IBC 2008 – AMSTERDAM. The Dutch interactive developer Stoneroos is showing its personalized iFranzy EPG at this year’s IBC. The company provides viewers with a personalised TV guide with recommendations for regular broadcast TV programmes and VOD. It also includes targeted advertising and a search engine. The software interfaces on multiple devices (web, cable set-top box, IPTV box).
On show are the three platforms, including an MHP application. “Our intelligent and personal recommendation engine is specifically designed to be useful for all broadcasters, IPTV and digital TV distributors,” said CEO Annelies Kaptein.