Amino demos STB powered by Intel Atom


October 12, 2009

Cambridge-based Amino Communications has demonstrated an IPTV set-top box (STB) powered by the new Intel Atom Processor CE4100.

The STB will meet demand from viewers for TV entertainment from the full range of sources, including broadcast, on-demand and Internet “Over-the-Top” (OTT) services.

The processor, which builds on an existing relationship between Intel and Amino, is the first 45nm consumer electronics (CE) system-on-chip based on the Intel Atom core and Intel architecture.

It will allow Amino to develop new types of hybrid/OTT devices.

Keith Wehmeyer, the General Manager, IPTV, for Intel Corporation’s Digital Home Group said: “Amino recognizes the requirements for processor performance and high-quality video and graphics, and is designing a set top box based on Intel’s CE4100 media processor to provide a premium entertainment experience to consumers.”

Amino Communications recently ported Espial’s IPTV middleware, the Evo TV service platform, to its HD range of set-top boxes.






 

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