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ANT Galio picked by CreNova

The UK-based ANT Galio platform has been chosen by the Germany-based set top box manufacturer CreNova Technology to make its latest range of set top boxes, which have been designed to.. more
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Sale of STBs slows

It seems that the set top box market is slowing, following a good period of growth that was sustained even throughout the financial downturn. Following a study carried out by Infonetics.. more
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Humax intros UK’s first Freeview HD STB

The set top box maker, Humax, has unveiled its new Freeview HD T2. This is being marketed as the first Freeview HD set top box available in the UK, and should.. more
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PlayCast could deliver games to STBs

Most users of the Sky+ and Virgin Media set-top-boxes will have played on the short games that are provided, but because they are short versions, once played they are then forgotten. However a new service provided through PlayCast will now allow viewers to stream full.. more
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TVonics upscales Freeview box

With plenty of Freeview set top boxes on the market, consumers can easily get confused over which ones offer the best services to suit their personal requirements. If the consumer is looking for a Freeview+ with HD, then there is a new set top box.. more
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STB measurement essential

In the US, the coalition for innovative media measurement (CIMM) has made a change to its request for information on set top box measurement. It seems that the data collected from a set top box can be very valuable to the market and in particular.. more
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Mirifice signs Russian STB deal

The UK based set top box testing equipment maker, Mirifice, has been selected by the Russian broadcast and telecom firm Comstar UTS to provide its equipment for future set top boxes. The system that Mirifice produce is called MiriATE, which is an automated system that.. more
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Set top boxes get user profiles

New ideas for set top boxes and other equipment are being developed in different regions of the world, but it is only when these ideas are highlighted that STB makers take them up and integrate them into the equipment used in this country. One such.. more
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New Thompson STB at the IBC

The France-based set top box manufacturer, Thompson, has been displaying two new pieces of equipment at the IBC event. What makes these set top boxes interesting is their ability to allow broadcasters to offer 100 Mbps broadband through the Multimedia over Co-ax Alliance (MoCA) standard,.. more
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Pirelli’s IPTV set-top box powered by Sigma media processors

Pirelli Broadband Solutions is using Sigma Design’s SMP8634 media processor to power its line of IPTV set-top boxes, which are currently being adopted by two major European operators. Pirelli considers that, by using Sigma’s line of media processors, its set-top boxes are able to offer.. more
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