Maven and thePlatform Partner for Internet TV

Apr 28, 2006


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Maven Networks, Inc., a provider of high-resolution video delivered via the Internet to PCs, TVs and portable devices, and thePlatform, a provider of digital video publishing solutions, are partnering to provide Internet TV solutions. The combined solution is designed to be more affordable for media companies to launch scalable Internet TV experiences. With the combined capabilities of thePlatform Media Publishing System (MPS) and Maven Network's Maven Media System (MMS), media companies can launch a solution that addresses Internet TV requirements, including advanced media and content management, business process integration and media control, workflow and publishing, and interactive consumer experiences.

The Maven Media System can re-purpose media managed by thePlatform MPS to: create and assemble video libraries within Maven's workflow, publishing, and player designer environment; publish and deliver interactive Web streaming and desktop download player experiences from within a single, unified Maven Publisher environment, using video, meta data, and associated content managed and controlled within MPS; securely transfer content published through the Maven Media System by leveraging MPS' advanced rules management capabilities; and provide commerce enablement, including encryption and digital rights management, for both streaming and download solutions.

(www.maven.net; www.theplatform.com)