Accedo and Digeo partner to bring HD casual gaming to Moxi” devices
Las Vegas – 8th January 2008 – Accedo Broadband and Digeo announced their collaboration to deliver HD casual gaming for Digeo’s Emmy” Award-winning Moxi” line of products. Accedo will bring the popular Funspot® range of casual games, including Sudoku, Texas Hold “em and QuizzMaster to the Moxi devices. Funspot® games have been especially created with a superior TV user experience and a remote control interaction device in mind.
“Casual gaming is increasingly popular for consumers. The TV is an excellent platform for light casual gaming, and our experience and knowledge in working with operator TV offerings will fit excellently into the Moxi consumer experience,” said Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “We are excited to be working with Digeo to further enhance the Moxi experience with new casual games running in the advanced high definition framework offered by the Moxi platform.”
Accedo’s Funspot® Game Portfolio contains the largest portfolio of casual games for IPTV and online consumer electronics, including for example casino, cards, puzzles, strategy, board games and quizzes. Funspot® games will appear on the Moxi Games card of the Moxi Multi-Room HD DMR, Moxi Home Cinema HD DMR and Moxi TV for PC products to become widely available in the US later this year. “We are pleased to work with Accedo as a Digeo partner for casual gaming”, said Mike Fidler, CEO of Digeo. “Accedo’s experience with IPTV technologies and carrier-grade solutions, their huge portfolio of attractive casual gaming, and experience with HD gaming made them an ideal choice for expanding our Moxi Games feature.”
About Accedo Broadband
Accedo Broadband is a leading provider of interactive content and applications for IPTV and broadband enabled consumer electronics. Accedo Broadband provides the largest available multi-platform portfolio of IPTV applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing e.g. IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, weather and communication. Accedo offers a turnkey solution compatible with most IPTV and online CE platforms including a provisioning solution managed and run by Accedo Broadband which saves resources and reduces investment needs for the service provider.
Accedo is a privately held company founded by telecom and media entrepreneurs Michael Lantz and Fredrik Andersson. Accedo Broadband is headquartered in Stockholm, Sweden with branch offices in London, San Francisco and Hong Kong.
For more information, visit www.accedo.tv.
About Digeo, Inc.
Digeo, Inc. creates state-of-the-art home entertainment technologies, including digital media recorder (DMR) platforms and services. The company’s mission is to enable the best consumer experience in high-definition entertainment for the connected home.
Digeo’s flagship product – the two-time Emmy” Award-winning Moxi Media Center – serves as a hub for whole-home distribution of digital entertainment and has been deployed in more than 400,000 homes by eight cable operators nationwide. A new line of Moxi-branded products, including Moxi TV for PC, Moxi Multi-Room HD DMR and the Moxi Home Cinema HD DMR will be available for consumer purchase in 2008. The company also licenses its technology to third-party companies as the user interface, application or customer connection portal to drive their products or services. Backed primarily by Paul Allen’s Vulcan, Inc., Digeo is based in Kirkland, Wash. For more information, please visit www.diego.com. For a virtual demo of the Moxi Menu, please visit www.moxi.com.