OTTAWA, Ontario — December 17, 2015 — Transforming the viewing experience worldwide, Espial today announced exciting new applications for its G4 STB Client, based on RDK and HTML5, to be showcased at CES in Las Vegas next month. Espial has partnered with pioneering games creator TransGaming (TSX-V: TNG), enabling network operators to deliver immersive video user experiences to their subscribers to combat cord-cutting and increase revenue.
At CES in January, Espial will demonstrate TransGaming’s Smart TV gaming suite. This portfolio of interactive entertainment includes GameTree TV, featuring family games and GameTree Casino.
“The partnership between TransGaming and Espial heightens the living room based experience by offering of a new level of entertainment to Pay TV operators and Smart TV manufacturers worldwide,” said Dennis Ensing, CEO TransGaming.
GameTree TV and GameTree Casino bring one of the hottest entertainment sectors to the TV with content that strongly appeals to Millennials and viewers of all ages, improving stickiness by giving subscribers added value from their video service provider.
“Espial G4 Client enables Pay TV operators to introduce innovative apps, services and business models rapidly,” said Jaison Dolvane, CEO Espial. “TransGaming’s portfolio of gaming and casino apps delivers high entertainment value for subscribers, and allows for new revenue opportunities for operators and manufacturers through app subscriptions, pay per use and in-app purchases. Bringing Transgaming apps to Espial’s G4 Client demonstrates how an open platform based on RDK and HTML5 enables operators to leverage large existing development communities to quickly introduce new services.”
More information about Espial products and solutions is available at www.espial.com.
More information about TransGaming products and solutions is available at www.transgaming.com
About TransGaming (www.transgaming.com)
Pioneers in Smart TV entertainment with over 15 years in the industry, TransGaming is dedicated to bringing high-quality games and innovative entertainment services to the living rooms of TV consumers worldwide. Based in Toronto, Canada, TransGaming has partnerships with every major brand of Smart TV manufacturer as well as a number of international pay TV providers. GameTree TV, TransGaming’s cloud-based game service, is accessible to the largest connected TV distribution footprint in the world – available to play on over 150 million connected TV’s.
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About Espial (www.espial.com)
With Espial, video service providers create responsive and engaging subscriber viewing experiences incorporating intuitive content discovery and instinctive navigation. Service providers achieve ‘Web-speed’ innovation with Espial’s flexible, open software leveraging RDK and HTML5 technologies. This provides competitive advantage through an immersive and personalized user experience, seamlessly blending advanced TV services with OTT content. With customers spanning six continents, Espial is headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, has R&D centers in Silicon Valley and the UK, and sales/support offices in the U.S., Europe and Asia.
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