AirTies to Launch RDK-based Managed Wi-Fi Solution for Internet Service Providers

AirTies to Launch RDK-based Managed Wi-Fi Solution for Internet Service Providers

– AirTies selected by Tier 1 operator for RDK-based deployment in 2019

– Firmware upgrade will enable third-party gateways to improve in-home Wi-Fi performance and provide cloud-based performance management and analytics

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ISTANBUL, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – In advance of the of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®  and Broadband World Forum conferences next week, AirTies, the most widely deployed provider of managed Wi-Fi Mesh solutions to global service providers, announced plans to make its managed Wi-Fi solution available for devices running the RDK software platform in Q1 2019. The company also disclosed that a Tier 1 operator expects to deploy AirTies’ software on RDK-based CPE in the coming year.

“We’ve seen significant interest in RDK from service providers around the globe in recent months,” said Philippe Alcaras, CEO of AirTies. “Operators want greater standardization and transparency, and RDK provides core technical functionality to make that easier. With this forthcoming integration, operators using RDK will easily be able to deploy AirTies’ Managed Wi-Fi Mesh software on their broadband CPE, and it will be deployed by a Tier 1 operator in the near future. Today’s announcement further demonstrates our commitment to continuous product innovation, and providing operators with more options to help them get Wi-Fi under control.” 

“AirTies is a recognized global leader for in-home Wi-Fi, and we are delighted that they have committed to making AirTies’ Managed Wi-Fi Mesh software run on the RDK platform for service providers,” said Steve Heeb, President and General Manager of RDK Management. “Since the RDK is an open source software platform for the connected home, improving the home Wi-Fi experience through new applications and analytics is of paramount importance.”

RDK software resides on the chipsets within CPE, below the application and services layer, and enables video and broadband providers to standardize certain technical functionality. The open source software provides a common interface to SoCs, acting as a kind of universal SoC adapter. Specifically, the RDK software solution provides a common method to manage various broadband functions on gateways, such as home-networking interfaces, routing, device management, telemetry, and more.

AirTies’ software solution will be deployed atop the RDK software layer. AirTies’ software is portable across chipset and CPE vendors as a firmware update, enabling operators to better manage in-home Wi-Fi and make gateway Wi-Fi smarter. The software automatically “steers” consumers’ devices (laptops, tablets, smartphones, game systems, smart home devices, etc.) to the best available channel and band (2.4GHz and 5GHz), based on real-time network conditions in a home. It also includes access to AirTies’ Remote Manager, a cloud-based Wi-Fi optimization software suite that provides real-time and historical performance data and analytics to proactively manage the consumer in-home Wi-Fi experience. Notably, operators can experience these benefits on a single gateway deployment, or in homes with Wi-Fi Mesh extenders.  

AirTies enables service providers with solutions to fix their subscribers’ in-home Wi-Fi issues and create premium Wi-Fi services. More than 25 million homes are powered by AirTies’ technologies across more than 50 service providers across 4 different continents. With AirTies, service providers can seize new opportunities to improve customer satisfaction, drive incremental revenue, and differentiate with new classes of premium Wi-Fi services.

At the upcoming SCTE Cable-Tec Expo in Atlanta from October 22-25, AirTies will be demonstrating its Managed Wi-Fi Solution, Mesh Extenders, and Mesh enabled set-top boxes on the show floor in booth 2130. At the Broadband World Forum in Berlin from October 23-25, AirTies will be at stand D109. Additional information about AirTies is available at www.AirTies.com. More about RDK is available at www.RDKCentral.com.

About AirTies
Founded in 2004, AirTies is the most widely deployed provider of Wi-Fi Mesh solutions to operators around the globe. AirTies provides software solutions that enable service providers to improve Wi-Fi performance and proactively manage the in-home experience, along with products such as Mesh extenders and set-top boxes. AirTies technologies are powering more than 25 million homes worldwide. AirTies’ customers include: AT&T, Atlantic Broadband, GET, Midco, Singtel, Sky (SKY Q in the UK; Germany; Italy; and New Zealand), Swisscom, Vodafone, Waoo, and many others. More information is available at www.AirTies.com

 

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Millicast Disrupts Live-Streaming Industry With Real-Time CDN

Millicast Disrupts Live-Streaming Industry With Real-Time CDN

Broadcast video with sub-second latency to audiences of any size using Millicast

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Xirsys, a WebRTC infrastructure provider, and CoSMo Software, a development company specializing in real-time solutions, announced today the launch of their joint service – Millicast. Millicast is a WebRTC-based real-time CDN, built for large-scale live streaming with sub-second latency.

Built to replace Adobe Flash (RTMP) for real-time streaming, Millicast is the first live-streaming CDN based on true end-to-end WebRTC and reduces the latency from publisher to viewer to less than 500 milliseconds. Publishers will no longer have to compromise and adapt to legacy technology at the cost of added latency.

By using standards-based web and internet technology, Millicast allows publishers of live content to reach all modern browsers and devices without the need for any plugin, player, SDKs or client-side framework.

Unlike usual WebRTC solutions which are designed for small audiences and point-to-point adaptation to network conditions, Millicast is uniquely engineered for cascading streams over its infrastructure to provide scalability, reliability and quality for real-time streams even in bad network conditions. With a presence that covers all major geographic regions, companies can now broadcast across the globe in less than 500 milliseconds.

By default, Millicast broadcasts in multiple resolutions for adaptivity, eliminating the need for costly transcoding. Millicast’s Smart Stream Manager™ will automatically optimize the stream received by the viewer depending on the device’s capacity, available bandwidth and network quality. A mix of simulcast encoding, SVC codecs and other state-of-the-art technologies are also being used under the hood. Companies who join Millicast’s partner program will have early access to new features such as on-the-fly recording of streams, HLS fallback, support for Chromecast, server-side ad insertion and more.

