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Bluestreak partners with Amino

09 Nov 2010

Bluestreak Technology and Amino Team to Deliver Interactive Television Solutions to IPTV and Cable Operators

Companies Integrate Multi-screen Presentation Software with High-Definition Set-top Boxes to Provide Web Services, Internet Video, and Applications on TVs

CAMBRIDGE, UK and MONTREAL, Canada — November 9, 2010 — Amino Communications, the world leading developer of pure IPTV and hybrid/OTT devices and solutions , and Bluestreak Technology Inc., a proven leader in delivering software presentation solutions on wired and wireless embedded devices, today announced from Telco TV that they have partnered to provide new interactive television solutions to IPTV and to Cable operators. The joint solution integrates Bluestreak Technology’s MachBlue family of application platform products with Amino’s Freedom DVB-T hybrid/OTT media center to deliver web services, Internet video, and applications to the TV.

“Televisions are quickly becoming the primary source for accessing digital services, including live and on-demand television programming, telecommunications products like VoIP and videoconferencing, Internet services and applications, and Over-The-Top (OTT) video,” said Dominique Jodoin, Bluestreak Technology CEO and President. “As a result, our IPTV and cable operator customers are repeatedly turning to Bluestreak Technology to optimize all of these services through a common client and application environment so they can rapidly offer consumers a wide range of services around television entertainment experiences. Companies, like Amino, deliver the powerful, high quality hardware and software necessary for Bluestreak Technology to seamlessly deliver the converged digital services that make it easy and fun for consumers to discover and consume content and web services.”

IPTV companies and cable operators who deploy the joint solution will leverage Bluestreak Technology’s MachBlue XT software platforms to create a single presentation environment for delivering rich media experiences uniquely optimized for the Amino Freedom media center. MachBlue unites today’s best presentation technologies, including HTML5, Flash, JavaScript, and CSS3, to enable companies to create compelling user experiences that can run across a wide variety of devices including mobile, connected television, set-top box, and other consumer electronics.

The joint solution runs on the Amino Freedom hybrid/OTT media centre which, like Google TV, features the powerful Intel® Atom™ processor CE4100. It has been specially designed to help meet growing consumer demand for TV-based OTT video entertainment and support a wide variety of entertainment services from broadcast TV, Video-on-Demand, home media, games, and other applications.

“IPTV companies and cable operators are searching for the best ways to rapidly deliver a wide variety of web, telephony, and television services through a single, easy-to-use experience, “ said Andrew Burke, CEO Amino Technologies plc. “By combining compelling presentation experiences, such as Bluestreak Technology’s, with Amino’s robust hardware and MeegoTV software capabilities, we are accelerating our customers’ time to market and delivering the new types of converged entertainment experiences that consumers demand. We are pleased to partner with Bluestreak Technology to support their upcoming customer deployments and we look forward to working with them more in the future.”

About Amino Communications:
Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV and hybrid/OTT innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. With over three million devices sold to 850 customers in 85 countries, Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide. Amino’s speed-to-market, agility and leading-edge technology has secured important partnerships with global vendors, including Intel and Ericsson, to deliver the rich entertainment experience consumers are demanding. Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies plc and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM: symbol AMO). It is headquartered near Cambridge, in the UK, with offices in the US, China and Sweden.

Press contact for Amino:

Colin Ashcroft
T: +44 (0) 7775 806456

About Bluestreak Technology:
Bluestreak Technology is the proven leader in software presentation solutions, deployed on multi-screen embedded devices. The company’s award-winning MachBlue™ platform extends the rich graphics that Flash and HTML5 are known for on the Web with the customization options necessary to overcome the unique constraints of set-top boxes, digital televisions, mobile phones, and other consumer electronic devices. Bluestreak Technology’s software is used daily by millions of consumers worldwide, delivering interactive and engaging user experiences that have been shown to improve service adoption rates and increase content usage. Privately held and headquartered in Montreal, Canada, Bluestreak Technology powers the user interfaces and applications for many of today’s leading television and mobile companies, including Bouygues Telecom, DivX, Orange, Irdeto, Mitsubishi, NDS, Qualcomm, Soft@Home, Time Warner Cable, Videotron, and Zon Multimedia. Additional information is available at http://www.bluestreaktech.com, +1 (514) 448-7662, info@bluestreaktech.com, or Twitter: @Bluestreak_Tech.

MachBlue™ is a registered trademark of Bluestreak Technology. All Rights Reserved.
Flash® is a registered trademark of Adobe Systems, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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Press contact for Bluestreak Technology:

Anne Baker
T: +1 (425) 442-1806