22 June 2012
Motive Television PLC, the digital television technology, software, and services provider, is pleased to announce that its R&D team in Barcelona has achieved a 10 Mbps minimum guaranteed Datacast rate, halving its advanced services content distribution time for its clients and their customers.
This upgrade represents a doubling of the data transmission rate from broadcaster to the viewer’s Set-Top-Box (STB), which permits a faster refresh of the range of content available. This is an important development for the Company, as it enables the opportunity for more content to be made available by broadcasters to consumers of Motive Television’s Anytime Anywhere software platform.
The achievement was reached through technological advancements developed for the software libraries for the Television Anytime product in the company’s Barcelona Laboratories.
Leonard M. Fertig, CEO of Motive, said, “Motive’s engineering team, led by CTO Tony Combe, continues to enhance the performance of our Television Anytime Anywhere products and make them more valuable to our broadcast clients in terms of viewer advanced services offerings and attractiveness.
“This is another important step in the evolution of the Company’s technology platform and will soon be available to present and future Motive customers.
“Motive intends to apply for US and European patents on this newly-updated Television Anytime technology.”
Motive Television plc
Michael Pilsworth, Chairman
Leonard M. Fertig, CEO
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Merchant Securities (Nominated Adviser)
Simon Clements / Virginia Bull
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First Columbus LLP (Joint Broker)
Chris Crawford / Kelly Gardiner
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Nicholas Nelson / Madeline Douglas
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Chris Plunkett / Mike Smargiassi
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Notes to Editors
Motive Television provides software and services to the global television industry, enabling Television Anytime Anywhere™. Motive’s patented and proprietary technology platform responds to the heightened viewer demand for watching what they want, when they want, on whatever device they want; and is driven by the mandatory switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting as mandated by the International Telecommunication Union.
Motive Television provides broadcasters and pay television operators with enabling technology that provides opportunities to deliver highly-valued services to viewers that generate additional income and retain existing subscribers, comprising:
Television Anytime. A technology platform that enables digital broadcasters and pay television operators to offer enhanced broadcasting services with or without the need for an Internet connection. These services include, among others, Video-on-Demand, Catch-Up TV, Virtual Channels, Sneak Preview TV, and Targeted Advertising. Television Anytime is currently in commercial operation in Europe both in digital terrestrial (DTT) and soon in satellite (DTH) environments. Patented in Spain and patent pending in the EU.
Television Anywhere. An advanced multi-screen multi-channel technology that allows a viewer to control and watch all the content received by or recorded in their main home television equipment on any computer, mobile phone, iPad or any other Internet connected device. Television Anywhere is software-based and can be updated via software upgrades on existing STB. US patent pending.
Motive’s content division is:
Motive Television Limited, a Dublin-based award-winning independent production company that produces factual programmes for Irish broadcasters. It specializes in live sports production and sports documentaries and also produces factual and entertainment series.
Motive Television was founded in London in 2005 and its shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).