Friday, May 06, 2005

Games on demand on TV?

ANT Limited and G-cluster, announced today an alliance to develop broadband TV client technologies, targeted at Gamers and Games.

About ANT Limited
ANT Limited ( is a leading provider of embedded application software and support for the broadband TV, hospitality and consumer electronics markets. ANT's unique combination of proven browser, digital-media management and user interface software enables device manufacturers and TV operators to present digital-media content and services to end users via branded interfaces.

The company's products can be integrated quickly and cost-effectively into any platform and operating system, across a wide range of devices such as set top boxes, TVs, DVD players and multimedia handhelds.

ANT software has been extensively deployed by customers throughout the world such as Samsung, Thomson, Pace, Amino and Sagem.

About G-cluster Ltd.
G-cluster Ltd. was founded in 2000 to meet the demand for high-quality gaming on broadband network connected thin clients such as set-top boxes and next generation wireless devices. By moving most of the processing to sophisticated server clusters, G-cluster has been able to achieve network and device independence and exceptional cost-effectiveness without sacrificing the quality of graphics or gameplay. The G-cluster Game System is currently successfully being deployed in several commercial pilots and is ready for large-scale deployment.

G-cluster is a wholly-owned subsidiary of SOFTBANK Broadmedia Corporation ("SBBM", The G-cluster business is operated worldwide through ClubiT Corporation (Osaka New Market: 4347,, another subsidiary of SBBM).

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