Zappware adds Apple Watch add-on to multiscreen TV platform

DetailsEditor | 07 June 2015

In what may be called a timely announcement, pay-TV products company Zappware has added an Apple Watch add-on to its multiscreen digital TV platform.

The Zappware platform is claimed to be able provide an intuitive and consistent user interface across set-top boxes, connected TVs, smartphones, tablets and PCs and other connected devices. It is combined with a service delivery system to monetise fully all TV services on cable, satellite, terrestrial, IPTV, OTT and hybrid networks.

The Apple Watch add-on is fully incorporated into the platform, as an optional device add-on, with full service management control. It allows end-users to use the wearable and instantly accessible Apple Watch device to receive TV-related notifications or control the TV screen. “This innovative add-on to the Zappware platform is another prime example of Zappware’s commitment and pioneering role regarding unified user experiences,” commented Zappware creative director Marc Vervoort.