NETGEAR®, Inc., a global networking company that delivers innovative products to consumers, businesses and service providers, announced today the launch of its Media Gateway (HMG7000), the first gateway to use
"The ability to seamlessly integrate video capabilities into existing end-user networks and service provider infrastructure will be considerably more important as the demands for access to all video and television content'"regardless of where the content originates'"continues to increase,' said
With an innovative distributed architecture, the HMG7000 headless gateway blends
The NETGEAR HMG7000 headless gateway is WAN access-independent and supports media access from both in-home and cloud-based content sources. It incorporates three key capabilities: 1) local content caching to support DVR functions and trick play, 2) video transcoding to multi-screen format, and 3) advanced transcryption for comprehensive conditional access and digital rights management. The HMG7000 also supports DLNA® streaming for live and recorded program playback from connected DLNA compliant consumer electronic devices.
Built on NETGEAR NeoMedia, the HMG7000 leverages proven cloud technologies such as SeaChange Nucleus, enabling operators to rapidly launch new services or seamlessly upgrade their existing offers. By locating key aspects of a media gateway such as access rights management, user interface and navigation on a cloud server, the NeoMedia™ platform enables CPE devices to become light-weight without sacrificing functionality.
"The HMG7000 with
SeaChange Nucleus video gateway software runs on multiple SoC (system on a chip) and empowers video service providers to dramatically enhance the in-home subscriber experience with a headless or headed video gateway running on their choice of customer premises equipment. Nucleus delivers seamless interoperability and connectivity to in-home IP-connected set-top boxes, tablets, smartphones and PCs with a provider's branded television services and applications including whole-home DVR, OTT content and more launched from the cloud.
"SeaChange Nucleus software, with its whole-home DVR and industry-standard DLNA protocols, delivers HTML5 applications from the cloud to connected devices in the home with seamless interoperability and ease of use,' said
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