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Videocon d2h launches Interactive TV games on HD Smart, partners Visiware's Playin’TV

MUMBAI: Videocon d2h, the fastest growing DTH service provider in India has entered into a partnership with Visiware International , the world leader in games for interactive television for its HD Smart Connect. Visiware International ’s flagship international gaming channel Playin’TV, will enrich Videocon d2h’s subscribers with gamification features, which include major entertainment licenses and innovative features.

With this collaboration Videocon d2h’s subscribers will have an easy access to over 350 games on their Smart HD Connect. Playin'TV, offers games for the whole family from sports, to board & cards, brain teasers, casino and much more. Players can also enjoy experience-enhancing interactive TV gaming features such as real-time connected leaderboards, HD graphics etc.

HD SMART Set top Box (Connected Set top box) converts any existing TV into a Smart TV besides showing 650 Channels & services in High Definition and Standard Definition. The DTH service allows one to watch their favorite channels in SD and HD, the Connected set top box allows one to browse content from applications residing on STB. These Applications will enhance the pleasure of accessing content on a bigger screen thus making it a family event rather than solo watching on a smaller screen. HD Smart Set Top Box will work as a tool for personalization, engagement and new customer experiences and with internet connectivity, one can convert one’s TV into a smart TV using it.

Videocon d2h executive chairman Saurabh Dhoot said, "We are pleased to partner with Visiware International, a world class player in Interactive games on TV. Our HD Smart Connect platform is now rapidly scaling up with more and more entertainment applications, reaffirming our commitment to provide holistic entertainment for the entire family."

Videocon d2h CEO Anil Khera said, “In every home, young children are the most important members of the family. With Visiware International on our HD Smart Connect Platform, they can enjoy the latest interactive games on television. This is the first time truly interactive games would be available in India on television screens through the set top box.”

Visiware International COO Frederic Fellague said, “Videocon d2h is launching our globally successful premier HTML5 games in India. This medium presents new opportunities in terms of interactivity, allowing multi-screen game plays and multi-player interactions."

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