JazzBox


Canal+
Spain (biggest Pay TV provider) and Jazztel (fastest growing Internet service provider in Spain (ISP)), reached the agreement to offer Canal+ contents to Jazztel's customers by IP, using a pure IP STB, providing high quality and performance.
 
     
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The Challenge

Optiva Media was awarded with the development of the whole UI on the STB to support a HD TV service with Live channels with extended EPG, VoD (both SVoD and TVoD) and catch-up. Canal+ and Jazztel wanted a ground-breaking service based on a HD UI with an innovative user experience and smooth navigation, based on a simple and elegant design, also provided by Optiva Media.
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Jazzbox image05   The full list of functionalities can be found below:
   ·   Live TV Mosaic: A mosaic with all channels showing current program and progress bar, that allows user to navigate and access to the content. 
   ·   EPG, offering whole list of channels, with extended information of invidual events. 
   ·   VoD catalogue: A VoD catalogue ordered by categories, including a detailed window for each content. 
   ·   SVoD and TVoD. 
   ·   Catch-up. 
   ·   Search feature. 
   ·   Parental PIN. 
   ·   Multi-audio. 
   ·   Subtitles. 
   ·   Configuration tools: preferred language, auto-testing, personalization…
     
The Outcome

Using Javascript and SVG, and based in the designs and navigation defined by our User Experience experts, we proceed with the development of the whole application, including Live TV channels with their EPG, VoD, Search….The development was done using Medialive framework over Nagra Open TV 4 Middleware. All contents are served by HLS streaming, using Nagra PRM to encrypt/decrypt video signal. This product was launched in December 2011 and currently offers more than 2.000 VoD contents and 13 channels in HD quality.
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Awards

Connected TV Awards winner under the “Outstanding Connected TV Service” category, 2012. 


                
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