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Inview and Montage LZ partner to offer a cost-effective set-top box middleware and chipset solution for global emerging markets

Shanghai, China and Northwich, United Kingdom, Jan. 12, 2017 -- Montage LZ Technologies, a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the home entertainment and connectivity markets, and Inview Technology Ltd, the broadcast and OTT solutions specialist today announced they are collaborating to offer a pre-integrated set-top box middleware and chipset platform for global emerging markets.

This solution will be offering a range of user experiences (UX) such as the popular Glide UX with its flexible architecture, intuitive navigation, built in support for revenue generation, including various monetisation services and ARPU enhancing features for operators.

These monetisation opportunities include an integrated advertising service with start-up adverts, on screen banners with a call to action, full screen messages, enhanced EPG, reminders, information services and integrated audience measurement.

Raza Ansari, SVP Asia Pacific at Inview commented: “Working together, Montage LZ and Inview are creating an attractive proposition for operators who are seeking to reduce cost and time to market, as well as considerably increasing ARPU, without compromising on a quality user experience for their subscribers.”

“We are delighted to cooperate with Inview to enable this feature-rich, lightweight solution to offer much more in the same memory footprint than others. Our sophisticated, cost-effective chipset platform with integrated middleware from Inview provides a winning combination for the operators looking for maximum functionality, including monetisation opportunities, in cost sensitive markets,” said YC Lai, VP of Sales at Montage LZ.

The partners are aiming to launch the first broadcast product in Q2, 2018 with a roadmap for hybrid and OTT products.

About Inview

Inview is a UK based digital technology innovator with over 15 years of technical, commercial and operational expertise in the TV industry. Its lightweight software is globally deployed across Europe, Africa, Asia and the Americas.

Inview specialises in new pay TV products and wide scale legacy set-top box upgrades, in addition to the digital TV switchover. Its wide range of broadcast and OTT services provides a high end user experience on a cost-effective platform and enables operators to better monetise content.

About Montage LZ Technologies

Montage LZ Technologies is a leading fabless semiconductor provider focusing on the home entertainment market. Montage LZ provides highly integrated and customizable OTT/STB total solutions for home entertainment, and offers feature-rich, cost-effective consumer IoT solutions for wireless connectivity everywhere at home. Montage LZ’s sophisticated technology platform allows it to deliver integrated solutions that meet the expanding needs of customers through continuous innovation, efficient design and rapid product development.

For more information regarding Montage LZ please visit the Company's website at http://www.montage-tech.com.

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