3GSM World Congress, Cannes, 15th February 2005
– Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3), a leading supplier of Mobile Digital TV Solutions, announced today that its onHandTV™ software will be used in Philips' TV-on-Mobile system solution. With TV on mobile, consumers can connect to live TV, as well as pictures, movies and music, all on the move.
S3's onHandTV™ provides a full IPDC over DVB-H software solution based on the emerging DVB-CBMS IP Datacast standard. onHandTV™ offers a complete solution, including Protocol Stacks, Middleware, and Applications, enabling accelerated time to market by delivering a low footprint, high performance, fully compliant software.
"S3's onHandTV™ software complements our TV-on-Mobile system solution very well", said Kees Joosse, business development manager, business line Personal Entertainment Solutions, Philips Semiconductors. "The combination of our TV-on-Mobile system solution and S3's software provides a compelling offering for the emerging TV-on-Mobile market, delivering a high performance, low power system solution that ensures a rapid development cycle and fast time to market".
Speaking about the announcement, John O'Brien, CEO of S3 said, "We are delighted that Philips have chosen our onHandTV™ software solution and we view this as a tremendous vote of confidence in S3 by one of the world's leading suppliers of DVB-H technology".
S3 has also announced it will join the Nexperia Partner Program which is now optimized for mobile. The program enables software vendors and integrators to deliver middleware, applications and reference designs to complement the company's Nexperia Mobile solutions such as the TV-on-Mobile solution.
Philips will showcase its TV-on-Mobile solution at the 3GSM World Congress, 14 – 17 February 2005 in Cannes, France. About Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3):
Silicon & Software Systems Ltd. (S3) is a world-class electronics design company; established in 1986 with operations in five countries. S3 has developed leading-edge DVB-H/IPDC software delivering mission-critical middleware and applications for Mobile TV. The company has been designing solutions for the Digital Consumer market since 1990 and has exposure across the full breadth of the industry ranging from broadcaster to the consumer.
In addition to Software solutions, S3 designs ICs and full system solutions as well as reference boards and hardware designs for high-volume consumer electronics and mobile products.
S3 has a diverse global customer and partner base including leading semiconductor companies, equipment makers and specialist IP providers. Approximately 50% of clients are U.S. based with the remainder based in Europe and the Asia/Pacific region. ###
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