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Playcast Media Systems

Playcast Media Systems is a cloud gaming service. [1][2]

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Playcast Media Systems offers the service Meo Jogos,[4] a gaming on demand service powered by Playcast Media, on November 11, 2010.

It is among the first gaming-on-demand technology services for Cable and IPTV in the world and includes partnerships with some of the largest video game publishers in the world, including: Activision, Atari, Disney, Capcom, Codemasters, THQ and Strategy First.[5][6][7] The service is already operational in Portugal, with Portugal Telecom, and scheduled to launch next year with various platforms in Europe and Asia. Playcast is backed by Venture Capital firms Jerusalem Venture Partners (JVP) and MK Capital. [8]

History

Playcast Media Systems was founded in 2007 by Mr. Guy Debeer and Dr. Natan Peterfreund. In February 2008 a Beta version was installed on a live cable network and latterly a large scale pilot was installed on a Hot cable TV network to test in Israel.[9][10]

In November 2010, Portugal Telecom and Playcast Media Systems announced the first commercial launch of the new service, available on Portugal Telecom's platform.[11]

See also

Sources

  1. ^ "Business Week". Investing.businessweek.com. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  2. ^ "Gamesindustry.biz". Gamesindustry.biz. 2009-07-21. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  3. ^ http://www.techmagnews.com/ps3-quality-lag-free-gaming-via-your-set-top-box.html Techmagnews.com
  4. ^ MEO Jogos
  5. ^ Times Online
  6. ^ "Trading Markets". Trading Markets. 2010-11-11. Retrieved 2010-11-20. 
  7. ^ "Engadget.com". Engadget.com. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  8. ^ News Post - JVP. Jvpvc.com (2011-01-25). Retrieved on 2013-08-23.
  9. ^ "Playcast Does Away with Consoles for TV Video Games". Techwatch.co.uk. 2007-10-28. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  10. ^ Hartley, Adam (2009-07-20). "Techradar.com". Techradar.com. Retrieved 2010-12-01. 
  11. ^ Yahoo Finance Portugal Telecom and Playcast
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