Motama GmbH

2011-08-26

BeoSound 5 Encore from Bang & Olufsen uses software technology from Motama


Bang & Olufsen is known as one of the word leaders in high-end products, such as music systems, loudspeakers and televisions. In particular, the Danish company has a long tradition of providing one of the finest and most complete home entertainment experiences for users, combined with new and innovative features.

Their latest product, BeoSound 5 Encore, provides an integrated audio system and networked media-hub. One of the core technologies used in the device is software called Network-Integrated Multimedia Middleware (NMM) and provided by the NMM offers a unique and powerful approach to digital media networking that provides the innovative features and high quality required for Bang & Olufsen's distinctive high-end consumer products.

NMM technology enables full control and seamless networking across any number of media devices distributed within the home network and beyond. With NMM, existing devices can be combined to form new 'virtual' devices, where media streams received by one device can be presented simultaneously and fully synchronized on any other device or group of devices within the network.

Bang & Olufsen

Founded in 1925 in Struer, Denmark, Bang & Olufsen a/s is world renowned for its distinctive range of quality audio, video and multimedia products that represent our vision: Courage to constantly question the ordinary in search of surprising, long-lasting experiences. Bang & Olufsen employs over 2.000 staff members and had a turnover of DKK 2.762 million (ca. EUR 370 million) in the 2009/2010 financial year.

Bang & Olufsen manufactures a highly distinctive and exclusive range of televisions, music systems, loudspeakers, telephones, and multimedia products that combine technological excellence with emotional appeal. Bang & Olufsen products are sold by over 1.000 dealers in more than 100 countries in an extensive network of retail stores. Approximately 70% of these stores are B1-stores, which exclusively sell Bang & Olufsen products. The B1 stores account for 82% of the total turnover.

Motama

Motama provides solutions for delivery, processing, and presentation of audio and video content in IP networks.

Our product portfolio includes DVB gateways, encoder/transcoders, and streaming servers and protocols for content distribution.

These products drive applications in IPTV, telecommunication, Internet and Web TV, content delivery networks (CDN), hospitality, and corporate networks.

Motama's key technology - called Network-Integrated Multimedia Middleware (NMM) - provides a software solution for networked multimedia systems, spanning from embedded and mobile devices, to PCs, to large-scale computing clusters. NMM is available as commercial or Open Source version.

Our middleware forms the basis of our own products and is licensed to world leaders in the areas of home entertainment, networking, mobility, content processing and digital signage.

BeoSound 5 Encore


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