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RCDb Debuts WatchWith OTT Service

Related Content Database (RCDb) announced its new WatchWith Service Delivery Platform at IBC 2011.

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RCDb Unveils WatchWithTM Service Delivery Platform at IBC 2011

Standards-based Blu-ray Disc Powered by Oracle’s Java™ Technology
IBC 2011

AMSTERDAM–Related Content Database, Inc. (RCDb), a next generation television software and data services company, today unveiled at IBC 2011 its WatchWith Service Delivery Platform for standards based over-the-top television (OTT) distribution. The WatchWith Service Delivery Platform gives content providers and service operators immediate access to the only standards-based platform running in 70 million consumer households worldwide today.

The WatchWith Service Delivery Platform provides content owners and service providers with a complete suite of premium content delivery solutions that leverage the global Blu-ray Disc standard.

These include:

• A customizable content on demand consumer application
• Transactional VOD, subscription VOD, and advertising VOD options
• Blu-ray content preparation software and service solutions
• A growing ecosystem of content management and content protection partners

The WatchWith Service Delivery Platform is being demonstrated at IBC 2011 in the booths of Oracle and Verimatrix.

“RCDb makes the OTT business model work by bringing a ‘virtual set top’ solution to the operator, leveraging the consumer purchase of standards-based Blu-ray Disc players” said Hervé Utheza, president of RCDb. “This literally represents hundreds of millions of dollars saved in operator CAPEX investment.”

As the underlying platform technology for Blu-ray Disc, tru2way, DVB-MHP, and other digital television standards worldwide, Java is the proven standards-based solution for OTT deployments. RCDb’s WatchWith Service Delivery Platform demonstrates the breadth of the ecosystem of Java-based technology partners for digital media.

The RCDb WatchWith Service Delivery Platform is available on a SaaS or license basis.

About Related Content Database, Inc.
Related Content Database, Inc. (RCDb) provides next generation TV software solutions and data services to Hollywood studios, network operators, and consumer electronics manufacturers. RCDb’s WatchWith Service Delivery Platform enables rapid integration and deployment of a wide range of public and private web services to managed network set-top boxes, connected TVs, game consoles and Blu-ray discs and players. The Related Content Database™ provides time-based metadata and services to enable monetization of digital video across multiple distribution platforms. The company has offices in San Francisco and Los Angeles. For more information visit or