NXP & Entropic Showcase Set-Top Box Reference Design at IBC

  • Posted on: 9 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

entropicEntropic has announced a joint set-top box (STB) reference design with NXP Semiconductors. The joint reference design will feature NXP's newly unveiled PNX847x/8x/9x, the world's first family of fully integrated 45-nm STB system-on-chip (SoC) platform incorporating multi-channel broadcast receivers and Entropic's third-generation Multimedia over Coax Alliance (MoCA)  1.1-compliant EN251x single-chip network controller solution. The products are on view at this year’s International Broadcasters Convention (IBC) 2009 in Amsterdam.

New DOCSIS 2.0 Compatible HD System-on-a-Chip Solution From Broadcom

  • Posted on: 8 September 2009
  • By: chw staff

Broadcom has announced a new system-on-a-chip (SoC) solution that will enable manufacturers to develop advanced, high performance and cost effective HD STBs for worldwide deployments.  With an unsurpassed level of integration, cable service providers can offer the latest in interactive HDTV programming, connectivity and advanced user interface applications to their subscribers, while meeting stringent global power

Entropic & Intel Digital Home Group to Demonstrate UPnP Quality of Service 3.0

  • Posted on: 11 August 2009
  • By: chw staff

Entropic EN2510Entropic Communications, a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment is joining forces with the Intel Digital Home Group at the CableLabs Summer Conference 2009 in Keystone, Colo., to showcase the world's first demonstration of the newly ratified Universal Plug and Play (UPnP) Quality of Service (QoS) 3.0 specification over MoCA on a set-top box (STB) platform. The demonstration utilizes Entropic's EN2510 single-chip, coaxial network controller and RF transceiver, which is based on the MoCA 1.1 standard and the Intel Media Processor CE 3100 system-on-a-chip (SoC) based on the company's popular Intel architecture.

MoCA Compliant Cable TV and IPTV Set-Top-Box From Entropic & Sigma Design

  • Posted on: 30 July 2009
  • By: chw staff

sigma designsOn a mission to accelerate IP-Cable and IPTV deployments worldwide, Entropic Communications, Inc. a leading provider of silicon and software solutions to enable connected home entertainment and Sigma Designs, a leader in digital media processing system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for consumer electronics, today announced their cooperative relationship to develop high definition, MoCA compliant Cable TV and IPTV Set-Top-Box (STB) reference designs, powered by Entropic's EN2510 and Sigma Designs' SMP8654. Due to debut in the Fall of 2009, the reference designs will bring highly competitive, full-featured set-top box solutions to OEMs and service providers globally.

Entropic to Accelerate MoCA-Enabled DOCSIS(r) 3.0 eMTA Deployment

  • Posted on: 31 March 2009
  • By: chw staff

Entropic Communications a leading provider of silicon solutions to enable connected home entertainment, announced today that it is working with Texas Instruments (TI) to create multiple DOCSIS(r) 3.0 embedded media terminal adapter (eMTA) and gateway development platforms optimized for triple-play and next-generation