Comigo has developed a multiscreen TV platform targeted to Operators/TV Service Providers. The Comigo solution offers revolutionary social viewing capabilities as well as contextual value added services, all via one super simple and enjoyable personal viewing experience.
Comigo believes that Android is the optimal Operating System for Smart STBs and TVs; it’s free, flexible and offers a rich ecosystem of Apps and Games. We have customized the Android system to fit the TV viewing experience. We’ve integrated a variety of features and capabilities that enable the service provider to extend his product offering beyond the supply of VOD and live channels. Comigo is unique with its personal experience, revolutionary social and interactive capabilities across the user’s activities.
Comigo’s user interface was designed to support the lean-back viewing experience, and can be controlled by Comigo’s remote controls (IR only or IR& RF) and by Comigo’s applications for mobile devices.
To complement our software solution, we supply Android set-top-boxes, pure OTT or Hybrid hardware which has been optimized by us.
Comigo is a multi-screen platform, offering a consistent experience everywhere, across devices. Today, our handheld devices, Smartphones and Tablets, are part of our life, and are used as TV viewing screens as well as a companion device while watching the big TV screen.
We offer the TV service provider mobile applications for Android and iOS, Smartphones and Tablets, that deliver the same unique experience offered by Comigo, using a touch interface.
We have developed back-end components which enable and support Comigo’s unique experience, especially Comigo’s personal, social and interactive capabilities. We supply admin web interface for the TV Service Provider to manage and control the experience delivered by Comigo clients.
Comigo’s back-end solution components:
WatchApps (content sensitive Apps)
Remote device management (ACS)
Android application market
Stats & Reporting
Service Provider’s Benefits
Comigo considers you, the TV service provider, as a partner. Our mission is to expand your TV business beyond your content offering. We’ve built our solution based on this mission, giving you the tools and the platform to:
Acquire new subscribers
Offer the most innovative experience and differentiate yourself
Make your customers your advocates
Challenge your pricing model with the new revenue streams offered by Comigo
Increase your premium content consumption
Monetize your premium on multiple screens
Prompt the viewer with the most relevant content for him
Let viewers promote their favorite content (social post)
Increase your content views by viral campaigns
Lets your TV viewers invite their friends to watch together
Promotes your content using Comigo’s UI real-estate
Improve Advertising Effectiveness
Define micro-targeted campaigns and expand their reach using Comigo’s social viral features
Advertising through Comigo’s companion mobile device Apps
Use the UI real-estate reserved for advertising
Increase ARPU from New Set of Value-Added-Services
Context-aware Applications which can be overlaid on top of the broadcasted stream
Offer variety of Android-based Apps and casual games
Use Comigo as your Game console for cloud based gaming
Reduce Operating Costs
Simple set-up (no technician is required) and intuitive UI
TR69/ACS – Remote devices management
Self Service via the TV
COMIGO DOU OTT/HYBRID SET-TOP-BOX
The Comigo Android-based Smart Set-Top-Box (STB) runs Comigo Software client solution, which is designed to turn any TV from a regular screen into a Smart Social entertainment unit. The Smart STB can stream video and audio content from IPTV channels, OTT video distribution, VOD stores, external USB hard drives and content stored on a home network.
Size and Weight:
Cortex A9 ARM based CPU
Hybrid digital TV (DVB-T, etc.)
Wi-Fi 2.4GHz (802.11b/g/n)
Optical SPDIF (TOSLINK) output
Three external USB 2.0 ports
Full audio and video CODEC support
Client / Server UPnP support
Internal SD card (optional)
Internal HDD (optional)
The STB can be controlled by a basic or advanced remote control or via a Smartphone or a Tablet using iOS and Android applications.
Comigo's Advanced Remote Control
Combo universal remote control:
IR and RF
4-way interface navigation
Mobile Client Apps
Comigo offers a consistent TV viewing experience across devices. Comigo client Apps for Smartphones and Tablets, Android and iOS based, offer the following functionality:
EPG (including setting a recording remotely on the Smart Set-Top-Box)
Support TV live channels
Full VOD catalog viewing and playing capabilities
OTT content relevant to the specific user
Streamer and Player
Full client/server streaming
Personal viewing keeping a continuity and consistancy across devices
Interactive experience either as a layer on top of the broadcasted stream or as a standalone layer
Smart Tv Vendors
Comigo offers TV vendors the ultimate SW solution for Android-based Smart TVs and Smart Displays.
Enjoy Variety of Content
With Comigo viewers can access a variety of content: live TV (DTT and IPTV channels), web-based content, 3rd party VOD service and any other content delivered by 3rd party Apps (Broadcasters and Operators).
Since Comigo’s SW solution is based on Android, the TV vendor can offer the rich eco-system of the Android market, applications and games.
In addition, Comigo powers the TV to become the home media center, enabling viewers to access videos, music and photos residing on storage devices connected to the home network or external storage (USB drives) connected directly to the Smart TV.
Companion Device Solution
Comigo offers a multi-screen which includes applications for Smartphones and Tablets, based on Android or iOS. With Comigo the viewer can remotely control the Smart TV using his handheld device and effortlessly stream the viewed content between the Smart TV and the mobile device.
Comigo’s Apps enable the TV vendor to offer complementary TV services on the mobile device, which are synced with the content watched on the big TV screen.
Personal Viewing Experience
Comigo Smart TV SW solution enables each viewer to enjoy a personalized viewing experience: selecting favorite channels, applications and web content, setting a personal watch list, continuing to view a movie which had been stopped earlier, and get recommendations with content suited to personal tastes.
With Comigo the viewer can bring a social network of friends to the Smart TV. Check what friends are watching now (if ”allowed”), invite them to watch together and communicate. The viewer can select whether to manage social interactions on the big TV screen or privately on a mobile device.
Comigo enables the TV vendor to offer revolutionary content-aware Applications (WatchApps), overlaid on top of the broadcast stream. Comigo’s WatchApps platform provides a SDK for others to develop relevant applications and a back-end interface for the TV vendor to control and manage these Apps.
Home Computing Ce & Vendors
Comigo offers Home Computing & CE vendors the ultimate SW solution for their Android-based Smart Displays.
The world of technology is changing. Global sales of Smartphones and Tablets are increasinge while global PC shipments are in decline. Comigo opens the opportunity to Home Computing & CE vendors to lead the next step of the entertainment evolution, combining the common usage of Personal Home Computer and TV into one multi-task screen, supported by cloud-based services.
With Comigo’s solution your customers can play, interact, share, browse, socialize and communicate in a very simple and intuitive way in addition to enjoying the capabilities of the most advanced multimedia center at home.