’re very delighted to partner with iWedia in offering the integrated and optimized end-to-end solution for customers, ensuring they deliver a great multimedia entertainment experience and further promote revenue growth and add value for brands.”

Hans-Jürgen Desor, CEO, iWedia, said, “We are very proud to be successfully delivering this ambitious project with SDMC. With a combination of our deep hardware expertise and premium software solutions, we expect to meet and even exceed the needs of consumer electronics manufacturers and end users.”

Powered by Android TVTM and packed with Amlogic S905X4 chipset, SDMC 4K hybrid set-top box supports worldwide broadcast standards including DVB-T/T2, DVB-C, and DVB-S/S2 and will be on display at the APAC Android TV Summit 2022 from 8th to 10th November 2022, at Queen Sirikit National Convention Centre, Bangkok, Thailand. SDMC looks forward to meeting you at Meeting Room 117 to experience the next-generation solution and discuss your Android TV strategy.

About SDMC

As the global leader in the field of Smart Home ecosystem, SDMC has established end-to-end solution advantages in Android TV devices, Wi-Fi/GPON/Cable Modem devices Broadband devices, OTT/IoT platform and SaaS cloud services, helping operators worldwide deliver immersive video experience and rich entertainment services to their subscribers. Through close collaboration with ecosystem partners, we create lasting value for our customers, enrich home life and build a more intelligent future.

Since 2003, SDMC has served over 300 customers and 100 million households around the world. For more information on solutions, please visit https://www.sdmctech.com

About iWedia

iWedia S.A, part of the ZEGi group, provides world-class software solutions for connected TV devices. We are pioneers in TV and support our customers with software architecture and design expertise, field proven products, and cost-effective engineering services out of our development centers in Serbia. We are proud to serving major Telecom operators, PayTV operators and tier 1 automotive OEMs with our media solutions.

In addition to stand-alone components giving support to latest versions of DVB, ATSC, ARIB, ISDB-T, HLS, DASH, MHEG-5, HbbTV, CI Plus, TR-069, (amongst others), iWedia offers complete solutions for all kinds of TV devices (OTT / IPTV / Broadcast STBs, Smart TVs, tablets, phones, game consoles). Dubbed Teatro, these solutions are available on RTOS, Linux and Google TV and other Android TV OS devices and are pre-integrated with leading service and delivery platforms, CA/DRM systems, and chipsets

iWedia delivers efficient and scalable software integration services performed by an experienced team used to enable rapid deployments of high-volume consumer electronics devices. iWedia is headquartered in Switzerland with development labs in Belgrade, Novi Sad and Nis, Serbia, and sales and support offices in Germany, France, Singapore, India and South Korea.

Please visit www.iwedia.com for more information.

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