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Metrological Media Innovations is pleased to announce that Mr. Walter Blom and Mr. Paul Römer have been appointed to the company's Advisory Team, recently established with the intent to support the company's executive management with expert advice relating to all aspects of the media entertainment ecosystem.
Blom is currently CFO and member of the Board of Catalpa Holding and acted as Chief Financial Officer at Ziggo, until March 2010. Having overseen the whole process of merging Casema, @Home and Multikabel into a single company, Blom is widely considered to be the financial architect behind the creation of the largest Dutch cable company, servicing more than 3.1 million households.
"Metrological is currently paving the way towards the future of delivering home media entertainment services. It's white labeled end-to-end media platform provides a wide range of new revenue opportunities to service providers of all kind" stated Blom.
, an independent media professional, acted as Chief Creative Officer and member of the Board of Endemol until October 2010. Paul was one of the co-creators of Endemol's flagship TV format, the reality show "Big Brother" and served as executive producer for the series' original showing in the Netherlands and the subsequent American version.
"Metrological's Mediaconnect TV is a powerful, highly interactive digital home entertainment solution that enables video production companies from across the globe to establish a direct one-on-one relationship with viewers anywhere in the world, without creating an upset to the existing media entertainment ecosystem. " stated Römer.
Mediaconnect TV, the company's next-generation hybrid consumer TV entertainment platform, based on Intel(R) CE Media Processing technology and powered by Metrological's Operating System provides consumers with a wide range of high-value applications and services. These devices establish a complete convergence between TV, home entertainment and Internet. By adopting Mediaconnect TV, media service operators can substantially extend their current offering of media entertainment services, all within a single solution.
Albert Dahan, Metrological's CTO commented:
"Now that we are on the verge of launching our first Mediaconnect TV products, we are delighted to welcome Walter and Paul to our corporate Advisory Team. By leveraging the experience and expertise of both industry veterans, we can significantly enlarge our market insight, which enables us to continue delivering superior CE products, based on our technology."
Metrological Group, founded in 2003, is headquartered in Rotterdam, The Netherlands. The company focuses on the development and implementation of innovative hardware and software products. Its subsidiary Metrological Media Innovations, a member of the Intel(R) Consumer Electronics Network, specializes in media technology for both the "business to business" and "business to consumer" markets. In 2009, the company introduced Mediaconnect TV, a next generation generic open media platform, based on the Intel(R) CE Media Processing technology and powered by the Metroconnect Operating System. Metrological enables Media Services Operators, content providers, equipment manufacturers and retailers to deliver branded tailor-made over-the-top home entertainment media services, by offering a white labeled end-to-end media platform, based on standard TV Widget technology. To learn more about Metrological's products please visit www.metrological.com
For more information please contact: John Goedegebuure Metrological + 31 (0)10 4142257 j.goedegebuure @ metrological.com