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Hughes Sysitque develops proof of concept version of telepresence application for TVs
TT Correspondent |  New Delhi |  23 Mar 2010

Hughes Systique announced that it has come up with a proof of concept version of a Android-based Telepresence application developed on SIP platform and to be used for Digital TV sets and set-top boxes.

According to the company, the application enables video conferencing on TVs even when located continents apart. Home Jinni is serving as partner to Hughes for this initiative. The alliance has built an application as a plugin for the HomeJinni ConnecTV media center.

Arjun Roychowdhury, head of Mobile Terminals & Applications at Hughes Systique said. “We are very excited to be working with technology innovators like Home Jinni on powering  the industry first android based telepresence client. HomeJinni’s connecTV solution based on Android is a very optimized and powerful platform that offered complete flexibility to our team to achieve our goals. Our telepresence plugin  demo successfully ties in the home entertainment and communication verticals into what we believe will be the next generation of consumer services. It also is a great showcase for demonstrating our deep Android expertise and capability of building similar solutions for our customers”

Shidan Gouran, President and CEO of Home Jinni, commented, “We are excited that one of the world’s leading software services companies has announced support for Android powered consumer electronics and TV applications and we are delighted that they have chosen ConnecTV as the front-end and rapid application platform for developing applications suitable for a 10-foot user experience and integrating with the connected home. We are confident that this will be just the start of rapid adoption, by established industry players, of Android as the operating system of choice for the Connected Home.“

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23 Mar 2010(IST)  
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