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NEWS: Sumavision and SoftKinetic Partner to Bring Gesture Recognition Solution to China Cable TV Industry


Innovative Gesture Control Technology Demonstrated at China Content Broadcasting Network (CCBN) in Beijing


BRUSSELS AND BEIJING– March 21, 2012 - SoftKinetic™, the leading developer of end-to-end gesture recognition solutions, and Sumavision™, a leading provider of video delivery solutions to broadcast industry, today announced a collaborative partnership to provide Gesture Control Technology to the China Cable TV industry.

At the CCBN exhibition held March 21-23 in Beijing’s China International Exhibition Center (http://www.ccbn.tv), SoftKinetic will present live demonstrations of its gesture recognition middleware iisu 3.0 (pronounced “eezoo”) with its 3D camera DepthSense 311 including world’s unique “near mode” demos along with the product portfolio from Sumavision.

iisu 3.0 is a revelation in terms of how it can enable and speed up the development of innovative 3D gesture based user interfaces, video games and applications,” said Dr Daniel Sung , Chief Research Officer of Sumavision. “We look forward to seeing the creative applications that will be built using iisu and to integrating them into a complete solution for the China Cable TV industry”.

SoftKinetic offers middleware and applications that can be built once and deployed on any 3D sensor. With a highly optimized CPU footprint, SoftKinetic’s solutions are perfect for embedded platforms, as well as personal computers, consoles, set-top boxes, and smart TVs. Combined with world-class support, SoftKinetic is the leader in gesture recognition offerings.

To get a live demonstration at CCBN, visit Sumavision’s booth in Hall 1B, booth number 101.

For more information and to download iisu, please visit www.iisu.com. A series of video illustrating some of the uses of iisu can also be found at http://www.iisu.com/about_iisu_showcase.htm

About SoftKinetic S.A.

SoftKinetic’s vision is to give everyone the freedom to control, explore and enjoy the entire digital world through the most natural and intuitive user interfaces and machine interactions. SoftKinetic is a leading provider of gesture-based platforms for the consumer electronics and professional markets. The company offers a complete family of 3D imaging and gesture recognition solutions, including patented 3D CMOS time-of-flight sensors and cameras (DepthSense™ family of products), multi-platform and multi-camera 3D gesture recognition middleware and tools (iisu™ family of products) as well as games and applications from SoftKinetic Studios.

SoftKinetic, iisu, DepthSense and The Interface Is You are trade names or registered trademarks of SoftKinetic. For more information on SoftKinetic please visit www.softkinetic.com.

About Sumavision

Sumavision, founded in 2000, is a world leading provider of video delivery solutions to broadcast, cable, satellite, Internet, mobile and telco video service as well as digital TV, conditional access system and middleware system. With ground-breaking technologies and innovative concepts(eg. Third Generation DTV), Sumavision aims to achieve outstanding and high performance products to our customers. Billions of subscribers worldwide are benefiting and enjoying our services. Our mission: Everyone in the world will enjoy a better digital life build on our advanced technology, remarkable products as well as excellent service. More information: http://en.sumavision.com

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Wendy Russ Beasley
TriplePoint PR
+1 919 246 5970
wbeasley@triplepointpr.com



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