Telefónica unveils ‘world first’ three-in-one home gateway unit


Telefónica has unveiled a new home gateway unit – an all-in-one box that combines the functions of fibre optical network unit, router and video-bridge. The… Read more

Broadcom unveils multi-gigabit STB design

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Set-top box chipset manufacturer Broadcom has unveiled what it claims is the first DOCSIS 3.1 cable set-top box (STB) reference design. Broadcom’s BCM93390VMS52, which is… Read more

DTVKit partners with Ekioh for HbbTV browser solution

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Not-for-profit organisation DTVKit has launched its HbbTV 1.5 solution for the Ekioh TV Browser, which will be demoed by Broadcom at ANGA COM.  The joint… Read more

Zinwell integrates HTTV OS for new set-tops

Regis Saint Girons

Taiwan-based set-top manufacturer Zinwell has integrated France-based TV software provider HTTV’s httvLink combined HbbTV and HTML5 operating system in its receivers. The new product, based… Read more

Revolutionary compression technology promises “video at audio bitrates”

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Video technology start-up V-Nova, which has been operating in stealth mode for the last five years, has unveiled a new compression technology that it claims… Read more

Altech partners with DivX on 4K set-top boxes

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Set-top provider Altech Multimedia has struck a deal with DivX to integrate DivX Plus HD and DivX HEVC technology into its upcoming set-top boxes. The… Read more

Liberty backs Broadcom DOCSIS 3.1 chip

Liberty Global CTO, Balan Nair

Liberty Global has said that it will deploy Broadcom’s newly unveiled DOCSIS 3.1 cable modem system-on-a-chip (SoC) technology in the second half of this year. … Read more

ANGA and DTG demo silicon decoding of 4K using HEVC

ANGA COM in Cologne and the DTG UK UHD Forum in London each held corresponding demos of live decoding of 4K content compressed with HEVC… Read more

MoCA 2.0 certification programme goes live

The Multimedia-over-Coax Alliance (MoCA) has launched a certification programme for products running the MoCA 2.0 specification. “The MoCA certification program for MoCA 2.0 products will… Read more

Dressed to compress – can HEVC transform multiscreen TV?

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HEVC or H.265 is being heralded as the next generation of video compression technology, with uptake likely to be accelerated by the explosion in tablet… Read more