News 2009

Launched Bingo Game for Game TV

Corpus is pleased to announce the successful deployment of the online version of the popular Bingo game for GameTV. This is available on both web and television simultaneously. The television program is broadcast in Canada as part of the GameTV channel. A unique feature is that the iTV program is synchronous with the web site. A user logging on to the website seems the same game as that running on the television channel. The backend system also provides customer support and reporting functionality.

Corpus Media Labs delivers Interactive Application Content Management System to TataSky


Corpus is pleased to announce the successful delivery of its Content Management System (CMS) to TataSky. CMS is an interactivity management application developed in Java / J2EE technology. Using CMS, content teams can focus on creating, editing, managing and publishing content/assets in an organized fashion with quick turn- around time. It is highly scalable and applicable to any generic set-top box iTV application. It can maintain the content, assets and screen layout in a single repository for all iTV applications. Also, CMS is also well integrated with the head-end to publish to the carousel server. It supports multiple languages and data can be injected using various formats such as XML, Excel etc.


About TataSky

Tata Sky is a leading provider of DTH satellite television in India, using MPEG-2 digital compression technology. It is a joint venture between the Tata Group and STAR TV incorporated in 2004 and launched in 2006. It currently offers close to 140 channels and some interactive ones.

Corpus Media Labs partners with VisionMAX to deliver 80+ reports for its Point of Sales system


Corpus is pleased to announce partnership with VisionMAX to deliver 80+ reports for demo and production environments for its point of sale system. VisionMax is implementing this system for Digicell, the largest mobile telecommunications operator in the Caribbean, to implement a new Point of Sale (POS) system. A similar system is being developed for Tmobile as well. The POS Addresses the following Enterprise Areas: Marketing, Retail Sales, Inventory Management, Accounting, Administration and Support. Reports developed by Corpus address Inventory Management System, Retail Sales and Accounting.


About Vision Max

VisionMAX delivers IT business solutions from start to finish, on time and on budget - every time. For almost a decade our clients have trusted us to find effective IT solutions to meet their growing business needs. Over 90% of our clients, including Bell Canada, the Ontario Government, Sprint USA, GE Capital, Canada Life, and others keep coming back because VisionMAX delivers end-to-end IT business solutions on time and on budget, guaranteed. Our experienced executive and dedicated team of IT professionals use technology to deliver your business vision.


VisionMAX started as a custom software development shop, and over the years has amassed a sizeable inventory of solutions for Government, Communications, Finance & Insurance, Retail, and other industries. Our goal has always been to provide top-notch, innovative solutions at a lower cost than the big consulting shops, or specialty boutiques. We have the advantage of big shop experience, applied on a smaller scale. We are a Canadian company, with head offices in Mississauga, Ontario and sales representation in the U.S.


Our track record speaks volumes for our qualifications. Our client list includes a mix of large enterprise companies, and smaller organizations. They all have one thing in common - the need to drive more value out of their business and a desire to "do it right", at a reasonable cost. VisionMAX delivers. Our customers keep coming back for additional projects - a testament to the quality, reliability, and value of our work. The global reach of the web enables us to connect with any organization, anywhere in the world. We are more than happy to discuss your business issues, and provide the benefits of our extensive experience and expertise.


VisionMAX was started by David McDougall in 1998 and continues to grow every year. Each employee shares a common passion - to leverage technology to solve business problems. The team has been assembled to maximize our ability to provide top quality technical skills, sound business experience, and the ability to work together to provide results; on-time and on-budget. At VisionMAX we really are focused on Delivering on Your Business Vision. Please browse through our site and let us know how we can help your business.


Corpus Media Labs wins consulting deal for providing a Hybrid return path solution to Multichoice Africa


Corpus has extended it's services to Africa by providing technology solutions consulting to Multichoice in South Africa for their Hybrid return path solutions project. Corpus provided consultancy services for the systems study, requirements, architecture and design for the broadband based return path solution. Corpus managed to win the deal based on it's vast experience and already deployed solutions on the return path architecture for DTH operators. The winners of the UPC vendor awards will be announced during the summit on September 18 th with awards being presented during the evening entertainment section.


About Multichoice

MultiChoice Africa Limited is the pioneer of multi-channel pay television in Africa. For over a decade and a half, we have leveraged our on the ground experience and leadership in content and technology to provide premium local and international content to Sub-Sahara Africa and the adjacent Indian Ocean islands.


