DIRECTV has selected Pace HR34 Server to launch its Home Media Center solution. The HR34 digital home solution, said Pace, is the satellite industry’s first fully multiroom DVR platform. Both companies are looking forward to consumer response, according to DirecTV’s CTO, Romulo Pontual, the Home Media Center will be a first for DIRECTV. Home Media Center will be able to record and playback different programmes at the same time and offer management access from different devices.
EchoStar Technologies, a subsidiary of EchoStar Corporation has selected Broadcom BCM7400 satellite set-top box system-on-a-chip solution for its SlingLoaded 922 high definition digital video recorder. The Slingloaded 922 is the world’s first HD DVR to incorporate place shifing technology, the ability to watch home television on other devices such as laptop and Smartphones.
3view and MaxLinear have announced that they are collaborating on the development of a HD Digital TV Recorder, a hybrid IPTV and DVB-T2 set top box for 3view. The new device is to be deployed in the UK, and will enable users to view and record free content on over 50 HD TV channels and IPTV (Internet protocol TV), and will feature an integrated Sky Player and BBC iPlayer allow users to "catch up" on previously broadcasted TV shows on these two networks.
Broadcom, a fables semiconductor company that specializes in wired and wireless home networking solution, this week announced a new HD cable set-top-box system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution with their BCM7119 and BCM7125 chips. The new technology will allow manufacturers and cable service provider to offer the latest in connected home technology at a cheaper price.
Pace, a leading global developer of digital TV technologies, has revealed an advanced multiroom DVR solution, Home Content Sharing (HCS). Pace`s HCS, which utilizes centralized storage to connect multiple high definition (HD) set-top boxes within the home, is integrated with Rovi`s Interactive Program Guide (IPG) and Rovi`s Connected Platform software to enhance the product`s advanced functionality.
Renesas Technology announced the SH-MobileHD1 application processor (product number: SH7370), the first in the industry to deliver low-power Full High-Definition (1,920 × 1,080 pixels, abbreviated “Full HD”) video recording, playback, and streaming support key for the next generation of IP video applications. Sample shipments will begin on April 23, 2009 in Japan.
Cisco announced that they will be using their Medianet cable service provider to deliver next generation digital home content. The medianet service provider is an intelligent network optimized for rich media that can help drive video strategy for enterprises, consumers and service providers. Cisco is the only company that, along with our partners, can address rich media from an end-to-end perspective by taking advantage of deep expertise in IP networking, video and consumer premise solutions.
Digeo, manufacturer of Moxi HD DVR and Moxi Cable today announced new features and enhancements to the Moxi High Definition Digital Video Recorder (HD DVR), further advancing the world's best DVR. The Moxi HD DVR has new services available directly from the on-screen menu including Internet video from YouTube, Netflix, Hulu and more streaming directly to the TV through MediaMall Technologies' PlayOn media server software as well as the streaming digital music service from Rhapsody.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced that its continued collaboration with RaisingSun Digital Video Technology Company of Shanghai, China, has produced a next generation 'all-in-one' digital television (DTV) turnkey solution that supports all Chinese broadcasting standards, including AVS, as well as Internet connectivity.
Broadcom Corporation, a global leader in semiconductors for wired and wireless communications, today announced two new cable set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions that address the growing demand for digital cable services in China.