SeaChange International, Inc. (NASDAQ: SEAC), a leading global multi-screen video software innovator, today announced its Adrenalin Back Office software is enabling Liberty Global, Inc.’s (“Liberty Global”) (NASDAQ: LBTYA, LBTYB and LBTYK) Horizon TV, a new family of media products that allow customers to view and share all of their favorite content across the TV, computer, tablet and smartphone. The Horizon TV platform is powered by a user interface that navigates and recommends digital content from cable, on demand libraries, personal devices, selected apps and online sources. The Horizon TV gateway also serves as a full triple-play box delivering not only video, but also the fastest internet and voice connections along with a wireless network for the home. Horizon TV is now available from Liberty Global’s Dutch cable operation, UPC Netherlands, and will be rolled out in Switzerland, Germany and Ireland over the next three to six months.
SeaChange’s Adrenalin video back office, the on-demand foundation for several Liberty Global operations worldwide, is deployed to automate Horizon’s Video On Demand offering and serve as the platform for all of its multi-screen video services. In addition, Liberty Global's systems also use SeaChange Professional Services for systems planning, integration and deployment. SeaChange provides a range of video back office and multi-screen software solutions for Liberty Global systems in Europe including UPC Netherlands, UPC Cablecom (Switzerland) and UPC Poland and, in Latin America, for Liberty Cablevision of Puerto Rico and VTR in Chile.
Aamir Hussain, managing director, chief technology officer Europe for Liberty Global, commented, “We selected SeaChange software and services as a key contributor to the overall Horizon experience. SeaChange’s Adrenalin provides the back office systems to support seamless content to TV and online devices.”
“Horizon is one of most innovative video platforms anywhere and SeaChange is very proud to provide its products and capabilities to help Liberty Global expand its global business yet again,” said Andrei Noppe, senior vice president and general manager for SeaChange’s EMEA/APAC region.