Inaris DVB / IPTV Middleware Features

Inaris is a modular middleware solution for DVB / IPTV reception, recording and streaming, including popular features like HbbTV, EPG, Teletext, Subtitling, SAT>IP and UPnP. Based on long-term expertise in European DVB, sophisticated design and test processes, Inaris Middleware has been developed to provide a flexible, sustainable and robust software solution.

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Get in contact with Manfred Schmidt - Inaris Software Architect - to get detailed information and evaluation material.

Live TV Sources

Inaris Middleware allows a wide variety of input sources for linear TV. Supporting broadcast as well as broadband (IPTV) reception it enables the usage also within hybrid devices.

Terrestrial / Cable




Unicable EN50494

Connected TV

Inaris offers several ways to get beyond the standard TV functionality to differentiate your product by providing on demand content to the user (Catch Up TV, news, movies, series, music and sports videos) presented in an appealing way.

HbbTV Solution

HbbTV 1.5 / 2

SmartTV Portal

e.g. Foxxum


Video on Demand, Catch Up TV

High End TV Experience

Inaris provides technologically mature components for digital live TV based on a modular and hardware agnostic software architecture. Over 25 years of developing TV software allows us to provide an excellent entertainment experience to the end user.

Channel Scan

Automatic and Manual

Channel Management

Favourite Lists, LCN


Picture in Picture

Local Catch-up TV

24/7 Timeshift-Recordings


Multiple Recordings, Timeshift


Consumer Electronics Control


Grid and List View


Level 1.5 and 2.5


DVB and Teletext

Home Network and Media Playback

Accessing media content within a home network from different devices like mobile phones, tablets or PCs is a common feature nowadays. With its multi-process architecture the Inaris Middleware has been extended to allow media streaming taking into account the requirements of CA/DRM systems.


  • Streaming of TV content (live and archived recordings)
  • Providing media content (video, music, images)
  • Multiple simultaneous streaming
  • Multiple simultaneous timeshift
  • Session management
  • Transcoding capabilities
  • GUI optional (headless version for use in home gateway applications)
  • UPnP Digital Media Server


Control Protocols

  • SAT>IP
  • UPnP
  • WebSocket
  • RTSP

Streaming Protocols

  • Unicast (HTTP, RTP)
  • Multicast (IGMP, UDP, RTP)
  • Adaptive (MPEG-DASH, HLS) *

* under development


  • Full featured TV experience (EPG, Teletext, Subtitle, ..)
  • Multiroom support (using remote tuner for live TV)
  • DVB-Transport Stream Player
  • Media Player
  • GUI agnostic: Browser based or native (e.g. using Embedded Wizard)
  • UPnP Digital Media Player

CA System Support

Inaris ist prepared for any CA system integration through a CA system agnostic approach.

Inaris supports DRM rules and Multi-Process architecture is integrated to meet security requirements.

Customers integrated several CA systems like CI+, Nagravision, Irdeto, Conax, Verimatrix.

National Standards & Extentions

  • Extended for HD+
  • and ORS HD
  • Freeview+ HD
  • Extensions for YouView
  • Free TV Alliance

Inaris Features Live

Stefan Schöfmann, Inaris Project Manager, demonstrates some of the most important features of Inaris DVB / IPTV Middleware.

Contact us

Get in contact with Manfred Schmidt - Inaris Software Architect - to get detailed information and evaluation material.

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