NAB EVP/Communications Dennis Wharton added, "NAB had concerns related to negative consequences of Chairman Wheeler's set-top box
plan for broadcast network programmers.
They will be part of the new home cloud consisting of highly capable playback devices, such as advanced connected TVs, PCs, simple set-top boxes
, tablets and phones all feeding from a sophisticated media gateway device that can freely distribute content around the home without burdening the operator network.
The earlier effort to put chips directly in branded products failed because Google TV software was not ready for prime time and people did not readily buy set-top boxes
, Brookwood said.
This paper is the extended version of  and is articulated as follows: Next section provides a brief background and related knowledge in the field of set-top box
, Home Gateway, end-to-end QoS provisioning, and Virtual Platforms.
The emerging array of set-top boxes
has attracted the interest of some orgs that aren't normally associated with so-called over-the-top video.
As part of the deal, Humax will handle the supply and sales of high-definition set-top boxes
(HD STB) for the distribution of EPL via Abu Dhabi Al Riyadiya channels.
By reducing the number of components required to develop satellite set-top box
products, Broadcom has reduced power consumption by more than 50% over competing solutions, lowering system bill of materials (BOM) cost while reducing the complexity and size of designing next generation satellite STBs with watch-and-record capabilities.
The company is acquiring Philips's set-top box
and connectivity solutions business, which supplies satellite, cable, terrestrial and internet television set-top boxes
- creating a business selling 8.5m boxes worldwide a year.
The company is acquiring Philips' set-top boxand connectivity solutions business, which supplies satellite, cable, terrestrial and internet television set-top boxes
, creating a business selling 8.5 million boxes worldwide a year.
SATELLITE: You will need a set-top box
to use with your existing TV set or a digital TV designed to receive the digital satellite signals.
As an extension of OpenTV's proven Core middleware platform, this solution will enable network operators and their set-top box
manufacturers to deploy compelling home networking products while minimizing integration costs and time to market.
And homeowners who receive a set-top box
with NTL's service can order flowers or pizza and send e-mails while the television picture remains on screen.