AwoX, a provider of network entertainment systems, has signed a distribution agreement with Japan-based Network Technology, a provider of network middleware for embedded systems in the Japanese market.
Under the terms of this agreement, Network Technology will sell, distribute and support AwoX middleware solutions for networked audio/video applications in Japan.
According to AwoX, the MediaCtrl enables original equipment manufacturers to build products that stream video, music and photos seamlessly using digital audio and video devices in people’s regular home networks as well as from commercial, internet-based services. In addition to its middleware, AwoX also manufactures connected devices for emerging markets such as internet radio, digital media adapters, video-on-demand boxes and network add-on boards for TVs. All AwoX solutions are based on the mediaCTRL technology core.
Isao Suzuki, president of Network Technology, said: We are pleased to be working with AwoX to deliver their leading audio and video network middleware to businesses in Japan.. AwoX offers a proven solution that meets a critical need by allowing rapid development of media network devices in compliance with Digital Living Network Alliance guidelines. This means that customers can deploy reliable network media players, servers and controllers for various consumer electronics products, such as Blu-Ray drives, TVs, mobile phones, set-top-boxes and computers.
Alain Molinie, president and CEO of AwoX, said: This is an important partnership for our company. Network Technology clearly has a track record of success in the industry delivering the very best networking solutions to their customers. Their technical skills are second to none and they share our concern for customer success. AwoX solutions give Network Technology a way to help their customers certify devices with respect to Dlna interoperability guidelines.