“We believe it is not only the sole viable replacement to Flash today for industries that require true real-time without compromise – auctions, gambling, sports, AR/VR, gaming, live interactive adult shows – but it will quickly become the de facto standard for live streaming altogether,” said Dr. Alexandre Gouaillard, CEO of CoSMo Software. “The current file-based, HTTP-as-a-transport technology stack is showing its limitations, as shown by several initiatives toward ‘ultra-low latency’ still only lowers the latency to several seconds. Or the move away from HTTP to ‘better’ transport protocols (SRT by Huawei and Wowza). None of these can compete with WebRTC today, especially with the system-level optimizations that Millicast benefits from.”

Richard Blakely, CEO of Xirsys, stated, “I know real-time video is the next big thing. It wasn’t too long ago society relied on newspapers for their information and now we expect a constant, real-time feed. Soon, we’ll also want to see each other all of the time, truly connected. I believe Millicast is the platform that makes this possible.”

Millicast is available to the public through the website – https://millicast.com/. More details on Millicast pricing can be found here – https://millicast.com/pricing.

About Xirsys

Xirsys is a pioneer of WebRTC infrastructure-as-a-service with a focus on providing the world’s most robust and trusted TURN server cloud. Built upon patented technology, Xirsys runs over a globally distributed cloud for advanced reliability and scalability. Founded in 2013 by the creators of Influxis, a leading provider of Flash streaming infrastructure since 2002, Xirsys now serves thousands of companies from a multitude of verticals and is a prominent leader in WebRTC infrastructure services.

About CoSMo Software

CoSMo was founded in 2016 by WebRTC experts with a goal to develop tools to make WebRTC easier to use and help businesses in the adoption of the technology. Contributing to WebRTC code since the early days of 2012, co-leader of the webrtc-in-webkit project with Ericsson R&D, invited expert to the WebRTC working groups, co-chair of the IMTC WebRTC interoperability group, and speakers and chairs of several RTC conferences, the CoSMo team is part of Real-Time Communications DNA, from standard to implementation.

Media Contact:

Millicast
Justin Clark
justin@millicast.com

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CocoMelody Introduced Their Captivating New Bridal Collection for 2019

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CocoMelody Introduced Their Captivating New Bridal Collection for 2019

CocoMelody has just launched their 2019 bridal collection that they previously previewed at their successful fashion show.

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LOS ANGELES, Oct. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ – Hailed as one of the West Coast’s most reputed designers of affordable and high-quality wedding dresses and every bride’s favorite, CocoMelody has designed highly coveted bridal collections in the past that exuded unapologetic charm and glamor and were desired by brides all around the world. The brand has yet again launched exquisite new collections of bridal gowns for their 2019 bridal collection, namely the Lily White Collection, Grace Luxury Collection, and Classic Collection. The brand showcased their new collection at a fashion show they had in their Los Angeles store last month.

In signature CocoMelody style, their 2019 bridal collection offers a perfect blend of classic embroidery and aesthetics, modern silhouettes and embellishment and impeccable detailing.

Their first collection Lily White is already available on their website. Drawing inspiration from the motion of air, Lily White Collection is soft, flowy and easy, and is perfect for an outdoor or a destination wedding. With this collection, CocoMelody has embellished their top silhouettes, including A-line, Mermaid, and Sheath with delicate laces and illusion tulles that look absolutely stunning. Dresses from Lily White Collection are available in blush as well as pastel colors that brides can easily customize to their likings.

CocoMelody is a brand that believes in reinventing itself, and that is apparent in their next collection, Grace Luxury. With this collection, CocoMelody has designed the most glamorous, dazzling pieces that can transform any bride into a queen. As the name suggests, Grace Luxury Collection is inspired by “luxe” or “luxury” – or something that is absolutely ornate and of the most exceptional quality. Unlike the smooth lines of Lily White Collection, dresses in Grace Luxury Collection stand out because of their jaw-dropping, dramatic silhouettes and intricate details. This wonderful new collection will be available on CocoMelody’s website by the end of this month.

Last but definitely not the least; Classic Collection is for those brides who are looking for the perfect blend of tradition and elegance. Inspired by the British Royal weddings and bridal gowns that appeared in old Hollywood movies; Classic Collection is true to its name and embodies that perfect vintage look and feel that is absolutely awe-inspiring. Dresses in this collection are created using high-quality silks, Chantilly laces, and forgiving stretch crepes that will lend brides a timeless and sophisticated look.

The 2019 Bridal Collection is CocoMelody’s most intriguing yet. Taking inspiration from the different facets of the modern woman, culture, and nature, there is something for every type of bride in this collection: whether she is romantic and whimsical; lavish and fashion-forward, or traditional and graceful.

About CocoMelody 

CocoMelody has long been an expert in designing and retailing an outstanding quality of dresses in the wedding industry. Through its bridal boutique store in Los Angeles and its website, CocoMelody has been providing brides with everything from wedding essentials like shoes and jewelry to couture gowns of their dreams, not only in high quality but also at affordable prices. Their aim is to help every bride-to-be find the perfect wedding dress or bridesmaid dress for their big day.

Contact CocoMelody

Websitehttps://www.cocomelody.com/

Store address: 910 S Los Angeles St Suite 801/802, Los Angeles, CA 90015, USA

Media Contact:  Lydia Lee (Marketing Manager)

Email Address: marketing@cocomelody.com

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