St. Petersburg, Russia, May 27, 2014 – SPB TV, one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices, has integrated Google Chromecast support in its user app.
Chromecast is a digital media streaming device from Google. It streams available content from both local and internet networks via a HDMI connection, which allows for multimedia entertainment to be displayed not only on tablets, laptops or smartphones, but on TV sets' bigger screens. Although the device appeared on the market quiet recently, it has already received numerous good reviews from users.
SPB TV can now even be used on TV sets that have no access to the internet.
The system is very simple: Chromecast is connected to a TV set and then left to search for available wi-fi networks. After this you should connect your smartphone to the same wi-fi network, open your SPB TV app and start video playback. On the mobile screen you will see an icon that signifies a Chromecast connection. After selecting it, the video feed is displayed on the TV set. You are then free use other services on your device.
Chromecast does not require any additional devices – you can control the playback using a smartphone or computer.
SPB TV is one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multi-screen devices. SPB TV's solutions for mobile TV are implemented by major mobile operators, including MTS, Beeline and StarHub, and have received recognition from mobile device producers the world over.
SPB TV developed the Amediateka Project, marking a breakthrough in the distribution of high-quality legal video content in Russia, as well as providing the project's technical support for the Amedia company. The high quality of the company's technological solutions has been honored by numerous prestigious international awards, including the CSI Awards, the TV Technology Europe STAR Awards, the Russian Mobile VAS Awards, the Mobile Entertainment Awards, the Google Developer Challenge and others. The company's user application, SPB TV, is available on all mobile operating systems, and its viewing audience has reached 30 million worldwide.