Revolutionary compression technology promises “video at audio bitrates”

Eric Achtmann

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

Kanaan Jemili

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?

ViBE VS7000_Video System

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

Broadcom launches hybrid video cable gateway

Set-top box chipset manufacturer Broadcom has launched a new high-performance hybrid cable gateway set-top box solution for whole-home connectivity and content sharing. The  BCM7145 platform combines… Read more

SES teams up with Harmonic, Broadcom for HEVC 4K demo

SES's Ultra HD channel

Satellite operator SES has teamed up with video compression specialist Harmonic and chipset vendor Broadcom to deliver HEVC-based Ultra HD signals from the 19.2° East… Read more

Civolution teams with Broadcom for content aware devices

TV technology company Civolution is partnering with set-top box chipset manufacturer Broadcom to create a new generation of “content aware” devices. Civolution’s automatic content recognition… Read more

Sling Media signs with Broadcom for TV Everywhere expansion


EchoStar-owned TV Everywhere company Sling Media and Broadcom have announced the integration of the Sling Media SDK into Broadcom’s latest set-top box system-on-a-chip (SoC) platforms.… Read more