Digeo Inc. said it plans to bring its 'Moxi' media-center platform into
compliance with the cable industry's OpenCable application platform (OCAP).
Chief executive Jim Billmaier said the company is already running a "Java
Virtual Machine" on its Moxi platform and testing other Java applications. Digeo
plans to support the programming interfaces necessary to host OCAP monitor
Digeo's press releases included a quote from Comcast Corp. senior vice
president of strategic planning Mark Coblitz. "As a staunch supporter of OCAP,
we are excited to see Digeo embracing the standard," he said. "Digeo is making
great progress toward achieving OCAP compatibility."
Only Charter Communications Inc. has committed to buying any Digeo product.
Digeo said it will unveil its expanded family of media centers next week in
Chicago at the National Show.
In other technology news, N2 Broadband Inc. said it has completed integration
of its "OpenStream" video-on-demand solution with Gemstar-TV Guide International
Inc.'s interactive program guide.
And Gotuit Media Corp. has named Gabriel Berger VP of business