BW: uniView Technologies Receives Initial Contract for $20 Million for Linux-Based Set Top Boxes

“uniView Technologies, through its Products Group, announced an
initial contract of $20 million for a new set top box (Z Box) based
on the Linux uniView model.”

“This unit will become the basis for Zoned In’s www.zonedin.com
business model of secure transactions and community-centered
applications, which is planned for deployment by the end of this

The agreement with Zoned In demonstrates the significance
of the new uniView Linux model in the overall product line up for
uniView’s set top box solutions
,” said Tom O’Mara, president
of the uniView Products Group. “The positioning of this unit into
Zoned In’s business strategy is an example of our unique business
solutions to specific customer channels. Combining the Linux
operating system open architecture with smart card technologies
will allow a broad and aggressive deployment of this product.”

“uniView introduced the Linux-based platform last month as an
entry level set top box. The new unit created an opportunity for
uniView’s Products Group to offer a more economical set top box
solution to customers.”

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