23 September 12 14:35–Gaming on demand developer Playcast Media Systems Ltd. has signed collaboration agreements with set-top box manufacturers Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO), Nvidia Corporation (Nasdaq: NVDA ), Pace plc (LSE: PIC), and AirTires Inc. The company said that the deals add more than 100 million households for its installations on top of its current partnerships with Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. (KSX: 5930; LSE: SMSN) and Sagem SA.
The set-top box manufacturers will integrate Playcast’s streaming technology so that games can be instantly streamed to cable and IPTV subscribers around the world. Playcast Cloud Gaming TV is the world’s first gaming-on-demand technology for cable and IPTV services, using proprietary technology to process off-the-shelf PC games and distribute the game’s audio and visual output as a regular video stream to ordinary cable and set-top, on-demand boxes like those manufactured by Samsung, Sagem, Cisco, Motorola, Pace and AirTires. Playcast video game partners include renowned publishers such as Atari, Capcom, Codemasters, Disney, Sega, THQ, Warner Bros..Read Mores>>