Jungo

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Jungo Connectivity Ltd.
Type Private
Industry Automotive IVI Multimedia Middleware, Driver Development, Embedded USB Stacks
Founded 1998
Founders Ofer Vilenski, Derry Shribman
Headquarters Netanya, Israel
Key people Ophir Herbst (CEO Jungo Connectivity)
Products MediaCore, WinDriver, DriverCore, USBware
Website www.jungo.com

The Connected Home division of Jungo Ltd. is now part of the Cisco Videoscape Unity platform, through the acquisition of NDS. Jungo Connected Home Division, now part of Cisco, is a provider of software solutions that power residential broadband service offerings. The Jungo connected Home products have been deployed in global markets including, Cable, DSL and mobile service providers. These products are now part of the Cisco Videoscape Unity platform.

Jungo Connectivity Ltd. is a divestiture of the Connectivity Division of Jungo Ltd., focusing on the in-vehicle infotainment market.

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Jungo Ltd[edit]

Jungo Ltd became part of Cisco in 2012:

  • Cisco Videoscape OpenRG (formerly Jungo OpenRG): "Residential Gateway" software - the world's most widely deployed gateway software[citation needed]
  • Cisco PrimeHome (formerly Jungo Panorama): the connected Home Manager, lets service providers manage the digital home in its entirety
  • Cisco Videoscape Service Application (formerly Jungo Rainbow): a platform for gateway-integrated services. It lets service providers deploy and support unified applications across different CPE.

Jungo Connectivity Ltd[edit]

Jungo Connectivity's MediaCore, high-performance multimedia and connectivity infotainment middleware, provides complete consumer device connectivity, media management, playback and content distribution.[citation needed] Jungo's MediaCore has been embedded[by whom?] into dozens of car brands and is used daily by millions[quantify] of drivers.

History[edit]

Jungo was founded in 1998 as KRFTech Ltd., by two former Checkpoint Software Technologies employees, Derry Shribman and Ofer Vilenski (who served as the company's first CEO), initially specializing in creating toolkits for hardware developers, later expanding to provide residential gateway technologies. In April 2000 the company changed its name to Jungo Ltd.[1]

In April 2001, Jungo raised $7 million in its second round of financing by venture capital fund TeleSoft Partners and Infineon Ventures and the Intel Capital.[2]

During 2003 Toshiba and Samsung became customers; in September the same year, Jungo raised $5.5 Million in a third round of funding.[3]

On 4 December 2006 Jungo was acquired by the NDS Group for $107 million.[4]

On 15 March 2012 Cisco Systems announced the acquisition of the NDS Group for a $5B.[5][6][7]

On 1 May 2013 the Connectivity Software division was divested into Jungo Connectivity Ltd.

The Connected Home division of Jungo Ltd. became a part of the Cisco Videoscape Unity platform, through the acquisition of NDS.

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