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MarketWire reports that Technicolor will development a new TV user interface forBouygues Telecom Bbox customers and new software for the Technicolor DBI
8500 set-top boxes used by Bouygues.
The new software and TV user interface significantly enhance the user experience by providing greater fluidity and speed of access to various services (such as zapping between channels, applications, etc.) thanks to the use of Flash technology.
Innovations through cooperation between Technicolor and Bouygues Telecom, including:
- A new TV portal developed by Bouygues Telecom and now available.
- Adaptation of the Technicolor Smartvision IPTV platform to accommodate the new portal and its interaction with the set-top boxes.
- The new set-top box software developed by Technicolor, based on Linux and Flash (tele-installed at customers' homes over this summer.
- Services applications, implemented by Bouygues Telecom and integrated into the set-top boxes by Technicolor.
The new services will be added the coming months, services such as widgets and a DLNA Media Center.
With more than 95 years of experience in entertainment innovation, Technicolor serves an international base of entertainment, software, and gaming customers. The company is a leading provider of production, postproduction, and distribution services to content creators and distributors. Technicolor is one of the world's largest film processors; one of the largest independent manufacturers and distributors of DVDs (including Blu-ray Disc); and a leading global supplier of set-top boxes and gateways. The company also operates an Intellectual Property and Licensing business.