Hisense and PacketVideo Partner to Bring Twonky-Enabled Connected TVs to the
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013
SAN DIEGO, Jan. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --PacketVideo today announced that its
industry leading Twonky solution was selected by Hisense, a leading Chinese
consumer electronics manufacturer, for use in their GoogleTV products and
select Linux powered connected TVs shipped globally.
Smart TVs with Twonky software offer a true multi-screen experience, allowing
users to play content from any device in their local network, or use their
mobile phone or tablet to control the TV. Twonky software also makes Hisense
TVs DLNA compatible, enabling support for the over one billion DLNA devices
shipped globally to date. Users may also use PacketVideo's free Twonky Beam
application with supported Hisense TVs to discover and transfer online video
content from atablet or mobile device to a television with the touch of a
"We are excited to work with Hisense, one of China's leading and most
innovative TV manufacturers, to create a truly innovative and unique
multi-screen experience for end-users," said Jim Brailean, CEO of PacketVideo.
"Hisense shares our commitment in creating a seamless living room experience
that bridges the gap between tablets and smartphones and the living room. We
look forward to continuing to work with Hisense to bring the best possible
experience to consumers."
"PacketVideo's Twonky solution is one of the leading products in the connected
home space and we are proud to include Twonky on our GoogleTV solutions and
connected TVs. We believe that Twonky empowers users by enabling them to
easily enjoy their own personal content and online video directly in the
living room. We look forward to continuing to work with PacketVideo in the
connected application space," said Shaojiancheng, vice GM of Hisense R&D.
PacketVideo's Twonky solution enables user to watch personal content, video,
music, and photos, stored on phones, tablets, PCs, Macs, and DLNA certified
Network attached storage devices, on their Hisense TVs as well watch Internet
content from major video sites using the TwonkyBeam application. In addition,
Twonky enables a user to connect a hard drive directly to the Hisense Pulse,
turning it into a DLNA certified media server.
Founded in 1998, PacketVideo is the software pioneer powering the world's
leading multimedia services on millions of home and mobile devices. For more
information, visit www.pv.com.Twonky (www.twonky.com)is PV's line of
Note Regarding Forward-Looking Statements:This press release contains
"forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Private Securities Litigation
Reform Act of 1995 that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no
assurances that forward-looking statements will be achieved, and actual events
or results could differ materially from the events or results predicted by
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to differ materially are discussed in greater detail in the filings of
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available through the SEC's website atwww.sec.gov. PacketVideo makes no
commitment to update any forward-looking statements in order to reflect
subsequent changes in events or circumstances except as may be required
pursuant to applicable law.
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