Common Solution Development - convergent product service
- Digital television
- Software for portable devices
- Home networking
- Biometric software
In the year 2000 when LGSI was reorganizing its portfolio, it decided to focus on niche technologies such as Convergent Technology. The Convergent Technologies Group (CTG) focuses on cutting edge and core technologies that contribute to anytime, anywhere computing. This includes mobile and wireless technologies, broadband technologies-both wired and wireless, and remote access technologies built on a foundation of LINUX, UNIX, NT, Real Time Operating Systems and Handheld OS. CTG Profile The Convergent Technologies Group (CTG) with its experience of over 650 Man Years focuses on providing software solutions in core domains of Digital Television, Network Protocol Stacks, Mobile Information and Communication Appliances and Home Networking, thereby facilitating its customers to enable next generation applications in the convergent space. The group's software skill sets are spread across the horizon of System Software, Middleware and Application Software and hence provides end-to-end software solutions in the chosen technology domains using OOAD, SSAD and UML as the design methodologies.
With domain experts in focused technology areas, LGSI CTG caters to its customers in the geographies of USA, Europe and East Asia and provides simple, cost effective and user-friendly solutions to seemingly difficult and costly problems. CTG offers its global customers a host of flexible business engagement models wherein the client retains the IP. The 150 member team of software engineers in CTG work on cutting edge technologies and are involved in creating value added services for its customers by providing reports/ recommendations on standards/ technologies, developing end-to-end bespoke software solutions and proof of concept (POC) systems, which give that critical edge for business leadership.
The Internet has changed the way we do business and the next revolution is Digital TV, which is changing the way we live. According to Allied Business Intelligence, digital TVs will increase from 40 million in 2000 to 242 million in 2005. Our expertise in Digital and Interactive TV has evolved over time with the execution of a wide range of projects for global customers. Our software development services in the DTV domain are based on global standards like ATSC, DVB, MHP, MHEG-5 and DASE etc. The team has showcased its DTV/ ITV competencies at international events like Comdex, NAB and CES. In the DTV domain, we provide end-to-end software development services to our customers. Our competencies lie in providing offshore software development services for developing data broadcast software stack applications, IP over MPEG-2 applications, MPEG-2 Audio/ Video playback applications for DVB-T receivers, Embedded Linux kernel porting on STB, PSIP decoders, reference designs for STBs, client side and server side solutions for VoD systems. Our competencies lie in providing offshore software development services In this domain, we provide our value-added services to Set Top Box/ DTV/ OEM manufacturers and broadcasting service providers. We provide our customers with powerful and robust software for digital set-top boxes and streaming servers with an understanding of the cost-sensitive DTV market. Some of the mission critical work we have done includes Datacaster-2000 that enables data broadcast over 8 VSB-based data broadcast, killer applications of Internet over DTV [IP over MPEG2], reference implementation of data broadcasting APIs, S/W stack for next generation DTV products and embedded software games for televisions.
Software for portable devices
LGSI has a complete understanding of various home-networking technologies like UPnP, OSGi, HAVi and Jini. We have built expertise to develop end-to-end software solutions based on phone line networks, wireless networks and power line networks in this exciting domain. LGSI offers its software development services to set-top box designers/manufacturers, consumer electronics giants, communication majors, or a specialized silicon vendors. We have successfully developed end-to-end systems that allow the end users to manage and control their digital home appliances from anywhere, anytime. Our service offerings cover the entire gamut of Home Networking, ranging from building Residential Gateways to developing Applications on other proprietary Home N/W solutions to Bridging Wireless Access point and Device stack. Our end-to-end services provide significant time to market benefits to our customers and help our clients to command premium on their products.
IrisAccess™ is a biometric based security product used to authenticate users by identification or verification of the iris. We at LGSI have been responsible for implementing sub-modules, enhancing, optimizing and testing the software. Currently, apart from maintaining the present generation IrisAccess™ 3000 system, DVI is in the process of architecting, designing and developing a new software solution for the next generation IrisAccess™ hardware. For more details about IrisAccess™ product, please visit the website http://www.lgiris.com . The development of IrisAccess™ 4000 system has presented us with an opportunity to undertake a product development endeavour. The technologies used range from C, C++, C# (.Net), VB, RTOS, RTLinux, Linux, and Windows.