Recreate Solutions joins IBM consortium for IPTV

MUMBAI: Recreate Solutions, a London-based company floated by ex-Zee employee Bhaskar Majumdar, is part of a consortium led by IBM bidding for IPTV projects in the Asia Pacific region.

The consortium has expressed intent to participate in developing a content delivery platform for state owned MTNL's plan to roll out triple play - voice, data and video services.

VSNL is the other telecom giant in which the consortium has expressed intent to bid. Other players in the consortium are Seachange, Orca & Widevine. While Seachange will provide hardware, video sourcing & set- top box solutions. Orca will handle the middleware platform for IPTV. Widevine will look after conditional access system (CAS) and digital rights management. Recreate Solutions will provide technology for multi-player gaming & system integration solutions.

"IBM has invited us into a consortium for participating in the IPTV bid in the Asia Pacific region. We provide solutions to various interactive channel operators, video on demand service providers and broadcasters. We have built multi-player gaming engine on IPTV platforms," says Recreate Solutions vice president, Ved Sen.

Recreate Solutions is already working with AssetHouse as an implementation partner in the UK. AssetHouse has won a contract from Britsh Telecom which plans to roll out IPTV in mid 2006. The company is also doing product development work for Espial, a company which specialises in browser solutions on the set top boxes.

In the interactive TV space, Recreate Solutions is also into gaming application solutions and is a technology partner for Yoo Media. The company is building applications for Yahoo Media's Avago gaming channel.

Recreate Solutions is doing development work for Visiware, the largest game publishers on the interactive TV space .Exit Games, a gaming engine provider is also Recreate Solutions' client.

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