Corpus achieves CMMi Level 3 certification from SEI


Corpus is pleased to announce that it achieved CMMi Level 3 certification from SEI in August 2009


Corpus Media Labs wins deal to build back office game cluster for Virrata Games


Building on its expertise in multiplayer gaming engine and Corpus won the deal for developing back office for the Virrata Games game cluster. It is a unique concept for making available games on television based on streaming video. Corpus has been chosen to develop the back office infrastructure including a Device Management, Game Management, Portal Management, Data Warehouse and Reporting sub-systems

Corpus Media Labs wins contract with BieMedia to build back office work order system for managing their video production process.


Once again demonstrating its expertise in back-office management, Corpus Media Labs was contracted by BieMedia to create an application that manages their video production process. This application provides work flow functionality to route and assign work orders to appropriate resources based on role. Individual resource dashboards as well as an overall management dashboard will be provided to efficiently monitor the process. Detailed reports help in analyzing sales, financial and management data. This is a multi-phase project with the end goal of creating and delivering a very efficient resource utilization and scheduling system that ensures timely and cost effective end-to-end management of video production workflow

MoVi-Corpus Incentivizes Mobile TV Audience with unique Loyalty Coupons


Amsterdam, Sept 9, 2009- MoVi, Mumbai-based creative Aggregator of Mobisodes, has teamed up with Corpus Media Labs, US Telecom solutions provider, to launch "MoVi- Corpus, Video-on-demand unicast Content bouquet" for broadband mobile users. The collective offering, which will initially benefit mobile operators in seven Asian countries, is being flagged off at IBC 2009 in Amsterdam on September 10.


Original 300-second duration mobisodes are custom-produced for direct pull delivery from smartphones; intended to give 3G cellular operators a value-added opportunity to increase the average Revenue per user, while loyalty coupons serve to retain customers on the mobile operator's network, thus reducing churn factor.


"Our MoVi-Corpus joint portfolio for 3G platform is a premium mix of video on demand and value added services, a World first; to benefit Creators, Carriers and Consumers in value chain of convergence," says Amit Dev,co-founder of Movi, a venture of India-based Third Generation Mobile Pvt.Ltd.


Meta-tags on video clips enable mobile consumers, for example, to click through on options to buy the original video or soundtrack or to book tickets for films. Contests enable them to cash in on special offers at coffee shops while cross-promotional tie-ups could prompt a subscriber viewing a video recipe to buy packaged ingredients from supermarket.


This joint package truly leverages all the essential skillsets and learning's by experts for tailor-made solution strategy for matching mobile media advertisers with specific client needs, adds Sachin Tummala, co-founder of Corpus Media Labs from America.


Telecom carriers will be rubbing shoulders with content creators at IBC booth (Z87, please put correct number here) from September 10 to 14. The joint effort addresses the need profile of the carriers with the creative superiority of the content partners as the essence of articulated revenue share based arrangements. The Mobisode type exclusive content and its loyalty-based promotion can be sampled at both www.movi3G.tv or www.corpus.com


Corpus Media Labs selected by OpenTV as a System Integrator Partner


Corpus Media Labs is proud to announce that it has been selected by OpenTV as one of its chosen partner in the newly created System Integrator Partner Program. OpenTV’s System Integrator Partner Program offers its trusted partners a thorough and reciprocated approach to an operator’s integration needs allowing them to work independently or jointly with OpenTV to create solutions around the OpenTV platform. The new program has many benefits for both parties, including


  • 1. The licensing of OpenTV’s middleware technology to trusted partners at no cost for integration purposes;
  • 2. Early visibility as to roadmap and upcoming developments at OpenTV;
  • 3. The ability to fully complete an integration without relying on outside parties; and
  • 4. Freedom for partners to develop their own solutions


This is a very important step for Corpus Media Labs (CML) as it proves the company leadership in interactive applications. It builds upon its systems integration expertise to engage services providers who have already deployed OpenTV or are planning to do so.


We are pleased to partner with OpenTV and look forward to working together in developing and delivering sophisticated end-to-end solutions to existing and new customers, said Sachin Tummala, CEO of Corpus Media Labs. As part of OpenTV's System Integrator Partner Program, we are well positioned to leverage further our OpenTV expertise and offer more exciting solutions to customers worldwide, adds Baskar Kesavalu, an OpenTV veteran and Vice President, Delivery, Corpus Media Labs.


We are glad to participate in OpenTV's commitment to its customers in deploying open, robust and compelling solutions..