- Leading software innovator 3 Screen Solutions GmbH & Co KG joins the Metrological preferred content partnership programme and selects the Metrological Application Platform and SDK to develop apps
- Partnership will help content owners and pay-TV operators to design and deliver innovative new apps and monetize app content
- Collaboration will help enhance the TV user experience and increase viewing audiences
Ludwigsburg, Germany – August 25, 2015 – 3 Screen Solutions (3SS), a leading provider of customized software solutions and services to the multiscreen digital entertainment industry, today announced that it has joined Metrological’s preferred content partnership programme to develop new applications and services for pay-TV operators. The partnership will help content providers to design, develop and deliver new and engaging apps that enrich the pay-TV viewing experience for consumers.
The 3SS-developed apps will be published in the Metrological App Library, giving operators the ability to pick and choose app line-ups that are best suited for their customer base. By using the Metrological Application Platform and open source SDK, apps only need to be developed once to run on all set-top boxes across more than 20 million homes. The Metrological Application Platform also includes business intelligence solutions and monetization tools that help content owners to further leverage their brand and increase revenue.
“We welcome 3 Screen Solutions as a preferred application development partner company that will have access to all our tools and solutions to create new personalized TV app experiences,” said Jeroen Ghijsen, CEO of Metrological. “We are excited to have 3SS develop new inventive applications for pay-TV operators and look forward to helping more content providers benefit from our open SDK as well as the reach of our 20+ million cross operator network.”
Kai-Christian Borchers, 3 Screen Solutions Managing Director, commented: “With its powerful app store platform, Metrological has already played an important role in helping service providers build loyalty and improve the entertainment experience for consumers.”
“Our view is that 3 Screen Solutions can use the Metrological Application Platform to deliver truly revolutionary innovations that will enhance the TV watching experience,” Borchers added.
Metrological helps operators to personalize their TV experience, delivering a complete product suite to launch, manage and monetize branded TV App stores and user experiences. Leveraging its cloud-based Application Platform, Metrological delivers lifecycle app support, enabling operators to bring together all content sources into a single viewer experience across any device. Metrological also helps content providers reach more than 20 million households with a single app across operator networks that run the Metrological Application Platform. The company’s customer base includes cable and telecommunications companies, leading content providers and app developers. Founded in 2005, Metrological is based in The Netherlands with offices in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. For more information please visit www.metrological.com
About 3 Screen Solutions
3 Screen Solutions GmbH & Co KG helps bring video to any screen – with passion and vision. Established in 2009, 3SS is a world class innovator in the provision of advanced software solutions and services to blue-chip service providers, CE innovators and integration specialists in the multiscreen consumer entertainment ecosystem. Major satellite, cable, IPTV, OTT and mobile TV network operators and brand owners have benefitted from 3SS’ creativity and capabilities. These include Unitymedia, Kabel Deutschland, Swisscom and 02/Telefonica. Many leading hardware and network providers and SIs have selected 3SS to help optimize the services they provide to their customers. 3SS innovations have supported Eutelsat, Siemens, Rovi and Netgem. High profile retail brands also rely on solutions from 3SS to help enhance and extend their audience engagement, including Warner Brothers, ProSiebenSat1, Red Bull Media House and BOSCH. Over 130 million people are discovering and enjoying content enabled by 3 Screen Solutions. www.3ss.tv
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