IMJ Corporation Credited with 'Best New Idea' in CableLabs® Informal Conference Poll
KEYSTONE, Colo., August 6, 2012—IMJ Corporation was selected as having the best new idea for a product most likely to succeed as part of informal polling conducted following "Innovation Showcase" presentations during the CableLabs' Summer Conference today.
Ten companies participated in the showcase session, which provides each company with up to 10 minutes to present and demonstrate its technology solution for cable.
IMJ Corporation demonstrated the MG Stick which provides an access solution to the second screen for cable operators. It is designed to turn any TV with an HDMI port into an interactive "smart" TV.
Other Showcase participants were Alcatel-Lucent, ARRIS, Guavus Inc., i4Vu Inc., Kwarter Inc., Lyrical Labs, NETGEAR Inc., SeaChange International Inc. and Snappy TV.
"Once again, the Innovation Showcase told a convincing story about cable's importance to a new generation of creative application developers and technology innovators," said David Reed, CableLabs' Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer. "It's impossible to come away from these presentations without a sense of excitement about where cable and communications technologies are going."
"IMJ is very honored that the MG Stick, HDMI Wi-Fi Stick has been selected as the best new idea most likely to succeed at this year's Innovation Showcase by CableLabs. We are very excited to have opportunities to work together with operators and providers, providing rich and exciting experiences to end users," Nariaki Hatta, BroadBand Department Alliance Division Manager, IMJ Corporation said.
Twice a year, during the summer and the winter, CableLabs hosts members-only conferences which provide attendees with current information about key technology and strategic trends facing the cable industry, as well as providing a forum for them to interact with each other.About CableLabs: Cable Television Laboratories (www.cablelabs.com) was founded in 1988 by members of the cable television industry. A non-profit research and development consortium, CableLabs delivers innovations that enable cable operators to be the providers of choice in their markets. Cable operators from around the world are members. CableLabs maintains web sites at www.cablelabs.com; www.packetcable.com; www.cablemodem.com; www.cablenet.org, and www.opencable.com.
CableLabs® is a registered trademark of Cable Television Laboratories, Inc. Other CableLabs marks are listed at http://www.cablelabs.com/certqual/trademarks. All other marks are the property of their respective owners.