Accedo Broadband to Launch IPTV Multiplayer Gaming Engine at IBC
Stockholm, Sweden, 15 August 2007 – Accedo Broadband today announced the launch of its multiplayer gaming engine. This service, available for IPTV, will be demonstrated on the Accedo Broadband stand (#126 in the IPTV Zone) at IBC.
The multiplayer gaming engine brings yet another dimension to the personalised gaming experience now possible with IPTV, allowing users to interact with each other either within a network or between different operators” networks and countries.
“Multiplayer gaming is something that was previously predominantly available with PC and Console gaming, but thanks to IP technology, will now be available for a TV audience,” commented Michael Lantz, CEO, Accedo Broadband. “Casual gaming on the TV has already proved to be very popular, and with the addition of the Accedo Multiplayer Gaming Engine, it is our firm belief that usage will grow considerably faster.”
Accedo Broadband will also be demonstrating the latest in High Definition (HD) IPTV gaming. With exceptional image quality, HD IPTV gamers will experience an enhanced casual TV gaming service.
As well as this, visitors to the Accedo Broadband stand can see the latest selection of interactive long tail-on-demand services from its portfolio, including Karaoke, Niche Sports, Video Art, User-Generated and Lifestyle Content. Accedo services can be seen in Accedo’s booth as well as in partner booths, including e.g. Ericsson and Motorola.
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 content and applications, Accedo Application Portfolio”, containing, for example, IPTV games, quizzes, puzzles, video art, comics, karaoke, lifestyle, niche sports, weather, user-generated content and communication services. Accedo offers a turnkey solution compatible with most IPTV 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.
For more information, www.accedo.tv.