InfoValue and Amino Team to Provide Advanced IPTV Services

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InfoValue integrates video-streaming solution into Amino H.264-capable set-top boxes.

InfoValue’s video-streaming platform is flexible enough to accommodate this compression format as well as other commonly used file formats.

InfoValue Computing Inc. (InfoValue), experts in providing innovative, high-performance video-streaming platforms and solutions, today announced that Amino, leading IPTV platform supplier, has joined forces with InfoValue to deliver full streaming video to enterprise users, telco subscribers, and hotel guests by using the AmiNET124 set-top box (STB) supporting the H.264 (MPEG-4, Part 10) video compression format.

“We are a long-time partner of InfoValue, and the integration of their MPEG-4 quality streaming video servers with our products will help customers to maintain a competitive edge,” said Roy Kirsopp, vice president and general manager at Amino. “InfoValue’s video-streaming platform is flexible enough to accommodate this compression format as well as other commonly used file formats.”

As part of the partnership, InfoValue and Amino have worked closely to customize InfoValue SuiteTV™ and BizTV™, the company’s flagship video-streaming solutions, to ensure they utilize the full feature set of the AmiNET124 and provide for a “future-proof” STB supporting the latest compression formats and required features for streaming video applications. InfoValue also designed new optimized GUIs for the STB. The combined InfoValue/Amino solution has already been deployed in hotels, hospitals, and enterprises.

“The partnership with Amino is an excellent opportunity to showcase both companies’ foresight when it comes to the latest video compression formats,” said Aubrey Flanagan, vice president of business development at InfoValue Computing. “Now, enterprises and hospitality providers will be able to deliver high-quality video over lower-bandwidth networks, gaining a leg up on the competition and introducing additional revenue opportunities.”

InfoValue’s SuiteTV is based on the QuickVideo™ server, a software-based platform for comprehensive video-streaming functionality over IP networks. Based on a modular, open architecture, it can enable video-on-demand and multicasting; networked personal video recording (for instant replay); recording, archiving, and publishing; and content distribution. It is incrementally and independently scalable.

Learn more about InfoValue at http://www.infovalue.com and Amino at http://www.aminocom.com.

About InfoValue

Founded in 1994, InfoValue are experts in providing comprehensive broadband streaming platforms and solutions. An industry pioneer, InfoValue is recognized for its innovations in advancing the video-streaming technology that has set the pace in performance, scalability, and intelligence. The InfoValue QuickVideo™ broadband video-streaming platform is based on a standards-compliant, open architecture that is optimized with innovative, patented technologies. InfoValue QuickVideo streaming software, currently being used by telecommunication carriers, corporations, governments, educational institutions, hospitality providers, and broadcasters around the world, offers interactive video-on-demand and video multicast capabilities as well as integrated video indexing, distributed video caching, server clustering, and video service management capabilities. InfoValue's corporate headquarters are located at 4 Westchester Plaza, Elmsford, NY 10523. For more information on InfoValue or its products and services, visit http://www.infovalue.com call (914) 345-5980.

About Amino

Amino Communications (http://www.aminocom.com) supplies the AmiNET™ series of set-top boxes, renowned for their low cost and reliability. The AmiNET range materially reduces service operators’ capital expenditures, while offering the full range of specification required; MPEG2 and MPEG4 encoding standards, standard and high definition TV, personal video recording, and home networking. Their high performance, coupled with the innovative design of Amino’s set-top boxes, have brought the series industry accolades and the company a leading position within the IPTV market.

The AmiNET series of IPTV set-top boxes has been used by more than 600 customers in commercial deployments and trials in over 50 countries worldwide. The set-top boxes have also been sampled by another additional 800 customers. Amino Communications’ principal customers are telecommunications, broadcast, and hospitality service operators. Generally, AmiNET products are supplied with the IntAct™ IPTV software stack pre-loaded.

Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies plc. listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM, symbol AMO. Amino’s HQ is based near Cambridge, UK, with offices worldwide.

For further information please contact:

Joanne Martin-Loat, Amino Communications

Buckingway Business Park, Anderson Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4UQ, UK

+44 (0) 1954 234 100, http://www.aminocom.com

InfoValue Contact:

Jane Villanueva

Tel: +1 914-345-5980, x 100

Agency Contact:

Peggy Stalhut, Wall Street Communications

Tel: + 1 631-423-4128

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