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Viewster Hits Popbox and Popcorn Hour

Syabas Technology announced that Viewster is now available for the company’s Popcorn Hour and PopBox media players through the Syabas Apps Market.

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Syabas Brings the Viewster VOD Movie Service to Its Customers

FREMONT, Calif.–Syabas Technology Inc., a leading global distributor of digital entertainment solutions, and Viewster have partnered to bring premium film content to over 250,000 current devices connected to the Syabas Apps Market. Syabas continues to bring the best quality apps to its customers and Viewster is the latest addition. Viewster offers classic and current Hollywood movies and award-winning independent films and TV series. Action, comedy, thriller and other popular genre new release movies are added on a continuous basis, with some 20 percent of the catalogue being refreshed each year.

The Viewster service is uniquely-positioned with targeted video ads inserted dynamically for free viewing content and no ads for premium paid content. It combines popular classic and current Hollywood movies, and TV series, on demand, in a well-arranged catalogue that makes it easy for viewers to find programs they want to watch.

“At Syabas, it is our aim to offer consumers an incredibly simple way to view your stored movies, photo images, and music, while having access to a whole host of compelling content apps,” said Armando Lopez, VP of Strategic Product Marketing at Syabas. “Viewster adds a premium movie service to our lineup of apps that our customers will enjoy. We are proud that our platform was chosen to be a partner.”

The Popcorn Hour and PopBox products allow users to enjoy high-definition video, audio and photos of nearly any type. With the inclusion of the Syabas Apps Market, users have access to popular web content directly on their big screen TV. Viewster will be bringing great content to these products through the addition of this new app.

“We are excited to be working with Syabas to offer our movies on the Popbox and Popcorn Hour products to customers in Europe. Syabas products are a very affordable way to connect a TV set to the internet and access our video on demand service,” said Kai Henniges, Managing Director Viewster AG.

About Viewster:
Viewster AG is a privately held company based in Zurich, Switzerland with offices in San Jose, Berlin, Timisoara and London. The company was founded in 2007. Viewster is a leading video on demand service, delivering movies, TV series and star interviews via the web connected devices globally. Viewster is pre-installed by 18 leading CE device manufacturers on connected TV sets, BluRay players, tablets and smart-phones. The service is currently available in more than 100 countries on the Android, Bada, CE html, Java and WebOS platforms. Movies are either shown free of charge with video ads or against payment.

About Syabas
Syabas is headquartered in Fremont, California with facilities in China, Hong Kong, Europe and Malaysia. Founded in 2001 and started developing software for wired/wireless digital home entertainment set top boxes that are sold around the world. Currently you can purchase the Popbox and Popcorn Hour set top boxes on the company website and and various resellers throughout Europe.